A man tried to rob McColls Convenience Store in Heene Road, Worthing with a handgun on Saturday February 1st. Police are appealing for witnesses.
The would-be robber went into the store at 3.40 pm and threatened staff before demanding cash from the till. When he was thwarted by staff he ran off empty-handed out of the shop before getting on a bike.
No one was hurt. The suspect was described as wearing a black jacket, beige combat trousers and he made off on a black BMX bike with green stickers on.
Anyone who has any information should contact police on 101 or email: email@example.com quoting serial 0955 of February 1st.