Man hands over money after demands from robbers

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A MAN handed over money to two robbers who demanded cash from him while walking towards a train station.

The victim was walking along Western Road in St Leonards towards Warrior Square station when he was approached by two men at 6.30pm on Sunday.

The men demanded money and he handed over some loose change. Although he was shaken by this incident he was not physically hurt. Both of the robbers then ran off towards the direction of Warrior Square.

A 30-year-old man from St Leonards, was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He was questioned and bailed until next Thursday, (11 October)

A 21-year-old man from Robertsbridge, was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He was questioned and bailed until Thursday, 11 October.

PC Ian Riches said: “We are keen for any witnesses to come forward who may have information.”

Any witness or anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting serial 1371 of 16/9. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.