Appeal after teenager robbed in Basingstoke

Published on:
12 Aug 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Published by:
Katie Earnshaw
Witness appeal

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy was robbed in Basingstoke.

At around 1.30pm on Thursday, 10 August the 16-year-old boy was walking alone near to the entrance of the Holy Ghost Cemetery when he was approached by five men on push bikes.

The teenager was assaulted by one of the men, and had a pair of black Iqual-Tech blue-tooth speakers, pink headphones, and £20 in cash stolen from him.

The victim sustained minor injuries which did not require treatment.

The group of men are described as white, and one of them had a green and blue mountain bike with blue wheel rims.

The man that assaulted the teenager is described as: white, aged 20 to 22, 5ft 10ins tall, of muscular build and with stubble on his chin.

Detective Constable Kayleigh Rush, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to come and speak to us. They may have seen or heard something that could be vital to our investigation.

“Do you know who these offenders might be? Have you come across the stolen property?

“If you have any information, please get in touch as soon as possible.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '44170308465', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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