A 41-YEAR-OLD man from East Wittering was arrested in connection with a theft in the village yesterday (August 21).
Police said they were called yesterday at 12.40pm, after an 87-year-old woman from West Wittering was mugged.
She was drawing money out of a cash point when a man grabbed the cash and ran.
Members of the public stopped the man and detained him until they police arrived and arrested him.
A Sussex Police spokesman said a man remains under arrest while enquiries continue.