Man attacked and robbed near Roding Valley station

The man was attacked in Station Approach, near Cherry Tree Rise, which falls within the London Borou

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

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.

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

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

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

The man was attacked and robbed near Roding Valley station. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

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."

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Met Police confirmed Essex Police are investigating.

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