Woman robbed at knife-point in Reading

A masked man has held a knife to a woman's throat in a street robbery in Reading.

The 21-year-old woman was threatened by the man outside the library on School Road in Tilehurst, at about 04:30 BST.

The man, who stole the woman's mobile phone, is described as black and about 5ft 8in tall. Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses.

Officers said the woman was not injured but was "shaken and distraught" by the "frightening ordeal".

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