A MAN has been arrested after a group stole a boy’s bag.
Three young men wearing balaclavas approached a 15-year-old boy with a friend outside The Lynd Cross pub and a Wilkinson branch on West Street, Horsham.
The boy was led around the corner towards The Gym and his bag was taken.
Members of the public saw what was happening and intervened, challenging one of the three men and bravely helping to detain him at a nearby Waitrose after a brief chase.
The suspect, a slim white male, 6ft 2in, was seen with a knife and arrested by police.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information, with the other two men described as slim, black, 5ft 2in and 5ft 4in respectively.
Officers have urged anyone who witnessed what happened or saw the suspects together in the city center to come forward.
Information can be obtained from Sussex Police online or on 101 quoting serial number 1144 dated 15/07. be reported.
Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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