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Three arrested after hotel marquee raided and teen attacked

South Lawn Hotel staff confronted the offenders
South Lawn Hotel staff confronted the offenders

hotel last night (Wednesday).MilfordTHREE men were arrested following a burglary and an attack on a teenager outside a

The alarm was raised around 10.20pm, with reports staff at South Lawn Hotel had confronted a trio of offenders who were stealing cans from a marquee in the premises’ grounds off Lymington Road.

When police arrived at the scene they discovered a 16-year-old boy in the road outside, who had reportedly been attacked by three men.

Officers arrested three 18-year-olds – two from Lymington and one from Pennington – on suspicion of assault and burglary. One of the Lymington men was also detained on suspicion of possessing cannabis.

All three suspects remained in custody this morning.

spokesperson said: “We were called just after 10.20pm yesterday (27th May) to reports of a break-in at the South Lawn Hotel, Lymington Road, Milford-on-Sea.Hampshire policeA

“Three males gained entry to the grounds and stole cans from a marquee before being stopped by members of staff.

“On arrival, officers located a 16-year-old boy on the road outside the hotel who had been assaulted by three men.”

The spokesperson continued: “Three 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of assault and burglary. One was also arrested for possession of cannabis.

“They remain in custody at this time.”

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