Do you recognise Portslade theft suspect?

Posted On 29 Apr 2016 at 4:53 pm

An elderly woman had cash stolen while she was at a newsagents in Portslade, prompting police to release a CCTV picture of their prime suspect in the case.

Sussex Police said: “Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with the theft of cash at a newsagents in Portslade.

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“Shortly after 1pm on Friday 22 April an elderly woman was at the counter in Rishi News, in South Street, when she became distracted by a young child.

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“She later realised her purse was missing and, upon returning to the store to collect it, she discovered £60 in cash was missing.

“The suspect is described as a white man in his thirties, wearing a black hat and a striped t-shirt or jumper.”

Anyone with any information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email

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