Police hunt man who robbed 86-year old at Hackney cashpoint: CCTV images released

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery.

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery. - Credit: Archant

Police are hunting for a man who robbed an 86-year old lady whilst she was withdrawing money from a cashpoint in Hackney’s Mare Street.

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery.

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery. - Credit: Archant

As the victim entered her PIN number into the cash machine outside HSBC bank in Mare Street on March 21 at around 12.30pm, a male suspect pushed her out of the way, withdrew £300 cash, then fled with her card.

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery.

The man police want to speak to in connection with the robbery. - Credit: Archant

The card was subsequently used in several stores.

One of the suspects is described as a black male, aged in his early twenties, clean shaven, with a slim face. He spoke in a London accent and was wearing a dark hat.

Anyone with information should contact DC Karen Johns from Hackney’s robbery squad on 020 7275 3159 quoting reference number CR4606827/13, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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