A MAN was assaulted during a robbery in a Southampton.

The victim, who is in his 30s, was set upon by a group of teenage boys who punched and kicked him and stole two mobile phones and an iPod.

The robbery in Chiltern Green, Millbrook left the man with minor injuries.

Police say that one 13-year-old boy and two 14-year-old boys from Southampton were arrested in connection with the incident. They were released but remain under investigation.

The incident happened at 8.30pm on Tuesday and police are still appealing for witnesses.

A spokesperson for Hampshire police said: "We believe there were several other teenagers in the group and we would like to speak to anyone who can name them or who witnessed this incident."

Anyone with information is urged to call 101, quoting the crime reference number 44170184421.