Man armed with knife breaks into Bognor flat

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A burglar armed with a knife targeted a flat in Victoria Drive, Bognor on Thursday, February 23, according to police.

The victim was asleep in bed when a downstairs window was smashed and a man walked into the bedroom holding a knife, police said.

He walked through the property before returning to the bedroom and stealing £30 cash and left through the broken window, according to police. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect has been described by police as around 6ft, between 20-30 years of age with dark hair and wearing dark clothing with a red handkerchief over his face.

Police said a 26-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and released on bail until April 5 pending further enquiries.

Investigator Tom Carpenter said: “We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and who saw or heard anything suspicious.

“Witnesses can report online quoting reference 38 of 23/02.”

You can report online here https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/

Alternatively you can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101.

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