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Knifeman threatens three-year-old girl while robbing mother

Police are hunting for a knifeman who held a knife to a young girl while robbing her mother.

Bromley Parish Church Credit: Google Street View

The man threatened the three-year-old in gardens by Bromley Parish Church.

The robbery, which took place last month, is being connected to a spate of thefts in the area.

Just days earlier three 17-year-old girls in Churchill Garden were approached late at night by a man asking for the time. The teenagers tried to ignore him but were followed and threatened with a knife.

The robber stole their phones and money before escaping towards Shortlands train station.

They describe the suspect as a six-foot-tall black male in his 20s, of slim build with short hair.

These were terrifying robberies where the suspect targeted women, even threatening a child.

We need to trace the person responsible, and would urge anyone with information about information about these incidents or a potential suspect to get in touch with us.

– DC Chris Day, Met Police