Man in wheelchair robbed at knife-point in his home in Sussex

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A man in a wheelchair was robbed at knife-point by a woman posing as a delivery driver. 

The victim who lives in Whitehawk Road, Brighton, had agreed to take in a parcel for his neighbour. 

Picture: PA

Picture: PA

A woman came to deliver it at around 6pm on bank holiday Monday but when the victim let her into his flat she pulled out a knife and threatened the man. 

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The thug demanded that the man hand over any money he had, stealing around £600 in cash from him before leaving. 

The woman was described as around 30-years-old, white, 5’ 5”, of slim build, with dark shoulder-length hair and she was wearing knee-length black dress with a white pattern.

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If you noticed any suspicious behaviour in this area at this time or saw a woman matching this description please report online or call 101 quoting 1101 of 26/08.