Money stolen in knifepoint robbery

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a knife point robbery in which a man had his money stolen in Springfield on Tuesday.

At about 11am the 49-year-old victim was walking along the pathway at the end of Belsize Avenue when he went past two men sitting on a bench.

The men got up from the bench and approached the victim and demanded his things.

One of the offenders produced a knife and cut the victim on his forehead, at that point the victim handed over his £4.50.

The victim did not need hospital treatment.

The first offender is black, aged between 30 and 36, about 6ft 3ins, muscular build with cuts on his face. He was wearing a black t-shirt, black trousers and was carrying a can of alcohol.

The second offender is believed to be of Asian origin, aged in his twenties, about 5ft 10ins, medium build and he was wearing a short sleeve t-shirt and black jogging bottoms. He was carrying a small carrier bag which looked to contain cans of drinks.

Detective Constable Sam Reynolds from Milton Keynes police station said: “There were several dog walkers in the area at the time of the offence, I would appeal for anyone who witnessed the offence or saw people fitting the descriptions of the offenders to come forward.”

Any potential witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.