Men 'with large knives' snatch phones at North Dulwich

Men armed with large knives have snatched phones from passengers at North Dulwich station. Police say two men approached a group of youths on Tuesday, 27 August around 10:15pm. CCTV pictures have been released of two men police want to speak to.

CCTV footage from North Dulwich Credit: British Transport Police

Detective Constable Ostin Elkins said: "Around 10.15pm, a group of six friends were approached by two men who were seen with large knife handles sticking out of their trouser waistbands. The men demanded that the group hand over their phones.

"Four out of the group of six handed over their phones before the men calmly left the platform and then fled the station."

CCTV footage from North Dulwich Credit: British Transport Police

Anyone with information should contact police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40.