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Police Search For Hero Who Saved Teenager From Mob

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9:40am 28th September 2012
(Updated 9:44am 28th September 2012)

Dorset Police is looking for a man who saved a teenager who was being attacked by a mob in Weymouth.

The mystery person left his house to help the 19-year-old who suffered a broken jaw after he was kicked to the ground by a gang of youths.

The incident took place between Newstead Road and Abbotsbury Road junction at around 2am-3am to last Saturday (22nd September 2012).

Police Constable Charlie Forsey, of Weymouth police, said: "I understand that prior to the assault, the victim and his friends had been involved in a verbal altercation with another group of young people."

The main offender is white and aged in his late teens. He is of a slim build and was wearing a grey tracksuit at the time of the attack.

PC Forsey continued: "I understand that a local resident left his house and broke up the assault.

"This man has yet to be identified and I am appealing for him to contact Dorset Police as soon as possible as he may be able to help with my investigation.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 22:76

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