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Date of Release: September 17, 2007

Reference: Second Degree Assault arrests

On Monday, September 17th, 2007 at 11:20 AM, the Portsmouth Police Department arrested the following individuals as a result of a fight that occurred in front of Portsmouth High School:

Mark Barlow Jr.
Date of birth 05/18/90
140 Walker Bungalow Road
Portsmouth, NH
Charge: Second Degree Assault- Felony.

Alexander P. Harding
Date of birth 09/06/90
1808 Islington Street
Portsmouth, NH
Charges: Second Degree Assault, Possession of Controlled Drug (on School Grounds)- both Felonies.

Zachary Chevalier
Date of birth 09/17/90
8 Stonecroft Apt. 2
Portsmouth, NH
Charge: Accomplice to Second Degree Assault- Felony.

It is alleged that all three arrestees physically assaulted a male juvenile. The victim was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital via ambulance, where he is currently being treated for injuries sustained from this assault.

All three arrestees were processed at the Portsmouth Police Department and later released to their respective parents on $2,500 personal recognizance bail each. All three arrestees have an arraignment date in Portsmouth District Court of October 22, 2007 at 8:30 AM.

If anyone has any further information regarding this crime, please contact the Portsmouth High School Resource Officer, Detective Robert Munson at 436-2511, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 431-1199 or 207-439-1199, or their website www.seacoastcrimestoppers.org

The Portsmouth Police Department continues to work in conjunction with the Portsmouth School Department to keep all Portsmouth schools safe.


 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500