Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Milton Keynes after a man had his car stolen in an incident that involved threats with a machete.

The appeal follows an incident that happened at 10.40pm on Monday (29/6). The victim was a man in his fifties, and he was driving westbound along Langcliffe Drive, Heelands when a woman ran out in front of his car.

When the victim pulled over, a man approached the passenger side of his vehicle and opened the door. The man then produced a machete and told the victim to get out of the vehicle.

A dark coloured car then pulled in front of the victim and a second man exited the vehicle with a machete.

The victim’s car, a black Mercedes, and a Samsung smart phone that was in the car were taken and the offenders drove away eastbound along Langcliffe Drive.

The victim was not injured during the incident.

The woman who ran in front of the victim’s car is described as mixed race, around 5ft2ins tall, and between 20 and 30 years-old. She had a slim build and was wearing a black top and black tights, and had black hair that was tied up.

The first man is described as black, between 20 and 30 years-old, and of a medium build. He was wearing grey or black trousers, a dark hooded top with the hood up and had dreadlocks.

The second man was wearing a dark hooded top with the hood up and was also of a medium build.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Matthew Acland, based at Milton Keynes police station, said, “This was a frightening experience for the victim and I am asking anyone who has any information about this incident to come forward.

“I am appealing particularly to the occupants of two cars that were driving behind the victim before he pulled over, and any other motorists who were travelling in the area at the time, to check their dash-cam footage.

“You can contact us using the online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200195700. If you cannot report online, call the non-emergency number 101.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”