Young couple attacked in Waterlooville during attempted robbery

A YOUNG couple were attacked in Waterlooville at the weekend during an attempted robbery.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 5:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 6:50 pm
The Boulevard Precinct. Picture: Keith Woodland

A 21-year-old man and his girlfriend were in The Boulevard, Waterlooville on Saturday evening when the man was attacked and punched in the face.

A police spokeswoman said: 'At about 9.45pm a 21-year-old man and his girlfriend were approached by a man who tried to take his bag.

‘The suspect has hit the victim on the back of the head and punched him in his face and kicked his bike.

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‘The victim managed to keep hold of his bag and nothing was stolen.’

The suspect was described as white, aged 20 to 30 years old with a slim build. He was 5’ 10” tall with short dark hair and stubble and he was wearing a coat with yellow shoulders and a grey body and dark trousers.

People who recognise the man from the description or witnessed the incident are asked to call 101 quoting 44190083636.