Police are seeking an Epsom man wanted a violent mugging, which left a young woman "scared and shaken."

On May 9 officers were called to Sanger Avenue, Chessington, at 9.50pm after a woman in her late teens was aggressively robbed of her phone and handbag while walking home.

She was left with minor injuries and feeling extremely scared and shaken.

Thomas Ryan, 29, is wanted in connection with the incident.

Offices investigating the incident are appealing for the public’s help to locate Ryan.

Ryan is known to frequent in the Croft area of Chessington and West Ewell.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 9607/9 MAY or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.