Detectives from the Metropolitan Police have released images of two men they want to speak to in relation to an attempted robbery.
On Tuesday, 13 April at 11:15am, police were called to Bloomsbury Square, WC1A to reports that an attempted robbery had taken place and that a man aged in his 30s was sprayed in the face with an unknown substance.
The victim reported that a man unknown to him [Suspect 1] grabbed him from behind and sprayed him in the face whilst he was walking down Bloomsbury Square.
While on the floor, another man [Suspect 2] approached the victim, pretending to be a police officer. They both then attempted to steal his belongings.
The victim was taken to hospital and later discharged. He suffered minor injuries.
The suspects are described as:
– Suspect 1 is a white man with short, black hair. Wearing a dark hoodie/jacket, brown trousers and white trainers.
– Suspect 2 is a white man with short, black hair and of a stocky build. Wearing a dark blue jacket, blue tracksuit trousers/jeans and black trainers.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 and quote reference CAD 2507/13Apr.