An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Teenager Attacks Boy In Bournemouth
Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a teenager was assaulted in the town centre – with officers keen to trace two Good Samaritans who assisted the victim during the attack.
The incident, in which a 17-year-old boy was punched in the face by a teenage male, happened along Gervis Place between 11pm and 11.15pm on Friday, 25 November 2011.
The victim, from Bournemouth, sustained a small cut to his right eye and bruising to his face.
Police Constable Ben Pope, of Bournemouth police, said:
“I understand that the offender had been ejected from a route X3 Wilts & Dorset bus at Gervis Place. He was accompanied by a girl with blonde, possibly bleached, hair.
“After being ejected from the bus, he asked to use the victim’s phone. The victim walked away, but was approached from behind and punched.”
The offender is
-aged between 14 and 19
-around five feet eight inches tall
-of a thin build
-short black hair
-He has a distinctive red scar, burn or birthmark on his right cheek, approximately 3-4cm in diameter.
-He was wearing tracksuit bottoms.
PC Pope continued:
"I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this shocking attack to contact me as soon as possible.
"I am particularly keen to speak with two members of the public who helped the victim during the incident – a white man who was sat on a bench in Bournemouth Square and a black man who was in Gervis Place at the time. These two men may be able to help me with my investigation."
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 25:584. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
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