Dorset Police: Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a robbery in the town.
September 17, 2012, 7:01 pm
Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a robbery in the town.
The incident took place at around 2am on Sunday 16 September 2012 near the mini golf course in Bournemouth Gardens.
The victim, a 17-year-old boy from Bournemouth, was approached from behind by two men and dragged to the ground.
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The offenders stole his wallet and mobile phone before making off in different directions.
Detective Constable Steve Griffin, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said: “This was a nasty attack on a young man in the centre of Bournemouth, and he is very lucky to have only sustained minor injuries.
“This incident happened in an area of Bournemouth that is frequented at all times of the day and night by members of the public, and we believe it is likely somebody may have some information that can help us in our investigation.
“I urge anyone with any details to contact Dorset Police on 101 in the strictest confidence.”
The offenders are described as having shaved heads, aged in their twenties, of stocky build, and spoke in a foreign language.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 16:213. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
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