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Missing Fatima from Newhaven

Missing Fatima from Newhaven

13 February 2016


Police are very concerned for the welfare of 52-year-old Fatima Mohamed-Ali who is missing from her home in Newhaven. She was last seen around 7.30am on Friday (February 12) and is believed to have left her house in...

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery at Brighton amusement arcade

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery at Brighton amusement arcade

12 February 2016


Police are investigating an attempted robbery at an amusement arcade in Brighton on Friday (February 12). Two men fled from the scene when an alarm was activated. At around 11.50am, two men, one with a knife, threat...

Did you give a lift or share a taxi with a woman between Worthing and Shoreham?

Did you give a lift or share a taxi with a woman between Worthing and Shoreham?

12 February 2016


Police are appealing for people to come forward who may have helped a woman after she was raped at a party in Worthing on January 16. The victim, a 26-year-old woman from Shoreham, had been at a party in Queen Stree...

Have you seen wanted man Jean Murphy?

Have you seen wanted man Jean Murphy?

12 February 2016


Police want to know the whereabouts of a wanted man from St Leonards. Jean Murphy, 26, from Pevensey Road, is wanted after breaching bail conditions he was given at court in connection with a domestic incident in Lo...

Attack on cyclist near pier roundabout in Brighton

Attack on cyclist near pier roundabout in Brighton

12 February 2016


Did you see an attack on a cyclist in central  Brighton ?   At about 8.20pm on Friday (5 February) the 50-year old local man was cycling round the pier roundabout on the seafront in Brighton to travel west ...

Witnesses sought to attack on boy in Burgess Hill park

Witnesses sought to attack on boy in Burgess Hill park

12 February 2016


Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in a Burgess Hill park in which a young boy was attacked.   Between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday 21 January an 11-year old boy was on his way home in St Johns Park, Burge...

Bexhill man imprisoned for drugs supply offences

Bexhill man imprisoned for drugs supply offences

12 February 2016


A Bexhill man has gone to prison for 12 months over drugs offences.   John Edney, 25, a roofer, of Wickham Avenue, Bexhill, pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis with to supply, and to supplying cannabis, at Lew...

UPDATED: Motorcyclist disqualified for speeding in Hove

UPDATED: Motorcyclist disqualified for speeding in Hove

12 February 2016


A motorcyclist caught speeding and pulling a "wheelie" at almost 90mph along Hove seafront has been disqualified from driving. Daniel Botwright was caught on camera overtaking traffic and performing the dangerous ma...

Drivers urged to be vigilant following theft from vehicle at Brede High Woods

Drivers urged to be vigilant following theft from vehicle at Brede High Woods

12 February 2016


Motorists are being advised to remove valuables from their vehicles parked at popular walking spots following the theft of a handbag in Brede High Woods. A dog walker had parked at the beauty spot, near Battle, at 1...

Man sustains broken jaw in Brighton night club attack

Man sustains broken jaw in Brighton night club attack

11 February 2016


Police are investigating an attack on a man in a Brighton night club which has left him with a broken jaw.   The 20-year old Goring-by-Sea man was in Volks Club in Madeira Drive, Brighton, in the early hours of ...

Worthing man guilty of transphobic hate crime

Worthing man guilty of transphobic hate crime

11 February 2016


A Worthing man has been found guilty of a transphobic public order offence after targeting his victim for more than two years.   Edward Mills, 21, of Russell Close, appeared before Worthing Magistrates on Janu...

Brighton and Hove police response to dealing with the homeless community

Brighton and Hove police response to dealing with the homeless community

11 February 2016


Brighton and Hove police have responded to recent criticism about the way they deal with the homeless community in the city. Superintendent James Collis said: "In Brighton and Hove we have a dedicated team to work w...

Anti-social driving between Eastbourne and East Dean

Anti-social driving between Eastbourne and East Dean

11 February 2016


Did you see an L-reg grey Honda Civic hatchback being driven aggressively in the Eastbourne to East Dean areas on Monday evening (8 February) ? Between about 6pm and 9.15pm on Monday, the car was reported to have be...

Murder investigation launched into disappearance of Hastings man

Murder investigation launched into disappearance of Hastings man

11 February 2016


Police investigating the disappearance of Hastings man Karl Bunster have arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. A 48-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were arrested in Exeter, Devon,&nbs...

Missing Shannon Onslow found

Missing Shannon Onslow found

11 February 2016


A missing woman has been found in Brighton. Shannon Onslow, 33, who was last seen on Saturday (February 6), has been found safe and well in Brighton.

Sussex Police is recognised for its good work

Sussex Police is recognised for its good work

11 February 2016


Sussex Police has been recognised as 'good' for creating and maintaining an ethical culture and working well to engage with the people it serves. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary's PEEL Legitimacy report reflects the...

Woman arrested over Hailsham hit and run collision

Woman arrested over Hailsham hit and run collision

10 February 2016


On Wednesday afternoon (10 February) police arrested a woman over a hit and run collision in Hailsham on Tuesday (9 February).   A car has also been recovered.   A 78-year old Hailsham woman pedestri...

Spate of thefts from cars in Eastbourne

Spate of thefts from cars in Eastbourne

10 February 2016


There has been a recent spate of thefts from vehicles in the Shinewater and Roselands area of Eastbourne over the last few days.   Chief Inspector Emma Brice says "Please can car owners make sure that the...

Appeal for witnesses to knife point robbery in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses to knife point robbery in Brighton

10 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery of a man in Queen's Road, Brighton, on Sunday, 31 January.   The 21-year-old victim was walking along the road when he was approached from behind by two m...

Missing Camber man Jason Deegan found safe

Missing Camber man Jason Deegan found safe

10 February 2016


Missing Jason Deegan from Camber has been found safe and well on Wednesday (10 February).   The 45-year-old was last seen at 3pm at Camber Sands, near Rye, on Thursday (4 February).

Suspect in Chidham murder has died

Suspect in Chidham murder has died

10 February 2016


The man being treated as a suspect in the murder of the couple in Chidham has died in hospital. A murder investigation was launched after it was found a man and woman, who were found dead in their bungalow in M...

Missing Geoffrey has been found

Missing Geoffrey has been found

10 February 2016


Missing Geoffrey Thomas from Eastbourne was found in Brassey Parade in the town shortly after 1.30pm on Wednesday (February 10). Many thanks to all those looking out for him.

Hastings man Daniel Simmons wanted on recall to prison

Hastings man Daniel Simmons wanted on recall to prison

10 February 2016


Police are searching for Daniel Simmons, who is wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence. The 27-year-old from Hastings was released from prison for drugs offences in October, but has...

Police donation to help Storrington responders deliver life saving treatment

Police donation to help Storrington responders deliver life saving treatment

10 February 2016


Police have given a donation to the Storrington Area Response Team to help them buy new equipment.   Police Community Support Officer Carol Boniface presented a cheque from the Police Property Act Fund ...

Police and mental health work in Sussex visited by MP

Police and mental health work in Sussex visited by MP

10 February 2016


The work of the police and NHS in Sussex has been showcased to a government minister in how people in a mental health crisis are looked after. Karen Bradley, minister for preventing abuse, exploitation and cri...

Hove police donate money to help 3rd Hove Scout group

Hove police donate money to help 3rd Hove Scout group

10 February 2016


Hove Neighbourhood Policing Team have donated £300 to 3rd Hove Scouts towards the refurbishment of their Scout hut. The donation comes from the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF), made up of monies...

Man arrested at Gatwick jailed for seven years for travel to fight in Syria

Man arrested at Gatwick jailed for seven years for travel to fight in Syria

10 February 2016


This Release is issued on behalf of the South East Counter Terrorism Unit (SECTU);   A man from Essex, who travelled to Syria with the purpose of joining Daesh and fighting, yesterday (9/2) was sentenced to...

Missing Grace from Hastings has returned

Missing Grace from Hastings has returned

10 February 2016


Missing 14-year-old Grace Power from Hastings has returned home safe and well. She returned just before 9am on Wednesday (February 10) having been missing since 2pm on Monday.

Witness appeal following unprovoked attack in Brighton

Witness appeal following unprovoked attack in Brighton

10 February 2016


Police have released CCTV images of three men wanted in connection with an unprovoked attack in Brighton. A Spanish man was walking up West Street towards the clock tower with a group of friends at about 4.10am...

Woman seriously injured in A272 Durleighmarsh crash

Woman seriously injured in A272 Durleighmarsh crash

10 February 2016


The A272 is likely to be closed until lunchtime following a collision between a coach and a car at Durleighmarsh this morning (Wednesday, February 10). A 24-year-old woman, the driver of the car, has been airli...

Police release CCTV of Eastbourne armed robbery suspects

Police release CCTV of Eastbourne armed robbery suspects

10 February 2016


Police have released CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Eastbourne. At approximately 9.45pm on Tuesday (9 February), the two suspects entered Ladbrokes in Langley Shopping Cent...

Witnesses sought to armed robbery in Hove

Witnesses sought to armed robbery in Hove

10 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Hove. At about 10.30pm on Tuesday (9 February), a man brandishing a handgun walked into One Stop convenience store, in Nevill Road, and demanded...

Dog, van and owner reunited in Brighton

Dog, van and owner reunited in Brighton

10 February 2016


Indie, the German Shepherd dog, who was taken along with her owner's van from Brighton on Tuesday (February 9) has been found. The red Fiat Doblo van was reported to be in York Place by an anonymous caller to ...

UPDATED: Police seeking car and driver involved in Hailsham hit and run

UPDATED: Police seeking car and driver involved in Hailsham hit and run

10 February 2016


Police are still trying to trace the driver and vehicle involved in a hit and run in Hailsham on Tuesday (9 February). A pedestrian sustained serious injuries following the incident, which occurred at about 6.4...

Man charged with rape of woman in Hastings

Man charged with rape of woman in Hastings

09 February 2016


A man has been charged with raping a woman in Hastings on 17 January.   Sepano Derevianko, 31, of Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings, appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (3 Fe...

Search for dog in stolen Brighton van

Search for dog in stolen Brighton van

09 February 2016


Have you seen a red Fiat Diablo van, AK05D ZZ, which was stolen from Cumberland Road, Brighton, near Preston Park, between 10.15am and 10.30am on Tuesday morning (9 February)? Inside was a nine-year-old black a...

Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run in Lower Willingdon

Police appeal for witnesses after hit and run in Lower Willingdon

09 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run collision in Coppice Avenue, near to the junction of Southdown Avenue, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, on Monday 1 February. A 35-year-old woman was taking her ...

Witness appeal after attempted distraction burglary in Crawley

Witness appeal after attempted distraction burglary in Crawley

09 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at a home in Falcon Close, Crawley, on Wednesday (3 February). At 3.10pm two men claiming to work for the council asked the elderly residents to check...

UPDATED: Pedestrian seriously injured in Hailsham hit and run

UPDATED: Pedestrian seriously injured in Hailsham hit and run

09 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run in Hailsham. A pedestrian - a woman in her 70s - was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop in South Road at about 6.40am on Tuesday (9 February). The K...

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnap in Hastings street

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnap in Hastings street

09 February 2016


Detectives are seeking witnesses to an attempt to kidnap a man in a Hastings street.   The 24-year old local man was standing in Pelham Street, Hastings town centre at about 12:15pm on Monday 1 February whe...

Woman robbed of handbag in St Leonards street

Woman robbed of handbag in St Leonards street

09 February 2016


Police are searching for two men who robbed a woman of her handbag in St Leonards. The local woman, in her fifties, was in Coventry Road, St Leonards at about 8pm on Wednesday (3 February) having walked from B...

Tribute paid to mother of two who died in Climping collision

Tribute paid to mother of two who died in Climping collision

08 February 2016


The partner of a woman who died following a collision in Yapton Road, Climping, has paid tribute to her. Mother-of-two Charlotte Hull sustained fatal injuries when the silver Volkswagen she was driving left the...

Murder enquiry has been launched following a fire in Chidham

Murder enquiry has been launched following a fire in Chidham

08 February 2016


A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a couple found dead in their bungalow in Chidham on Saturday (February 6). The post mortem for the couple, who have not been formally identif...

German shepherd puppy introduced as Surrey and Sussex Police's newest recruit

German shepherd puppy introduced as Surrey and Sussex Police's newest recruit

08 February 2016


Meet Surrey and Sussex Police's newest recruit, Harper. At just 11 weeks old, she may appear cute and cuddly as she enjoys life as a playful puppy. But in about 12 months' time she'll become a key asset to offi...

Investigation continues into incident at A27 Lewes service station

Investigation continues into incident at A27 Lewes service station

08 February 2016


Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of a collision which occurred at 11am on Sunday, February 7 at a service station on the eastbound A27 between Falmer and Lewes. Minor damage was caused to ...

Police support for Safer Internet Day

Police support for Safer Internet Day

08 February 2016


Surrey and Sussex Police's joint Cyber Crime Unit is spreading the word about how you can protect yourself online as part of Safer Internet Day on Tuesday (February 9). The joint CCU was set up in December 2014...

Woman seriously injured in Ifield crash

Woman seriously injured in Ifield crash

08 February 2016


Police are seeking witnesses to a crash in Ifield in which the driver sustained serious injuries.   Just before 8am on Sunday (7 February) a red Vauxhall Corsa being driven by a 48-year old Crawley wo...

Be cautious about buying tickets for advertised event near Brighton

Be cautious about buying tickets for advertised event near Brighton

08 February 2016


Sussex Police are asking residents to be cautious over ticket sales site for a festival near Brighton.   The police and Brighton and Hove City Council have become aware of a website that is promoting an eve...

Missing teenager Lucinda Kelly found

Missing teenager Lucinda Kelly found

07 February 2016


Missing 14-year-old Lucinda Kelly, also know as Lucinda Budd, has returned home. She went missing from Chichester on Friday evening and returned on Saturday evening (February 6).

Police investigating fatal fire in Chidham

Police investigating fatal fire in Chidham

06 February 2016


Police are investigating after a fire at a property in Chidham near Chichester where two people have died. West Sussex Fire and Rescue were called to Maybush Drive at 8.35am on Saturday (February 6) to a bungal...

Eastbourne man goes to prison over indecent images of children

Eastbourne man goes to prison over indecent images of children

05 February 2016


Graham Baillie, 54, unemployed, of Willingdon Rd, Eastbourne, appeared at Hove Crown Court on Friday 29 January and pleaded guilty to making 249 indecent images of children. He was sentenced to 12 months impris...

Man arrested for drug possession near Horsham

Man arrested for drug possession near Horsham

05 February 2016


Police conducted a misuse of drugs warrant at Bluecoat Pond at Christs Hospital on Friday (February 5). A quantity of drugs being herbal cannabis, cannabis resin and a white powder believed to be amphetamines w...

Police investigating spate of vehicle crime in Bersted

Police investigating spate of vehicle crime in Bersted

05 February 2016


Police are investigating after a number of valuables were stolen from vehicles in Bersted. Between Friday 29 January and Thursday (4 February), a total of 20 vehicles were broken into, 15 of which were left ins...

Catholic priest from Rye sentenced over indecent images of children

Catholic priest from Rye sentenced over indecent images of children

05 February 2016


Paul Clarke, 71, a Roman Catholic priest, now of Urmston, Manchester, but formerly of Watchbell Road, Rye, East Sussex, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (5 February) and pleaded guilty to offences relating...

Hastings police donation to the Education Futures Trust

Hastings police donation to the Education Futures Trust

05 February 2016


Hastings police community support officer Faye Spires recently nominated the Education Futures Trust to receive a £250 grant from the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF).   This will go towards its "Cook Togeth...

Witnesses sought to attack on teenage girl in St Leonards

Witnesses sought to attack on teenage girl in St Leonards

05 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in St Leonards. The 16-year-old was walking with her friends in Harley Shute Road at about 3pm on Saturday 16 January when she is reported to h...

Brighton boy jailed over corrosive substance attack

Brighton boy jailed over corrosive substance attack

05 February 2016


A 17-year-old Brighton boy has been sentenced to three years in custody after he pleaded guilty to wounding with intent, having thrown a corrosive substance into the face of a relative in August. The boy, who ...

Witness appeal following serious collision on M23

Witness appeal following serious collision on M23

05 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision at junction 10A of the M23 near Maidenbower, Crawley, at 11.35am on Thursday (4 February). A blue Mazda collided with the central reservation and...

Witness appeal following fatal collision in Climping

Witness appeal following fatal collision in Climping

05 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Yapton Road, Climping on Thursday (4 February). Emergency services were called at around 5.35pm after a silver Volkswagen left the road. Sadl...

UPDATE: Teenager injured following dog attack at Worthing park

UPDATE: Teenager injured following dog attack at Worthing park

04 February 2016


A teenager sustained facial injuries after a dog jumped up at him at a park in Worthing. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred in the car park of Worthing Town Football Club, in Pa...

Official opening of refurbished Hastings police station

Official opening of refurbished Hastings police station

04 February 2016


Hastings police station, in the town's Bohemia Road, was officially reopened by the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, Peter Field, on Wednesday  (3 February) following extensive refurbishment.  The Lor...

Hailsham man charged with drink-driving

Hailsham man charged with drink-driving

04 February 2016


At 8.30pm on Tuesday (2 February) police arrested a motorist seen driving erratically in a silver Vauxhall Corsa car on the A22 between Polegate and Hailsham.   Bransanth Ravi, 31, a care assistant, o...

Man charged with sexual assaults on boy in Crawley in late 1970s

Man charged with sexual assaults on boy in Crawley in late 1970s

04 February 2016


A Crawley man has been charged with sexual assaults on a young boy in the 1970s. Barry Millard, 68, retired, of Keymer Road, Crawley, is to appear for trial at Lewes Crown Court on 18 April, charged with two c...

Attempted robbery on Brighton seafront

Attempted robbery on Brighton seafront

03 February 2016


Police in Brighton are seeking witnesses to an attempted robbery on the seafront in which the victim resisted an attempt to snatch his bag. The incident happened shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday, 26 January, a...

Death of Bognor man not suspicious

Death of Bognor man not suspicious

03 February 2016


Ivars Rubenis, 46, who lived at Belmont Street, Bognor Regis, was found unconscious with a serious head injury in Marine Drive West, Bognor Regis, at about 6am on Saturday (30 January). He was taken to hospital i...

Bexhill-on-Sea man to be sentenced for drug dealing

Bexhill-on-Sea man to be sentenced for drug dealing

03 February 2016


A 59-year-old man, previously of Wilton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, but who is now of no fixed address, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Thursday (28 January) and was convicted of possessing a Class A drug, heroin, wit...

Police release efit of Peasmarsh robbery suspect

Police release efit of Peasmarsh robbery suspect

03 February 2016


Police have released an efit of a man wanted in connection with a robbery in Peasmarsh. At 9.26am on Friday (29 January), officers were called to a break-in at a house in Main Street. A 14-year-old boy heard...

CCTV image of man sought over rape of woman in Brighton

CCTV image of man sought over rape of woman in Brighton

03 February 2016


Police in Brighton have released a CCTV image of a man they are trying to identify and interview about the rape of a woman in a flat in the city. In the early hours of Sunday 13 September last year the 18-year...

Dozens more motorists banned for drink and drug-driving offences

Dozens more motorists banned for drink and drug-driving offences

03 February 2016


A drink-driver who took out a concrete bollard on Christmas Eve, causing extensive damage to her car, is among the latest motorists to be convicted as part of Operation Dragonfly. At 5.10pm on 24 December, poli...

Missing 15-year-old Emily Besant found safe and well in Crawley

Missing 15-year-old Emily Besant found safe and well in Crawley

03 February 2016


Missing teenager Emily Besant from Crawley has been found safe and well. The 15-year-old, who was last seen in the Three Bridges area at around 1.30pm on Tuesday (2 February), was discovered at an address in t...

Missing man John Robinson found safe and well

Missing man John Robinson found safe and well

03 February 2016


Missing man John Robinson from Hastings has been found safe and well.   Police would like to thank the public and the media for their help.

Worthing area burglaries may be linked

Worthing area burglaries may be linked

03 February 2016


Police think two recent burglaries in the Worthing area may be linked, and are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious or who may have other information about the incidents to come forward. Both burglaries oc...

Five men jailed following Brighton kidnapping trial

Five men jailed following Brighton kidnapping trial

02 February 2016


Three men convicted of conspiracy to kidnap a man in Brighton last year have been sentenced to a total of almost 30 years in prison. It follows a week-long trial at Lewes Crown Court in December, after which t...

Police seek witnesses to assault in Seaford supermarket

Police seek witnesses to assault in Seaford supermarket

02 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a woman in her early 20s who was attacked in Tesco Express, Sutton Park Road, Seaford, on Saturday ( 30 January).   The victim was shopping there...

Witnesses sought to serious injury crash in Bexhill-on-Sea

Witnesses sought to serious injury crash in Bexhill-on-Sea

02 February 2016


A 61-year-old woman from Bexhill-on-Sea sustained multiple fractures after her pink Honda moped and a green Mazda MX-5 sports car were in collision at the junction of the town's Middlesex Road and seafront De La ...

Witnesses sought after knifepoint robbery, Hove

Witnesses sought after knifepoint robbery, Hove

01 February 2016


At around 2.20am on Monday (1 February) a man entered the 24-hour Moonlight Convenience Store in Hove, threatened the cashier with a knife and demanded money. He escaped with some £300 and is believed to have r...

Car fire closes two lanes of A23 southbound at Handcross Hill

Car fire closes two lanes of A23 southbound at Handcross Hill

01 February 2016


Emergency services are attending an incident on the A23 southbound at Handcross Hill, 300 yards from the B2115 Warninglid junction, where a car has caught fire.   First reports were received at around 3...

Valuable quad bike stolen in Henfield burglary

Valuable quad bike stolen in Henfield burglary

01 February 2016


Police are looking for burglars who stole a valuable quad bike, cash and jewellery from a Henfield house.   Between 2.30pm and 4pm on Friday (29 January) burglars entered the rear garden of an end of terrac...

Appeal after armed robbery at convenience store in Hove

Appeal after armed robbery at convenience store in Hove

01 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery at a convenience store in Hove on Sunday (31 January). A man went into the Portland Convenience Store in Portland Road at just after 11.53pm wearing a moto...

Uninsured drink-driver convicted after trying to run from police

Uninsured drink-driver convicted after trying to run from police

01 February 2016


A learner driver who attempted to run from police after being arrested for drink-driving on New Year's Day has received a 16-month ban. At about 3.20am on 1 January, police pulled over a car on suspicion of sp...

Attempted robbery to steal a Rottweiler, Bexhill-on-Sea

Attempted robbery to steal a Rottweiler, Bexhill-on-Sea

01 February 2016


Police are investigating an incident in Bexhill-on-Sea in which a dog owner was confronted by a man pointing a pocket knife at her and demanding that she hand over her pet Rottweiler. The incident happened at a...

Crawley man sentenced over indecent images of children and on line' hacking' offences

Crawley man sentenced over indecent images of children and on line' hacking' offences

01 February 2016


A Crawley man has been sentenced for on-line 'hacking' based frauds, and for offences relating to indecent images of children.   Aaron Coster, 18, unemployed, of Farnham Close, Broadfield, Crawley, was sen...

Missing Peacehaven teenager Charlie Crookes found safe and well

Missing Peacehaven teenager Charlie Crookes found safe and well

01 February 2016


Peacehaven boy Charlie Crookes, 14, reported missing on Friday (29 January) and last seen in Eastbourne town centre, has been found safe and well. Police wish to thank the media and members of the public for...

Man charged with robbery at Horsham address

Man charged with robbery at Horsham address

01 February 2016


Ben Atkinson, 27, of no fixed address, is due to appear in custody at Crawley magistrates court on Monday 1 February, charged with a robbery in Horsham. At about 5pm on Saturday 16 January, a man sustained mult...

Police investigate burglary in Downlands Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea

Police investigate burglary in Downlands Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea

01 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Downlands Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 2.15pm on Friday. (29 January) A white iPhone 5 16GB with a crack in the top of the screen and a black Com...

Witnesses sought to road rage incident, Shoreham-by-Sea

Witnesses sought to road rage incident, Shoreham-by-Sea

01 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in Middle Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, which occurred on Monday, 18 January at around 7.20pm.   Following a collision between a red van and a red car...

Chichester man convicted of assault wanted on recall to prison

Chichester man convicted of assault wanted on recall to prison

01 February 2016


Police are searching for Frederick Field, who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence. The 31-year-old was released from prison for assault in December, but has since failed to c...

Police seek witnesses after cyclist seriously hurt in Brighton crash

Police seek witnesses after cyclist seriously hurt in Brighton crash

01 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Brighton city centre in which a pedal cyclist and a taxi were in collision at the junction of North Street and the B2120 West Street. It happened at around 11.50...

Missing Crawley teenager Emily Besant found in London

Missing Crawley teenager Emily Besant found in London

31 January 2016


Missing Crawley teenager Emily Besant, 15, who was last seen in the Preston Road area of Brighton at around 1.30pm on Wednesday (January 27) after leaving school, has been found safe and well in London.

Man found unconscious on Bognor seafront has now sadly died

Man found unconscious on Bognor seafront has now sadly died

31 January 2016


Police are making a further appeal for information after a man, who was found unconscious on the seafront in Bognor Regis, died in hospital. The man was found unconscious with a serious head injury in Marine D...

Five arrests after violent incident at squat in Lewes Road, Brighton

Five arrests after violent incident at squat in Lewes Road, Brighton

31 January 2016


At 10.28am on Sunday (31 January) officers were called to a report of a fight in which someone was said to have been seriously injured, at the former Lectern public house in Pelham Terrace, Lewes Road, Brighton, ...

Man charged with assaulting police officers in Hailsham

Man charged with assaulting police officers in Hailsham

29 January 2016


A man will appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court in February charged with assaulting a police officer. Nathan Walter, 20, unemployed, of London Road, Hailsham is also charged with assault occasioning actual bod...

Intruder disturbed during robbery in Peasmarsh

Intruder disturbed during robbery in Peasmarsh

29 January 2016


Police are appealing for information after a teenager disturbed a robber in his home in Peasmarsh. At 9.26am on Friday (29 January), officers were called to a break-in at a house in Main Street. A 14-year-ol...

NOW FOUND: Concern for missing East Sussex 14-year old Charlie Crookes

NOW FOUND: Concern for missing East Sussex 14-year old Charlie Crookes

29 January 2016


Police are concerned for the welfare of a 14-year old East Sussex boy who has gone missing from Eastbourne. Charlie Crookes, who lives in Peacehaven, was last seen leaving McDonalds in Eastbourne town centre at...

Police continue to investigate Chichester assault

Police continue to investigate Chichester assault

29 January 2016


Chichester Police are continuing to investigate a reported assault near the city centre. A 38-year-old local woman was walking through an alleyway that links St Paul's Road and Duncan Road at around 10.30pm on ...

Officer attacked after domestic incident in Bexhill

Officer attacked after domestic incident in Bexhill

29 January 2016


A police officer was injured after being attacked while attending a domestic incident in Bexhill-on-Sea. He suffered bruising and swelling to his face. A second officer attending the incident was also at...

Witnesses sought to motorists' row in Battle

Witnesses sought to motorists' row in Battle

29 January 2016


Police are seeking witnesses to a public order incident in High Street, Battle, involving two motorists.   It happened at around 3.45pm on Tuesday 19 January as a 69-year-old man was driving west near B...

Police appeal for witnesses to Hastings attempted robbery

Police appeal for witnesses to Hastings attempted robbery

29 January 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man attempted to rob a post office in Hastings. A man went into the post office at the junction of St George's Road and Vicarage Road, Hastings, at 2.10pm on Wednesday...

Woman robbed in Hastings street

Woman robbed in Hastings street

29 January 2016


Police in Hastings are searching for two men who robbed a woman in the street.   At 8.45pm on Saturday 9 January the 22-year old local woman was walking home along Whitefriars Road, Hastings, when she was ...

Witnesses sought following theft of mobility scooters in Crawley

Witnesses sought following theft of mobility scooters in Crawley

29 January 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of three mobility scooters from a sheltered housing scheme in Crawley. The vehicles, belonging to elderly residents, are reported to have been stolen from ...

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