Three 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery after a man was threatened with a knife and told to hand over cash.
Police were called to the incident in Ifield Drive just before 8pm on Sunday (May 22).
A Sussex Police spokesman said: “All three suspects were questioned and later released on bail until 19 July while enquiries continue.
“The victim, who is still to be identified, was not hurt and no money is believed to have changed hands.
“He or anyone who saw what happened is asked to phone 101, email email@example.com or speak to any police officer, quoting serial 1270 of 22/05.”
Witnesses can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)
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