Youth mugged in broad daylight

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attack and theft of a bag left a young man 'upset and shaken' in Bexhill last week.

The incident, which took place on Thursday 22 April between 4.30pm and 5pm, happened near the library in Sackville Road.

Two young men were approached by two females who asked them for money.

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The women were then joined by a group of men who chased one of the youths along Wickham Avenue into an alleyway.

The young man was pushed against a wall and had his his bag taken from him and items stolen.

The victim was left upset and shaken by the incident.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact DC Carol Shoesmith on 0845 6070 999, extension 64251 quoting serial 1033 of April 22.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.