CCTV of a "nasty" moped robbery outside a Hindu temple that involved a victim being dragged to the ground has been released by police.

At about 4.40pm on Tuesday, June 20, a 52-year-old woman was standing outside the Hindu temple on Clarenden Rise, when she was approached by a suspect wearing a crash helmet.

The suspect grabbed her gold necklace and tried to remove it from her neck. The victim resisted and was dragged to the floor before the necklace broke free.

The necklace is valued at £600.

The suspect then got onto the back of one of two mopeds at the scene before they drove off with the assailant as a pillion passenger.

Detective Constable Alexander Hamilton, from Lewisham CID, said: "We are urgently seeking any information regarding this nasty crime, which has left the victim shaken from her ordeal. Please come forward if you know anything, witnessed anything, or you know who the men in the CCTV images are."

Three suspects are all described as wearing a black bike helmet.

the first suspect was wearing a white shirt, a dark blue jacket with grey trousers and black shoes.

The second suspect was wearing blue shoes and a grey tracksuit with white stripes.

The third suspect was wearing a grey hooded top, dark trousers and white trainers.

Anyone with information can call Lewisham CID via 101. To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit