A MAN was robbed after being punched in the jaw in Banbury.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old man was robbed of his cigarettes at about 8.20pm on Wednesday.

The victim was walking along Queensway and turned into an alleyway where two men were sat on a wall.

Police say one of the men asked the victim for a cigarette and then punched him.

The second man then took the cigarettes before both men walked off.

The victim did not require hospital treatment.

Police say the first man is white, about 6ft 2ins, aged in his early to mid twenties, with blond hair. He was also wearing glasses.

The second man is white, aged in his early to mid twenties, with short brown hair.