Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a security guard at Boots in North Street, Chichester on Thursday, October 6.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of assault, but enquiries are ongoing, a police spokesperson said.
According to police, the victim was trying to detain three suspects for a theft from Boots when the assault took place at 2pm.
The security officer received minor injuries during the assault, police added.
A 40-year-old man from West Drayton, Greater London, and a 18-year-old man of no fixed address have both been arrested on suspicion of assault, theft and resisting arrest.
A 31-year-old woman from Uxbridge, Hillingdon, London, was arrested on suspicion of theft and resisting arrest.
All three suspects have been released on bail until November 2.
PC Michelle Denyer said: “If anyone saw this incident please get in touch with us.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 101 quoting serial 799 of 06/10.
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