Police in Waltham Forest have released an image of a suspected robber.

Suspect 149002 is wanted in connection with a street robbery in Chadwick Road, Leytonstone, on April 13 at 1pm. 

The man is accused of pushing the 17 year-old victim to the ground and stealing their mobile phone.

The image has been released to the Guardian as part of a joint venture with the Metropolitan Police to identify potential perpetrators of unsolved crimes in the borough.

Police have not explained how they acquired a personal pictire of the suspect.

Anyone with information should contact Waltham Forest police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.