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Street robbery in Boscombe - witness appeal

04 June 2016
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a street robbery in Boscombe.

The incident happened sometime between 5.40am and 6am on Monday 30 May 2016.

It was reported that the victim, a 17-year-old boy from Weymouth, was assaulted by three people as he walked in the area of Walpole Road and Salisbury Road. His mobile phone and a quantity of cash was stolen.

The victim required treatment at Poole Hospital to a broken jaw.

One offender is described as a white woman, of slim build with straggly hair. She was wearing a hooded top. The second offender is described as a white man, aged in his 20s, of medium build and was wearing a hooded top with the hood up. A third man was also involved, however the victim was unable to provide a description.

Detective Constable Jane Millard, of Bournemouth CID, said: "This was a vicious, unprovoked attack, which has obviously left the victim shaken and with serious injuries to his face.

"I am appealing to anyone who may have seen this incident or anyone acting in a suspicious manner around the time to contact me."

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting occurrence number 55160081601. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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