A woman suffered a dislocated shoulder when she was attacked and robbed at an Eastbourne cashpoint.
The 39-year-old had withdrawn £80 from the cashpoint outside Sainsbury’s in Seaside Road – at about 8.40pm on Thursday (June 2) – when she was pushed to the ground.
The robber snatched at the cash she was holding but in the struggle he only managed to take £20, before running off in the direction of the town centre.
He is described as white, 6’2”, skinny, wearing a light grey hoody, pale blue jeans and black shoes.
The woman was treated at Eastbourne District General Hospital for a dislocated shoulder and was discharged early this morning (Friday, June 3).
Detective Sergeant Ross Bartlett said, “We think the suspect may have been accompanied by two other men although they do not appear to have taken part in the actual attack.
“If you saw what happened we would like to hear from you.
“If you can help please email email@example.com or call 101, quoting serial 1481 of 02/06.
“Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-org.uk)”.
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