Masked attacker armed with knife strikes in Bradley Stoke
A masked and hooded mugger robbed a man of a mobile phone and gold ring at knifepoint as he walked through Bradley Stoke.
The attack happened in broad daylight in Stanshaws Close, off Oaktree Crescent.
Police say the 29-year-old victim was talking on his mobile phone when he became aware of someone behind him.
When he looked round he saw a man who threatened him with a knife and demanded his phone, his wallet and his jewellery.
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Police say the phone was a Samsung Omnia and the ring was a 21-carat, 300g gold band.
The victim said his attacker was white, about 6ft tall and of average to stocky build.
He was wearing a black coat with the hood up and a white bandanna with black pattern and thick red edges, masking the lower part of his face.
Details of the robbery, which happened at around 1.15pm on Monday, were released by police this afternoon as they appealed for information.
Anyone who saw the mugger running from the scene or believes they know who he is should call the police on 101 and speak to DC Richard Worrin or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.