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Man arrested following knifepoint robbery in Southbourne
A MAN has been arrested following a knifepoint robbery in Southbourne at the weekend.
As reported in the Daily Echo, a teenager was lucky to escape serious injury after an attacker stamped on his face during the assault at Fisherman’s Walk on Saturday night.
The 16-year-old was threatened with a knife and pushed off his bike as he rode along.
As he was on the floor the robber, wearing a dark- hooded top with a ‘monster’ motif – stamped on his face.
The robbery took place at 8.45pm on Saturday.
Police say the robber had his face covered but wore dark tracksuit bottoms, trainers, and was between 5ft 7 and 5ft 11ins.
This afternoon, officers said a 45-year-old man of no fixed abode had been arrested and was helping police with their enquiries.
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