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Two die in car crash on A280 at Long Furlong, Patching

Two die in car crash on A280 at Long Furlong, Patching

25 October 2014


A man and a woman - respectively the driver and passenger in a silver Toyota Avensis - have both died following a crash on the A280 Long Furlong at Patching, near Worthing. Their car was in collision with a white Fo...

Tyre safety promoted in Chichester and Selsey

Tyre safety promoted in Chichester and Selsey

24 October 2014


More than 20% of vehicles tested by Chichester neighbourhood policing team officers had tyres that failed to meet legal requirements.    The officers were supporting this year's Nation...

Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz?

Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz?

24 October 2014


Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz? The 67-year-old was jailed for five and a half years in June 2012 for a series of burglaries in Hampshire during which he stole antiques. He was released from prison...

Man could be key witness to Eastbourne rape

Man could be key witness to Eastbourne rape

24 October 2014


Police are hoping to trace this man who could be a key witness to a rape in Eastbourne in the early hours of Sunday (October 19). The man seen in this CCTV image was in the area when a woman was raped on the lower p...

Man sentenced to 21 years for historic sexual abuse

Man sentenced to 21 years for historic sexual abuse

24 October 2014


A man was found guilty of sexual offences against a child in Brighton during the 1970s. Bruce Ernest Geoffery Schooley, 62, from Lancing stood trial at Lewes Crown Court charged with five counts of raping a child be...

Police investigate criminal damage in Hughenden Road, Hastings

Police investigate criminal damage in Hughenden Road, Hastings

24 October 2014


Police are investigating an incident in Hughenden Road, Hastings, in which the front window of a house was smashed. It happened at about 10.30pm on Wednesday (22 October). Nearby was a woman described as white, earl...

Be Bright, Be Seen as the nights draw in

Be Bright, Be Seen as the nights draw in

24 October 2014


With the clocks going back this weekend, road policing officers from Sussex have joined forces with the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) to promote the 'Be Bright Be Seen' campaign, which encourages vulnerable r...

Wanted man linked to burglaries across four counties

Wanted man linked to burglaries across four counties

24 October 2014


Police are appealing for help to find a man who is now wanted for questioning over more than a dozen burglaries and attempted burglaries across four counties. Detectives want to speak to Simon Peter Knights about se...

Polegate man remanded in custody on attempted murder charge

Polegate man remanded in custody on attempted murder charge

24 October 2014


Joseph O'Riordan, of Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate, appeared before Brighton magistrates on Friday (24 October) charged with the attempted murder of Amanda Riordan at Guardian Court on Wednesday (22...

Man sentenced to 20 years for Brighton rapes

Man sentenced to 20 years for Brighton rapes

24 October 2014


A rapist, robber and thief has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his crimes in Brighton. Louis Thomas, 35, unemployed, of Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton has been convicted of two rapes, a robbery and theft acro...

Three members of the same family convicted of assault near Billingshurst

Three members of the same family convicted of assault near Billingshurst

24 October 2014


Three people have been found guilty of assault after a fight near Billingshurst in 2012. Gary Stevens Senior, 46, and Kim Stevens, 47, both of Plaistow Road, Dunsfold were found guilty of GBH with intent and ABH, Ga...

Ditchling Beacon, near Brighton, closed to traffic following car crash

Ditchling Beacon, near Brighton, closed to traffic following car crash

24 October 2014


Emergency services are at the scene of a car crash on 248 metre Ditchling Beacon, north of Brighton, which happened at about 11am on Friday. (24 October) The car left Ditchling Road and collided with a tree. Two peo...

Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget found safe and well

Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget found safe and well

24 October 2014


Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget, 24, has been found safe and well. She was located just before midnight on Thursday (23 October). Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.

Boy arrested in connection with bus attacks in Crawley

Boy arrested in connection with bus attacks in Crawley

24 October 2014


A 16-year-old boy from Crawley has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and criminal damage in connection with the vandalism in Broadfield on October 7. He has been bailed until November 25 while investigatio...

Woman arrested after cannabis raid in Brighton

Woman arrested after cannabis raid in Brighton

24 October 2014


Police found around 18 cannabis plants after executing a drugs warrant in Brighton on Tuesday (October 21). Officers attended an address in Wolverstone Drive in Brighton and on going into the property found hydropon...

Missing girls found

Missing girls found

24 October 2014


Stacey Baldwin, of Crawley, and Courtney Richards, from Portslade, reported missing on Wednesday (22 October) have been found safe and well.

Missing Jordan Ash from Brighton

Missing Jordan Ash from Brighton

24 October 2014


Police are looking for 15-year-old Jordan Ash who has left a care home in Manchester and has been seen in Brighton, his home city. Jordan went missing on Saturday (October 18) and was reported to have been seen in O...

Citizens Advice Bureaux in West Sussex become hate incident reporting centres

Citizens Advice Bureaux in West Sussex become hate incident reporting centres

24 October 2014


As part of its continuing drive to increase the awareness and reporting of hate crime, Sussex Police has teamed up with the Citizens Advice Bureau in a pilot that will see three centres in West Sussex becoming Hate I...

Man charged with attempted murder after Polegate stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder after Polegate stabbing

24 October 2014


Police investigating an incident on Wednesday (22 October) at Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate, in which a 47-year-old woman was stabbed have charged a man with attempted murder.   Joseph O'Riordan, ...

Beach huts broken into at Bexhill-on-Sea

Beach huts broken into at Bexhill-on-Sea

24 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after several beach huts were broken into along Herbrand Walk, Bexhill-on-Sea Workmen undertaking sea defence work nearby contacted the police to report the damage, which is believ...

Police issue warning over legal highs

Police issue warning over legal highs

23 October 2014


Emergency services were called to a shop in in ChichesteraAt around 4pm on Tuesday (October 21) where a man was acting strangely and saying he felt unwell. He then began damaging the shop, Eddie's Convenience Store ...

NOW FOUND - Concern for missing girls Stacey Baldwin and Courtney Richards

NOW FOUND - Concern for missing girls Stacey Baldwin and Courtney Richards

23 October 2014


BOTH GIRLS HAVE BEEN FOUND SAFE AND WELL   Police are concerned for the welfare of two girls who have gone missing together.   Stacey Baldwin, 14 of Crawley, and Courtney Richards, 15, from Portslade&nb...

Concern growing for missing Hannah Spraget

Concern growing for missing Hannah Spraget

23 October 2014


Police are growing concerned for a woman missing from Crawley. Hannah Spraget, 24, was last seen by her mum and sister on October 21 around 4pm in the town but they have not heard from her since. PC Lee Simmonds sa...

Police investigate attempted murder at a flat in Polegate

Police investigate attempted murder at a flat in Polegate

23 October 2014


Police are investigating an attempted murder at a flat in Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate.   The victim, a 47-year-old woman, was found with serious injuries just before 10pm on Wednesday (22 October)...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A22 Lower Dicker collision

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A22 Lower Dicker collision

23 October 2014


A motorcyclist suffered a serious foot injury when he was involved in a collision with a car at Lower Dicker on Wednesday afternoon (October 22). The 53-year-old man from Eastbourne was riding south towards Hailsham...

Woman involved in Saddlescombe Road, Brighton, crash sadly dies

Woman involved in Saddlescombe Road, Brighton, crash sadly dies

23 October 2014


A 37-year-old Henfield woman seriously injured in a road crash at Saddlescombe Road between Brighton and Poynings on Saturday, 4 October, sadly died at St George's Hospital, Tooting, London, on Tuesday (21 October). ...

Burglar tricks his way into home of pensioner in Beckley

Burglar tricks his way into home of pensioner in Beckley

23 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man tricked his way into the home of a pensioner by claiming she owed him money for gardening work. The 87-year-old woman was at her home in Whitebread Lane, Beckley, when ...

Electric cars to be trialled by police in Sussex and Surrey

Electric cars to be trialled by police in Sussex and Surrey

23 October 2014


Electric cars are to be used on the streets of Sussex and Surrey to see how effective they could be in policing.   Two Nissan LEAF cars and a Nissan e-NV200 van are to be used by neighbourhood policing officers ...

Breakthrough for detectives investigating the Valerie Graves murder

Breakthrough for detectives investigating the Valerie Graves murder

23 October 2014


  Detectives investigating the murder of Valerie Graves in Bosham believe they have made a breakthrough in the case. Forensic scientists have obtained a limited DNA profile for the suspect, which means detecti...

Heathfield man charged with fireworks and explosives offences

Heathfield man charged with fireworks and explosives offences

23 October 2014


A Heathfield man has been charged with offences relating to the possession of explosive material, documents containing information likely to be of use in terrorism, and of cannabis production. Benjamin Harris, 29, a...

St Leonards man jailed for false burglary report

St Leonards man jailed for false burglary report

23 October 2014


A St Leonards-on-Sea man has been sent to prison for making a false report of burglaries, when he was the thief all along.    James Henley, 33, a sales supervisor, now of De Cham Road, St Leonar...

Missing Richard Callan from Brighton

Missing Richard Callan from Brighton

23 October 2014


Police in Brighton are looking for 49-year old Richard Callan who has not been seen since 27 September.   He left his work in the city having reported sick that day, but has not been seen at his last known add...

Appeal for witnesses to sexual assault in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses to sexual assault in Brighton

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted near the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.   The 20-year-old victim was in an alleyway which leads from North Street to the bus stop outside th...

Valuable stamps stolen from house in Lewes

Valuable stamps stolen from house in Lewes

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property house in Kingston Road, Lewes, between Tuesday 16 September and Friday, 19 September. A valuable green bound stamp book containing 1000 to 1500 Australi...

Hastings window cleaner faces fraud allegations

Hastings window cleaner faces fraud allegations

22 October 2014


John Burrows, 42, a window cleaner, of Athelstan Road, Hastings has been summonsed to appear at Hastings Magistrates Court on Wednesday 29 October for two alleged offences. The summonses allege he committed two offe...

Launch of joint burglary campaign with Surrey, Kent and Thames Valley

Launch of joint burglary campaign with Surrey, Kent and Thames Valley

22 October 2014


Police in Sussex, Surrey, Thames Valley and Kent are to work together to target cross-county burglars as the clocks go back For the first time, officers from each force will co-ordinate activities during a three-wee...

More free bike marking for Eastbourne

More free bike marking for Eastbourne

22 October 2014


There is less than a week to go until local people in Eastbourne will be able to get free bike marking. At the Youth Fair 2014 on Tuesday 28 October Eastbourne Police will provide marki...

Appeal for witnesses to series of arsons in Bexhill allotments

Appeal for witnesses to series of arsons in Bexhill allotments

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a series of arson attacks at the Summer Hill allotments in Bexhill. On Sunday (19 October) a resident in Broad View, reported her fence had been set on fire, which had ...

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Bognor

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Bognor

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Bognor Regis on Tuesday (October 21) where one man died. A 67-year-old man from Hunston, near Chichester, who was driving a Reliant Robin, sadly died at the sce...

Car windscreen smashed in St Leonards-on-Sea

Car windscreen smashed in St Leonards-on-Sea

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a car was vandalised in Angelsea Terrace, St Leonards-on-Sea, between midnight and 7am on Friday (17 October). The front windscreen of a Seat Ibiza was found smashed. A 28...

Search for valuable motorcycle stolen in Steyning

Search for valuable motorcycle stolen in Steyning

22 October 2014


Police are searching for a valuable motorcycle stolen from a Steyning garage.   At 12.30am on Sunday 19 October a private lock-up garage in Breach Close, Steyning was broken into and a KTM 530 EXCR motorcycle, b...

Appeal to teenagers in Seahaven approached to share inappropriate images online

Appeal to teenagers in Seahaven approached to share inappropriate images online

22 October 2014


Detectives are investigating reports of teenagers in the Seahaven area being tricked and blackmailed into sending inappropriate images online. A number of teenagers, mainly boys aged 13 to 17, in Seaford, Newhaven, ...

Emergency services at the scene of a fatal crash, A29 Lidsey, near Bognor Regis

Emergency services at the scene of a fatal crash, A29 Lidsey, near Bognor Regis

21 October 2014


A person has died following a two vehicle collision on the A29 Lidsey Road between Shripney and Westergate, north of Bognor Regis.   It happened at 12.55pm on Tuesday (21 October) north of the Robin Hood ...

Police appeal for witnesses after dog is stolen from Fittleworth

Police appeal for witnesses after dog is stolen from Fittleworth

21 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a dog was taken from a home in Lower Street, Fittleworth, at 9.20pm on Monday 13 October. The 18-month-old working cocker spaniel called Rowlf is described as a black dog wit...

Bag snatched from woman on Brighton seafront

Bag snatched from woman on Brighton seafront

21 October 2014


Detectives are seeking an assailant who snatched a bag from a woman on Brighton seafront.   At about 7.15pm on Sunday 19 October, the 24-year old woman who lives in Brighton was walking on the Lower Esplanade to...

Police seek video of violent Bognor street incident

Police seek video of violent Bognor street incident

21 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses who took photos or video of a violent incident in Bognor. At about 11:30am on Sunday 27 July officers responded to a report that call that two teenage boys were using abusive language an...

Concern for missing Anna Wysocka who may be in Hastings

Concern for missing Anna Wysocka who may be in Hastings

21 October 2014


Anna Wysocka, 38,, also known as Anna Lapis and Anna White, has been missing from Maidstone, Kent since Friday 10 October and is believed to be in the Hastings area. She is described as white, 5' 6", of slim build w...

UPDATED Serious crash closes A284 at Lyminster

UPDATED Serious crash closes A284 at Lyminster

21 October 2014


At 7.35am on Tuesday 21 October a motorcyclist and a car collided on the A284 Lyminster Road, Lyminster, just south of the Crossbush service station. The motor-cyclist, a 40-year old man, was seriously injured and ha...

Witnesses sought to reported Bexhill street assault

Witnesses sought to reported Bexhill street assault

20 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an altercation between two men in a Bexhill street. The incident happened outside the Devonshire Bar and Lounge in Devonshire Road, at the junction with Endwell Road, at about 1...

Missing London girl Demi Collins found

Missing London girl Demi Collins found

20 October 2014


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE Demi Collins, 16, has been found safe after she went missing from her home in Abbey Wood on 9 September. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assista...

Boy attacked in Haywards Heath nature reserve

Boy attacked in Haywards Heath nature reserve

20 October 2014


Police are seeking two men who attacked a young boy in a Haywards Heath nature reserve. At about 6.50pm on Thursday 16 October, the 16-year old local boy was attacked by two men whilst walking alone through Scrase V...

Anti-trafficking operation run at Gatwick Airport to coincide with National Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-trafficking operation run at Gatwick Airport to coincide with National Anti-Slavery Day

20 October 2014


Sussex Police and UK Border Force have run an operation at Gatwick Airport to try to rescue people being trafficked into Britain. Officers from Sussex Police routinely carry out operations at Gatwick to target route...

New anti-social behaviour powers take effect

New anti-social behaviour powers take effect

20 October 2014


Today (Monday 20 October), new powers come into force which will enable the police, local councils, social landlords and other agencies to better tackle anti-social behaviour, and enable victims and communities to fe...

Missing Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills found

Missing Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills found

20 October 2014


Missing 13-year-olds Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills were found safe and well in London on Tuesday 14 October.   Brandon from Worthing and Joe from Sompting were reported missing after last being seen on ...

Missing sisters from Worthing found safe and well

Missing sisters from Worthing found safe and well

20 October 2014


Sisters Elesha Joseph, 16, and Olivia Joseph, 15, who went missing from their home in Worthing last week have been found safe and well. We would like to thanks the media and the public for the help.

Car crashes in Sompting and knocks out power supply to street

Car crashes in Sompting and knocks out power supply to street

20 October 2014


Two men have been arrested after a car crashed into a lamppost and cut the power supply to a street. At about 9.30pm on Sunday (19 October) a car crashed in Cokeham Lane, Sompting, and overturned, knocking down a la...

Woman raped on Eastbourne promenade

Woman raped on Eastbourne promenade

20 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a woman who was raped on Eastbourne lower promenade around 2am on Sunday (October 19th). The victim, a 21-year-old woman, had been out with friends on Saturday evening but left ...

Man injured in Maidenbower street attack

Man injured in Maidenbower street attack

20 October 2014


Detectives in Crawley are trying to trace a driver who may have, without releasing it, have stopped a street robbery.   At about 1.30am on Tuesday 7 October three young men were walking along Cavell ...

Were any of these items stolen from your boat?

Were any of these items stolen from your boat?

20 October 2014


Have you had boat equipment stolen in Sussex?   Officers in Hampshire have recovered a large number of items including outboard motors, tenders and radio equipment that they believe have been stolen in Hampshire...

Operation Dragonfly: Two motorists found three times the drink-drive limit

Operation Dragonfly: Two motorists found three times the drink-drive limit

20 October 2014


Two men who were found behind the wheel while more than three times the drink-drive limit have been banned from the roads. Mariusz Lullis was three times the drink-drive limit when he was stopped by police at 11.30p...

Four injured in serious collision in Findon

Four injured in serious collision in Findon

20 October 2014


Four people have been injured after a serious collision on Saturday afternoon (October 18). Emergency services were called around 2pm to the A24 at Findon to a collision between two vehicles. A blue Vauxhall Tigra w...

Tackling the issue of cycling on pavements, Eastbourne

Tackling the issue of cycling on pavements, Eastbourne

17 October 2014


On Monday (13 October) Eastbourne Borough Council's Neighbourhood First and town centre Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) worked together to tackle the issue of cycling on pavements and pedestrian areas in Te...

Off duty officer who evacuated burning building in Worthing receives bravery award

Off duty officer who evacuated burning building in Worthing receives bravery award

17 October 2014


Retired Sergeant Mark Emery has been honoured at the Police Federation national Police Bravery Awards The former officer, based in the Operations Department at Headquarters, received an award on 16 October at a cere...

Missing Eastbourne boy found safe and well

Missing Eastbourne boy found safe and well

17 October 2014


A 16-year-old boy reported missing from a care home in Eastbourne has been found safe and well. Bailey Sanderson, who also has Hastings links and who was last seen on Monday, 6 October, was located by police on ...

Police seek hit-and-run driver following collision with cyclist in Hove

Police seek hit-and-run driver following collision with cyclist in Hove

17 October 2014


Police are seeking the driver of a silver car which failed to stop after a collision involving a pedal cyclist at the junction of the A259 Kingsway and Carlisle Road, Hove.   It happened at about 4.10pm o...

Woman charged with drink-driving in Eastbourne

Woman charged with drink-driving in Eastbourne

16 October 2014


A 33-year-old woman is to appear in court charged with drink-driving and driving without due care and attention after a crash in Eastbourne. Phillipa Jutton was arrested at 10.15pm on Wednesday (15 October) in Glebe...

Man arrested for spraying graffiti in Bognor town cente

Man arrested for spraying graffiti in Bognor town cente

16 October 2014


A man was arrested after an alert member of the public spotted graffiti being spray painted in the Bognor town area. At 8.40pm on Tuesday 14 October, police arrested a 24-year old man on suspicion of criminal damage...

Witnesses sought to attack on woman, Three Bridges, Crawley

Witnesses sought to attack on woman, Three Bridges, Crawley

16 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a 22-year-old woman was verbally abused and assaulted by a group of other women in Three Bridges, Crawley.   The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm ...

Man attacked and robbed in Lewes

Man attacked and robbed in Lewes

16 October 2014


Police are seeking further witnesses to an assault on a man in Lewes in August. The 55-year-old man from Brighton was with a female friend in Paddock Road, having left The Paddock recreation ground just after 8pm on...

Police in Arun seek to reunite burglary victims with their property

Police in Arun seek to reunite burglary victims with their property

16 October 2014


Have you been a victim of burglary either to your home or outbuildings in Arun District or the nearby communities? Officers have recovered 27 items of property that they believe are stolen after carrying out a searc...

Brighton and Hove residents urged to check their vehicles are secure

Brighton and Hove residents urged to check their vehicles are secure

16 October 2014


Police in Brighton and Hove are urging residents to check their vehicles are always locked when parked. Between September 14 and October 13, the number of vehicles being broken into has increased compared to previou...

Did you see fisherman being attacked in St Leonards?

Did you see fisherman being attacked in St Leonards?

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a fisherman was headbutted and threatened with a plank of wood in St Leonards. The 40-year-old victim was fishing at Wishing Tree Reservoir, off Queensway, when he got into a...

Boy robbed of iPhone in Worthing

Boy robbed of iPhone in Worthing

16 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a street robbery in Worthing. At about 3.40pm on Monday 6 October two 13-year old schoolboys were walking through the Teville Gate Car Park in Worthing, on their way to the railway st...

Missing Crawley teenager found

Missing Crawley teenager found

16 October 2014


Missing Crawley teenager Rebecca Mitchel-Pitcher, 15, was found safe and well on Wednesday night. She had been reported missing from the town on Tuesday.

Car broken into in Brighton

Car broken into in Brighton

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a car was broken into in Ewhurst Road, Brighton. A teenager was seen interfering with the black Volkswagen Passat at about midnight on Friday (10 October). Among the items...

Burglar steals possessions of grieving mother in Hastings

Burglar steals possessions of grieving mother in Hastings

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglar stole sentimental items belonging to a grieving mother in Hastings. Between 9am and 2.10pm on Monday (13 October) a flat in Malvern Way was broken into and a number...

Concern for man missing in the Hastings area

Concern for man missing in the Hastings area

16 October 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing man believed to be in the Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea and Bexhill-on-Sea area.   David Harrington, 58, is thought to have nothing with him...

Girls surrounded by assailants in Eastbourne street

Girls surrounded by assailants in Eastbourne street

16 October 2014


Witnesses are being sought to an incident in which two young girls were surrounded in an Eastbourne street by a group of other young people who then assaulted the older girl.   It happened at the junction of C...

Body identified as missing Heathfield woman

Body identified as missing Heathfield woman

15 October 2014


The body of a woman found at Old Heathfield on Monday (October 13) has been confirmed as 67-year-old Marion Price. The body was found by a member of the public in shrubs in a field off Church Street in Old Heathfiel...

Police seek man wanted for conspiracy to burgle Burwash home

Police seek man wanted for conspiracy to burgle Burwash home

15 October 2014


Police in East Sussex are looking for 20-year old Max Nevin, wanted in relation to conspiracy to commit burglary at a house in Burwash in December last year. He failed to answer police bail on 1 October. Nevin, who...

Pensioner hurt crossing road in Brighton

Pensioner hurt crossing road in Brighton

15 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after an 85-year-old woman was hurt crossing the road in Brighton. The pensioner, from Hove, was moving from one side of Davigdor Road to the other on a zebra crossing at about 2.3...

Bravery, compassion and professionalism recognised at East Sussex police awards ceremony

Bravery, compassion and professionalism recognised at East Sussex police awards ceremony

15 October 2014


Sussex Police Officers, staff members, volunteers and members of the public were recognised for their bravery, compassion and professionalism at Sussex Police's East Sussex Divisional Awards ceremony on Monday (13 Oc...

Police seek hit and run driver after collision in Hollingbury, Brighton

Police seek hit and run driver after collision in Hollingbury, Brighton

15 October 2014


Police are investigating a hit and run collision in Hollingbury, Brighton, which left a woman injured. Two black cars collided causing one to spin on the A27 eastbound slip road from Coldean Lane at 9.10am on 13 Oct...

Fire at Bexhill-on-Sea solicitors' investigated as arson

Fire at Bexhill-on-Sea solicitors' investigated as arson

15 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after being called to investigate a case of arson in Eversley Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, during the early hours of Wednesday (15 October). Officers were alerted at 3am after a repo...

Have you seen missing Bailey Sanderson?

Have you seen missing Bailey Sanderson?

15 October 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of 16-year-old Bailey Sanderson who went missing on Monday 6 October. Bailey was reported missing after he failed to return home in Eastbourne. He is described as white, 5' 10",...

Man arrested for shooting in Barnham released on bail

Man arrested for shooting in Barnham released on bail

15 October 2014


A 33-year-old man who was arrested for a firearms offence following a shooting in Barnham on Tuesday (14 October) has been released on bail until 11 November.   The man who was detained for possessing a firear...

Witnesses sought to pub assault, Icklesham, near Rye

Witnesses sought to pub assault, Icklesham, near Rye

14 October 2014


Police investigating an assault at the Robin Hood public house in Icklesham, near Rye, have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.   It happened in the pub car park at about 6.20pm on Sunday, 5 Octob...

Man charged with homophobic abuse in Brighton

Man charged with homophobic abuse in Brighton

14 October 2014


A man from Hove is due to appear in court charged with racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or distress, homophobic use of threatening or abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distr...

Loser sought after bags of junior footballs found in Eastbourne

Loser sought after bags of junior footballs found in Eastbourne

14 October 2014


Police in Eastbourne are seeking the owner of two large bags of junior footballs found in the town.   The footballs were found by a member of the public at the back of Jesus Christ church in Furness Road on Mo...

Fraudster sent back to prison for impersonating a paramedic

Fraudster sent back to prison for impersonating a paramedic

14 October 2014


A fraudster who tricked vulnerable people into thinking he was a trained paramedic has been recalled to prison for six months. Joshua Martyn, 21, of Somerhill Avenue, Hove was convicted of fraud and theft after conn...

Student robbed of iPhone, Brighton

Student robbed of iPhone, Brighton

14 October 2014


Police are investigating the theft of a black iPhone from a 17-year-old Brighton College student at about 11.30am on Saturday morning (11 October).   The victim left the college's side entrance in Sutherland R...

Renewed appeal for Crawley arson attack witnesses

Renewed appeal for Crawley arson attack witnesses

14 October 2014


Police have renewed an appeal for information about an arson attack on a house in Crawley. Around 1.30am on Tuesday, September 23, a large rectangular piece of cloth was pushed through the letterbox of a ground floo...

Man charged with assaults in Duke Street, Littlehampton

Man charged with assaults in Duke Street, Littlehampton

14 October 2014


A man has been charged with two counts of assault and intimidating a witness following a report of a fight in Duke Street, Littlehampton, on Saturday (11 October).   A man suffered serious facial injuries...

Man arrested following shooting in Barnham

Man arrested following shooting in Barnham

14 October 2014


A 33-year-old man was arrested in Barnham at 9.35am on Tuesday (14 October) following a shooting in Gospond Road, Barnham. A man in his 50s suffered a minor injury to his chin after being shot at about 7.30am. He wa...

Dozens of electrical items seized from suspected burglars

Dozens of electrical items seized from suspected burglars

14 October 2014


Have you been a victim of burglary in Chichester or the nearby communities? Officers have recovered 67 items of property that they believe is stolen after carrying out raids on homes in London and Littlehampton. Re...

Convicted Horsham financial adviser to repay elderly victim

Convicted Horsham financial adviser to repay elderly victim

14 October 2014


A Horsham financial adviser, who has already gone to prison for systematically stealing from a vulnerable elderly client, now has to repay more than a quarter of a million pounds to the man.   On 8 October last ...

Operation Magpie: Teenager admits going on burglary spree across Brighton, Hove, Worthing and Crawley

Operation Magpie: Teenager admits going on burglary spree across Brighton, Hove, Worthing and Crawley

14 October 2014


A 17-year-old boy has admitted going on a burglary spree across Brighton and Hove and West Sussex. The teenager from Crawley broke into 12 homes across the county between 3 September and 24 September, stealing every...

CCTV of man thought to be connected to Bognor burglary

CCTV of man thought to be connected to Bognor burglary

14 October 2014


Detectives in West Sussex are appealing for help in tracing this man who is believed to have been involved in a burglary. Between 1pm and 4pm on Tuesday, September 2, a house in Den Avenue, Bognor Regis was broken i...

High value burglary in East Hoathly, near Uckfield

High value burglary in East Hoathly, near Uckfield

14 October 2014


Police are investigating a high-value burglary at a house in Juziers Drive, East Hoathly, near Uckfield, in which a £26,000 BMW Z4 sports car, jewellery worth some £10,000, bank cards, a Mac Book Pro laptop and a Can...

Attempted burglary, Seaford

Attempted burglary, Seaford

14 October 2014


Police were called to a detached house in Belgrave Road, Seaford, on Friday (10 October) after the owner returned home and found someone had tried to break in, damaging a rear door panel in the process. Nothing was s...

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