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Man robbed of cycle in St Leonards

Alert message sent 25/04/2018 15:10:00

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on an-18-year old local man who was attacked in Brittany Road, St Leonards at 11.30pm on Friday 20 April. He was waiting for a friend. 

He was approached by another man who demanded the cycle he was riding and then grabbed him in a headlock, threw him off and rode off on the cycle, a Carrera Vendetta in grey/silver with green front forks

The victim was shaken but unhurt.

The suspect is described as white, in his late twenties, 5'6", of slim build, with short mousy hair combed to the side, tattoos on the right side of his neck and down his right forearm. He was wearing a grey jumper with the hood up, blue Nike jeans and blue/black trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police by calling 101, quoting serial 15 of 20/04. 

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 


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