Man threatened with knife in Horsham

A MAN was threatened with a 6” homemade knife in Horsham on Saturday January 21.

The incident took place at 3.20am in the vicinity of Harwood Road and Comptons Lane.

Police say a man of ‘homeless’ appearance produced the weapon from a dark coloured rucksack.

He is described as white, between 20 to 30-years-of-age, 5’5”, slim build and wearing a hat with ear flaps.

No one was injured.

A spokesperson for Horsham police said: “The weapon is described as a 6” blade of a knife minus a handle but instead has been attached to a long chain.

“Police are keen to locate whoever is responsible for carrying this type of offensive weapon and causing other persons distress in public.”

Anyone with information can contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 240 21/01/12.