Robber enters man’s car on M11 near Stansted and demands cash before stealing bag

Suffolk police want help to trace a man they want to identify. Picture: ARCHANT

Suffolk police want help to trace a man they want to identify. Picture: ARCHANT

A driver had his bag stolen by a robber who got into his car while he was waiting in traffic in Essex.

The incident happened shortly after 5pm on Friday, February 16 near the Birchanger Services in Stansted.

The victim was queuing on the slip road at junction eight of the M11 when a man approached his car and got in via the passenger door.

The man demanded money and after a struggle, took the victim’s bag and ran-off in the direction of the Birchanger Services.

The suspect is described as white, slim and around 6ft tall. He was wearing a dark-coloured hooded top, which was arranged to cover his face.


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Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Detective Constable Joanne Lewis at Braintree Criminal Investigations Department on 101.

Alternatively, people can contact the Crimestoppers charity completely anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information.

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