Bucket-carrying girl robs Spanish student in Worthing underpass

A GIRL put a plastic bucket over a 13-year-old Spanish student’s head and took her mobile phone before demanding money to return it.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which saw the victim hand over £10, before the suspect ran off.

It happened as the girl walked along the pathway underneath Teville Gate car park, towards Broadwater Bridge, at about 7.30pm on Saturday (August 23).

The suspect is described as white, aged about 16 with fair shoulder length wavy hair.

She had a pale complexion, was thin and was wearing a blue and purple short sleeved t-shirt style top, black jeans and black converse style shoes.

She was in a group of five girls and two boys. A man walked past while the incident was happening but did not stop to offer assistance.

Anyone with information should contact police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101 quoting serial 1577 of 23/08