Police are hunting a man after a BMW was stolen at gunpoint and a woman was threatened with a syringe in Plumstead.

A 59-year-old man parked his black BMW in Vernham Road at around 12.40pm on Sunday, October 25, leaving a passenger inside the car.

A man approached, got into the driver’s seat before threatening the passenger with a knife and gun, telling him to get out of the car.

The suspect drove off towards Genesta Road.

Shortly before the robbery, between approximately 12.20pm and 12.40pm, a man had threatened to harm a 45-year-old woman with a syringe at a petrol station in nearby Plumstead Common Road.

Police, who believe the incidents are linked, have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with two incidents in Greenwich

The suspect is described as a 5ft 4ins tall black man.

He wore a khaki coloured hooded top and loose trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting image 194578 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.