Flat robbery at knife point ends in getaway crash and loot thrown into bush

Police officers arrested two men after the spree

Police officers arrested two men after the spree

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Two men forced their way into a flat, robbed the occupant at knife point and crashed their getaway vehicle into a parked car before throwing their loot into a bush.

Their opportunistic spree started when a man opened the door of his flat in Western Road, St Leonards, to a friend on Bank Holiday Monday just after 6pm.

As the friend was coming in, the two men barged their way in as well and threatened the pair with a knife.

The flat occupier suffered a cut to his face.

The robbers demanded money from the men before stealing a laptop, XBox, mobile phone and iPod.

Police say they ran off and got into a car before driving in-land, where they crashed into a parked car in North Road.

They were seen leaving the car by members of the public and were found in a nearby street, where they were arrested.

The stolen items were found in a hedge nearby and recovered.

Two men aged 31 and 24 have been arrested after the incident and remain in custody.

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10:01pm Tue 26 Aug 14

ok,jared says...


Were CCTV cameras used?
Result!! Were CCTV cameras used? ok,jared
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1:05pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Joshiman says...

Morons!!! Joshiman
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