A BOY was robbed at knifepoint by a masked man while walking with a friend in a park.

The 15-year-old was at at fishing lake in Alexandra Park, Hastings on September 4 at 7pm.

A robber brandished a knife and demanded he hand over his belongings.

The victim was left shaken by the incident.

A small amount of cash was taken but he was not hurt.

The suspect was 6ft tall and wore a black puffer jacket with the hood up, black jogging bottoms and a black balaclava covering his face.

Police have appealed for witnesses. Anyone with information can call 101 or report on the Sussex Police website, quoting 1264 of 04/09.

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