CCTV image released after wallet stolen from dying Worthing father

Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police
Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police

Officers would like to speak to this man after a wallet was stolen from a 66-year-old man from Worthing who was suffering a cardiac arrest at Hastings railway station.

The incident happened on Saturday, August 25, at approximately 10.23pm.

Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police

Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police

The victim – David Edward Lovett, from Worthing – died on the platform despite the best efforts of paramedics.

His son described the theft as the ‘lowest of the low’ and ‘absolutely disgusting’. Read the full interview here.

In a statement, British Transport Police said: “Officers would like to speak to the man pictured in the images because they believe he may have information which could help officers investigate.

“If you recognise this man or have any information which could help our investigation, call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting 681 of 25/08/18.

“Alternatively, if you prefer, you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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