Witness appeal following two mobile phone robberies in Neasden
- Credit: Archant
Brent Police are linking thefts which took place 10 minutes apart
Brent Police are appealing for witnesses following two mobile phone robberies in Neasden which are being linked.
The first theft took place outside Food Express in Neasden Lane, after a 36-year-old man left the shop on July 9 at 11pm.
A man rushed up to him armed with a knife and demanded he handed over his money.
When the victim told him he had no money he stole his phone and fled.
Ten minutes later another man was robbed at nearby Balnacraig Avenue.
The victim had started filming the suspect on his phone after he spotted him going through bins outside his address and putting SIM cards in his pocket.
- 1 Man in stable condition following collision with a van in Neasden
- 2 Guilty: Man killed father who defended son from knife attack in Willesden
- 3 New Brent baby bank to support 40 families per week
- 4 'Security alert' at Willesden Junction causing severe delays on TfL network
- 5 Primary school pupils approached by 'man in a van' in attempted abduction
- 6 Motorcyclist, 34, dies at Staples Corner Flyover
- 7 Jailed: Brent gangsters who shot a man in his stomach at close range
- 8 Wembley fitness instructor stopped man taking his own life
- 9 ULEZ anomaly at Wembley Ikea meaning no £12.50-a-day emission fee
- 10 Possible traffic disruptions in north London this week
He was robbed when he confronted him.
Anyone with information should call PC Daniela Biagini on 020 8733 3275 or wish Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.