Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Reading yesterday (7/5).
Sometime between 2.30pm and 3.30pm, the victim, a man in his twenties, was sat in the park behind Linden Road when he was approached by an unknown man.
The man then stabbed the victim repeatedly before taking his backpack and making off towards South Whitley.
The black bag contained bank cards, a quantity of cash and house keys.
The victim suffered stab wounds to their back, elbow and stomach and required hospital treatment, but he has since been discharged.
The offender is described as of stocky build wearing a black tracksuit and a black balaclava.
Detective Constable Rebecca Oliver, based at Reading police station, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about this incident to please come forward.
“If you have any CCTV footage in the area or any dash-cam footage if you were in the area around the time, I’d also ask that you check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist our investigation.
“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43220187144.
“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”