Boy, 16, robbed at knife point in electric scooter robbery in Lee-on-the-Solent

A TEENAGER was robbed at knife point and assaulted in Lee-on-the-Solent.

Tuesday, 26th May 2020, 3:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th May 2020, 5:17 pm

The 16-year-old was assaulted by two men at 7.30pm in Browndown Road.

He was threatened at knife point and had his electric scooter stolen.

The victim did not receive any serious injuries during the incident.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a knife-point robbery in Gosport last night. Stock picture: Habibur Rahman

The two robbers used the stolen scooter to travel down Browndown Road to the roundabout at the junction of Stokes Bay Road and Gomer Lane, Hampshire police said.

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One of the robbers was a white man with a pale complexion. He was skinny, bald and had a short brown beard. He is around 18 and about 5ft 7ins tall. He was wearing a dark blue T-shirt and had a black man bag over the left side of his body.

The second man was white with a light complexion, chubby, aged around 17, and had collar-length curly brown hair and a full brown beard. He was wearing grey jogging bottoms and a grey T-shirt.

The stolen scooter is a black XIAOMI M365 Electric Scooter PRO, according to a police spokesman.

He said: ‘If you see a scooter matching this description, or someone offers to sell you one in suspicious circumstances, please contact us.

‘Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44200186120.

‘Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.’

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