Gang of three rob man in Whitechapel street attack

A 28-year-old male was punched and robbed by a gang of three men in Whitechapel on December 1.

Two mobile phones and a small amount of cash were taken from the victim while walking along Fairclough Street at 11.50pm.

He was surrounded by three suspects, one of whom threatened to ‘knife’ him before punching him in the face.

He did not require hospital treatment.

The three suspects are Asian males.


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One is described as 19 to 20 years old, 5ft 7 ins, with a large build, short black hair, clean shaven and wearing a dark jacket.

The second suspect is of a similar age, 6ft 2 ins, with a slim build, clean shaven and wearing a long sleeve white hoodie with black writing on the sleeves.

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The third suspect is 5ft 7 ins.

Anyone with information call DC Amran Yousaf on 020 8217 4162 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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