Man stabbed during robbery in Brighton
A woman has been arrested after a shop assistant was stabbed during a robbery in Brighton.
The 23-year-old man suffered a superficial wound to the chest during the raid at Happy Shopper in Upper Bevendean Avenue on Tuesday.
Sussex Police said a man, who stabbed the assistant and stole cash, fled the shop with a woman who entered the store while the robbery was taking place.
Officers arrested a woman on suspicion of robbery on Wednesday.
She is expected to be questioned later.
The victim was treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton following the incident.
Det Con Richard Mackenzie said: "Officers were quick to respond to emergency calls and were able to offer support to the victim.
"Police are currently viewing CCTV, conducting house-to-house inquiries and forensic examinations of the scene.
"We are still in the early stages of the investigation and are still to obtain a full statement from the victim."
The man with the knife was described as black, 5ft 8in tall, of stocky build and with a black eye.
The woman was said to be 5ft 6in tall, of medium build, with freckles and red hair which was tied back in a ponytail.