Gang attempt to rob teenager in Woolston Linear Park

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old man was attacked for his bag in Woolston Linear Park.

The incident took place on Monday at 4.15pm.

When walking in the park towards Whitchurch Close the victim was approached by two men.

They tried to take his bag before assaulting him with two other men then joining them and taking part in the attack.

The gang then ran off empty handed leaving the teenager with minor injuries.

The first man is described as white, aged in his late teens to early 20s, around 5ft 9ins tall and of stocky build.

He wore a white t-shirt, grey tracksuit bottoms, white trainers and a yellow woolen hat with ear flaps.

The second man is described as white, aged in his late teens to early 20s, around 5ft 9ins tall and of slim build.

He wore glasses, a black short sleeved top, blue shorts and black trainers.

The third man is described as white, around 5ft 9ins to 6ft tall, aged in his late teens to early 20s and of average build.

He wore a black tracksuit and black trainers.

The fourth man is described as white, aged in his late teens to early 20s, around 5ft 9ins to 6ft tall, of slim build with a short ginger beard.

He wore a grey long sleeved jumper, blue jeans and brown shoes or trainers.

Anyone with any information can call police on 101 quoting incident number 657 of November 12.

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4:35pm Thu 15 Nov 12

old-codger says...

Woolston Park, Woolston Grange, Always someone getting mugged, Its getting worse in this town,
Woolston Park, Woolston Grange, Always someone getting mugged, Its getting worse in this town, old-codger
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4:41pm Thu 15 Nov 12

JoeyLad says...

I'd like to know why it was a failed attempt. Perhaps they picked on the wrong person!
I'd like to know why it was a failed attempt. Perhaps they picked on the wrong person! JoeyLad
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8:11pm Fri 16 Nov 12

Mingeh says...

black tracksuit and hooded top, well GEE that narrows it down a bit these days...
black tracksuit and hooded top, well GEE that narrows it down a bit these days... Mingeh
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