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Armed robbery as gun wielding man makes off with cash

The Argus: Photo by Craig Dacey, 18. Photo by Craig Dacey, 18.

A man wearing a crash helmet robbed a newsagents with a gun.

The man entered Maxted News and Food in Worthing Road, Rustington, carrying a firearm and demanding money from the till at 5.20pm yesterday evening. 

He made off on foot with cash.

Police are investigating and the man is described as 5 ft 10in  to 6ft and in addition to the crash helmet was wearing a blue hooded top.

Detective Sergeant Colin O'Hare, of West Sussex CID, said: "Incidents like this are rare, and while staff were shaken no one was injured during this incident.

"Anyone who saw what happened or noticed anything suspicious in the area is asked to get in touch as soon as possible. They should phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, quoting serial 1213 of 14/5."

Alternatively, anyone with information can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555111.

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9:59am Thu 15 May 14

edgelow says...

This bears remarkable similarities to how most MP's earn their salaries.... only they don't have to produce a gun and run off with the proceeds
This bears remarkable similarities to how most MP's earn their salaries.... only they don't have to produce a gun and run off with the proceeds edgelow
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6:22pm Fri 16 May 14

Mr chock says...

edgelow wrote:
This bears remarkable similarities to how most MP's earn their salaries.... only they don't have to produce a gun and run off with the proceeds
maybe soon mr Farage will have to carry a gun WOw so many angry people think his a fascist . i am not voting for Greens this may elections but i am now wondering if i should vote UKIP or the other edl party
[quote][p][bold]edgelow[/bold] wrote: This bears remarkable similarities to how most MP's earn their salaries.... only they don't have to produce a gun and run off with the proceeds[/p][/quote]maybe soon mr Farage will have to carry a gun WOw so many angry people think his a fascist . i am not voting for Greens this may elections but i am now wondering if i should vote UKIP or the other edl party Mr chock
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