VIDEO: ‘Skinny’ knifeman robs garage in Littlehampton

Police outside the garage in Littlehampton     PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150317-151009001
Police outside the garage in Littlehampton PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-150317-151009001
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A SKINNY man armed with a knife and a Lidl carrier bag robbed a garage in Littlehampton last night (Monday, March 16).

The drama took place at Cuff Miller Garage, in Horsham Road.

A man holding a knife went into the garage at about 7.40pm and demanded money from a member of staff.

He made off with £400, a police spokeswoman confirmed this afternoon.

The staff member was not hurt.

The robber is described as white, 5ft 8ins, skinny, aged between 20 and 30 and was wearing a dark jacket with a scarf over his face and carrying a Lidl carrier bag.

Detective Sergeant Debbie Birch said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have seen this man acting suspiciously in the area or making off to contact police.”

Email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101 quoting serial 1398 of 16/03.

This robbery is not connected to the series of armed robberies in Worthing, Shoreham and Lancing.

For more on the other armed robberies, click here.