Witnesses sought to robbery in Forest Row

Police investigating a report of a robbery in Forest Row are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At 9.25am on Monday (13 July), the victim – a delivery driver – was approached by a man in Freshfield Bank.

The suspect is described white skinned with a slim face, 5’10”, with short dark brown hair with a side fade and was wearing grey t-shirt.

The suspect allegedly threatened the victim with a knife before taking the keys to his white Ford transit van and driving off in it.The victim was not injured.

Detective Constable Joanne Lane said: “We’re appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have been driving past the area at the time and captured dash-cam footage to please come forward and assist with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting serial 331 of 13/07