Teen Attacked By Gang In Southampton

3 February 2011, 11:48 | Updated: 16 February 2011, 12:44

Police are trying to find 3 men who held down and beat up and robbed a teenager in Southampton.

It happened in the St Denys area. The three men targeted the 19-year-old near the junction of Thomas Lewis Way and St Denys Road as he was walking home from a night out in the early hours of Sunday morning (February, 6th). He was left with bruises and a black eye. They also took his iPhone and bank cards.

The main offender was black, about 6ft and in his 20s and the other two robbers were wearing hoodies.

After the attack, the victim ran down Thomas Lewis Way towards Eastleigh to flag down help and a man pulled over and gave him a lift home.

Any witnesses to the robbery should contact Shirley CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.