Police seeking 31-year-old Eastbourne man in connection with armed robbery

Police news.

Police news.

Police want to speak to a man in connection with an armed robbery at a betting shop in Eastbourne on Tuesday evening (April 5).

A man walked in to Ladbrokes in Carlisle Road at around 7.40pm with what is believed to be a firearm and demanded money from the till.

The suspect ran off with more than £1,000 cash.

Detective Inspector Neil Ralph said, “We are keen to trace 31-year-old Ryan Skinner who is from the town.

“Ryan is described as white, around 6’ and of slim build with short brown hair and a patchy beard.

“I would advise members of the public not to approach him directly, but if you do know where he is then call 999.”

Alternatively, you can call 101 quoting reference 1335 of 05/04 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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