Detectives at the Met Police are keen to speak with a man regarding the serious assault that occurred on Saturday, May 26.
Police were called at approximately 11.55pm to reports of a man being assaulted in Church Road, near to the junction with Benskins Lane.
The victim, a man in his 50s, is a mini cab driver.
A spokesman for the force said: "He was assaulted by a man who he had taken as a fare in his cab.
"After being assaulted the suspect stole a quantity of cash from the cab before running off.
"The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, including having a piece of his nose bitten off.
"He remains in hospital."
No arrests have been made at this time.