Phone stolen in assault

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The Co-op store where the incident took place

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A MAN was forced to hand over his phone after an attack.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was forced to hand over his mobile phone and other personal items near Gifford Close in Fareham at around midnight on Saturday.

The victim was walking home from work when he was approached by two men who grabbed him from behind and forced him to the ground.

After being told to empty his pockets the two offenders made off with the victim’s belongings, including a rucksack. He was not injured.

The first suspect is white, between 18 and 20-years-old, of a skinny build with a freckled face. He was wearing a light grey hoody with front pocket and jogging bottoms.

The second suspect is white, aged between 18 and 20, 5ft 6ins tall, skinny with dark, wavy brown hair. He was wearing a black top and jogging bottoms.

Investigating Officer, DC Sandi Peet said: ‘This incident happened at a time when people are making their way home from clubs and pubs.

‘Do you remember seeing two drunk man acting in an anti social way and carrying a bottle of alcohol in or around that area at that time?’

Call DC Sandi Peet by phoning 101 and quoting 44140155720.