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Update - reported street robbery in Bournemouth

28 January 2019
Detectives investigating a reported street robbery in Bournemouth have arrested a man.

It is reported that at around 5am on Sunday 13 January 2019 a local man aged in his 40s was approached by two men on Old Christchurch Road at the junction with Lorne Park Road. He was allegedly punched on the head and fell to the ground and his mobile phone, jewellery and cash were stolen. 

The victim sustained four broken ribs and a black eye and received hospital treatment.

A 26-year-old man from Wembley, London, was arrested on Saturday 26 January 2019 on suspicion of robbery and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries. 

Enquiries into the incident and to locate any further people involved remains ongoing.

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 occurrence number 55190006465. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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