REGIONAL: Wallet stolen from dying man as he was having a fatal heart attack

Police want to speak to this man after a wallet was stolen from a 66-year-old man suffering a cardiac arrest at Hastings railway station.

Wednesday, 5th September 2018, 3:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th September 2018, 5:48 am
Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police

The incident happened on Tuesday, August 28, at approximately 10.23pm.

The victim '“ David Edward Lovett, from Worthing '“ died on the platform despite the best efforts of paramedics.

In an interview with the Hastings and St Leonards Observer his son described the theft as the '˜lowest of the low' and '˜absolutely disgusting'. 

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Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by British Transport Police

In a statement, British Transport Police said: '˜Officers would like to speak to the man pictured in the images because they believe he may have information which could help officers investigate.

'˜If you recognise this man or have any information which could help our investigation, call 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting 681 of 25/08/18.

'˜Alternatively, if you prefer, you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.'