Police are seeking a man who robbed staff of cash at knifepoint at the post office in Ditchling.
At about 2.15pm on Wednesday (November 25) a member of staff at Ditchling Post Office, in Lewes Road, Ditchling, was approached by the man who threatened him with a knife and demanded cash from the till.
The staff member was forced to hand over several hundred pounds and the robber fled on foot into South Street, and then into Beacon Road, where he got into a silver car, which drove off in the direction of Brighton. No make or model for the car is known at this stage.
The victim was shaken by the incident, but is otherwise unharmed.
The attacker is described as a white man of Mediterranean appearance, aged around 30, 5’9”, and of slim build with black hair and dark eyes. He was wearing a medium grey jacket with a hoody underneath.
Detective Inspector Neil Ralph said: “Anyone who saw the man, or the car, is asked to contact Sussex Police via email@example.com or call 101, quoting serial 776 of 25/11.”
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.sussexexpress.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Express/
3) Follow us on Twitter @sussex_express
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Sussex Express - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.