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Store robbed at knifepoint in Ifield Green, Crawley

Police are appealing for witnesses to a knife point robbery in Crawley.

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A man entered Ifield Green Stores in Ifield Green, Crawley around 6pm on Thursday (May 31) and threatened a shop worker.

The worker handed over a small quantity of cash, cigarettes and alcohol and the suspect fled.

Officers attended the scene and conducted an area search but the suspect was not found.

The suspect was described around 5’ 6”, wearing a dark hooded top with a zip-up jacket over the top, grey jeans, black gloves and his face covered.

Anyone with information is asked to report online or by calling 101 quoting 1181 of 30/05.

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Betting shop robbed at knifepoint in Southgate, Crawley

Sussex Police are investigating a knife point robbery in Crawley and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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A man entered a betting shop in Southgate Parade, Crawley around 10.05am on Wednesday (June 5).

He threatened the staff worker and demanded money from the till before fleeing the scene.

Officers attended the premises and conducted an area search but the suspect was not found.

Sussex Police say that all lines of enquiry will be investigated.

Chief Inspector Rosie Ross said:

“All lines of enquiry connected to this incident will be investigated.

“Engagement with the communities is vital and we will continue to educate members of the public about the dangers and consequences of carrying a knife.

“Our message to those who carry a knife or thinking of carrying a knife is that it does not protect you and could actually make you more vulnerable and in danger of serious harm.”

Anyone with information is asked to report online or call 101 quoting 351 of 05/06.

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