Robbers forced way into Forest Gate home

Robbers pushed their way into the home of an 82-year-old man in Forest Gate and stole his wallet and house phones.

They knocked on the door of the victim’s house in Malcolm Court. When he answered they forced their way inside and knocked him to the floor.

After stealing a wallet and telephones the white men, aged 30 years old, fled in an unknown direction.

The elderly man was treated for his injuries in Newham General Hospital and later released.

It happened on Saturday, May 5 between noon and 2pm.


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Anyone with information about the robbery can call Det Con Josie Crook on 020 8217 5042 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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