Runner robbed in Bethnal Green Gardens

POLICE are appealing for information after a young man was robbed while running in Bethnal Green Gardens.

A 19-year-old was approached by a gang of three males near Bethnal Green library at 10pm on November 23.

The group asked the victim if he had a cigarette before cornering him and stealing his �150 watch.

The first suspect is described as being of European appearance, 5ft 8ins, 25-30 years old, wearing a woolly hat with the ear flaps down and dark clothing. He was unshaven. The other two suspects are Asian and also 25-30 years old.

One was 5ft 9ins tall wearing a beanie hat with a bobble and a brown coat.

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The other was wearing a dark coloured hoody.

Call DC Simon Andrews in the robbery squad on 020 8217 4162 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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