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CCTV issued after shop worker assaulted, Penge

News   •   Jan 05, 2017 05:00 GMT

[CCTV still of person sought - Penge assault]

Police in Bromley have released CCTV footage after a shop worker was assaulted in Penge.

On Monday, 12 September police were called shortly before 22:10hrs to the Supersaver shop in High Street, Penge after a 32-year-old man was assaulted and received a cut to his head.

The male suspect asked the shop assistant to top up his Oyster card. When the sales assistant explained that the machine was not working, the suspect became angry.

He started to damage the till area and throw items onto the street.

The sales assistant locked himself in the store and called police. During the incident the victim received an injury to his head.

London Ambulance service attended and treated the man - he did not require hospital treatment.

The suspect [image ref 227233] is described as a white with short, dark hair and was wearing a black sweatshirt with a large, white logo on the back.

PC Melanie Bolt, from Bromley CID, said:

"We are keen to identify the man shown in the CCTV footage so we can speak to him about the incident. Do you recognise him? We would also urge anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us."

Anyone with information or any witnesses are urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.