Robbers with axe steal cash from security van in Hove
Robbers with axe steal cash from security van in Hove

A man has suffered a fractured jaw after an assault in Worthing.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking towards his van with a friend around 9.30am on Friday (November, 2).

As he reached the vehicle, which was parked in Cross Street, he was approached by another man.

A verbal and physical altercation occurred and the victim was taken to hospital with a fractured jaw and broken tooth.

The suspect was described as an Asian man, in his mid-20s, with a short beard and short dark hair.

He was wearing a khaki green hooded top, dark jeans and trainers.

A 25-year-old man from Worthing was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm.

He was released under investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to report it online here or call 101, quoting reference 290 of 02/11.