CCTV appeal as autistic teenager is robbed in underpass

An autistic teenager has been robbed in an east London underpass while on her way to visit her grandmother. The attack happened on Saturday as the 18-year-old woman was walking beneath the Billet Roundabout in Walthamstow.

A man on a bike approached the victim, and as she tried to ignore him she was punched repeatedly in the head. Detectives have released a CCTV footage of the attack as part of their appeal to identify the man responsible.

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Appeal over autistic teen attack

Police are appealing for information after a autistic teenager was robbed in an underpass in east London.