Sompting shop cordoned off after blood found on cashpoint

Police are appealing for witnesses after blood was found on the cashpoint and pavement outside a Sompting shop.

Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 1:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 1:38 pm
The Co-op in Test Road, Sompting. Picture: Google street view
The Co-op in Test Road, Sompting. Picture: Google street view

Officers arrived at the Co-Op store in Test Road after being alerted by a member of the public at around 7.15am this morning (Tuesday, January 31), police said.

Detective Sergeant Alex Lowe said: “We have cordoned off the area while our investigation continues.

“We have already carried out house to house enquiries and have undertaken an extensive search of the immediate area.

“At this stage we are still trying to establish how the blood got there.

“We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened or who may have knowledge of what occurred.”

Any witnesses, call 101 quoting reference 162 of 31/01 or email [email protected]

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