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WATCH: Mugger Wearing 'Rasta' Wig Robs Woman

Wednesday 30th July 2014

Police are looking for a man who wore a Rastafarian-style wig as he robbed a woman, leaving her with a broken arm.

Police have released CCTV of the robbery that happened on Northumberland Road on 4th July in which a 40-year-old woman was left with a broken arm.

While wearning a novelty 'Rastafarian-style' wig, the suspect entered a front garden before knocking the woman to the ground and taking her handbag.

Waltham Forest CCTV

The suspect is described as black, bald with a goatee and between 30-40. In the video he can be seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and blue Nike trainers.

The victim admitted being scarred by the incident, saying: "This attack has left me afraid to leave my home alone. I have been in constant pain since it happened and I don't yet know if my arm will ever completely heal.

"I pray that he will be caught and brought to justice for what he has done and that this won't happen to anyone else."

Waltham Forest CCTV

Police are asking for any help in locating the man seen in the footage and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Constable Rina Nandra of Waltham Forest CID via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.