Gang kick and stamp on teen for his mobile

Police are investigation an assault in Victoria Park, Portsmouth.
Police are investigation an assault in Victoria Park, Portsmouth.

A teenager was kicked and stamped on as he was robbed by four men in Campbell Park.

At around 9pm on Thursday the 19-year-old was walking over the bridge with a friend when he was knocked in to by one of the men, before another man pulled him to the ground, kicked and stamped on him.

The victim managed to get up and run off but he was again caught and pulled to the ground by one of the men and his mobile phone was stolen.

The victim then used his friend’s phone to call the police, but was chased by one of the men who demanded he put the phone on the ground, which he did, before it was handed back to the friend.

The first offender is black, with short curly hair, 6ft, slim, with big teeth, aged around 17 to 18 years.

He was wearing a long-sleeved black t-shirt and black jeans.

The second offender is black, 6ft, of average build, aged around 18 years. He was wearing white high-rise trainers and was carrying a black rucksack on his back.

The third offender is black, between 5ft 11ins and 6ft, of average build, with short hair, aged around 17 to 18 years. He was wearing red shorts and was covered in a white bandanna.

The fourth offender was black, of average build, and was wearing all black clothing except for a white Nike baseball cap.

The victim suffered grazing to his arms.

If you know who the offenders are, or have any information relating to this robbery, call 101.