Man Threatened With Knife By Gang In Hedge End

29 May 2014, 09:35

Hampshire Police are looking for four men who tried to rob a man at knifepoint in Hedge End near Southampton.

The 22-year-old was walking along Kings Copse Avenue when he was approached by four men at around 4.20am on Sunday.

He said that they pushed him up against a road sign, threatened him with a knife and assaulted him after they demanded his property. 

The victim was left with minor cuts and bruises and nothing was stolen. 

The four men are described as: 

• White. 

• One man was around 6 feet tall, aged in his 20's, and was wearing a scarf or balaclava over his face. 

• Another man was holding a small knife. 

• A third man was wearing a pair of blue Nike tracksuit bottoms 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Tim Judd at Eastleigh police station on 101 or call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on the number shown below. Minicom TextRelay users can call 18001 101