Police appeal for witnesses after attack on teen

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on an 18-year-old man, from Bexhill, who was attacked in Sackville Road, Bexhill, on Thursday (26 June) between 5.55pm and 6.15pm.

The victim was walking along the road when a man in a Black BMW convertible pulled up alongside him and tried to sell him a watch. When the victim ran away the suspect followed him, punched him and stole his Nokia mobile phone.

There is believed to be one suspect who is described as a black man, aged 20 to 30, and of medium build with short afro hair.

Any witness or anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1336 of 26/6. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.