A man was told he would be stabbed before being mugged close to Ivy Road on Tuesday.
The victim, a 27-year-old man was robbed at approximately 10.45pm while walking down the alleyway that runs alongside Kenilworth Stadium.
Two men were standing at the top of the alley and approached the victim before punching and kicking him. They then threatened to stab him before searching through the victim’s pockets and taking a Samsung mobile and tobacco.
They also ran from the scene with a carrier bag containing baked beans and a bag of frozen chips.
The victim managed to get to his feet and flee the scene along Ivy Road.
The first offender is described as a man with an Asian appearance, 18 – 20 years old, with a skinny build and wearing a dark hooded top and dark jogging bottoms.
The second offender is described as a man with an Asian appearance, 18 – 20 years old, with a large build and wearing a grey tracksuit and a hooded top.
The officer in charge of this investigation, DC Joanna Bosson, of the South Bedfordshire Robbery Unit, is keen to trace anyone who saw the robbery or anyone who can help identify those responsible.
Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Bosson, in confidence, on 01582 394441, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.