Callous Bexhill thieves steal life-saving equipment

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a defibrillator from Western Road, Bexhill, on July 17.

A G3 defibrillator worth £850, made by Cardio Science and used to help resuscitate victims of heart attacks, was removed from a wall outside the Co-op just past midnight.

There are believed to be three suspects.

The first is a white man, aged 25-35, of average build and with short dark hair. He was wearing grey jogging bottoms with white writing up the entire length of the right leg, a dark coloured v-neck t-shirt with contrasting light trim around neck and sleeve hem, light trainers carrying a jumper over his left shoulder. He also had a tattoo on his right forearm.

The second suspect is described as a white woman, aged 25-35, of slim build and with short dark hair brushed to one side. She was wearing shorts and trainers.

The third suspect is a white man, aged 25-35, of average build. He was wearing dark trousers and a dark-coloured hooded top. He had short dark receding hair.

Any witness or anyone with information is asked to email or phone 101, quoting serial 0674 of 17/7.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.