Man knocked unconscious in Littlehampton robbery


POLICE are seeking witnesses to the robbery of a man in broad daylight in Littlehampton yesterday (Thursday, April 10).

Just before 3.30pm, the 38-year old man from Oxfordshire returned to his parked van in Wick Street, Littlehampton, having just collected cash for payment of a fish delivery at the fish and chip ship in the same street.

As he reached his van he was struck on the head from behind and the £479 cash in an envelope was taken from him by an unknown person or persons.

The man was briefly unconscious and was taken to Worthing Hospital to be treated for his injury.

He was discharged later the same day.

Detective Constable Andy Hobden said: “If you were in or around Wick Street on Thursday afternoon and saw what happened please call right away on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn,police.ukquoting serial 997 of 10/4. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”