Brighton Sainsbury’s robbed at knifepoint

Posted On 09 Nov 2020 at 3:11 pm


Two men wearing motorcycle helmets held up a Sainsbury’s at knifepoint on Saturday.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the robbery at the the Sainsbury’s in Carden Avenue, Brighton.

The pair entered the store at 9:30pm and demanded cash from the tills.

One of them was in possession of a knife, and they made off with a small amount of cash.

They approached the store from the direction of Carden Crescent and after the offence they left on foot, travelling back in the direction of Carden Crescent.

A member of staff was left very shaken but unhurt.

Anyone who saw the robbery or has information can report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1432 of 07/11.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online.

  1. Christopher Hawtree Reply

    Shocking. All the more reason for customers to pay by contactless.

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