Home owner 'frightened' after doorstep attack by two men

POLICE are seeking witnesses to an 'unpleasant and frightening' assault in West Sussex.

Tuesday, 26th May 2020, 8:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th May 2020, 11:08 am

According to Sussex Police, at around 9pm on Thursday, May 14, two men knocked on the door of a property in Bushby Close, Sompting, and assaulted the victim and damaged their property.

Just prior to this, a vehicle parked nearby belonging to the occupant was damaged as well as an electrical box.

PC David Slade said: ‘This was a unpleasant and frightening situation for the victim and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to come forward and assist with our investigation.

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Police are appealing for information

‘The first suspect is described as white, aged in his 40s, around 5'8'', wearing mainly dark clothing and had a fair-coloured beard.

‘The second suspect is described as white, also aged in his 40s and was wearing a light colour hooded sweatshirt.’

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 1362 of 14/05.

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