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Witness appeal following robbery of 17-year-old boy

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Published at 3:57pm 17th September 2018. (Updated at 7:45am 18th September 2018)

Witnesses are being urged to come forward after a 17-year-old boy was robbed in an alleyway in Weymouth.

The boy was assaulted and had money taken from him. He came away with a minor injury to his leg.

It happened while he was walking through an alley between Derby Street and Chelmsford Street at around 2.45pm on Friday 14th September.

The first suspect is described as white, around six feet tall, aged in his late teens. He was wearing jogging bottoms and a hooded top with the hood up.

The second suspect is described as white, around six feet tall and also aged in his late teens. He was wearing dark blue jogging bottoms and a dark blue hooded top with the hood up.

Police are currently conducting CCTV and house-to-house enquiries.

Investigations officer Karen O'Donnell, of Weymouth CID, said: "I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the relevant time and saw or heard anything suspicious to please contact Dorset Police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180149286. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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