Gang rob Brighton men at gunpoint – for a wallet

Posted On 14 Dec 2015 at 9:28 am

Two men have been attacked at gun point and robbed of a wallet in a Brighton street.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the robbery in Eastern Road, Brighton, near the junction with Rock Street shortly before 1am on Sunday (13 December).

The two victims, local men aged 21 and 23 were walking east along Eastern Road when they were approached by a four men,

One of the suspects pulled out what is described as a small black hand gun, pointed it at the victims, threatened them and demanded they hand over everything they had.

They took a wallet belonging to one of the victims, and ran to a small blue four-door car, possibly a VW or Vauxhall saloon, which drove off away.

No shots were fired and the victims were shaken but unhurt.

Two of the suspects were described as black, one as white and one as of mixed race. They were all aged in their mid to late teens and were wearing dark clothes and hooded tops.

Detective Sergeant Cheryl Lewendon said; “If you saw what happened or have any other informatiion please contact us via 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101, quoting serial 66 of 13/12.

“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-org.uk.”

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