Search

Police want to track down man after 71-year-old robbed at knife point in her home

PUBLISHED: 11:59 09 July 2012

Ricky Gray

Ricky Gray

Archant

Police are appealing to the public for help in tracking down a man they want to speak to about a series of incidents – including the knife-point robbery of a 71-year-old woman in her own home.

Officers have released a photo of Ricky Gray, 33, who they believe may have information about five incidents that took place in Camden, Islington, Westminster and Enfield between May 11 and June 27.

The elderly woman was threatened at knife point on May 24 after the suspect appeared at her bedroom door, in her home in Westminster, demanding she hand over her possessions. She was told to hide in the bathroom, where she remained until the suspect left.

Police also want to speak to Mr Gray in relation to an incident in a bar in Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, on May 11, when a 35-year-old woman had her bag stolen.

Gray is considered to be dangerous and police are advising the public not to approach him and to call 999 if he is seen.

If you have any information as to his whereabouts, please call the 101 non-emergency number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Latest Islington News Stories

Yesterday, 17:49

Police are hoping to track down a heroic teenager who saved the life of an old man by performing CPR – before casually walking off.

Yesterday, 17:10

The photo has been long in the making, amid growing tension between colleagues.

Yesterday, 15:01

The Alternative Clothes Show returned to Crouch End on Saturday as City and Islington College joined models to showcase outfits crafted using recycled materials.

Yesterday, 14:48

Bodies were strewn over the pavement after a car ploughed into pedestrians in Essex Road on Saturday night, a pubgoer said.

Yesterday, 12:40

Nine years on from Ben Kinsella’s horrific murder, his family is as determined as ever to fight knife crime. The Gazette speaks to his dad George.

Yesterday, 08:18

A fifth person has been arrested after a car ploughed into a group of people queuing outside the Old Queen’s Head in Essex Road on Saturday night.

Yesterday, 07:00

The average Islington Council worker was taking 20 sick days a year, an investigation revealed.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Budding mathematicians at Drayton Park Primary School blew away the competition in the first number-crunching challenge hosted by exclusive boarding school Christ’s Hospital.

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now