Co-op staff threatened with knife and told to hand over cash in robbery

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Police have released a CCTV image of a suspect in a robbery at a Co-op in Burgess Hill
Police have released a CCTV image of a suspect in a robbery at a Co-op in Burgess Hill

STAFF at a supermarket were threatened at knifepoint and told to hand over money in a late-night robbery.

Officers were called to the Co-op on Wyvern Way in Burgess Hill following reports of a robbery at around 10.50pm on Sunday, June 19.

The suspect took a bag of coins and left via a fire exit door.

No one was physically harmed in the incident.

Police investigating the robbery have released a CCTV image of the man and are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone who may have seen the suspect in the vicinity around that time.

He is described as approximately six foot tall, of slim build and wearing a blue quilted jacket with a black hooded top underneath, slim fitted jogging bottoms and white Nike Airmax 95 trainers with a grey stripe along the side of them.

Anyone with information or any relevant CCTV or doorbell camera footage is asked to contact police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1383 of 19/06.

Alternatively, members of the public can report information to police anonymously via independent charity Crimestoppers online or by calling 0800 555 111.

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