Appeal for witnesses after a Leicester teenager was assaulted

BY OLIVIA WHALEY

The public are being asked to come forward with information after a 19-year-old was attacked in Leicester last month.

The teenager was approached by a group of four males at around midnight on 23 September.

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One of the males pinned him up against the doorway before assaulting him and stealing his wallet.

The victim sustained minor injuries in the incident.

The suspect has been described as in his early 20s, mixed race, around 6ft 2ins tall and of medium build.

Screen Shot 2016-10-04 at 10.38.09.pngA Leicestershire Police spokesperson said: “A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail pending further enquiries.”

 

A Leicestershire Police are encouraging witnesses to get in touch with them.

To do this, call 101 asking to speak to DC Katie Harris quoting incident number 7 of 23 September.

The latest figures show that there were 14 robberies in Leicester during July 2016.

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Find more here: https://leics.police.uk/news-appeals/news/2016/10/04/robbery-in-market-place-south