Have you seen this man? Police seek violent Forest Gate station cash robber

British Transport Police (BTP) officers have released CCTV images of a person they want to trace aft

British Transport Police (BTP) officers have released CCTV images of a person they want to trace after a man was robbed as he withdrew cash from Forest Gate station - Credit: Archant

British Transport Police (BTP) officers have released CCTV images of a person they want to trace after a man was robbed as he withdrew cash at Forest Gate station.

A 22-year-old man was attacked at the cash point, and the robber snatched £250 from his victim and fled after a violent struggle.

The incident, on Monday, April 27m took place shortly after 7.15pm.

“We are urgently trying to trace the man pictured in these CCTV images, as we believe he will be able to greatly assist out investigation,” said Detective Constable Tim Keep.

“Who is he? If you know him, please get in touch with BTP, or Crimestoppers, as soon as possible.”


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Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference E/B4 of 03/07/2015.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111

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