Police are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery in Crewe.
Between 10pm and 10.30pm on Monday 22 April 2013 an 18-year-old man was walking along Earle Street near to the Broughton Arms when three men approached him and asked if they could see inside his bag.
They then blocked his path and he tried to get away by turning around, but one of them stood in front of him blocking his path again.
Another then punched him in the face while the third man took his bag. The victim then fled.
DC Bev Wilkinson said: "The victim received a small cut to his mouth but didn′t require hospital treatment. We would urge anyone who was in the vicinity at the time or knows the identity of those responsible to contact us."
The first man is white, 5′ 9", slim and was wearing a light grey hoodie.
The second man is white 5′ 11" tall, with a large build. He was wearing a black coat with a hood.
The third is white, 5′ 3" to 5′ 4" tall. He was wearing a black hoodie.
Anyone with information should contact DC Bev Wilkinson on 101 quoting incident number 91 22 of April 2013.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.