Teenagers arrested after robbery at knifepoint in Uckfield

Two teenage boys were arrested after a robbery and an attempted robbery, both at knifepoint, in Uckfield on Friday night.Police sign

Police said a 17-year-old boy was robbed of a wallet and cash and an attempt was made to rob an 18-year-old man in the play park area of Luxford Field, off Uckfield High Street, at 9.40pm.

A 15-year-old boy from Burgess Hill was arrested on suspicion of robbery and another 15-year-boy from Uckfield was arrested on suspicion of robbery and using threatening words and behaviour.

Both have been released on bail until November 19.

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