Homeless man violently robbed

A HOMELESS man was assaulted and robbed at the Frankston boat launching ramp car park, 10.30pm, Friday 8 March.

Police said a group of Pacific Islander youths approached the 34-year-old and demanded money.

When he said he had none they allegedly assaulted him and took what few belongings he had, including his backpack and sleeping bag.

The man suffered bumps and bruises.

A 14-year-old Mornington youth was interviewed by police and is expected to be charged on summons to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court at a later date.

First published in the Frankston Times – 20 March 2017

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