Woman hit with motorcycle helmet and kicked by boys during robbery on King George V playing field in Cosham

A WOMAN was hit with a motorcycle helmet and kicked during robbery on King George V playing field.

Thursday, 6th June 2019, 1:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th June 2019, 1:51 pm
The robbery happened in King George V playing field in Cosham.

The victim, who is 46, was on the field sometime between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on Sunday when she approached a group of about six teenagers.

It’s alleged that one of the boys in the group hit the woman around the head with his green and white motorcycle helmet. 

The victim then fell to the floor and was kicked by another boy. 

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The robbery happened in King George V playing field in Cosham.

The woman got her purse out and one of the boys grabbed it. The boy also grabbed her handbag and stole the woman’s phone, leaving her bag behind.

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Shortly afterwards, two girls from the group went back to check the woman was ok and returned her purse and phone, however £50 had been stolen.

The boys have been described as: 

Boy one 

- White

- About 16-years-old

- Dark brown hair, swept to the side

- He had a green and white motorcycle helmet

Boy two 

- White

- 15-16-years-old

- He had a dark-coloured helmet

Hampshire Constabulary have said: ‘We’d particularly like to hear from the two girls who helped the woman. One of the girls was wearing a strappy top and white jeans and the other girl was wearing a mustard-coloured coat and had brown wavy hair.’ 

Anyone who recognises the boys from the description, or has any information, is asked to call 101 quoting 44190189347.