Police seek witnesses to daylight robbery outside Eastbourne railway station

A man forcibly snatched a bright red bike from its owner in broad daylight outside the railway station.

Monday, 21st March 2016, 11:07 am
Updated Monday, 21st March 2016, 11:51 am
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Police are seeking witnesses to the robbery, which took place in Terminus Road at about 12.45pm on March 6.

The bike, belonging to a 30-year-old man from Eastbourne, was later recovered from the cellar of a nearby shop where it had been damaged.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting serial 654 of 06/03.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-org.uk).

A 35-year-old man from Eastbourne, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and bailed until 25 April 25 while enquiries continue.

A 31-year old man, also from Eastbourne, has been arrested and bailed until the same date on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

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