Witness appeal following robbery in Weymouth

20 September 2016
Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a robbery in the town.

The incident happened at around 11pm on Friday 16 September 2016 in the Turton Street area when the victim, a 23-year-old local man, was walking toward the train station.

The victim was approached by a group of three to four men when one of them, in a black hooded top, punched the victim causing him to fall the floor. He was then punched a further two or three times and kicked twice in the ribs sustaining injuries to his right eye and ribs.

The offenders stole the victim’s wallet from his back pocket and fled the scene.

The victim sustained injuries to his right eye and ribs.

Detective Constable Sarah Desmond, of Weymouth CID, said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information about who is responsible to contact Dorset Police.”

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 17:45. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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