Runner struggles free as robbers try to steal phone

Prolific thief is jailed for stealing in spree

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WOULD-BE robbers attacked a jogger in a park.

It happened at 5.20pm on Sunday as the runner made his way through Petworth Park, near Chichester. He was approached by two men who tried to steal his mobile phone. He managed to struggle free and raise the alarm.

The men were white, with short hair. One was in his 30s, stocky and 6ft 3in. The other was in his 20s, skinny and 5ft 9in.

Call Sussex Police on 101, e-mail or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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