A MAN in his 20s was rushed to hospital after being attacked during a robbery in Windsor.

Two robberies took place on Saturday, June 18, where a man in his 20s was attacked by three men and had his watch stolen.

Thames Valley Police believe the incidents are linked.

The first robbery happened at around 3.15am in James Street.

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The victim suffered facial injuries that required hospital treatment but he has since been discharged.

The second robbery happened at around 3.20am in Victoria Street. The victim, a man in his 40s, was approached by three men who assaulted him and tried to take his watch.

The victim ran away and was not injured.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Becci Stevens, based at Maidenhead police station, said: “We believe that these two incidents are linked and are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen what happened to please come forward.

“We believe there was a white Mercedes in James Street at the time of the first incident in which the occupants of the car may have seen what happened so we would appeal for them to come forward too.

“Anyone with information can call 101 or make a report online. Please quote reference 43220266600 with regards to the first incident and 43220266638 with regards to the second incident.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or online.”