A MAN was punched in the face in front of a McDonald’s before being assaulted and robbed again in Boscombe.
Between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. on Wednesday 29 December, it is reported that the victim – a Bournemouth man in his 20s – was punched in the face by two men outside McDonald’s in Christchurch Road.
The men left and the victim continued to walk towards Pokesdown. As he reached Sainsbury’s he was grabbed from behind by his backpack, before being punched and kicked several times while on the ground.
The victim managed to get up and fled the scene. He suffered bruising and swelling as a result of the incident.
The victim’s backpack containing his wallet and cell phone was stolen.
The agents are calling for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
Constable Faris Siwadi of Dorset Police said: “I am carrying out a thorough investigation to identify those responsible and have carried out CCTV operations in the area.
“I urge anyone in the vicinity who witnessed what happened, or who has information to help me with my research, to contact me. ”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, e-mail [email protected] or calling 101, quoting the number d ‘event 55210207650.
Alternatively, to remain 100% anonymous, contact the independent Crimestoppers charity online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call the free number 0800 555 111.