Robbery at internet and phone shop in Worthing

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery at a mobile phone and internet shop In Rowlands Road on Monday (October 15).

Two men entered the Surfs Up Communications Shop at 10am and spoke to a member of staff, requesting to look at one of the phones on display.

One of the men threatened the member of staff and brandished a metal weapon.

Both men then ran from the shop with one phone, a Samsung Galaxy, and made off on bicycles along Rowlands Road and along Byron Road.

Both suspects are described as black and in their early 20s. One male was wearing a thick grey hooded top and the other wearing a black jacket and a dark-coloured hat.

Detective Sergeant Colin O’Hare said: “Anybody with information of who committed this robbery or saw anything, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 0392 of the 15/10 or to the indepedent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”