Masked men threatened to attack a teenage One Stop cashier with a knife unless he handed over cash.
The pair entered the Winston Crescent store between 7am and 7.15am on Sunday (November 8). They threatened the 17-year-old member of staff, saying they had a knife, and took £105 from a till drawer.
The robbers made off on pedal cycles in the direction of the Langney roundabout.
Although the member of staff was shocked by the incident, he was left unhurt.
Both suspects described as white males. One was about 5’10”, slim, wearing a waist length green or brown buttoned up coat, and a black knitted flat cap.
The other suspect was described as stocky and was wearing a black peaked baseball cap with the word ‘Boy’ written across the front.
Detective Constable Paul Gray said, “If you were in the area at the time of the robbery and saw anything that can assist with the investigation, please contact us via email@example.com call 101, quoting serial 292 of 08/11.
“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display
3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.