CCTV appeal in Bournemouth town centre after 19 year old robbed and beaten unconscious

Detectives investigating a robbery on two men in Bournemouth town centre are issuing a CCTV image of a suspect.

At around 8pm on Tuesday 5 March 2019 the victims were in Bournemouth Square when they were approached by two other men, who were among a group of seven people on bicycles.

One of the victims – a local 19-year-old man – was kicked and punched in the face and left unconscious. He was taken to hospital for treatment.  The second man – aged 18 and from Poole – was verbally threatened. A quantity of cash was stolen from both men.

Detective Constable Andy Hale, of Bournemouth CID, said: “As part of my enquiries I am now in a position to issue a CCTV image of one of the suspects. While I appreciate the image is not very clear, it is the best we have and I hope that someone may recognise this man.

“I would also urge anyone who witnessed the incident to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190034179. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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