Police are appealing for witnesses after an IPhone 5 was stolen during a robbery in Hampshire.

The incident occurred between 1.45am and 1.50am on January 27 in Coburg Street, Portsmouth

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was walking home from a nightclub when he was approached by an unknown man and pushed to the ground.

His white IPhone was then stolen from his pocket.

As a result of the incident, the victim suffered bruising to his face and pain to his shoulder.

The suspect is described as:

• White man

• 5ft 8 to 5ft 9 tall

• Slim build

• Short brown hair

• Portsmouth accent.

Detective Constable Emma Houghton from Portsmouth Central police station said: “I would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Coburg Street and who may have witnessed the incident or seen anyone running from the scene.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det Con Houghton at Portsmouth Central police station by phoning 101.

Mini-Com users can call the police on 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.