Teenage boy’s robbery ordeal in Keynsham

A teenage boy was assaulted and robbed on the basketball court by Tintagel Close in Keynsham.

The victim was punched and kicked by two boys aged around 12 or 13, who shone a torch in his eyes and stole his glasses. He suffered a minor facial injury.

It happened between 7pm and 8pm last Sunday (17th October). The offenders were dressed in dark clothing and were seen heading towards Donnington Walk and onto Warwick Road following the incident.

If you have information that could help police identify the offenders, call 101 and give the call handler the reference 5221243943.

You can alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Thank you for reading this. The Week In has been publishing local news free of charge for the last 12 years. That won’t change in the future but we are changing the way we run our business. Until now, we have been solely dependent on advertising revenue but we have now set up a cooperative to oversee the future development of the publication. The Week In Community Ltd is a community benefit society, owned not by shareholders but individual members. By becoming a member at £3 a month you will not only be contributing to the future of local interest journalism but will also have a say in the future of the organisation. To find out more, click on the button on the right of the banner at the top of this page if you are on our website or select Premium Membership in My Profile on the app.