Woman snatches cash from 59-year-old in Barkingside

A 59-year-old woman had cash snatched out of her hand after using cash machine in Barkingside yesterday.

The woman was using the HSBC machine in High Street when another woman said the machine was not working.

She then pushed the victim and grabbed the money before running down the High Street towards Barkingside Recreation Grounds before turning left into Baron Gardens.

The incident happened at about 5pm.

The suspect is described as aged between 20 and 25-years-old, dark skinned with dark curly hair which was tied back. She was wearing a beige cardigan with black trousers and was of average build.

Anyone with information should call Redbridge Police on 020 8345 2653 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.