A pensioner was assaulted and robbed in Sidcup last Friday (September 21).

Police are appealing for information after a 69-year-old man was stopped by a man asking for directions outside Birkbeck Primary School on Alma Road walking towards Lansdown Road.

The victim was then grabbed around the throat and the suspect stole £60 from him. It happened around 4.50pm.

The suspect is described as a black man in his early 30s, around 5ft 4in tall with short black hair. He was wearing a thin blue waterproof coat and black trousers and ran off towards Station Road after taking the money.

Anyone with information should call Bexley Robbery Squad on 0208 284 9192 or Crimestopppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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