A pair of boys were chased in Milton Keynes by a gang - who then forced one of them into the car and stole his phone.

Police are appealing to the public over the incident, which took place on June 27 at around 6.50pm.

A pair of 16-year-olds were chased from Lanercost Crescent into Lindores Croft by a gang of four people.

They caught one of the boys and forced him into a blue Vauxhall Astra, before stealing his white iPhone.

It is believed the gang were all male and aged between 18 and 21.

Three were described as black and around 5ft 10ins tall.

One of them was wearing a baseball cap, while another had messy, possibly braided hair.

The fourth youth appeared to be of mixed heritage, with cornrows and light eyes. 

Investigator Sophie Gibbs said: "This is a concerning incident, which has led to a boy being forced into a car before being robbed.

"We are carrying out an investigation to try and locate those responsible, but if you think you have information which could help us, please call 101, quoting reference number 43240301381.

"You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or make a report online."