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Man robbed of wallet by clyclist

PUBLISHED: 19:00 29 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:57 05 October 2010

A CYCLIST punched a man and stole his wallet as he walked in Poplar last Saturday evening. The 31-year-old victim had just got off a bus at Chrisp Street Market at 10.45pm and was attacked by a man on a push bike in Willis Street who punched him in the sh

A CYCLIST punched a man and stole his wallet as he walked in Poplar last Saturday evening.

The 31-year-old victim had just got off a bus at Chrisp Street Market at 10.45pm and was attacked by a man on a push bike in Willis Street who punched him in the shoulder and stole his wallet.

The man was punched several times and only managed to escape when a bystander came to help.

The suspect is described as a white male aged between 20 and 21years, clean shaven with brown hair. He was of medium build, wearing a white t-shirt and riding a black pedal cycle.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact PC Adrian Nelson in the robbery squad on 020 8217 3838 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, email towerhamletsrobberysquad@met.police.uk


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