Tourist assaulted and robbed in Southport

POLICE are investigating after a Finnish tourist was assaulted and robbed in Southport overnight.

The 19-year-old was walking through a park near Frank Street when he was approached by five men around 10.45pm on Monday.

The gang assaulted the teen and made off with his wallet, shoes, a sum of cash and his phone. They were last seen on Marine Parade.


The tourist was transported to the Allamanda Hospital for treatment of minor facial injuries and observation.

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