A 23 year-old Essex man was robbed £120 after he was surroned by a group of youths in Hamble last Sunday night.
The victim was along Wells Place at about 8:10pm on his way back to the boat he is working on after a visit to the pub when the robbery happened.
He was initially asked for a light by the group of about six youths who then went on to attack him. He suffered bruising in the attack.
The victim is only able to describe one suspect as being of mixed race, no older than 18 years, 6’0″ tall, average build, short dark hair, clean shaven, wearing a light grey hoody with the word “ECKO” on the front,
Officers are interested in hearing from anyone who was in the area at about the time and may have seen a group of youths or the male described by the victim or form anyone who knows who it could have been.
Police have described this kind of incident as a rare occurrence in Hamble.
Any one with information is asked to contact DC Anthony Daniels at Eastleigh Police Station on 101 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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