A tourist was stabbed after a gang tried to steal a £115,000 watch from his wrist.

The 55-year old was visiting Mayfair in West London with his wife, when he was approached by three suspects in Berkeley Square.

After resisting their attempts to pull the watch from his wrist, the man suffered a deep stab wound to his left arm.

The Metropolitan Police say one of the suspects dropped his own watch during the scuffle before all three ran off in the direction of Park Lane.

The man and his wife gave chase to the suspects before they managed to flee during the horrific incident on June 9 last year.

Three men police wish t speak to as part of their investigation

Later the victim visited hospital to be treated for stab wounds.

Officers from the Central West Area Robbery Squad are leading the investigation. No arrests have been made to date.

Detective Constable Eve Kelly said: "This violent robbery was committed in broad daylight, and it appears that the victim was specifically targeted for his watch.

The man and his wife were walking through Berkeley Square in Mayfair when the robbery took place
The man and his wife gave chase before the group managed to flee

"He and his wife were left shaken, and have since received counselling to help deal with the impact of this robbery.

“We have followed up numerous CCTV and forensic leads but unfortunately not made any arrests, and now we are hoping that the public can help put names to these faces.

"If you recognise any of these men we would urge you to get in touch.”

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The suspects are described as men in their 30s, of Mediterranean appearance and medium build.

If you know who these men are, call officers on 020 7321 7581 or 101. Alternatively, call  Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you would prefer not to leave your name.