WITNESSES are being sought to a robbery on a cycle path in Hilperton in which a necklace was stolen.

At around 12.30pm on Tuesday, April 20, a man was robbed on the path that runs behind The Mead Primary School on Hackett Place.

The victim was walking from Ashton Road towards the park when he was reportedly approached by a man who grabbed his necklace before running in the direction of Ashton Road.

The victim was clearly shaken by the incident and suffered minor injuries to his neck.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 10 inches tall, lean build, with light brown eyes and a bald head, with short, shaven red hair around the sides and back. He was wearing a maroon t-shirt, off-white tracksuit bottoms and a black face mask.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have any dash cam footage should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54210036695.