Woman, 70, has ear ripped during chain snatch robbery in Neasden

An elderly woman had her ear ripped when she was targeted by a chain snatch robber while putting out the rubbish at her home in Neasden.

The 70-year-old suffered the injury after she was approached behind and had two gold chains wrenched from her neck in Lilburn Walk on the St Raphael’s Estate.

The robbery took place on Friday, June 6 at 2.30pm but the details have been released today in a police appeal to find the robber.

He is described a 6ft tall black man who was wearing a lightweight black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Brent CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.