Man attacked by youths with bottle

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Junction of St Catherine’s Rd and Lawn Rd: pic Google maps

A man was attacked and robbed in Eastleigh on Saturday by two youths armed with a bottle,

The man in his 30s, was walking on Lawn Road just after midnight on Saturday 13 April when two young men demanded his wallet and mobile phone.

He was then struck over the head with a glass bottle, leaving him with cuts to his head, before he handed over his wallet.

One of the robbers was described as white, aged 16-19 years, 5ft 6ins – 5ft 7ins tall, slim, and wearing a dark coloured hooded top with a white trim, and dark-coloured trousers.

The second youth was described as white, slim, aged 16-19 years, 5ft 4ins – 5ft 5ins tall, wearing a dark-coloured top.

The attackers made off in the direction of St Catherine’s Road.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw two men matching the description in the area around this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190127359, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police in Eastleigh are also currently appealing for information regarding a separate incident that occurred on the same day in which a 14 year-old boy was confronted and chased by two youths demanding money.