Published: August 16, 2011
Teenager robbed of cash in night attack in Burnham-On-Sea

Detectives are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed of cash during an incident in Burnham-On-Sea at the weekend.

The 18-year-old man was in Steart Drive on his way home from a night out during the early hours of Sunday morning (August 14th).

"Six men then approached him and robbed him of his wallet, which contained a quantity of cash and also van keys," police spokesman Wayne Baker told

The victim was taken to Weston General Hospital, where he received treatment for facial injuries.

Police have described the suspects as six black men with Bristolian accents, aged between 20-22 years, and all of slim build.

Two of the suspects were wearing baseball caps, while one was wearing a white tank top style jumper with a Mohican style haircut. One of the suspects was wearing a dark coloured Nike–style top.

Anyone with information should contact Burnham Police on 0845 456 7000 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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