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Appeal following mobile phone theft in Gosport.

Press release   •   Dec 31, 2018 13:47 GMT

We are investigating after a 16 year-old boy had his mobile phone stolen by a man with a knife in Gosport.

The teenager was walking along Military Road at around 10pm on Sunday 30 December when a man on a bicycle demanded cash from him. The man produced a small knife and took the teenagers’ blue Samsung Galaxy S6 mobile phone, which was in a clear rubber case, along with a pair of black headphones

The teenager was not hurt.

The victim described the man as:

  • White.
  • Aged in his twenties.
  • Between 5ft 6ins and 6ft tall.
  • He had dirty blonde hair and a full beard.
  • He had a local accent.
  • He was wearing a dark coat with the hood pulled up and was riding a small black BMX bike.

If you saw the man in the area or have any information please call 101 quoting reference 44180482435.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting the same reference.