A ROBBER threatened staff at a newsagent and stole hundreds of pounds cash.

At 7.30am on Saturday the man entered Martin's Newsagents in Southgate Parade, Crawley.

He threatened staff and took £700 cash from behind the counter.

No weapons were seen and nobody was hurt.

The man was described as wearing a large green jacket with the hood pulled up.

Detective Constable Melanie Pyle said: "We are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen suspicious activity around the shop or who may have been in the shop at that time.

"If you can help please contact us online or call 101, quoting serial 323 of 06/10."

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