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Teenage victim punches would-be phone robber

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

 

A YOUNG man punched a robber who tried to take his mobile phone.

The 18-year-old was walking in Wych Lane, Bridgemary, Gosport, when he was approached by two men.

One asked the victim for a cigarette and the teenager agreed to roll one.

The victim was listening to music on his iPhone and took it out his pocket – one of the suspects went to grab it and the victim moved out the way.

One man then swung at him but missed – the victim then punched him in self-defence.

The first suspect was around 19, 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins tall and was broad and stocky. He had a skull tattoo on his left collar bone, short black hair and had a side parting.

He was wearing grey Nike tracksuit bottoms and a Nike jumper.

The second man was skinny, around the same age and height, and had a full black beard. He was wearing a grey Nike hooded tracksuit with the hood up.

It happened near Bridgemary School at 12.45pm on Wednesday.

Hampshire are now appealing for help. No arrests have been made.

Call police on 101.

 

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