Elderly Man Robbed And Punched In Face

Suspect snatched a gold chain and was riding a bike

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was robbed in the street.

Police were called to reports of a robbery at 1pm on Thursday, 3 August on Eversleigh Road in Wandsworth.

A 71-year-old man had his gold chain snatched from around his neck by the suspect who was riding a bicycle.

When the victim tried to get his chain back, he was punched in the face.

The suspect is described as a black man, aged in his 20s and 5ft 10ins tall. He was wearing a black Lonsdale sports jacket, with ‘Lonsdale’ written in white on the back, and black trousers with a red stripe.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact Wandsworth CID on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org

August 7, 2017