Police hunt trio after attempted mugging at knifepoint in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses in connection to this attempted robbery in Milton Keynes.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:09 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:10 pm

Three men tried to mug a 34-year-old man at around 10.50pm last Sunday (April 30) in Leadenhall.

The gang approached the victim as he was walking on the redway under the V6 between Leadenhall and Bleak Hall.

They wanted the man's phone and when he refused to hand it over, one of the men pulled out a knife.

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The victim defended himself punching two of the men attempting to rob him, including punching the armed perpetrator.

After the victim's flurry of punches the trio ran off in the direction of Bleak Hall Industrial Estate.

The victim sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment. Nothing was stolen during the incident.

The first offender is described as a white man in his late teens, around five foot 10 inches tall and wearing a black hooded top and a black balaclava.

The second offender is described as a stocky man in his late teens, approximately five foot eight inches tall and wearing dark clothing and a black balaclava.

The third offender is described as a man wearing a black balaclava.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Susan Russell, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed or has footage of this incident, or who has any information about these men, to come forward.

“I am also appealing for information about a silver Audi A3 with a registration starting with KN08, that may have been involved with this incident.

“You can get in touch using our online form or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43210175863. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or by calling 0800 555 111.”