Swanley robber forced man to drive to cashpoint

PUBLISHED: 11:00 17 March 2015 | UPDATED: 11:00 17 March 2015


The 25-year-old was forced to drive to a cash machine and withdraw £140

Police are appealing for information after a young man was robbed in Swanley on Friday evening.

The 25-year-old was forced to drive to a cash machine and withdraw £140 by a stranger who got into the passenger seat of his car outside Asda in London Road.

The stranger threatened him and forced him to drive along London Road, onto the A20 towards Lewisham and then onto Baring Road, in Grove Park.

After he had withdrawn the cash, the stranger made the young man drive him back to Hart Dyke Road in Swanley.

The incident happened between 7pm and 7.30pm and the young man was driving a red Vauxhall Corsa.

The robber is white, about 35, about 5ft 8 and slim. He was clean shaven and was wearing a beanie hat.

Anyone who saw anything or has any information that could help police should call 01732 379144, or Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting reference YY/5052/15.

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