Crawley knife-point robber still a wanted man

An e-fit of the man police are looking for

An e-fit of the man police are looking for

First published in News

A knife-point robber remains at large.

Now, Sussex Police has compiled an e-fit image of the man they are looking for.

Shortly before 3pm on Tuesday, May 13, this year, a newsagents in Southgate Parade in Crawley was robbed.

Police say a man came into the shop, threatened a shop worker with a knife and demanded money.

A quantity of money was handed over.

A shop worker received stab wounds to his hand and bottom as he tried to get the man out of the shop.

He was taken to East Surrey Hospital to be treated for his injuries which were not believed to be life threatening.

Detective Constable Kai Murray said: "The suspect is described as being about 30-years-old, just under 6ft, having brown hair and tanned with a scarf round the bottom half of his face, which is believed to have slipped during the struggle.

"We believe the suspect left with his hood up in the direction of Collier Row."

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information.

Email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 816 of 13/5.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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5:14am Thu 21 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

......Detective Constable Kai Murray said: "The suspect is described as being about 30-years-old, just under 6ft, having brown hair and tanned with a scarf round the bottom half of his face, which is believed to have slipped during the struggle.

"We believe the suspect left with his hood up in the direction of Collier Row."

FIRST! I do not see ANY scarf in this e-fit...and secondly...which direction was his hood pointing in?


Is it me or does he resemble Peter James, creator of the Inspector Roy Grace detective series of novels? James has written 26 novels, including the International best-selling crime thriller series featuring Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, which have sold 14 million copies worldwide and have given him seven consecutive UK Sunday Times number ones, as well as number ones in Germany, France, Russia and Canada, and he is also a New York Times best-seller. James's books have been translated into 36 languages. In the UK and US they are published by Macmillan Publishers. In 1994 Penguin Books published his novel Host on two floppy discs (in addition to conventional print formats) as The World's First Electronic Novel, a copy of which is now in the Science Museum. James has written supernatural thrillers, spy fiction, science-based thrillers, a children's novel, and the novella The Perfect Murder which was 15 weeks at number one on iBooks, and 45 weeks in their top 10. The Perfect Murder is now a smash-hit stage play adapted by Shaun McKenna starting the second leg of its 26-week UK tour in September 2014. His first Roy Grace novel, 'Dead Simple' is currently in development as a movie and it has also been adapted for the stage by Shaun McKenna, starting a 26-week run in the UK on 15 January 2015. He has served two consecutive terms as chairman of the UK Crime Writers Association, and is Overseas Vice-President of International Thriller Writers in the USA. He is currently the Restaurant Critic for Absolute Brighton!.
WHY ARE WE NOT BEING TOLD?
......Detective Constable Kai Murray said: "The suspect is described as being about 30-years-old, just under 6ft, having brown hair and tanned with a scarf round the bottom half of his face, which is believed to have slipped during the struggle. "We believe the suspect left with his hood up in the direction of Collier Row." FIRST! I do not see ANY scarf in this e-fit...and secondly...which direction was his hood pointing in? Is it me or does he resemble Peter James, creator of the Inspector Roy Grace detective series of novels? James has written 26 novels, including the International best-selling crime thriller series featuring Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, which have sold 14 million copies worldwide and have given him seven consecutive UK Sunday Times number ones, as well as number ones in Germany, France, Russia and Canada, and he is also a New York Times best-seller. James's books have been translated into 36 languages. In the UK and US they are published by Macmillan Publishers. In 1994 Penguin Books published his novel Host on two floppy discs (in addition to conventional print formats) as The World's First Electronic Novel, a copy of which is now in the Science Museum.[2] James has written supernatural thrillers, spy fiction, science-based thrillers, a children's novel, and the novella The Perfect Murder which was 15 weeks at number one on iBooks, and 45 weeks in their top 10. The Perfect Murder is now a smash-hit stage play adapted by Shaun McKenna starting the second leg of its 26-week UK tour in September 2014. His first Roy Grace novel, 'Dead Simple' is currently in development as a movie and it has also been adapted for the stage by Shaun McKenna, starting a 26-week run in the UK on 15 January 2015. He has served two consecutive terms as chairman of the UK Crime Writers Association, and is Overseas Vice-President of International Thriller Writers in the USA. He is currently the Restaurant Critic for Absolute Brighton!. WHY ARE WE NOT BEING TOLD? Valentinian
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