BREAKING NEWS: Knife point robbery in Petworth

Police have released this image of the knife point robbery in Petworth SUS-141216-132742001
Police have released this image of the knife point robbery in Petworth SUS-141216-132742001

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a knife point robbery at a garage in Petworth last night (December 15).

At around 7.45pm on Monday at The Flower Bowl Garage in London Road, a man walked into the garage with a knife. He threatened the member of staff on duty and forced him to hand over a substantial amount of cash.

Detective Sergeant Jo French said: “Thankfully no one was injured in the robbery. The man is described as wearing dark clothes with his face covered, carrying a pale blue rucksack.

“This is an unusual incident for this area and we believe several vehicles drove past the garage around the time we are keen to trace these people as witnesses.”

If anyone has information or saw what happened please contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1432 of 15/12.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.