Man robs 80 year old woman on bus and attacks elderly partner in Sidcup
Police are looking for a man who robbed an 80 year old woman on a 233 bus, kicked the walking stick of her elderly partner and threatened to spit at a bus driver after trying to board without paying.
The incident occurred on Wednesday 29 June at 12:30pm.
You can see the police story here. The incident occured in Sidcup at Marechal Niel Parade.
Using the borough rather than town in appeals after an incident has occurred isn’t particularly helpful when seeking people who may have been in an area at the time. This was in Bexley borough but the exact location was Sidcup near the Charcoal pub and close to New Eltham.
The police appeal states:
“Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a robbery in which an elderly woman had her phone stolen.
Officers have also released CCTV images of a male they wish to identify and speak with in connection with the incident.
At approximately 12:30hrs on Wednesday, 29 June, the 80-year-old victim was travelling with her husband on a Route 233 on Marechal Niel Parade in Bexley.
The suspect boarded the bus and refused to pay. He then argued with the driver and threatened to spit at him.
When he saw the victim’s phone in her hand, he grabbed it and kicked her husband’s walking stick before leaving the bus.
Officers from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating. They would like to speak with anyone who recognises the male in the images.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 or 0208 284 9115.”