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Police release CCTV footage following Sidcup robbery

News   •   Jan 26, 2017 05:00 GMT

Detectives have released CCTV of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Sidcup.

Detectives from Bexley borough have released CCTV of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Sidcup.

On Saturday, 7 January, police were called shortly before 22:30hrs to a robbery at a post office in St James Way.

As the 46-year-old employee was shutting the shop, two men pushed open the door and assaulted the victim by punching and kicking him.

They demanded the keys to the shop.

The suspects were then disturbed by a group of children about to enter the shop and left with a bunch of keys that fell out of the victim's pockets during the assault. The keys were not for the shop.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing.

Suspect 1 [ref: 236143] is described as a medium built black man, aged in his mid 30s and 5ft 6ins. He was wearing a black mask, a black leather jacket over a blue hooded top, blue tracksuit trousers and red trainers.

Suspect 2 [ref: 236144] is described as a slim white man, aged in his 30s. He was wearing a dark mask, a dark coloured hooded top, light coloured tracksuit trousers and blue trainers.

PC Pavan Sandhu, from Bexley, said: "This is a shocking incident that has left the victim very traumatised after his ordeal. We are keen to identify the two men in the CCTV footage so we can speak to them about the incident. We would also urge anyone who witnessed the incident to contact us."

Anyone with information or any witnesses are urged to call police on 020 8284 9116, via 101 or on Twitter @MetCC