Man threatened with knife during robbery

An investigation's underway after a man was threatened with a knife and robbed in Southampton.

The 39-year-old victim was walking along the alleyway between Mount Pleasant Road and Imperial Road on the afternoon of the 4th of September when he was approached by two men.

They demanded the victim handed over money. One of the men was holding a knife.

The victim gave them £215 in benefits that he had just collected.

“I am appealing for anyone with information about this robbery to come forward. This cutway is well used; did you pass through it that afternoon? Did you see what happened or do you recongnise the descriptions of the offenders? I would urge anyone with information to get in touch as soon as possible.”

– Detective Constable Alison Humby