Armed assault in Worthing town centre

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a gang robbery and assault in Worthing town centre.

A group of five people were seen with weapons in the Montague Street area between 7pm and 8pm last night.

A street robbery in Liverpool Gardens and an assault in Montague Street took place during this time. The incidents were unprovoked and the victims were not linked.

Sargeant Jo Webb described the incident as ‘unusual’.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting incident number 1550 - 22/4