A MAN was robbed of his mobile telephone and cap after being punched and kicked to the ground in a Calne park.

The vicious assault took place in 'The Rec' in Calne close to Anchor Road and the town's Co-operative store at around 6.30pm on Wednesday, September 22.

Police said the victim was approached by a gang of eight people who took turns in punching and kicking him, causing him to fall to the floor.

The gang then stole his cap and phone.

Officers said: "We’ve arrested three members of the group on suspicion of robbery and assault, but we need your help in identifying five more people who were believed to be there.

"If you saw what happened and know any of the people involved, you contact us online or by calling us on 101 and quoting reference 54210092709."

You can also report anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.