Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Milton Keynes, during which a man was assaulted.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened at around 11.30am yesterday (24/1).

During the incident, the victim, who was a man in his fifties, was walking through Oldbrook estate when he was approached by three or four men.

The men assaulted the victim and stole his mobile phone then fled the scene.

The victim sustained significant head injuries and is currently being treated at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

The offenders are all described as white men aged in their early twenties.

Investigating officer Sergeant Patrick Navin, based at Milton Keynes police station said, “I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident, or anyone who has any information that might help with our investigation to please get in touch.

“You can make a report online or by calling 101 and quoting reference 43210031714. If you want to remain 100% anonymous you can also report to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.”