Four people were threatened with a knife and punched by a gang of males who stole their cash and mobile phones in High Wycombe. 

The shocking attack happened while the group of four were sat on a wall in the alleyway between Jubilee Road and Green Street on the evening of Monday, March 18. 

They were approached by six boys who told them to get off the wall.

As they did, two of the original four people left the area but the other two were grabbed and punched, and had a knife held against their throats. 

The gang demanded they hand over their belongings and three mobile phones, an e-cigarette, a charger, a pair of headphones and some cash were taken before they fled the area. 

Fortunately no one was injured. 

The first boy is described as Asian, around 5ft 4ins tall and of a medium build.

He was wearing a black puffer jacket with brownish fur around the hood, light blue jeans and trainers which were grey and red on top with black on the sides and white soles.

The second is described as an Asian boy wearing a long sleeved hi-vis jacket.

The third is described as an Asian boy, aged around 16 to 19-years-old, approximately 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins tall and of an average build, with black straight hair which was tied back in a small man-bun.

He was wearing black trousers, a long sleeved grey hoody and black trainers.

The fourth boy is described as Asian, aged 16 to 17-years-old, approximately 5ft 7ins tall, slim, with curly black hair with a side parting.

He was wearing a shiny silver thigh-length puffer coat down with black fur around the hood.

The fifth is described as an Asian boy, aged 16 to 17-years-old, approximately 5ft 5ins to5ft 9ins tall, slim build, with black hair styled to the right and a short black beard.

He was wearing black-rimmed glasses and grey tracksuit bottoms.

There is no description of the sixth boy at this stage of the investigation, police have said. 

Investigating officer Detective Constable Frankie Keen, based at High Wycombe police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information that could help with this investigation to come forward.

“This is a concerning incident and it is fortunate that no one was injured. We take incidents like this incredibly seriously and are pursuing a number of leads to ensure those involved are brought to justice.

“You can get in touch using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43190083226.

"Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”