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Teenage Boy Attacked On Portland

Portland Castle 1

10:08am 1st July 2013

A teenage boy's been attacked and had his scooter thrown into the harbour on Portland.

Police have just realised details of the alleged incident that happened on Wednesday night.

The 13-year-old local boy was waiting for a friend near Portland Castle around 8.30 on Wednesday evening, when he was approached by a group of boys and girls.

A boy from the group came forward and punched and kicked him before throwing his scooter into the water.

Police Constable Rob Adams, of Weymouth and Portland police, said: "It was fortunate that the victim was not injured but he has been left very shaken.

"I am keen to talk to anyone who witnessed this incident to help ascertain exactly what happened.

"If anyone has any information, I urge them to come forward as soon as possible."

The offender is described as a white teenage boy approximately four feet tall with short fair hair.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 26:476. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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