Detectives investigating a robbery in the town are
appealing for witnesses and anyone with any information to come
The incident happened at 1.15am on Saturday 15 December 2012 at
the junction of Poole Hill and Norwich Avenue in the Triangle
The victims, two 17-year-old girls from
Bournemouth, were walking along Poole Hill toward Westbourne. At
the junction with Norwich Avenue they were approached by two
teenage girls and one teenage boy.
One of the offending girls tried to grab a
handbag from one of the victims pulling her to the ground.
The handbag, containing keys, was stolen and
the victim was assaulted. The second female offender punched the
second victim once to the face, before all three offenders made off
along Norwich Road.
The two victims were uninjured.
Detective Constable Ross Graham, of
Bournemouth CID, said: “This
seems to have been an unprovoked attack on two young victims.
“I urge anyone who witnessed the incident and
anyone with information about those responsible to contact police
as soon as possible.
“Anyone who witnessed this offence should call
Dorset Police urgently.”
All three offenders are described as being
approximately 17 years of age.
The boy is about five feet seven inches tall,
of skinny build and with short hair. He was wearing a grey hooded
top and tracksuit bottoms.
Both of the female offenders are described as
One of them has blonde hair. The other is
around five feet five inches tall, of small build with dark hair
tied in a short pony tail with a side fringe. She was wearing an
aqua blue hooded top with a black leather jacket over the top.
Witnesses and anyone with information
should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident
number 15:41. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may