Hampshire Constabulary

Boy arrested in connection with Hoglands Park robbery, Southampton

Press release   •   Jun 25, 2019 12:21 BST

Officers have today (June 25) arrested another teenager in connection with a robbery that happened in Hoglands Park in March.

Officers were called to St Marys Place in Southampton at 1.28pm on Saturday 23 March by the ambulance service after a 21-year-old needed treatment for a stab wound to his arm.

It was reported that he had been approached by a large group of men who assaulted him at the Skate Park in Hoglands Park shortly beforehand and stole his bank card.

The victim then left the park and sought help in St Mary’s Place.

Officers previously arrested five other teenage boys in connection with this incident and today, a 15-year-old boy has also been arrested on suspicion of robbery as the investigation continues.

The five other boys, aged 16, 17, 17, 17 and 18 remain under investigation.

The 15-year-old boy remains in police custody at this time.

Enquiries are ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting Operation Kim or 44190101364. Alternatively, call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.