A man has been arrested following a suspected armed robbery at a pub in Crawley.
Police were called to The Swan pub in Horsham Road just after 1pm today (August 3).
A Sussex Police spokesman said: “A man went into the pub and demanded money from the till and threatened bar staff with what was believed to be a gun.
“He managed to get away with some cash and ran away. Officers attended and within half an hour arrested a man nearby.
“A 29-year-old from Crawley has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and remains in custody.”
Detective Inspector Jon Robeson added: “We are keen to speak to anyone who saw a man running away from the pub shortly after 1.10pm on Thursday.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police online or on 101 quoting serial 618 of 03/08.
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