Robbery On 295 Bus In Wandsworth

Large amount of cash stolen from 65-year-old man

Bus Robbery
Above: CCTV image of man police would like to trace

Police investigating a robbery on a bus in Wandsworth have issued CCTV footage in the hope of identifying a man they are keen to speak with.

At about 10.35am on Tuesday 25 October 2015 the victim, a 65-year-old man, boarded a route 295 bus on Plough Road and sat at the back. The suspect also boarded the bus at the same stop and also sat at the back of the bus near the victim.

Earlier that day, the victim had withdrawn a large amount of cash from a nearby bank.

The suspect then approached the victim and grabbed him while stealing an envelope containing the cash from his pocket. He then got off the bus and made off.

The suspect is described as a black man, about 6ft tall and unshaven. He wore a black coat, black trousers and grey trainers.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting ref: 0323227/15 or call anonymously on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
March 3, 2016