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Fresh appeal for witnesses to Shoreham-by-Sea bank robbery

07 Mar, 2018 16:58 News Witness Appeals

Police investigating an armed robbery at the Santander bank in High Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, have renewed an appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Shortly before 11pm on Tuesday 27 February security van staff loading a cash machine were threatened by a man with a handgun and forced to hand over a box containing several thousands of pounds. No one was hurt.

The robber - described as a white man, 5'10", in his 30s, with brown medium length hair - was wearing a blue hooded jacket and carrying a black pistol.

After grabbing the cash box he ran away on foot in a southerly direction.

Enquiries are continuing to try to identify and locate the suspect.

Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in Shoreham High Street at the time, or who may have other information that could assist police, is asked to report details online or phone 101, quoting Operation Graffiti.

Alternatively please visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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