Police hunt Swansea knife-point robbers
Detectives are appealing for information after a knife-point robbery in Swansea last night.
The victim was attacked around 9.15pm as he walked along a footpath connecting Gwynedd Avenue and Townhill Road in Townhill.
The 32-year-old was approached by two men who pushed him to the ground and tried to grab his rucksack.
Police say there was a brief struggle and when the victim refused not let go of the bag he was threatened with a knife.
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The muggers then made-off with his rucksack.
South Wales Police detective inspector Darren George of Swansea Central CID said: "This was a very frightening experience for this young man who thankfully only sustained minor injuries.
"The attack has happened on a footpath that connects two of the main roads in the Townhill area and with a large number of residential properties close by.
"I am appealing to anyone who was out and about in the vicinity of either Gwynedd Avenue or Townhill Road and saw the culprits or has any relevant information to come forward."
Police have issued descriptions of two men they want to talk to.
The first is white, between 5ft 10in and 6ft tall, aged 25 to 30, and of a skinny build. He was wearing a dark hat with ear flaps, dark tracksuit bottoms with stripes down the side, and a light jacket. The second is white, around 5ft 8in tall, of a similar age to the first, and of a medium build. He was wearing a dark hooded top and a scarf which covered his face.
The men ran off towards Gwent Road. The rucksack contained an Acer laptop computer, and two Samsung mobile phones.
*Can you help? Call South Wales Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111
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