POLICE have released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to in connection with a robbery of a 15-year-old boy.

Three men wearing balaclavas were seen in West Street, Horsham, at about 5.30pm on Friday, July 15.

Police said the group approached a 15-year-old boy who was sat with a friend outside the Lynd Cross public house and Wilkinson store.

The boy was then taken around the corner towards The Gym, and his bag was taken.

One of the three suspects was described as a slim white man, 6ft 2in and was seen carrying a knife.

Members of the public who saw what happened and intervened, challenging one of them men and then helped to detain him in a nearby Waitrose store after a short chase.

The suspect was subsequently arrested by police.

Now, police are seeking to identify the other two young men in connection with the incident.

One of the young men is described as black and 5ft 2ft. The second young man is described as mixed race and 5ft 4in.

Officers have appealed for witnesses, and urged anyone who recognises the two young men, or anyone who may have seen them in the town centre on July 15, to come forward.

Information can be reported to Sussex Police online or on 101 and quote serial 1144 of 15/07.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.