A MAN with a walking stick who could be called Les or Des is wanted by police after he hurled racist remarks at a group of pub-goers in Woolwich.

Two black women and a white man were sat inside the Great Harry pub in Wellington Street when the wanted man, who is in his 50s, kicked off.

Following the incident at around 3pm on May 28, police now want to speak with him.

He is described as approximately 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build with dark brown hair and a London accent.

His appearance is described as ‘unkempt’ and he was wearing an overcoat at the time.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Phil Corbett said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who may recognise the man in the image.

“I am specifically appealing to pub managers in south-east London who may recognise him.

“We believe he is known in various public houses, possibly under the name of Les or Des.”

Anyone with any information should call Greenwich Police on 0208 284 9550.

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