bike and mobile phone stolen in Berrow mugging
police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a bike
and a mobile phone from a teenager in Berrow, who was also left
injured after being attacked.
incident happened on Saturday July 14th between 3.30pm-4pm when
a 13-year-old boy was riding his mountain bike along a footpath
which runs alongside Coast Road in the village.
was pushed off his bike by another teenager and then two other
youths grabbed him and held him on the floor. The victim was told
to remove items from his pockets.
first teenager then assaulted the victim, fracturing a rib and
leaving him with severe bruising.
left the scene with the Saracen mountainbike, a Samsung Galaxy
S11 mobile phone and key. He ran off in the direction of the golf
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The first teenager
is described as a white youth, aged between 15-16 and of average
build. He was referred to by the two other suspects as 'Dragon.'"
other two were described as white youths, aged between 15-16 years,
both wearing dark hooded tops."
was described as skinny and having a London accent, while the
other is described as having yellow coloured teeth. All three
suspects are reported to have been wearing woollen gloves."
are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the
time of the incident to contact them. Anyone able to help is asked
to contact police at Bridgwater on the force number 101, quoting
reference number 76704/12.
readers can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.