A TEENAGER was injured by a robber who threatened him with a gun during a terrifying attack in Dudley.

The 16-year-old was approached by a man holding a gun on Clifton Street, Hurst Hill at around 6.30pm on Friday March 15.

The teenager was hit in the face three times with the weapon by the robber after he refused to hand over his bag.

The attacker, who fled with the bag, is described as white, skinny, around six feet and wearing a black North Face puffer-style jacket.

He had a dark hood with a grey facecovering over his mouth and nose, he wore black tracksuit bottoms and black gloves.

The teenager was treated in hospital for cuts to his face.

Anyone with information should call 101, or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.