Man robbed of wallet in Rustington

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and had his wallet stolen in Station Road, Rustington.

The 21-year-old victim was walking home along Station Road at 9pm on Thursday September 20 close to the junction with Ruston Park when a vehicle described as a dark coloured Peugeot 306 hatchback drew alongside him.

There was a verbal exchange between the victim and the driver, and the driver got out of the vehicle and tried to assault the victim.

Three more males then joined in, assaulting the victim and stealing his wallet.

The victim suffered minor injuries to his head, hand and knee.

The vehicle drove off in a westerly direction. The driver of the car was described as a white male, with short dark hair which was gelled, dark eyebrows and was wearing a round diamante style earring in his left ear.

Anyone with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1729 of 20/09.