Attempted knife point robbery

A 21-year-old man's been threatened with a knife during an attempted robbery in Milton Keynes.

It happened last Thursday (1st April) at 2.10pm. The victim was cycling on a footpath towards Linford Wood from the direction of Stantonbury, near to Stantonbury Campus, when he was surrounded by a group of six men. The victim had his pockets searched before being punched in the face and held in a headlock. One of the offenders produced a knife and the victim sustained a minor cut above one of his eyes.  

Nothing was stolen and the offenders made off empty handed. 

The offenders are black. The first main offender is in his late teens to early twenties, 6ft and has bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a bandana across the lower part of his face, a Nike top, black trousers and Nike trainers. The second main offender is of a similar age, 5ft 9ins, with a round pink-coloured scar under his left eye and he was wearing a black jacket with a fur lining around the hood, Adidas tracksuit bottoms and black or silver trainers. 

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the offence or has any information relating to the incident to contact Det Sgt Neil Robinson at Milton Keynes police station on 0845 8 505 505. 

Of you can call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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