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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101.
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