Sussex Police: Armed robber raids Hove off-licence

An armed robber has escaped with £170 in cash and cigarettes after raiding a Hove off-licence.

Sussex Police said a man went into York House Wines in Richardson Road on Friday evening and jumped over the counter and produced a knife.

He threatened the staff member before taking the money and cigarettes and ran off.

Det Insp Miles Ockwell said the man behind the counter was shaken but unhurt. No customers were present.

He urged anyone with information to contact the force.

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