Boy robbed in MK

19 January 2011, 17:06 | Updated: 19 January 2011, 17:08

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a boy out jogging was robbed in Milton Keynes yesterday (18/1).

The incident happened at about 6.50pm, as the victim, a 16-year old boy, was jogging along the Redway on Monkston Park. He noticed a man coming towards him with his face covered by a scarf. As the offender went past the victim, he grabbed him from behind around the neck and punched him in the face. The offender then stole the victim’s mobile phone from his pocket and ran off.

The offender is white, 6ft 2ins, and broad. He was wearing black Nike tracksuit bottoms with a white Nike tick on the left leg, halfway up the thigh and a black hooded top, with a white tick on the left hand side on the chest area. His face was covered with a black scarf and he was wearing black Nike gloves which had rubber material on the top. His trainers were black Airmax trainers, with blue and orange on the heel and under the sole.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Det Con Sidhu at Milton Keynes police station via the 24-hour non-emergency number, 0845 8 505 505. If you do not want to speak to the police, call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.