Have you seen this man? Police seek robber who posed as car buyer

PUBLISHED: 17:06 12 March 2015 | UPDATED: 17:06 12 March 2015

Police are looking to identify the man in this efit after a robber posing as a car buyer stole a vehicle on a test drive.

Police are looking to identify the man in this efit after a robber posing as a car buyer stole a vehicle on a test drive.

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Police would like to identify the man in this efit after a robber posing as a car buyer stole a vehicle on a test drive.

The victim, from the Saffron Walden area, had advertised his black Nissan Navara for sale and the robber came to view the car.

The owner then drove the suspect to Rickling Green, Saffron Walden, at about 2.15pm on Monday, March 2 and stopped at Thistley Crescent.

The robber got out of the passenger seat, went round to the driver’s side and as the driver got out of his seat, grabbed the keys from his hand.

He pulled the car owner out of the vehicle and pushed him into the road, then jumped back into the car and drove off.

Dc Craig Baron, of Braintree CID, said: “The victim hung onto the door and was holding on as the robber drove off.

“It was a very nasty incident and he sustained severe grazing to both arms.

“He was left shocked by what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Dc Baron on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or crimestoppers-org.uk

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