A MAN stole £200 from a Co-Op after he threatened staff with a chisel.

Police have released CCTV images of the man sought in connection with the robbery in Eastbourne.

At about 10.52pm on Friday, a man entered the supermarket in Beatty Road brandishing a weapon and demand money from staff.

The suspect is described as white, about 5ft 10in, of athletic or muscular build

He had stubble or a short beard, a shaven head to the back and sides, and a distinctive tattoo on the right hand side of his neck which appears to be three symbols or words.

Anyone with information about the incident, is asked to report it online or call 101 quoting serial 1504 of 19/04.

Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.