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Sidcup mugging of man, 69, near Birkbeck Primary School
BEXLEY police are appealing for witnesses to the assault and robbery of a 69-year-old man near Birkbeck Primary School in Sidcup on Friday (September 21).
The pensioner was walking past the school, on Alma Road, when a man stopped him and asked for directions.
He was then grabbed around the throat by the mugger and robbed of £60.
The mugger then ran off towards Station Road in Sidcup.
He is black, in his early thirties and around 5ft 4in tall with short black hair. He was wearing a thin blue waterproof coat and black trousers.
Police are asking to hear from anyone who heard a call for help or may have seen the suspect in Station Road at around 4:55pm.
They can call Detective Constable Jim Hambleton, at the Bexley robbery squad, on 020 8284 9192.
To speak anonymously call 0800 555 111 for Crimestoppers.