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Police release e-fit of distraction burglary suspect

Credit: Sussex Police

Police have released an e-fit of a man they're looking for in connection with a robbery in Hastings.

At around 4pm on Tuesday 20th June, a man claiming to be from the water board tricked his way into a house in Cambridge Road. He distracted the occupants – an elderly couple – and made off with cash.

The suspect is described as:

  • White man of European appearance
  • Aged between 40 and 50
  • Around 5’9” and of stocky build
  • Greying hair
  • Spoke with a local accent.

Officers are asking anyone with any information to report it online quoting serial 1012 of 20/06.