Police release CCTV of Eastbourne armed robbery suspects

CCTV of armed robbery suspects SUS-161002-100514001
CCTV of armed robbery suspects SUS-161002-100514001

Police have released CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with a knife-point armed robbery in Eastbourne.

Two robbers burst into Ladbrokes in Langney Shopping Centre at about 9.45pm on Tuesday (February 9).

One of the suspects, who had a knife, threatened a member of staff and demanded money from the safe.

A large quantity of cash was handed over and the two men left.

The first suspect, carrying the knife, is described as a white man of slim build, about 5’ 11”, wearing a grey hoody covering his head, a dark coloured scarf around his face and gloves. He spoke with a fake London accent.

The second suspect is described as slim, about 6’ 2”, wearing a black hoody or jacket and dark coloured trousers.

Both suspects, who disguised their identities throughout the incident, are believed to be in their 20s.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 1558 of 09/02.

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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