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

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