Teenager arrested after assault on teenage boy on Plungington Road

Posted on - 13th May, 2014 - 4:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Preston News

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted and robbed in Preston.


A 17-year-old boy was approached by a male on Plungington Road on Tuesday 6 May at 7pm.

He demanded the teenager’s bag and along with a second man punched and kicked the boy before taking the bag and running off.

A wallet, cash and a mobile phone were taken from the Walmer Bridge boy.

DC Corina Barton said: “This was a nasty incident and I am keen for anybody who has any information about it to contact police.”

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy from Ashton on suspicion of assault with intent to commit robbery. He has now been bailed.

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at

Preston in pictures 325_006-01150_134-03Ring-Billed Gull at Preston Docks, Lancashire, England - August 2015Cuerden Valley Park, PrestonGarden shotStreetBike ridePreston Odeon View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.