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Man punched in the face and phone stolen in Winton area of Bournemouth
12:05pm Monday 9th September 2013 in News
A 22-YEAR-OLD man was punched to the ground and had his mobile phone stolen when he was approached by two men.
The victim was walking along the pavement in Ripon Road having just left the Richmond Arms public house in the Winton area of Bournemouth when he was approached by the two unknown men at around 1am on Tuesday, September 3.
A Dorset Police spokesman said the man was knocked to the ground when he was punched in the face and the men made off with his mobile phone and a small amount of cash.
Detective Constable Elizabeth Horrex, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said: “The victim has been left extremely shaken by this attack and was fortunate to have only have suffered minor injuries.
“This incident happened in a densely populated residential area and I am appealing for witnesses and anyone who may have details about those responsible to call Dorset Police.”
The first offender is described as a white man aged in his mid twenties, around 6ft 2ins tall and of stocky build.
He was wearing a light blue shirt with writing on the chest.
The second man is described as white with short black hair, around five feet ten inches tall, of stocky build, and wearing a black T-shirt with a logo on the left side of the chest.
Witnesses and anyone with information can call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 03:309.
Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
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