East Ham teen learns hard lesson

A teenager playing a game on his iPhone was an easy target for a mugger in Central Park Road, East Ham.

The theft took place at a bus stop at about 10.30am on May 23.

A man leaned over the 18-year-old’s shoulder and grabbed the iPhone. He made off on a bike with the victim in pursuit.

He lost sight of him near The Hammers pub in High Street South.