Brick Lane gambler strikes out - in anger

Police are looking for a frustrated gambler who took his lack of success out on the gambling machine he was playing.

They have issued a picture of a man they believe punched the face of a gambling machine he had lost money on, before kicking the lower part of it causing a large crack in its panel.

The suspect then left the William Hill bookmakers in Brick Lane at 16.30 on November 16 last year and made off in an unknown direction before police arrived.

Anyone with information should contact DC Nens Corran on 0208 217 4183 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting ref T3-J-017-11-HT.