Middleton newsagents is robbed at knife point

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Police have appealed for witnesses after staff were threatened with a knife during a robbery in Middleton.

A man entered Peters Newsagents, in Middleton Road about 5.35pm on Saturday, July 30.

Armed with a knife, he demanded money from staff. He took £2,000 and ran off.

The staff were shaken but unhurt.

The man is described as white, around 5ft 6ins with a tanned complexion wearing a grey hooded top and dark glasses with dark tinted lenses.

Anyone who was present at the time, has seen the man matching the description, or has any information is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Huntley, or call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.