Woman robbed at knifepoint

A MAN has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Eastbourne on December 23.

A female victim was walking along Lottbridge Drove near KFC just after noon when she was approached by a man who snatched her phone and threatened her with a pen knife.

Police rushed to the scene and the man was arrested nearby and taken in for questioning. A knife and the phone were found nearby.

A 19-year-old man has been questioned by police over allegations of robbery and possessing a knife in a public place.