POLICE are hunting for a gang who threatened to stab a man before stealing his wallet.

The 22-year-old victim was forced to hand over his wallet by the five men dressed in black as he walked between Bugle Street and French Street in Town Quay at 3.40am last Wednesday morning.

The victim was threatened by one of the robbers who is described as being a slim white male aged about 22-years-old and 5ft 10.

The police are calling for anyone with any information to contact DC Daniel Farrell at Shirley CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.