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Appeal following robbery in Acton

News   •   Feb 21, 2018 06:01 GMT

Man sought in connection with the robbery

Police are appealing for help from the public to identify a man they wish to speak to in connection with a violent robbery in Acton.

On 23rd of January 2018, a 68-year-old man was walking home after visiting the shops on Acton High Street, W3 when he began being followed.

At approximately 1310hrs he was punched by a suspect who stole his wallet.

The suspect is described as a male aged approximately 40-50years wearing a dark hooded jumper and scarf.

PC Tom Henley, from Ealing CID, said: "The CCTV footage we have is of a good quality and plainly reveals the suspect’s face; do you recognise this man? He may well be local to the area and I would urge anyone with information to tell the police immediately."

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police in Ealing on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC or

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at