Police release images of knife attack at Sussex shop

Police have released CCTV photos of knife-wielding suspects robbing a Tesco Express Store at Freshwater Square in Eastbourne.

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Police appeal for witnesses after shop attack

The first suspect is described as white, aged in his 20s, 5' 8", of athletic build and was wearing a khaki coloured anorak, grey or blue jeans and white sports shoes. He had a grey woollen scarf over the lower half of his face and a distinctive blue hood over his head.

The second suspect is white 5' 8" to 5' 10", of average build with black hair and wearing similar clothes to the first suspect. Call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Garner or alternatively ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

The photos show the suspects threatening the staff. We are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen these men in the area or have any information to assist the investigation.

– Detective Inspector Gavin Patch, Sussex Police

Shop workers held at knifepoint - CCTV released

Robbery at Tesco Express in Eastbourne Credit: Sussex Police

Police have released CCTV photos of the suspects robbing a Tesco Express Store in Freshwater Square, Eastbourne, on Sunday 12th January.

Two men entered the premises just after 6am and threatened members of staff with a knife before stealing about £400 in cash and a quantity of cigarettes.

Police are hunting two suspects who threatened staff Credit: Sussex Police


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