AN ARMED man raided an amusement arcade at knifepoint.

He stormed the Admiral Amusement Arcade in London Road, Brighton, and threatened a staff member with knife and demanded cash.

But he became distracted when two more members of staff appeared and he made off without taking anything.

He fled on a motorcycle in the direction of Ann Street and St Peter’s Street.

No one was hurt in the drama on Friday at 7pm.

The knifeman was white in his early twenties, about 5ft 10in, skinny with blond hair, thin eyebrows and blue/green eyes.

He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to contact Sussex Police via the eform at or call 101, quoting serial 1178 of 01/12.