Man threatened with knife in street

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A MAN was threatened with a knife and punched during a robbery in Up Holland.

The 18 year old man was followed by a gang of three men and had his i-Phone stolen during the attack between 10.30pm and 11pm on Sunday, February 12.

He was walking along Ormskirk Road when was approached from behind by the men near to the Stanley Public House.

They punched him in the face, threatening him with a knife and stealing his Apple I-Phone before running away. The first person is described as white, about 15 or 16 years old. The second man is described as white, between 16 and 19 years, around five feet seven inches tall and of slim build with cropped blonde hair. The final man has been described as white, again around 16-19 years and about five feet seven inches tall and of slim build.

Contact DC Sharon Thistlethwaite on 01695 566159 or 01695 566004 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.