A MAN has been arrested after a 23-year-old was threatened with an eight-inch knife as he walked through an alleyway in Grove.

The victim was stopped by two men between Cane Lane and Saville Way who demanded to know what was in his bag.

Police say one of the offenders then produced a large knife which was about 8ins with holes along a straight blade.

The offender then swung the knife at the victim before kicking him to the head.

The incident occurred at around 9pm on Monday, April 16.

A 28-year-old man from Wantage has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.

He is currently in police custody.