CCTV appeal following daylight robbery at Haggerston Overground

The man police want to speak with.

The man police want to speak with. - Credit: Archant

CCTV mages of a man police wish to speak have been released following a robbery in broad daylight at Haggerston Overground station.

The man police want to speak with.

The man police want to speak with. - Credit: Archant

On Saturday November 15 just after 2.30pm a man entered the station and approached the victim, who was standing by the ticket office.

The man threatened him before demanding he empty his pockets.

A woman who tried to intervene, was sworn at by the man.

The man then patted down the pockets of the victim and stole his mobile phone and key.

Det Const Steve Ajayi from British Transport Police said: “I am very keen to speak to the man in the CCTV image as he may have vital information which could help us in our investigations.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference B4 ESUB of 28/11/14, or phone independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.