Girl assaults shop worker in Portsmouth before stealing tobacco

POLICE are hunting a girl who assaulted a shop worker before stealing tobacco and ‘numerous other items’ from a city store.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 1:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 1:46 pm

The incident took place at Falcon News, in Lake Road, Landport, Portsmouth, last night.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire police said: ‘We were called at 8.38pm on Tuesday, May 18, to a report that a girl had assaulted a member of staff at Falcon News, Lake Road, and stolen tobacco and numerous other items from behind the till.

‘The staff member was not seriously injured.

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The Falcon News site, in Lake Road, Landport. Photo: Google

‘The incident is currently under investigation and officers are carrying out enquiries today.’

Those with information about the incident can call police on 101 quoting incident number 44210192621.

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