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Two 18-year-old men arrested after serious assault and robbery in Swindon

Police say say both men who were arrested are from Swindon and remain in custody for questioning. Credit: PA

Two 18-year-old men have been arrested after a serious assault and robbery in Swindon during the early hours of Friday.

Police say a 29-year-old man was walking home through the Old Town area after a night out when the incident took place in Bath Road around 2.45am.

Officers say the victim was approached by two men who offered him a cigarette. An altercation then took place in which the victim was struck to the face while trying to call police. His mobile phone was stolen during the assault.

Police are appealing for witnesses. They say both men who were arrested are from Swindon and remain in custody for questioning.

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