A MAN in his 60s was threatened at knifepoint outside Aldi in Slough.

Thames Valley Police received a report of an attempted robbery at about 11am on Saturday, March 16.

Aman in his 60s, was outside Aldi on Farnham Road, when he was approached by a man who was not known to him.

The suspect attempted to steal the victim’s bike. The suspect then pulled out a knife and attempted to stab the victim.

The victim defended himself, and the suspect left on his own red bike.

Police said the victim suffered a cut to the hand, but did not require hospital treatment.

The offender is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 11inch tall and of skinny build.

He was wearing light blue skinny jeans, a blue zip up jacket, a blue baseball cap, black trainers with white soles and he was carrying a dark blue rucksack.

He was clean-shaven and spoke with a clear English accent. He had a tattoo on the right side of his neck which looked like writing.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Bethany Neville, said: “We are appealing for any witnesses to this attempted robbery, or anyone with information which could help our investigation, to please come forward.

“To contact us, please call 101 or make a report via our website, quoting reference number 43240003496.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”