DETECTIVES have released footage of a "terrifying" armed robbery on a supermarket.

The incident at Tesco Express in Shoreham took place at 6.30am on Friday, May 15 in Upper Shoreham Road.

A store worker was threatened by a man carrying a silver handgun before cash was taken.

The suspect then ran off down Eastern Avenue.

Now police have released CCTV of the shocking incident.

Detective Sergeant Andy Ricks said: “This was a terrifying incident and we are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man in the CCTV.

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"I am hoping that someone may recognise the distinctive beanie hat or the green jacket worn by the suspect.

“If you can help us in any way with our enquiries, please report online or call 101 quoting Operation Stafford.”

Two men, aged 30 and 38, from Shoreham, were both arrested on suspicion of robbery and have been released on bail until June 12.

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