Teen robbed near Morrisons garage in Bridport

A TEENAGER was attacked and his wallet and phone stolen in an incident near a garage in Bridport.

Police are investigating after a robbery at around 4.30am on Friday, November 24.

Officers said it was reported a 19-year-old man was approached by three other men in the area of the Morrisons petrol station, off West Bay Road, and was assaulted.

His phone and a wallet containing cash were stolen, they added, with the victim suffering a cut to his hand.

PC Ryan Aburrow, of Dorset Police, said: “We have been conducting a number of enquiries into this incident and I am keen to hear from anyone who was in the area during the early hours of Friday, November 24, and witnessed any suspicious activity.

“I would also urge any motorists who were travelling in the vicinity to please review any dashcam footage to see if they have captured anything of relevance.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230185369. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously via, or on 0800 555 111.

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