Detectives investigating a gunpoint street robbery in Leyton have charged a fourth man.

[E] Ismail Mohamed, 24 (05.05.98) of Sheldon Road, Edmonton was charged on Thursday, 21 July with conspiracy to commit robbery.

He will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court later the same day.

Previously, detectives charged the following three men in connection with the robbery:

[A] Ahmed Bana, 25 (18.04.97) of Hale Gardens, N17 was charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of an imitation firearm whilst committing a schedule 1 offence.

[B] Nurul Amin, 24 (02.03.98) of Cavendish Road, N4 has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

[C] Dante Campbell, 20 (09.01.02) of Denmark Road, N8 has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of an imitation firearm whilst committing a schedule 1 offence, possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate.

They appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 23 June. They will next appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Thursday, 4 August 2022.

A 22-year-old man [D] was arrested on Monday, 4 July on suspicion of robbery. He was subsequently released under investigation pending further enquiries.

An investigation was launched by detectives from the Flying Squad after police were called at 21: 15hrs on Monday, 18 April to High Road in Leyton.

The victim, a man aged in his 30s, was approached by two males who threatened him with a gun before stealing his watch and fleeing.

Enquiries continue.