Police appeal after 'armed robbery' in Horley with kitchen knives

The incident happened near the Horley and District Constitutional Club (file photo)
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Police are seeking anyone who witnessed an armed robbery in Horley. Two suspects were believed to be carrying kitchen knives when they approached a victim on Albert Road near the Constitutional Club.

On Thursday, May 23, police believe they approached a man and asked "what he had on him". He then threw his mobile phone on the floor which they picked up.

In a statement, Surrey Police said: "We are appealing for witnesses following a knife-point robbery in Horley last Thursday (23 May). The incident took place at around 9.30pm on Albert Road near the Constitutional Club.

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"Two suspects walked towards the victim carrying what were believed to be kitchen knives. They asked the victim what he had on him, and he threw his mobile phone on the floor which they picked up.

"The suspects then made their way towards the A23 before turning back on themselves and walking past the Constitutional Club. The suspects have been described as two men in their early 20s, of slim build, wearing balaclavas and dark clothing with their hoods up.

"If you have any information, dashcam or smart doorbell footage that might help our investigation, please contact us via DM @SurreyPolice quoting ref PR/45240058388."