Police appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery

The incident occurred at 2.30pm on Thursday (December 1)
The incident occurred at 2.30pm on Thursday (December 1)
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Police have said they are appealing for witnesses and information following the attempted robbery of a cash delivery driver outside a Worthing bank.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said: “At 2.30pm on Thursday (December 1) outside the Natwest Bank in South Street, Worthing, a man wrestled with the cash courier and tried to snatch the cash box he was taking to the bank, but was unsuccessful and made off on foot empty handed, via an alley opposite the bank.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses

“He is described as a white, about 30-40 years old, 5ft 11in, of average build, wearing a blue jacket with the hood up and possibly with a hat under the hood.”

Detective Sergeant Colin O’Hare said; “This incident happened in the afternoon in a busy town centre location and there were many people around who would have seen something of it.

“We are appealing for witnesses to come forward, as well as anyone who may know who this man is and where he went afterwards.”

If you were in the area at the time and witnessed the incident, or if you have any other information, please email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 733 of 01/12.

You can also report online to https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or call 101.

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