POLICE are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed as he walked home in Winchester.

The 15-year-old boy was walking near to Chilbolton Avenue when he was approached from behind by a group of teenagers between 9pm and 9.50pm on May 11.

He was hit on the side of the head by one of them and his black bag, which had a white Nike tick on it was stolen.

The group, made up of three white boys and one black boy, all aged around 16, then ran away.

The victim suffered a minor injury.

One of the white boys, who stole the bag from the victim, is described as having short dark hair, of a slim build and was wearing a dark grey hooded top and black jogging bottoms.

Officers attended the scene but the group had already left the area.

If you have information relating to this case, call 101 quoting reference 44170177221, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.