A TEACHER from Hertfordshire was attacked and robbed in Church Lane, Walthamstow, at 10pm on Tuesday, July 2.

He was grabbed from behind and sprayed with a CS-type gas by three youths.

As he struggled to get away, he was chased, hit, and sprayed again.

A mobile phone, cash, wallet, reward cards and stamps were stolen.

The youths are described as black, and about 16 years old. Witnesses are asked to call the police on 8529 8666.