A MAN was threatened at knifepoint after two men jumped into his car at a set of traffic lights, police confirm.

At around 2pm on Wednesday, April 24, a man driving his car was being chased by three men in another car.

Two of the men then got into the victims car and threatened him with a knife.

He was then taken to a property in Camborne Close in Lower Earley. 

Armed police officers attended the scene and arrested two 34-year-old men from Reading.

A 31-year-old man from Reading has also been arrested in connection with the incident.

They both remain in police custody.

The victim was uninjured during the incident.

One resident who lives on Carland Close said: "I feel quite apprehensive, someone came running near my alleyway right past my eyes."

A Thames Valley Police spokesman, said: "The public may see an increased police presence as we continue to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 633 25/4/1