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Witnesses sought to street robbery in Hastings

News   •   Apr 25, 2019 09:24 BST

Witnesses are still being sought to a street robbery in Hughenden Road, Hastings, at its junction with Beaconsfield Road.

It happened at around 9.15pm on Saturday, 30 March as the victim, a 19-year-old local man walking home, was approached from behind and struck on the back of his head, causing him to fall to the ground.

While there, his unknown assailant went through his pockets and stole a silver mobile phone. A white shoulder bag containing personal effects was also stolen.

The suspect then made off in an unknown direction.

Officers investigating the incident are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen what happened or who may have other relevant information.

They are asked to contact police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 1311 of 30/03. Alternatively, they can make anonymous contact with the independent charity Crimestoppers, either online or by phoning 0800 555111.

Author: Nigel Jarrett

Ref: SXP54568/2019