Teenagers charged after Weymouth robbery

Teenagers charged after Weymouth robbery

Published by George Sharpe at 3:38pm 28th April 2020. (Updated at 7:16am 29th April 2020)

Four teenagers are due to appear in court after an alleged robbery in Weymouth that left a man with life-changing injuries.

It's alleged two local men were robbed of cash, a mobile phone and a bag at around 10:15 pm on Wednesday 25th September.

One of the men suffered life-changing injuries to his hands during the incident which happened in the area of Wyke Gardens off Portland Road.

Following enquiries, a 17-year-old boy from Wareham has been charged with robbery and possessing an imitation firearm. He appeared at Poole Youth Court on Thursday 2 April 2020 and is next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday 30 April 2020.

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A 19-year-old man from Southampton has been charged with robbery and possessing an imitation firearm. He is due to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 4 May 2020.

A 19-year-old man from Dorchester has been charged with robbery, possessing an imitation firearm, possessing a knife or bladed article in a public place and wounding with intent. He is due to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 11 June 2020.

A 17-year-old Swanage girl has been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Weymouth Youth Court on Wednesday 15 July 2020 for offences of robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

A 19-year-old Wareham man and a 20-year-old Portland man who were arrested in connection with the incident have both been released from the investigation and will face no further police action.