Appeal for witnesses after Horsham Park Robbery

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in a Horsham park.

A 21-year-old man was attacked by two men as he walked near to the car park at the Springfield Road entrance of Horsham Park at around 8pm on Monday August 1.

The victim was punched and pinned to the ground by one of the offenders while the second offender stole money and a mobile phone from his pockets.

Christopher Durkee, 26, of Stane Street, Ockley, Dorking, and Aaron Vincent, 39, of Wimblehurst Road, Horsham, were arrested and have been charged with robbery and appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday August 3 where they were remanded in custody until October 21.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and may have information which will assist in the investigation is asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 1899 of 1/8 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.