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Body at Beachy Head believed that of missing Surrey man

Body at Beachy Head believed that of missing Surrey man

20 September 2014


The following Release is issued on behalf of Surrey Police;   A body has been found in the search for a missing man from the Ewell area. The body of a man was found around 12pm today (Saturday, 20 September) at...

CCTV image released of missing Surrey man believed to be in Sussex

CCTV image released of missing Surrey man believed to be in Sussex

19 September 2014


RELEASED ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE Officers wishing to locate missing Desmond Carr from Ewell are releasing an image caught on CCTV as part of their investigation to locate him. Desmond was seen on platform 13 at ...

CCTV image released after theft from Hastings jewellers

CCTV image released after theft from Hastings jewellers

19 September 2014


A £1200 wedding ring was stolen from a jewellers in Hastings on Thursday morning (18 September).   A man went into H Samuel in Kings Walk, Priory Meadow, Hastings, at 11.45am and asked to look at an ...

Man robbed on way home in Brighton

Man robbed on way home in Brighton

19 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old was robbed by a man who offered to share a taxi with him in Brighton. The victim left the Market Diner and began walking towards Pavilion Gardens in the early h...

Concern for missing man in west Sussex

Concern for missing man in west Sussex

19 September 2014


Police are searching for 31-year old Oliver Ryan, who has not been seen since he ran off from two carers while visiting Worthing town centre shortly before midday on Thursday (18 September).   Oliver, who is whi...

Operation Magpie: Serial St Leonards burglar jailed for four years

Operation Magpie: Serial St Leonards burglar jailed for four years

19 September 2014


A serial burglar has been jailed for four years after detectives proved he had returned to a life of crime. Gregory Charles already had 12 convictions for burglary and seven convictions for handling stolen goods whe...

Lorry and van collide near Sedlescombe

Lorry and van collide near Sedlescombe

19 September 2014


Police have closed a number of roads near Sedlescombe after a serious collision. A van and a lorry collided close to the junction of the A21 and Marley Lane at about 1.15pm today (Friday 19 September). A number of ...

Scheme to support vulnerable in villages is launched

Scheme to support vulnerable in villages is launched

19 September 2014


Officers helped launch a scheme to help elderly person in villages in West Sussex.   Local officers from the Horsham Neighbourhood Policing Team attended the launch of The Link Visiting Scheme in Upper Beeding, ...

Hastings police and street pastors sign new agreement

Hastings police and street pastors sign new agreement

19 September 2014


Hastings Neighbourhood Police Team Inspector Chris Veale, Angela Scarlett, Chair of Street Pastor's Trustees and Martin West Co-ordinator of Street Pastors met on Wednesday (17 September) at Hastings police station t...

Man exposed himself to schoolgirl in St Leonards

Man exposed himself to schoolgirl in St Leonards

19 September 2014


Police are hoping someone can identify this man who exposed himself in St. Leonards. At around 5pm on Friday, 12th September, a 13-year-old girl was walking up Cross Street, St Leonards, when her attention was drawn...

Police hoping to trace owner of a bike in Eastbourne

Police hoping to trace owner of a bike in Eastbourne

19 September 2014


Police are hoping to trace the owner of the a bike they believed to have been stolen. Police arrested a 14-year-old boy who saw seen acting suspiciously in the Kings Drive area and was arrested a short while later w...

Hastings social club burgled

Hastings social club burgled

19 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into a social club in Hastings and stole hundreds of pounds in cash. Between 2am and 7am on Tuesday (16 September) Elphinstone Sports and Social Club in Elphins...

Appeal for witnesses to argument in Bognor

Appeal for witnesses to argument in Bognor

19 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an argument in Bognor town centre on Saturday (September 13). An argument broke out between a man and a woman at about 10pm when they were in a black Peugeot 307 parked outside ...

Burglary at home in St Leonards

Burglary at home in St Leonards

19 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a home in St Leonards was broken into during the daytime. Between 7.45am and 5pm on Wednesday (17 September) a house in Sedlescombe Road North, the A21, was burgled while the...

Man charged after climbing onto Brighton rooftop

Man charged after climbing onto Brighton rooftop

19 September 2014


A man has been charged after climbing onto a roof in Brighton on Thursday afternoon (September 18). Jordan Rudwick, 19, unemployed from North Road, Brighton has been charged with assault, wasting police time and fai...

UPDATED: Missing Ewell man could be in Sussex

UPDATED: Missing Ewell man could be in Sussex

19 September 2014


Surrey Police is growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a man in his 50s missing from Ewell. Concerns for 55-year-old Desmond Carr were reported to police at around 5pm on Thursday, September 18 by a memb...

Man arrested after climbing onto Brighton rooftop

Man arrested after climbing onto Brighton rooftop

18 September 2014


A teenager is being questioned by police after he climbed onto the roof of a Brighton building and forced the closure of a busy road. The 19-year-old scaled a building between Spring Street and Dean Street at about ...

Teenage girl attacked and robbed in Crawley

Teenage girl attacked and robbed in Crawley

18 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was attacked and robbed in Crawley. The 16-year-old victim, from Horley, was approached by a man who asked her for the time in Langley Walk between 5pm and 5.3...

Gold jewellery stolen in two burglaries in two days in Horsham

Gold jewellery stolen in two burglaries in two days in Horsham

18 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two homes in the Horsham district were broken into in two days and a large amount of jewellery was stolen. The first burglary happened between 11.30am and 12.55pm on Tuesday ...

Three arrested after Hastings street robbery

Three arrested after Hastings street robbery

18 September 2014


Three men were arrested on suspicion of robbery minutes after a man had his wallet stolen at knifepoint in Hastings.    At 6.30pm on Tuesday 17 September the 67-year old local man was sitting on a pa...

Police seek witness to Brighton seafront incidents

Police seek witness to Brighton seafront incidents

18 September 2014


Police are trying to contact a man who may have been a witness to two incidents in Kings Road, Brighton, opposite the Mercure Hotel earlier in September. On Monday 8 September at around 2am, and again on Wednesday 1...

Woman imprisoned for false allegation of threats to kill in Rye

Woman imprisoned for false allegation of threats to kill in Rye

18 September 2014


A Kent woman has been sent to prison for making a false allegation that her partner threatened to kill her in Rye, East Sussex. Emily Checksfield, 41, of Owen Square, Deal, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Monday (...

Police donation to Mile Oak Wanderers youth football club

Police donation to Mile Oak Wanderers youth football club

18 September 2014


Sussex Police has donated £200 to Mile Oak Wanderers FC who are based in Portslade. This donation will go towards the purchasing of some much needed new training footballs for the club.   Stuart Berry, Vice Chai...

Driver seriously hurt in Nutley crash

Driver seriously hurt in Nutley crash

18 September 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a collision on the A22 at Nutley.   At 5pm on Wednesday (17 September) two cars collided on the A22 Horney Common Road near to the Lampool Roundabout, Nutley..   A Rover 100 ...

Distinctive jewellery stolen in St Leonards

Distinctive jewellery stolen in St Leonards

17 September 2014


Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen this jewellery which was stolen in a burglary in St Leonards on Sunday (14 September).   The intruders broke into a house in Blackman Avenue sometime between 3p...

Theft from schoolgirl in Hastings town centre

Theft from schoolgirl in Hastings town centre

17 September 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a theft from a schoolgirl in the Priory Meadows shopping centre, Hastings, as she was walking to catch a bus.   The incident occurred between 7.30am and 8.12am on Monday, 8 Sept...

Junior Neighbourhood Watch comes to Eastbourne

Junior Neighbourhood Watch comes to Eastbourne

17 September 2014


Eastbourne Police, Eastbourne Neighbourhood Watch and Ocklynge School are working in partnership to bring Junior Neighbourhood Watch to Eastbourne.  The scheme will be piloted at Ocklynge School with 16 children...

Man interviewed over Brighton Council Housing Dept fraud investigation

Man interviewed over Brighton Council Housing Dept fraud investigation

17 September 2014


Detectives investigating allegations of fraud at Brighton and Hove City Council Housing Department have today, Wednesday (17 September) interviewed under caution a 53-year old Hove man, by appointment, ...

Police and clubs work to tackle rise in fake and stolen ID

Police and clubs work to tackle rise in fake and stolen ID

17 September 2014


Police are working with bars and nightclubs to try to tackle the problem of children using fake or stolen ID to buy drink. Door staff have noticed a surge in the number of under-18s trying to smuggle their way into ...

Games consoles stolen in Hastings burglary

Games consoles stolen in Hastings burglary

17 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Malvern Way, Hastings, between 5pm and 9pm on Friday, 12 September. Stolen from the address were a Playstation 3 and a Wii Games Console Any witness...

Hybrid bike stolen in St Leonards-on-Sea

Hybrid bike stolen in St Leonards-on-Sea

17 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Caple Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea, between 8pm Thursday (11 September) and 8am on Friday (12 September) Burglars broke into a garage at the ...

Appeal for witnesses to West Wittering burglary

Appeal for witnesses to West Wittering burglary

17 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Tamarisk walk, West Wittering, between 8.30am and 9.30am on Saturday, 6 September. A handbag and a wallet which were stolen were later found nea...

Woman assaulted in Rye pub

Woman assaulted in Rye pub

17 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a woman in a public house in Rye.   The woman was having a drink in The Bedford Arms in Fishmarket Road on 31 August when she was assaulted. She suffered min...

Boy's disability trike stolen in St Leonards

Boy's disability trike stolen in St Leonards

17 September 2014


Thieves have stolen a specially made trike which belongs to a disabled boy in St Leonards.   The bespoke red trike was taken from the boot of a silver Ford Galaxy in Salisbury Road, St Leonards, sometime betwe...

Reward offered in search for man over Sussex burglaries

Reward offered in search for man over Sussex burglaries

17 September 2014


Sussex Police has increased its reward to £2500 in a bid to find 38-year old Simon Peter Knights, wanted for interview in relation to several house burglaries.   They believe that he is travellin...

Circus props stolen from container in Southwick

Circus props stolen from container in Southwick

17 September 2014


Police are seeking thieves who stole circus equipment from a container on a Southwick site.   At about 9pm on Thursday 4 September the container in Grange Road, Southwick, outside the owners premises, Odd...

Weapons haul found in Brighton flat

Weapons haul found in Brighton flat

17 September 2014


Police officers found more than they were expecting when they carried out a drugs warrant at a flat in Viaduct Road, Brighton. Officers recovered a quantity of what is believed to be cannabis and a 44-year...

Darren Burdfield, wanted HMP Ford prisoner, now in custody for recall to prison

Darren Burdfield, wanted HMP Ford prisoner, now in custody for recall to prison

17 September 2014


Darren Burdfield, who had been sought since last Friday (5 September) after being recalled to Ford Prison following a domestic incident in Worthing at an address where he had been staying whi...

Shoreham man sentenced for sexual abuse of boy in Worthing

Shoreham man sentenced for sexual abuse of boy in Worthing

17 September 2014


Reginald Collins, 62, retired, of Freehold St, Shoreham, appeared in custody at Chichester Crown Court on Monday (15 September) and was sentenced to four years in prison plus a six-year extended sentence, having plea...

Woman involved in Worthing collision has died

Woman involved in Worthing collision has died

17 September 2014


A woman has died after being involved in a collision in Worthing on Tuesday, August 26. Police were called at 11.07am on Tuesday (August 26) to an 83-year-old woman who had been in her wheelchair when a car collided...

Mother speaks out after teenager is convicted for dangerous driving near Slinfold

Mother speaks out after teenager is convicted for dangerous driving near Slinfold

17 September 2014


The mother of a teenager killed in Slinfold in July last year has spoken after a teenagers was convicted of dangerous driving. Brett Hewson, 19, of Coombe Hill, Billingshurst, was acquitted of causing the death by d...

Cats poisoned, Broadfield, Crawley

Cats poisoned, Broadfield, Crawley

17 September 2014


Police have been made aware of several cases of stray cats being poisoned in the Kensington Road area in Broadfield, Crawley. But there is nothing at this stage to suggest the poisoning has been deliberate, and none...

Police seek witnesses to beach hut break-ins, St Leonards-on-Sea

Police seek witnesses to beach hut break-ins, St Leonards-on-Sea

17 September 2014


Several beach huts were either broken into or damaged overnight between Monday and Tuesday (15/16 September) at Seaside Road and Cinque Ports Way, St Leonards-on-Sea. At this point in the investigation it is not kno...

Burglary with intent to steal, Bexhill-on-Sea

Burglary with intent to steal, Bexhill-on-Sea

17 September 2014


Police are investigating a break-in which occurred at a house in Collington Lane East, Bexhill-on-Sea, at some time between Thursday (11 September) and Monday (15 September) while the owners were away. Intruders bro...

Serial shoplifter caught in Hastings

Serial shoplifter caught in Hastings

16 September 2014


A 35-year-old serial shoplifter has been given a suspended prison sentence for stealing. Johnny Wheatley was arrested after he was caught on CCTV stealing packs of meat from Iceland in Castle Street, Hastings, on 6 ...

Appeal for witnesses to Bognor motorbike arson

Appeal for witnesses to Bognor motorbike arson

16 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorbike was stolen from a garden in Collyer Avenue, Bognor, and the set on fire.   The Honda Fire blade was taken sometime between 1am and 4am on Saturday (13 Septe...

Man punched in face in Hastings

Man punched in face in Hastings

16 September 2014


Do you recognise this man? He is wanted by police after a 38-year-old man was punched in the face during the annual Pirates Day celebration in Hastings. The victim was attacked at Family Amusements in Pelham Place ...

Woman robbed of phone with pictures of son killed in Afganistan

Woman robbed of phone with pictures of son killed in Afganistan

16 September 2014


A woman who was robbed of her phone with precious memories of her son killed in Afganistan is appealing for information. The victim, Jackie Janes, 54 from Brighton, was out walking her dog on a popular dog walking t...

Man wanted for child abuse tracked down to London and jailed

Man wanted for child abuse tracked down to London and jailed

16 September 2014


Father jailed for abusing vulnerable teenager in Bracklesham Bay after police track him down to London A father who sexually abused a teenage girl and then went into hiding has been jailed after officers tracked him...

Student who caused bomb hoax at Gatwick Airport sent to prison

Student who caused bomb hoax at Gatwick Airport sent to prison

16 September 2014


A student who claimed there was a bomb on a flight from Gatwick Airport has been sent to prison.   Shortly before 4.30pm on Tuesday (9 September) Muhammet Demir, 20, called police and said he had seen a bomb on ...

Missing Crawley man is found

Missing Crawley man is found

16 September 2014


Abid Shafi, 41, who had not been seen since Monday (September 15) has been found safe and well in Horley. Members of the public and media are thanked for their help.

Have you seen missing Abid Shafi from Crawley?

Have you seen missing Abid Shafi from Crawley?

15 September 2014


Have you seen Abid Shafi? The 41-year-old has gone missing in Crawley and police are becoming increasingly concerned for his safety. Abid has severe learning difficulties but has left his supported accommodation an...

Heroic Brighton teenager helps convict man

Heroic Brighton teenager helps convict man

15 September 2014


The heroic actions of a Brighton teenager leads to man's conviction After a man acted violently towards two female PCs, teenager Kiya Ingham stepped in and restrained him. On the afternoon of June 10, on Lewes Road...

Assault in shopping centre car park in Eastbourne

Assault in shopping centre car park in Eastbourne

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in a car park in Eastbourne on Monday, August 25. At around 5pm a car was driving in an antisocial way in the car park at Langney Shopping Centre, which included driv...

Woman assaulted in Maresfield

Woman assaulted in Maresfield

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a woman in Maresfield. The 30-year-old woman was walking in a tunnel near Bloomery Way between 9pm and 10pm on Wednesday, September 10 when she was approached by a...

Suspect disturbed in Hastings burglary attempt

Suspect disturbed in Hastings burglary attempt

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at an address in Malvern Way, Hastings, at 8pm on Wednesday 10 September. The suspect was disturbed by the occupant and ran off. Nothing was stolen He is ...

Burglary in Ticehurst

Burglary in Ticehurst

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Bewl Bridge Close, Ticehurst, which took place between Thursday 4 September and Sunday 7 September. Stolen from the address were silverware, jewellery and watches....

UPDATE: Operation Mantell: double fatal motorcycle crash, Chuck Hatch, near Hartfield

UPDATE: Operation Mantell: double fatal motorcycle crash, Chuck Hatch, near Hartfield

15 September 2014


A 52-year-old man who was at the wheel of the Range Rover involved in Sunday's (14 September) double fatal collision at Chuck Hatch, near Hartfield, and who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous dri...

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver who tried to run from police banned from the roads

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver who tried to run from police banned from the roads

15 September 2014


A 30-year-old drink-driver who tried to run away from police has been banned from the roads. James Lawrence tried to run away from officers when they pulled his van over because they suspected he was drink-driving a...

Couple assaulted in Uckfield store

Couple assaulted in Uckfield store

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man and a woman in an Uckfield store.   The couple, both in their twenties, were assaulted while shopping in Tesco Express, Browns Lane, Uckfield at 3.40pm o...

Attempted robbery at post office in Eastbourne

Attempted robbery at post office in Eastbourne

15 September 2014


  A man attempted to rob Hampden Park post office in Eastbourne on Monday lunchtime (15 September). The man pulled a knife and demanded money when he entered the post office in Rosebery Avenue at noon. No one w...

Man assaulted in Battle Rd, Hastings

Man assaulted in Battle Rd, Hastings

15 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man in a Hastings street. The 40-year old victim was walking in Battle Road at the junction with Perth Road, Hastings, on Monday, 8 September at about 9pm when h...

Missing Kent woman believed to be in Hastings

Missing Kent woman believed to be in Hastings

15 September 2014


A missing woman from Kent is thought to be in Hastings. Anna Wysocka, also known as Anna Lapis, 37, she went missing from Maidstone since Wednesday, August 27, there have been reported sightings of her in Hastings, ...

Aircraft in forced landing near Northchapel

Aircraft in forced landing near Northchapel

15 September 2014


Shortly before 1pm on Saturday (13 September) police were alerted by Air Traffic Control, Southampton, to an aircraft in difficulties near Northchapel.   The Avid Speedwing made a forced landing in a field clo...

New deputy chief constable appointed

New deputy chief constable appointed

15 September 2014


Olivia Pinkney has been appointed as the new deputy chief constable of Sussex Police. Olivia has worked in Sussex since 2009 when she joined as assistant chief constable. Having worked in policing since 1991 when sh...

Teenager guilty of dangerous driving in double death crash, A264 Slinfold

Teenager guilty of dangerous driving in double death crash, A264 Slinfold

15 September 2014


At Lewes Crown Court on Friday (12 September) Brett Hewson, 19, of Coombe Hill, Billingshurst, was acquitted of causing the death by dangerous driving of two other teenagers in a road traffic collision on the A264 Fi...

Motorcyclists seriously injured in crash in Titnore Lane, Clapham, near Worthing

Motorcyclists seriously injured in crash in Titnore Lane, Clapham, near Worthing

15 September 2014


A motorcyclist and his pillion passenger were both seriously injured after their blue-and-white Suzuki GSXR left the road and crashed in Titnore Lane, near its junction with the A280 Water Lane, Clapham, on Sunday af...

Two motorcyclists killed in crash at Chuck Hatch

Two motorcyclists killed in crash at Chuck Hatch

14 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two motorcyclists died after their bikes collided with a car in Chuck Hatch. The crash happened at about 6pm on Sunday (14 September) on the B2026 at its junction with Wrens ...

Technical problems with 101 phone service

Technical problems with 101 phone service

14 September 2014


We are experiencing some problems this evening (Sunday 14 September) with the 101 non-emergency phone line. Those that call are not currently being connected to an operator but are also not able to hear a recorded m...

Girl shot in Northiam dies of her injuries

Girl shot in Northiam dies of her injuries

12 September 2014


We can now confirm that the little girl who was shot in Northiam yesterday (Thursday 11 September) has sadly died of her injuries. Mary Shipstone was seven and lived in Spring Hill, Northiam, with her mother and bro...

Witnesses sought after cyclist found unconscious

Witnesses sought after cyclist found unconscious

12 September 2014


Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was found unconscious on the side of the road at Halnaker, Chichester. The 35-year-old local woman was found on the A285 at 11.35am on Friday (12 September)....

Seaside scouts benefit from £250 donation

Seaside scouts benefit from £250 donation

12 September 2014


Eastbourne Police have donated £250 to 1st Seaside Scout Group to fund a permanent wooden shelter to enable outdoor activities and meal times to take place in the dry at their local Bushy Wood campsite. PCSO Martin...

Fishing equipment stolen series of thefts in Rye

Fishing equipment stolen series of thefts in Rye

12 September 2014


Power tools and more than £2,000 worth of fishing equipment have been stolen in a series of thefts in Rye. A shed in Marley Road was entered overnight on Sunday to 7am Monday (8 September) and stole equipment includ...

Police appeal for witnesses after attempted burglary in Southwater

Police appeal for witnesses after attempted burglary in Southwater

12 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at a home in Kings Lane, Southwater, on Monday afternoon (8 September). A neighbour heard an alarm coming from the property about 5.30pm. A wooden gate and...

Police appeal for witnesses after house burglary in Colgate

Police appeal for witnesses after house burglary in Colgate

12 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Forest Road, Colgate, between 2.30pm and 5.30pm on Monday (8 September).   The occupant returned home to find a kitchen window had been forced ope...

Missing Worthing teenagers found in London

Missing Worthing teenagers found in London

12 September 2014


Two 15-year-old girls reported missing from Worthing since Tuesday (9 September) have been found safe and well in London.   On Thursday (11 September) Chloe Newman and Sarah Eldridge were located by Metropolit...

UPDATED: Officers at scene of armed incident in Northiam

UPDATED: Officers at scene of armed incident in Northiam

11 September 2014


Officers are currently at the scene of an armed incident in Spring Hill, Northiam. A girl of primary school age has suffered a gunshot wound to the head and has been taken to King's College Hospital for treatment wh...

Appeal for witnesses after two cyclists collide in Worthing

Appeal for witnesses after two cyclists collide in Worthing

11 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two cyclists collided head on along a cycle path on the A259 Brighton Road at Worthing on Thursday (11 September).   The collision happened at 11am opposite Brooklands ...

Couple charged with committing five burglaries in Uckfield

Couple charged with committing five burglaries in Uckfield

11 September 2014


A man and a woman have been charged with committing five burglaries in the Uckfield area. Radan-Marian Surcel, 22, and Maria-Raluca Stan, 19, both of Symons Avenue, Chatham, Kent, appeared at Brighton Magistrates' C...

Have you seen missing Ford prisoner Darren Burdfield?

Have you seen missing Ford prisoner Darren Burdfield?

11 September 2014


Have you seen missing Ford prisoner Darren Burdfield? Burdfield left the prison on Friday (5 September) after being released on leave for the weekend. He was recalled to prison after a domestic incident in Worthing ...

Two arrested for Worthing aggravated burglary

Two arrested for Worthing aggravated burglary

11 September 2014


Two people have been arrested after an aggravated burglary at a flat in Worthing. At around 3.30pm on Wednesday (September 10) police were called to a disturbance at a flat above a restaurant in Montague Street. Two...

Missing Battle teenager found safe and well

Missing Battle teenager found safe and well

11 September 2014


Missing Battle schoolboy Dennis McNaught, 13, last seen in Bexhill-on-Sea on Monday (September 8), has been found safe and well. Police would like to thank members of the public and the media for their...

Man robbed in Brighton

Man robbed in Brighton

10 September 2014


Police are appealing for information about an assault in Brighton. On August 8 at 6am a 25-year-old man was walking along the seafront past the bottom of West Street when he was approached by two men in their early ...

Sussex officers join national policing operation at NATO Summit

Sussex officers join national policing operation at NATO Summit

10 September 2014


More than 150 officers and staff from Sussex Police have joined colleagues from all other UK police forces as part of the national mutual aid operation to provide policing and security arrangements at the NATO Summit...

Have you seen missing teenagers Sarah Eldridge and Chloe Newman?

Have you seen missing teenagers Sarah Eldridge and Chloe Newman?

10 September 2014


Have you seen missing teenagers Sarah Eldridge and Chloe Newman? The 15-year-olds have gone missing from a care home in Worthing and police are becoming increasingly concerned for their welfare. Sarah is also 5' 5"...

Missing 13-year-old boy from Battle

Missing 13-year-old boy from Battle

10 September 2014


Police are growing concerned for a missing boy from Battle. Dennis McNaught, 13, was last seen at Tesco in Ravenside Retail park in Bexhill at around 12.30pm on Monday, September 8 and was later reported missing whe...

Be aware of council tax scam in Mid Sussex

Be aware of council tax scam in Mid Sussex

10 September 2014


Residents are being urged to be aware of a scam involving offenders claiming to be offering council tax refunds. A number of people in Mid Sussex have been phoned and told that they had been placed in the wrong coun...

Operation Magpie: Serial burglar convicted of raids on Brighton offices

Operation Magpie: Serial burglar convicted of raids on Brighton offices

10 September 2014


A serial burglar who has stolen thousands of pounds from businesses across Sussex faces prison after admitting going on a crime spree in an office block. Robert Jody May, 40, had already served a number of prison se...

Man charged with attempted murder in Hove

Man charged with attempted murder in Hove

10 September 2014


A man has been charged with an attempted murder in Hove. Serena Keith Williams, 47, unemployed of Sackville Road, Hove has been charged with the offence at his neighbours flat on Monday (September 8) at 7.20pm....

Bognor Regis scam and robbery

Bognor Regis scam and robbery

10 September 2014


During the early afternoon on Friday (5 September) a couple in Bognor Regis town centre were approached by a man offering some cheap Apple electronics for sale.   He took them to his car in Morrison's c...

St Leonards-on-Sea pensioner tricked out of £12,000 in compensation scam

St Leonards-on-Sea pensioner tricked out of £12,000 in compensation scam

10 September 2014


A St Leonards-on-Sea pensioner was tricked out of £12,000 by a fake  Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) compensation company between July and September. The bogus firm contacted the man, promising large su...

Man identified in connection with dog walker assault

Man identified in connection with dog walker assault

09 September 2014


Police have identified a man who they wanted to speak to in connection with an assault on a dog walker in Crawley. The incident happened on Saturday (September 6) when a woman was walking her dog on a footpath ...

Appeal for information on Ford absconder Greg Disbrey

Appeal for information on Ford absconder Greg Disbrey

09 September 2014


Police are appealing for the whereabouts of Greg Disbrey who absconded from Ford Prison on Monday (September 8). Disbrey, 27, was convicted of burglary and handling stolen goods in London in August 2012 an...

Pensioner attacked by cyclist in Eastbourne

Pensioner attacked by cyclist in Eastbourne

09 September 2014


A 75-year-old man suffered a fractures to his face and collarbone in an unprovoked attack by a cyclist in Eastbourne.   The man was walking along Brassey Avenue at about 8.30pm on Monday (8 Septem...

Witnesses sought for attempted murder in Hastings

Witnesses sought for attempted murder in Hastings

09 September 2014


Detectives are actively investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man in Hastings. The man, from London, is in a serious but not life threatening condition after being attacked by two men in Mount Pleasant ...

Second man arrested in Ashdown House School abuse investigation

Second man arrested in Ashdown House School abuse investigation

09 September 2014


Detectives investigating allegations of historic sexual abuse at a school in East Sussex have arrested a second man. The 64-year-old was arrested in Brighton on Tuesday (September 9), on suspicion of indecent a...

Police appeal for witnesses after car collides with parked cars in Hove

Police appeal for witnesses after car collides with parked cars in Hove

09 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car collided with two parked cars in Norton Road, Hove, at 4am on Sunday 24 August. A black Dacia Sandero collided with a silver Toyota Aventis and a black Seat Exeo b...

Three Kayaks and paddles stolen from Rye Harbour

Three Kayaks and paddles stolen from Rye Harbour

09 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after three kayaks were stolen from Rye Harbour between Thursday 21 August and Thursday 4 September. The kayaks were being stored in a lock up at Rye Harbour Sailing Club. It...

Prison inmate Jamie Halifax arrested

Prison inmate Jamie Halifax arrested

09 September 2014


A Lewes prison inmate who escaped from hospital has been arrested. Jamie Halifax, 25, who ran off while being treated at Royal Sussex County Hospital on July 27 has been charged with escaping lawful custody. H...

Tools and money stolen from van in Storrington

Tools and money stolen from van in Storrington

09 September 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft of some drills that was stolen from a van that was parked in Fox Court, Storrington, between 11.45pm and midnight on Thursday 28 August. A Bosch hammer percussio...

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