A WOMAN has been robbed of her possessions after being held at knifepoint in Oxford woodlands.

The 45-year-old victim was asked for a lighter by a pair of men when walking near Magdalen Wood West, in Wood Farm, Oxford, on Monday.

She was approached by the two men for a lighter in the wooded area near Broad Oak Road between 1.30pm and 2pm. When she said she did not have a lighter, she continued walking past the men.

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Police said one of the offenders blocked the woman's path and pulled out a knife, while the other man stood to her side.

The pair demanded the victim to hand over her cash, phone and jewellery, which she did.


The first man, who was holding the knife, is described as white with an English accent, around 20 years old, about 5ft 7ins tall and slim build. He was wearing a black track suit.

The second man is described as white with an English accent, he is of a slim build and has short black hair. He was wearing a dark coloured raincoat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 reference 43190302598