Man Attacked And Robbed In Gillingham

Detectives in Dorset are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a robbery in Gillingham.

The incident, in which a 20-year-old man was attacked by a group of men, before they stole his mobile phone and wallet, happened along Common Mead Lane at around 3.15am on Sunday, 21 November 2010.

Detective Constable Richard Bayley, of Dorset Police’s county CID, said:

“The victim, from Gillingham, was kicked and punched by a group of at least three men – he sustained cuts and bruises to his face.

“The offenders stole his iPhone and brown leather wallet.”

The victim’s wallet contained bank cards and a small amount of money.

DC Bayley continued:

“Incidents such as this are very unusual in Gillingham and I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this robbery, and anyone who has any information about those responsible, to contact me as soon as possible.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who saw a group of men in this area on Sunday, 21 November and anyone who recalls any suspicious activity around Common Mead Lane.

“Any information may help me with this investigation.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 01305 222 222 or the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.