A robber snatched cash from a man who was attempting to buy food from a service station. 

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in the BP service station in Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards on Sea, on Friday at 10pm. 

The 26-year-old victim was buying food when he was approached by the suspect who took £40 off him. No one was injured.

There is believed to be one suspect who is described as a black man, aged in his 20s, 5' 10" to 6' and of medium build.

He was wearing dark clothing and was seen leaving in a black Mercedes car.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1575 of 6/6. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.