Efit of Portslade knifepoint robbery suspect released

Posted On 13 Mar 2010 at 10:44 am

Police have released this efit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an armed robbery at Ladbrokes betting shop in Boundary Road, Portslade.

On Monday, February 8, a man went into the shop at 6.30pm armed with a knife and demanded cash from a member of staff.

Several hundred pounds was handed over to the robber who ran off towards Portslade railway station and then headed towards New Church Road. The male staff member was unhurt.

The suspect is described as white, around 30 years old, and of large build with a distinctive tattoo on his forearm going up to his elbow.

Anyone who recognises this man, or who may have information relating to this incident, is asked to contact Sussex Police on 045 60 70 999 quoting serial 1327 of 8 February, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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