A TEENAGER was pushed off his escooter and the device stolen at Poole bus station.
Police are appealing for information after the incident, which happened at around 7pm on Tuesday, December 27.
The 14-year-old boy was on his escooter at the station, by the Dolphin Centre, when he rode past a group of around 10 people – described as male, aged between 16 and 20 and all dressed in black clothing.
As he went past, one of the group pushed the victim off his scooter, causing him to fall to the ground. A member of group then rode off on the scooter.
The stolen scooter was a black Pure electric scooter, value at around £500.
PC Kristian Budden, of Poole police, said: “We are conducting enquiries into this incident, and I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information that might assist our investigation.
“I would also like to hear from anyone who was driving in the area and may have captured anything on dashcam footage to help our enquiries.”
Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via www.dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55220207826.
People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.