POLICE are hunting a gang after a man was robbed at knifepoint in a Hampshire town.

The 25-year-old victim was walking along an alleyway between High Street, Market Street and Cherbourg Road in Eastleigh when he was approached by three men just after midnight, in the early hours of this morning .

The men, all wearing dark hoodies, demanded money and when the man refused one of them pulled out a knife.

He handed over £140 cash and the men then made off.

Police are appealing for anyone in the area at the time who saw three men acting suspiciously to come forward.

Call PC David Vass at Eastleigh on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.