A WOMAN has been robbed of her possessions after being held at knifepoint in Oxford woodlands.

The 45-year-old victim was asked for a lighter by a pair of men when walking near Magdalen Wood West, in Wood Farm, Oxford, on Monday.

She was approached by the two men for a lighter in the wooded area near Broad Oak Road between 1.30pm and 2pm. When she said she did not have a lighter, she continued walking past the men.

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Police said one of the offenders blocked the woman's path and pulled out a knife, while the other man stood to her side.

The pair demanded the victim to hand over her cash, phone and jewellery, which she did.

Oxford Mail:

The first man, who was holding the knife, is described as white with an English accent, around 20 years old, about 5ft 7ins tall and slim build. He was wearing a black track suit.

The second man is described as white with an English accent, he is of a slim build and has short black hair. He was wearing a dark coloured raincoat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 reference 43190302598