Police investigating robbery in Portsmouth appeal to the public for witnesses
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We are appealing for information following a robbery in Portsmouth on Monday (13 February).
Between 4.30pm and 5pm a 16-year-old boy was approached by four teenagers near to the junction of Portsdown Hill Road and Gillman Road.
The victim was assaulted sustaining injuries to his face, and had a number of items taken from him including clothing, shoes and electronics.
It is believed the four teenagers then got into a grey car on Gillman Road and drove away in the direction of Havant Road.
All four are described as:
Aged between 16 and 18
At least three of them were wearing black puffer style jackets.
As part of our investigation we would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened, or or a group of males matching the above description in the area. We would also like to hear from anyone with dash cam or Ring doorbell footage from the area between 4.30pm and 5pm on Monday 13 February.
We have arrested an 18-year-old boy from Portsmouth on suspicion of robbery in connection with this incident. He has been released on conditional police bail while our enquiries continue.
We are not treating this incident as linked to any others at the current time.
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 44230061494. Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/