Beaten up for mobile phone


A MAN was attacked and robbed of his $1000 mobile phone as he walked along Chelsea Rd, Chelsea earlier this month.

The 31-year-old told Chelsea police four men of African appearance, aged in their 20s, approached him from behind between Drinan Rd and Station St, 12.30am, Wednesday 5 April. They pushed him to the ground and punched and kicked him before taking his grey I-Phone 6 from his pocket.

The man received a swollen ring finger, grazes to his right elbow and knee and soreness to his back.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 19 April 2017

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