CCTV image of Brighton post office robber
Police have released CCTV images of the man they are looking for in connection with the knifepoint robbery at the WH Smith Post Office in St Georges Road, Brighton.
The suspect struck shortly after 3pm on Monday (9 October) and threatened staff with a knife before making off with about £10,000 down Birlington Street. Another man believed to be his accomplice kept watch outside the shop. No one was hurt.
Detective Sergeant Helen Paine said: "We want to hear from anyone who recognises the suspect from the CCTV image in the post office or from anyone with any information about the robbery. This was a frightening ordeal for the staff.
The suspect in the CCTV image is a white man, stocky, aged in his late 40s, with a bald head and very closely shaven hair at the sides. He was wearing a grey tracksuit and black shoes. The other man outside the shop was white, 5' 8", slim and aged about 25. He was wearing a distinctive dark red tracksuit with a white stripe down the outside of the sleeve and leg.
Any witnesses or anyone with information should contact police online or phone 101 quoting serial 846 of 09/10.