An attempted robbery took place at the Carphone Warehouse shop in the High Street, Aylesbury on Tuesday 6th February 2018.
At about 1.40pm four men entered shop and attempted to steal mobile phones however they were interrupted by a member of staff.
Some of the robbers punched and kicked the shop worker while the rest of the robbers continued to attempt to steal phones. The offenders then left the scene. Nothing was stolen during the incident.
The member of staff, a 22-year-old man, sustained bruising to the face and was treated at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital but later discharged.
Detective Sergeant Kerry Bradfield, of Force CID based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘This was a distressing incident for the victim, which resulted in him requiring hospital treatment.
It happened in a high street store at a busy time of day, so there are many potential witnesses, and we are appealing for anyone with information that could help us catch the offenders to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number, 101, quoting reference 43180039038.‘
Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information relating to this case to please call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.