Police are are hunting for two men in connection to an attempted knife-point robbery in Epsom.

The attack reportedly took place in Epsom yesterday (June 6).

Surrey Police said they were called to The Parade in Epsom, near to The Rising Sun pub shortly before 6pm following a report that a man had been targeted in an attempted knifepoint robbery.

The man’s phone was demanded before he was struck across the head and sprayed with an unknown substance.

"The first man officers are looking to identify is described as mixed race, short black hair, 6ft tall and of a slim build.

"The second man is described as mixed race, afro-style short hair, 6ft tall and of a skinny build. Both men are thought to be around 25 years of age. Both men were wearing black or dark clothing," a spokesperson for Surrey Police said.

"We’re also appealing for anyone with information about a dark coloured Nissan Micra, which was believed to have been parked on Laburnum Road at around the same time as the incident," the spokesperson added.

Surrey Police said that if anyone who may have seen the men or vehicle fitting these descriptions in the area around 6pm on Thursday, they should contact them immediately using the online reporting system at https://report.police.uk/ or by calling 101, giving reference PR/45190058918.

Any drivers in the area at the time were also urged to check their dash cam footage in case it could prove useful to the investigation.