Appeal after gunpoint robbery in Brighton

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Police are looking for witnesses after a man was robbed of his phone and cash in Kemp Town.

A 22-year-old man was approached in St George’s Terrace just after 12.35am on Thursday, February 23. The victim said the man had a gun, and demanded his phone and money.

The victim handed it over and the suspect made off towards Upper Bedford Street, police said.

The suspect is described as white, 6 foot, skinny and wearing black trousers, a black zip up jacket, a black beanie hat and had part of his face covered.

The victim’s mobile phone was later found in Marine Gardens and handed into the Hand in Hand pub.

Detective Constable Tom Duffy said: “We would like to speak to the person who found the victim’s phone along with any witnesses who may have seen the robbery.”

Anyone with information please report online here, with the reference 19 of 23/02.