A fight broke out among several young men along Market Street at Camana Bay around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police reported, and one youth said his phone was stolen. The attackers ran away before security arrived.
Another scuffle happened about 30 minutes later between the alleged victim and another youth he accused of stealing his phone. Police and security guards quickly detained the person identified as the attacker, according to a police press release.
Police arrested the attacker on suspicion of assault, theft and possession and consumption of ganja.
The police statement noted, “The arrested juvenile was also wearing a shirt with profanity on it at the time.
He was informed that this was a public order offence for which he would also be prosecuted.”