Police are hunting for thieves who snatched a cash-box from a Tesco Express security guard.

The cash-in-transit robbery took place at 12:35pm on Friday, August 1, at a store on Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon.

After grabbing the cash-box the suspects made off on a moped.

Police believe the container was opened in nearby Grant Road, and it has since been recovered by police.

No arrests have been made and the Met’s Flying Squad is investigating.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.