Police are calling for witnesses following a robbery in Muswell Hill which occurred at 11.10am on Monday 28th July 2014 in Princes Avenue. The victim, an elderly gentleman, had his life savings stolen. He had just withdrawn a large sum of cash at the bank in Muswell Hill Broadway and was walking back to his son’s car, which was parked in Princes Avenue. As his son assisted him into the car, two men stopped to ask the time. After a short struggle during which the victim’s son was punched in the face, the two men ran off with the bag full of money.
Haringey Police have now issued CCTV images of two man that they wish to question over the event. The first man was clean shaven, wearing a grey hooded jumper and described as a black male in his early twenties, of large build and approximately 6ft tall.
The second man is also said to be in his early twenties, 5’9″ – 5’10” tall and described as a light skinned black male with facial freckles.
“We are aware that this incident was witnessed by several people and appeal for them to come forward and speak to us. We would ask the public to look at the descriptions of the two men and ask anyone who may be able to identify them to call police,” Detective Constable Ben Cousin, of Haringey CID, said.
If anyone has any information regarding the crime they should call 101 and ask to speak to DC Cousin at Haringey Serious Acquisitive Crime Unit quoting CRIS 2816842/14, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.