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Police appeal after man is robbed at knifepoint in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 12:45 31 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:37 31 August 2018

Incident reportedly occured on Walnut Tree Road, Dagenham. Picture: Google Street Maps

Incident reportedly occured on Walnut Tree Road, Dagenham. Picture: Google Street Maps

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A man has been robbed at knifepoint in Dagenham yesterday afternoon.

A witness who saw the incident unfold in Walnut Tree Road and wanted to remain anonymous described how the man was knocked off his bike and saw him backing up after being approached by a male in Walnut Treet Road just after 3pm.

The witness said: “I asked him if he was ok, to which he replied no ‘I’m not alright’. He had a knife pulled on him and they took an adapter.”

A spokesman for Met Police confirmed the robbery was reported to them, with no injuries or arrests made.

The suspect who carried the knife is described as a black male, approximately in his late 20s and wearing a grey hoodie.

The witness described the suspect fleeing with the driver of a car believed to be a silver Peugeot 206.

Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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