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Man attacked and robbed near Roding Valley station

PUBLISHED: 17:06 04 September 2019 | UPDATED: 17:25 04 September 2019

The man was attacked in Station Approach, near Cherry Tree Rise, which falls within the London Borough of Redbridge. Picture: Twitter

The man was attacked in Station Approach, near Cherry Tree Rise, which falls within the London Borough of Redbridge. Picture: Twitter

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Enquiries are ongoing following the robbery of a man near Roding Valley Underground station yesterday (Tuesday, September 3)

Police were called at 7.15am to reports of a robbery outside the station.

A video circulating on social media shows two men with their faces covered attacking a man in Station Approach, near Cherry Tree Rise, in the Bridge ward of Redbridge.

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A spokesman for Met Police said: "A man was attacked and robbed by two men. He was not seriously injured in the incident."

The man was attacked and robbed near Roding Valley station. Picture: GoogleThe man was attacked and robbed near Roding Valley station. Picture: Google

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Responding to a concerned resident on Twitter, London mayor candidate Shaun Bailey wrote: "This is simply unacceptable.

"We need more police, more street patrols and combined with tougher sentences…we need to get a grip of this ASAP."

Met Police confirmed Essex Police are investigating.


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