Interstate teen bashed and robbed in Surfers

A VICTORIAN teenager has been bashed and robbed of his belongings during Schoolies celebrations in Surfers Paradise.

Police said the 18-year-old was sitting alone on the beach when he was approached and attacked by three male teens just after midnight.

It’s alleged the trio demanded the man surrender his money and phone before they repeatedly punched him in the head and torso.


Police are still looking for the offenders who fled the scene with the man’s wallet and watch. They are described as being Pacific Islander in appearance and aged in their teens.

The victim received first-aid treatment for swelling and bruising.

Investigations into the incident are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.