Hove armed robbery suspect bailed

Posted On 08 Oct 2010 at 12:09 pm

The man suspected of holding up a Hove bookmaker’s has been released on police bail.

Sussex Police said that the 41-year-old man from Brighton had been bailed until Monday 6 December pending further inquiries.

He was arrested after a robbery at Ladbrokes in Portland Road, Hove, at 3pm on Wednesday 6 October.

Police said that a man entered the shop and threatened a member of staff with a knife who handed over cash.

The suspect was arrested shortly afterwards.

Detectives are not currently linking this incident with other recent robberies in the area.

Anyone who believes that they may have information which may help officers with their inquiries is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 6070999 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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