As one man talks to the victim, one of his apparent accomplices approaches from behind, unzipping the victim’s rucksack and robbing him of his possessions – before walking away laughing.
The 15 pictures released by police involve incidents in Croydon and Norwood Road and are among many images of suspects held by police. It was announced on Tuesday that a 26-year-old man, who was shot in a car during unrest in Croydon, died later in hospital.
Witnesses with information regarding suspects were urged to contact the Major Investigation Team on 020 8345 4142. Alternatively information can be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.