A MAN was robbed as he took cash out of a high-street ATM. 

The man, in his forties, was withdrawing cash from the Metrobank at the Broad Street Mall, Reading, at 8.30pm on November 12 2017 when he was approached from behind by two men. 

The men assaulted the man, bruising his eye, as they stole the victim's phone, bank card, and cash. 

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Alan Pearcy based at Reading police station, said: “I would ask that anyone who recognises these men please contact police immediately as we believe that they may have vital information which could assist our investigation.

“Anyone who saw or heard anything, even if you don’t think it is significant, please contact police.

“Anyone with any information about the incident please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 and quote reference 43170337031.

“If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.”