A ROBBER threatened a man near Basingstoke roundabout in the early hours of this morning.

The robbery took place as the 19-year-old male victim walked across the park between the Victory Roundabout and Lower Brook Street, Brookvale, between around 12.30am this morning.

A man, described as white with a heavy build, threatened him and asked for money, taking £50.

The suspect is described as around 6ft 1ins tall, in his mid-to-late 20s and wore a black hooded top, green chinos and white high-top trainers.

Detective Constable Andy Panter said: “The victim was not assaulted during the incident but the threat of violence will not be tolerated.”

Anyone with information can contact Det Con Panter at Basingstoke police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.