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Man pushed to the floor and punched in early-morning robbery at East Cliff
DETECTIVES in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a man was robbed and assaulted in the East Cliff area.
The incident happened at around 4.15am on Saturday August 31 near Exbourne Manor on Christchurch Road.
The victim, a 19-year-old Bournemouth man, was approached by two unknown men who pulled him away from the main road and into the driveway of a block of flats.
Offenders held him to the floor and punched him in the face numerous times before taking his wallet and mobile phone.
The victim suffered minor injuries in the attack.
Detective Constable Neil Third, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said: “This has been a very traumatic experience for the victim who had been out with friends and was walking home.
“I am appealing to anyone who may have seen this robbery take place, or has information about those responsible to contact me in confidence on the non-emergency number 101.”
The first offender is described as a black man, around five feet ten inches tall, aged in his early twenties and of stocky build.
He had short black hair and was wearing grey trousers and a grey jumper with a black hood.
The second man involved is described as white and of skinny build.
No arrests have been made.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 31:118 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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