A TEENAGER was threatened with a knife in an alleyway in Ringwood.

A 17-year-old boy from Ringwood was approached by a male holding a small penknife who demanded he hand over his wallet.

The incident happened in the alleyway which runs near the back of the war memorial at the junction of Christchurch Road and Mansfield Road at around 10.25pm on Saturday, March 9.

Police said the victim then showed that his wallet was empty and the offender then ran away empty handed.

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire Police quoting incident number 44190083719.