A 40-year-old Chichester man was arrested in connection with a knife-point robbery in Selsey, but was released on bail.
Police are appealing for witnesses of the robbery on Friday (March 1), when two men entered the Selsey Tyre and Battery Centre, High Street, at 5.50pm, just as the victim was locking up for the day.
Police said they threatened him with a knife and stole cash, keys and a mobile phone.
The victim suffered a minor cut and was badly shaken by his ordeal.
A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “A 40-year-old Chichester man was arrested on suspicion of robbery on Monday (March 4), and has been released on bail until April 8.”
Witnesses or anyone with information, should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1309 of 1/03.