Fourth man sought over Gorringes antique cup theft

CCTV image The man being sought is thought to have been part of the gang who tried to steal an antique cup

A fourth person thought to have been involved in the theft of a wooden antique cup from an auction house in East Sussex is being sought by police.

A CCTV image has been released of the man entering Gorringes in North Street, Lewes, on Friday morning.

Officers were called to the auction house at about 10:50 GMT after a youth vaulted a counter and stole the cup.

Two 17-year-old boys from London and a 32-year-old man from Kent were arrested at the scene and charged with robbery.

The man being sought is described as white, with dark short hair. He was wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans and black trainers.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Sussex



7 °C 6 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.