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Have you had your bike stolen in Brighton but not reported the theft?

Have you had your bike stolen in Brighton but not reported the theft?

21 November 2014


Have you had your bike stolen but have not reported it to police? Officers arrested a 21-year-old man from Hove at about 6pm on 19 November in Zion Gardens, Brighton, after finding him with two bikes that they suspe...

Driver jailed over crash that caused the death of one of his passengers

Driver jailed over crash that caused the death of one of his passengers

21 November 2014


A man who lost control of his car and caused a crash that killed one of his passengers has been jailed. Simon Graczyk crashed his Ford Fiesta head on into a Toyota Landcruiser on a sharp bend as he headed towards So...

Man charged with sexual assaults in Henfield

Man charged with sexual assaults in Henfield

21 November 2014


A 41-year-old man has been charged with three counts of sexual assault in Henfield. Habidur Rahman, a chef, of High Street South, London, is charged with committing a sexual assault by touching on a man on Henfield ...

Wanted driver arrested after police appeal to the public for help

Wanted driver arrested after police appeal to the public for help

21 November 2014


A driver who failed to turn up for court after being caught using his mobile phone at the wheel while more than three times the drink-drive limit has been arrested by police. A warrant was issued for the arrest of T...

Police investigate attempted shop burglary, Wadhurst

Police investigate attempted shop burglary, Wadhurst

21 November 2014


Police are investigating an attempted burglary at the Co-Op store in Sparrows Green Road, Wadhurst, which occurred at 1.20am on Thursday (20 November).   Two four-wheel-drive vehicles pulled up outside the sho...

Boy on bike runs into pedestrian in St Leonards

Boy on bike runs into pedestrian in St Leonards

21 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy on a bike ran into a pedestrian on the pavement but then rode off. At about 12.50pm on 16 October the 57-year-old victim was leaving Vantage Pharmacy in Bohemia Road, S...

Drugs warrants executed in Peacehaven

Drugs warrants executed in Peacehaven

20 November 2014


Two local people are due to appear in court after police executed drugs warrants at addresses in Peacehaven. On Friday 14 November local officers went to an address in Collingwood Close, and seized eight  matur...

Have you seen convicted burglar Jonathon King?

Have you seen convicted burglar Jonathon King?

20 November 2014


Have you seen wanted burglar Jonathon William King? The 43-year-old was charged with breaking into a home in Cowbeech on 1 July 2013 during which more than £50,000 of antique silverware was stolen. King (pictured, ...

Scammers try to scam thousands in Worthing

Scammers try to scam thousands in Worthing

20 November 2014


Scammers tried to convince a woman to part with £20,000 in a phone scam, but managed to con £6,000 from two other victims. Five reports of scam phone calls have been made in the last 48 hours in the Worthing area and...

Eastbourne man to repay fraud proceeds to elderly victim

Eastbourne man to repay fraud proceeds to elderly victim

20 November 2014


An Eastbourne man who systematically stole from an elderly man he was supposed to be caring for, has now been ordered to pay back his ill-gotten gains. 56-year old Terrence Green of Green Street, Eastbourne, worked ...

Woman arrested on suspicion of drink-driving found not guilty by court

Woman arrested on suspicion of drink-driving found not guilty by court

20 November 2014


A woman who was arrested as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers has been found not guilty in court. Patricia Dowe, 56, was arrested at 9.55pm on 24 December 2013 in Lancing Close, P...

Burglaries fall by 16% during joint campaign across the south east

Burglaries fall by 16% during joint campaign across the south east

20 November 2014


The number of burglaries reported across the south east has fallen after Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Thames Valley Police launched their first joint campaign to tackle the issue.   The three-week campaign ran from ...

Brighton rape allegation withdrawn

Brighton rape allegation withdrawn

20 November 2014


Detectives are no longer investigating an allegation of rape in Brighton.   Detective Chief Inspector Carwyn Hughes said: "On Wednesday 29 October we received a report of a 14-year old girl being raped by a man ...

Crawley off-licence caught selling alcohol to child

Crawley off-licence caught selling alcohol to child

20 November 2014


A member of staff at a Crawley off-licence has been caught selling alcohol to a child. An operation on Thursday 14 November by police licensing officers saw eight pubs and off-licences across Horsham and Crawley bei...

Sussex Police sponsors SPARK award

Sussex Police sponsors SPARK award

20 November 2014


The dedication and commitment of young volunteers from across East Sussex was celebrated last Wednesday (12 November) at the 2014 SPARK Awards, held at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.   SPARK is the operatin...

Two Newhaven burglaries linked to series across the south east

Two Newhaven burglaries linked to series across the south east

19 November 2014


A group of burglars believed to be responsible for dozens of break-ins across the south east are now being linked to two in Newhaven. Between 7.10pm and 11.10pm on Wednesday 12 November intruders broke into homes in...

Hastings man sought for breach of court order

Hastings man sought for breach of court order

19 November 2014


Police in Hastings are searching for local man Aiden Daniels, who is wanted for breaching a court order. 19-year old Daniels breached the court order on Monday 13 October. The order was originally imposed at Bexley ...

Concern for missing man Steven Cattell from Brighton

Concern for missing man Steven Cattell from Brighton

19 November 2014


Police are concerned for missing man Steven Cattell from Brighton.   Steven, 24, was last seen on Monday (17 November) in North Street. He is described as white and about 5' 8" with brown hair. He moves around...

Appeal for witnesses to Lottbridge Drove collision

Appeal for witnesses to Lottbridge Drove collision

19 November 2014


Emergency services were called to Lottbridge Drove in the Hampden Park area of Eastbourne at 9.45am on Wednesday (November 19) to a collision. Two vehicles, a flatbed Ford Transit van and a Toyota Celica, collided a...

Man and woman assaulted in Eastbourne

Man and woman assaulted in Eastbourne

19 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 41-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were assaulted in Greenway, Eastbourne, on Sunday (16 November). The victims were going home after walking their dogs around 4pm whe...

Operation Dragonfly: Man caught using his mobile at the wheel while three times the drink-drive limit

Operation Dragonfly: Man caught using his mobile at the wheel while three times the drink-drive limit

19 November 2014


A driver who was caught using his mobile phone at the wheel while more than three times the drink-drive limit is being hunted by police. Tarik Girgin, 30, was seen by officers holding his mobile phone to his ear as ...

Efit of man connected to sexual assault in Eastbourne

Efit of man connected to sexual assault in Eastbourne

19 November 2014


Police have released an efit for a man they are hoping to speak to in connection with a sexual assault in Eastbourne. The victim, an 11-year-old boy, had been on the beach at the end of Macquarie Quay, Sovereign Har...

Police concern about anti-social bike riding in Haywards Heath

Police concern about anti-social bike riding in Haywards Heath

19 November 2014


Police in Mid-Sussex are concerned about recent anti-social behaviour by some young people on roads in Haywards Heath. The local Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) are aware of an ongoing issue with a group of young ...

Rogue traders targeted by Lewes police

Rogue traders targeted by Lewes police

18 November 2014


Lewes police are trying to establish the scale of the problem of rogue traders in the town following a number of reports of unsolicited doorstep trading. PC Pete Hall said: "We issued a warning last month about peop...

iPad and other items stolen from flat in St Leonards

iPad and other items stolen from flat in St Leonards

18 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a flat in St Peter's Road, St Leonards, between 8am and 8.15pm on Friday 31 October. A number of items were stolen including an iPad, 400 Euros, a Michael Kors wat...

Still time to hand in your guns and ammunition to police in Sussex and Surrey

Still time to hand in your guns and ammunition to police in Sussex and Surrey

18 November 2014


Police are continuing to appeal for members of the public to surrender any unwanted firearms and ammunition to police in Sussex and Surrey. In the first week of the campaign more than 80 firearms of different types ...

Police appeal for witnesses to flat burglary in St Leonards

Police appeal for witnesses to flat burglary in St Leonards

18 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a flat in Sedlescombe Road South, St Leonards, between 9am and 3.20pm on Thursday (13 November). A window was forced opened and the flat was searched. Nothing appe...

Woman attacked in Brighton city centre street

Woman attacked in Brighton city centre street

18 November 2014


Police in Brighton are searching for three men suspected of attempting to rape a woman in a city centre street. The 23-year old local woman was walking home along Western Street, Brighton, at 4.30am on Friday 14 Nov...

Polegate man sentenced to prison over sex assaults on young girls

Polegate man sentenced to prison over sex assaults on young girls

18 November 2014


    A Polegate man has been sentenced to a total of six and a half years imprisonment for 18 sexual offences against three young girls known to him. Dean Davies, 20, unemployed, of Walnut Walk, Polegate...

Hailsham police advice to Christmas shoppers

Hailsham police advice to Christmas shoppers

18 November 2014


Police are offering shoppers in Hailsham advice on how to keep their money safe from opportunistic thieves by holding two crime prevention events in the run-up to Christmas. PCSO Sue Choppin, one of the team of neig...

Driver wanted over hit and run crash in Littlehampton

Driver wanted over hit and run crash in Littlehampton

18 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a bike and a car collided but the motorist did not stop. Shortly after 6am on Wednesday 5 November the two vehicles collided at the junction of Franciscan Way and Arundel Roa...

Woman assaulted in unprovoked attack, Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

Woman assaulted in unprovoked attack, Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

18 November 2014


Police are investigating an unprovoked attack on a 64-year-old woman as she walked home along Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne, pushing a shopping trolley.   It happened at about 3.45pm on Friday (14 November) &nb...

Cash and mobile phone stolen in Brighton street robbery

Cash and mobile phone stolen in Brighton street robbery

18 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a street robbery on a 35-year-old man who was attacked in Brighton, around 9pm on Sunday (16 November). The victim, who is Chinese, was walking home along North Street, nea...

Sussex Police redesigned for the future

Sussex Police redesigned for the future

18 November 2014


Sussex Police is being redesigned for the future. The force has revealed its initial thinking for policing in Sussex for the coming five years. Deputy Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney, who is leading the change, said...

Man sought over Goring Remembrance Sunday poppy tin theft

Man sought over Goring Remembrance Sunday poppy tin theft

18 November 2014


Police are searching for a man they suspect of stealing a poppy tin from a Goring store on Remembrance Sunday. At 1.50pm on Sunday 9 November the man, described as white, in his early 40's, of medium build, 5'10", w...

Man sought over assaults in Rusper pub

Man sought over assaults in Rusper pub

18 November 2014


Police in Horsham are searching for a man they want to interview about two sexual assaults in a local pub.   The suspect was the bar manager at the Plough and Attic Rooms pub in Rusper at the end of 2013 when he...

Woman attacked in Crawley driving dispute

Woman attacked in Crawley driving dispute

18 November 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a 'road rage' incident in Crawley. On Monday 11 November at approximately 5.45pm there was an incident at the Bonnets Lane junction with Lowfield Heath Road in Crawley. involving the ...

Police welcome award of White Ribbon status to Eastbourne

Police welcome award of White Ribbon status to Eastbourne

18 November 2014


The White Ribbon Campaign, a global bid for men to take more responsibility for reducing violence against women, has awarded White Ribbon status to Eastbourne.   Sussex Police, as one of the partners invo...

Sussex Police welcomes HMIC report on crime recording

Sussex Police welcomes HMIC report on crime recording

18 November 2014


Sussex Police has improved its crime recording in line with national standards. The Force has welcomed a HMIC inspection report where they found that the overall level of compliance with national crime reportin...

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in Brighton

17 November 2014


Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Dorset Gardens, Brighton. The 32-year-old victim was approached by two men in Dorset Gardens, Brighton on Monday 27 October at about 11pm. Th...

Applications open for Sussex Police Fast Track promotion scheme

Applications open for Sussex Police Fast Track promotion scheme

17 November 2014


Applications are open today for the Sussex Police Fast Track accelerated promotion scheme. Graduates, Special Constables and police staff can apply to the three year promotion and development programme led by t...

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton arson

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton arson

17 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an arson at a motorhome in Mayflower Way, Angmering. At around 3am on Sunday (November 16) the occupant, a 40-year-old man and a eight-year-old girl, left the motorhome safel...

Suspected drink driver charged after car hits house in Ardingly

Suspected drink driver charged after car hits house in Ardingly

17 November 2014


A number of homes were evacuated in the night when a suspected drink driver crashed a car in to a house in Ardingly and caused a gas leak. Police were called at 11.20pm on 14 November when a Ford Mondeo h...

Sompting and Findon burglaries linked to series across the region

Sompting and Findon burglaries linked to series across the region

17 November 2014


A group of burglars believed to be responsible for dozens of burglaries across the south east are now being linked to three in near Worthing. Between 5pm and 8pm on Wednesday (12 November) intruders broke into...

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in collision with car, St Helen's Road, Hastings

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in collision with car, St Helen's Road, Hastings

17 November 2014


A 28-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious, potentially life-changing injuries, after his green Kawasaki ZX400 and a blue Citroen Saxo car were in collision on the A2101 St Helen's Road, Hastings.   T...

Missing Worthing woman found in Lancashire

Missing Worthing woman found in Lancashire

17 November 2014


A 37-year-old woman reported missing from Worthing on Sunday (9 November) has been found safe and well.  Hayley Bishop walked into a police station in Blackpool on Saturday (15 November) to confirm ...

Missing teenager Chloe Newman found

Missing teenager Chloe Newman found

14 November 2014


Missing teenager Chloe Newman has been found safe and well on Thursday November 13.   She went missing from her home in Worthing on November 5.

Gang sentenced for Brighton drugs ring

Gang sentenced for Brighton drugs ring

14 November 2014


Ten people have been sentenced for the part they played in a drugs ring between Brighton and Liverpool. The 10 men and woman, living in both cities were either runners for the drugs ring or laundering money for...

Teenager assaulted in Hailsham

Teenager assaulted in Hailsham

14 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and attempted robbery on a 16-year-old boy who was attacked in Vicarage Road, Hailsham on Tuesday 28 October. The victim was on his bike outside the Waitros...

Hastings man sought for recall to prison

Hastings man sought for recall to prison

14 November 2014


Police in Hastings are searching for local man Jowad Ghemati, who is wanted for recall to prison.   Ghemati has failed to comply with conditions of prison release licence. He had been released part way thro...

Valuable camera found in East Grinstead street

Valuable camera found in East Grinstead street

14 November 2014


Police are trying to trace the owner of a valuable camera found in an East Grinstead street. The Olympus Stylus camera was found in St Johns Road, East Grinstead on 27 September and was handed into police. ...

Eastbourne woman caught drink-driving twice in two days given a suspended prison sentence

Eastbourne woman caught drink-driving twice in two days given a suspended prison sentence

14 November 2014


An Eastbourne woman pleaded guilty to two drink-driving offences within as many days when she appeared before Brighton magistrates on Thursday (13 November).   Leanne Blackie, 34, of Percival Road,...

Eastbourne man sought over suspected breach of Restraining Order

Eastbourne man sought over suspected breach of Restraining Order

14 November 2014


Police in Eastbourne are seeking 44-year old Danny Townsend who has failed to answer his bail requirement having been arrested on suspicion of breaching a court Restraining Order prohibiting him from contacting a...

Police community conversation event in East Sussex

Police community conversation event in East Sussex

14 November 2014


Registration has now opened for East Sussex residents to have their say at the next Police and Crime Community Conversation event with PCC, Katy Bourne, Chief Constable Giles York, Divisional Commander Neil Honno...

Three men sent to prison for a total of 90 years for conspiring to murder

Three men sent to prison for a total of 90 years for conspiring to murder

13 November 2014


Three men have each been jailed for 30 years having been found guilty of conspiring to kill a woman in Horsham in February.   Bruce Killick, 63, Graham Martin, 39, and Karl Cruise, 55, have been found gui...

Littlehampton burglar caught, prosecuted and sentenced - all in 36 hours

Littlehampton burglar caught, prosecuted and sentenced - all in 36 hours

13 November 2014


A burglar broke into a house and fled but was arrested, prosecuted and then sentenced - all in less than 36 hours. Kashif Judge entered a home in Terminus Road, Littlehampton, shortly before 8am on Friday (7 No...

Two people arrested after Brighton robbery

Two people arrested after Brighton robbery

13 November 2014


Two people have been arrested in connection with a robbery in Pavilion Gardens in Brighton. A 20-year-old man from Brighton had been walking through Pavilion Gardens around 2am when he was punched and robbed of...

Sussex Police seeking owner of lost World War One army document found on Armistice Day

Sussex Police seeking owner of lost World War One army document found on Armistice Day

13 November 2014


Sussex Police are hoping to find the owner of this World War One army document which was found by a man in HovePark on Tuesday (11 November). The man found the document and a RAFA badge around 10am and handed ...

Woman suffers fractured fingers after being hit by chair in Worthing

Woman suffers fractured fingers after being hit by chair in Worthing

13 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two men began fighting in the street in Worthing. The men were fighting outside the parade of shops in Findon Road when one picked up a metal chair and threw it, hitting...

Concern for missing 16-year-old from Hastings

Concern for missing 16-year-old from Hastings

13 November 2014


Police are hoping to trace a boy missing from Hastings. Hosam Alsayed, 16, left the address he had been staying to go to the mosque in Mercatoria in St Leonards around midday on November 6 but did not come back...

No offence disclosed in Lewes Bonfire investigation

No offence disclosed in Lewes Bonfire investigation

13 November 2014


Sussex Police received a number of complaints about the portrayal of former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond as an effigy at the 2014 Lewes bonfire event.   Sussex Police has since presented the complai...

First of south east's most wanted burglary suspects arrested

First of south east's most wanted burglary suspects arrested

12 November 2014


One of the 10 most wanted burglary suspects across the south east has been arrested by police. Max Nevin, 22, was arrested in Robertsbridge, East Sussex, after his name and photograph were published by Sussex, ...

Diesel stolen from parked lorries in the Horsham area

Diesel stolen from parked lorries in the Horsham area

12 November 2014


Police are warning lorry drivers to beware of thieves stealing diesel from their parked vehicles in the Horsham area.   On Monday (10 November) a lorry driver reported that he had parked in a layby on t...

Witnesses sought to attack on woman in Shoreham

Witnesses sought to attack on woman in Shoreham

12 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman reported being assaulted in Shoreham on Monday, October 27. The 39-year-old was walking outside Pashley Court in Surrey Street at about 2pm when she was attacked...

High value jewellery and bags stolen in Battle burglary

High value jewellery and bags stolen in Battle burglary

12 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and designer bags were stolen in a burglary in Battle.   Intruders smashed the patio doors of a house in Hastings Road, o...

Man sought for interview by Eastbourne police

Man sought for interview by Eastbourne police

11 November 2014


Police in Eastbourne are keen to trace Steven Michael Stewart, 29, also known as Stevie Henderson, in connection with enquiries into two suspicious fires. These occurred in Acacia Road, Eastbourne, on 19 Septem...

Man robbed in Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

Man robbed in Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

11 November 2014


Police are appealing for information about a robbery in Brighton in the early hours of Friday morning (November 7). A 20-year-old man from Brighton had been walking through Pavilion Gardens around 2am when he w...

Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team to help Community Speedwatch recruit volunteers

Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team to help Community Speedwatch recruit volunteers

11 November 2014


Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team will be helping Community Speedwatch to recruit more volunteers during Speed Awareness Week between Monday 17 November and Sunday 23 November 2014. The Community Speedwatc...

Police in Eastbourne seek cowardly purse thieves

Police in Eastbourne seek cowardly purse thieves

11 November 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a "cowardly" attack on an old age pensioner which resulted in her purse being snatched while she was in Eastbourne's Terminus Road pedestrian precinct.   The incident hap...

Man charged with burglary in St Leonards

Man charged with burglary in St Leonards

11 November 2014


A 40-year-old man is to appear in court accused of breaking into a home in St Leonards. Between 10am and 4pm on 31 October a house in Shirley Drive was burgled but the intruder left without taking any valuables...

The Hangleton Band receives £250 from the Police Property Act Fund

The Hangleton Band receives £250 from the Police Property Act Fund

11 November 2014


Hove Neighbourhood Policing Team has donated £250 to The Hangleton Band which will be used to purchase a soprano cornet. The Hangleton Band is a brass band with around 80 members based in Brighton and Hove. ...

Operation Dragonfly - 99th person convicted of drink-driving offences as part of summer crackdown

Operation Dragonfly - 99th person convicted of drink-driving offences as part of summer crackdown

11 November 2014


A woman has become the 99th person to be convicted of offences as part of Sussex Police's summer crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Sarah Lacey, 48, was arrested after officers saw her car weaving in Goring ...

Man sentenced to life for Brighton attempted murder

Man sentenced to life for Brighton attempted murder

11 November 2014


A Brighton man convicted for attempted murder has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Connah Smith, 20, of Vernon Terrace, Brighton has been found guilty of attempted murder at Lewes Crown Court on Monday (Nov...

Man charged with stealing laptops in Brighton

Man charged with stealing laptops in Brighton

11 November 2014


A man has been charged for two burglaries in Brighton city centre. Joseph Grimshaw, 38, unemployed, of Powis Grove, Brighton has been charged with stealing laptops from The Three Jolly Butchers pub in North Ro...

CCTV footage of Bognor Regis burglary suspect released

CCTV footage of Bognor Regis burglary suspect released

11 November 2014


Detectives want to speak to this man about a burglary in Den Avenue, Bognor Regis, on 2 September. Between 1pm and 4pm that day a house in the road was broken into while the owners were out and a large amount o...

Appeal for Hove collision

Appeal for Hove collision

11 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on West way, Hove on November 7 about 5.30pm. A pedestrian and a black Honda Jazz collided near to the junction with Applesham Avenue and Hangleton Road. The 51...

Police investigate £2,500 jewellery burglary, Storrington

Police investigate £2,500 jewellery burglary, Storrington

11 November 2014


Police are investigating the theft of gold jewellery worth £2,500 by burglars who broke into a flat in Meadowside, Storrington.   Officers were alerted shortly aftere 10.45am on Saturday (8 Novemb...

Southwick man sentenced over indecent images of children

Southwick man sentenced over indecent images of children

11 November 2014


A Southwick man has been sent to prison over indecent images of children.   26-year old Adam Clements, a shop employee, of Butts Road, Southwick, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Monday (10 November) and w...

Police tackle parking on pavements, Newhaven

Police tackle parking on pavements, Newhaven

11 November 2014


Following complaints of vehicles being persistently parked on pavements in Newhaven High Street several motorists have been reported for the offence of driving on a footpath.   PC Justin Denney, of the Newh...

Pedestrian seriously hurt in collision with car, A24 Broadwater Road, Worthing

Pedestrian seriously hurt in collision with car, A24 Broadwater Road, Worthing

10 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision on the A24 Broadwater Road, Worthing, in which a 36-year-old man suffered serious head injuries.   The man was crossing the dual ...

Police making enquiries after yachtsman's disappearance off Brighton

Police making enquiries after yachtsman's disappearance off Brighton

10 November 2014


An extensive search for a missing yachtsman, whose boat was found drifting at Brighton marina, has now been suspended. Sussex Police has named the yachtsman as Len King, 74, from Alfriston. and is now treating ...

Have you seen missing Worthing teenager Chloe Newman?

Have you seen missing Worthing teenager Chloe Newman?

10 November 2014


Have you seen missing teenager Chloe Newman? The 15-year-old has gone missing from her home in Worthing and police are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Chloe is white, 5' 5" and slim. She has ...

Brighton man found guilty of attempted murder

Brighton man found guilty of attempted murder

10 November 2014


A Brighton man has been convicted of trying to murder two women at their house in March this year. Connah Smith, 20, of Vernon Terrace, Brighton has been found guilty of attempted murder at Lewes Crown Court on...

Motorist seriously hurt in collision with a tree between Albourne and Henfield

Motorist seriously hurt in collision with a tree between Albourne and Henfield

10 November 2014


Police are investigating a road traffic collision in which a 23-year-old Henfield man was seriously injured after his car left the road and collided with a tree.   It happened at around 6pm on Sunday (9...

Have you seen 37-year-old Hayley Bishop from Worthing?

Have you seen 37-year-old Hayley Bishop from Worthing?

10 November 2014


Have you seen missing 37-year-old Hayley Bishop? Hayley was living temporarily in Worthing but left her home suddenly at about 1.30am on Sunday (9 November) taking her belongings with her. She is white, of l...

Two women assaulted in Bexhill-on-Sea

Two women assaulted in Bexhill-on-Sea

10 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on two women who were attacked outside the Townhouse pub in London Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, on Friday 31 October.  Both women, aged 18 and 19, were pushed...

Police appeal for witnesses to hit and run in East Grinstead

Police appeal for witnesses to hit and run in East Grinstead

10 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run collision on London Road, East Grinstead, at 11.45pm on Friday (7 November). A 37-year-old woman has been treated at Queen Victoria Hospital for a suspe...

Man drives wrong way down the A23

Man drives wrong way down the A23

10 November 2014


A man is being assessed by health workers after he drove the wrong way down the A23 towards Brighton for several miles. The 73-year-old from Burgess Hill got onto the dual carriageway shortly before 10am on Mon...

Driver seriously hurt in collision with a tree, A283 Cootham, near Storrington

Driver seriously hurt in collision with a tree, A283 Cootham, near Storrington

10 November 2014


Police are investigating a single vehicle road traffic collision on the A283 at Cootham, near Storrington, which happened at 44 minutes past midnight on Sunday (9 November)   It involved a Land Rov...

Taxi collides with woman in Shoreham

Taxi collides with woman in Shoreham

07 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car and a pedestrian collided in Shoreham. The 73-year-old woman was crossing Upper Shoreham Road close to the junction with Erringham Road when she collided with a wh...

Poppy appeal charity tins stolen in Eastbourne

Poppy appeal charity tins stolen in Eastbourne

07 November 2014


Police are investigating two reports of poppy appeal tins being stolen in Eastbourne. On Wednesday, 5 November two shops, The Range in Lottbridge Drove and Co-op in Seaside Road, reported the thefts which occur...

Reward of more than £10,000 put up to catch group of burglars

Reward of more than £10,000 put up to catch group of burglars

07 November 2014


Rewards worth up to £10,500 have been put up to help find a group of burglars who have broken into almost 100 homes across the south east. Detectives are now linking offences from across East and West Sussex, ...

Police seek witnesses to Chichester canal robbery

Police seek witnesses to Chichester canal robbery

07 November 2014


Sussex Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery where two women threatened to stab and assault a man and a woman and stole one of their phones. The incident occurred at 5.45pm on Sunday, 26 October under the A27...

Complaints to police over Bexhill-Hastings link road traffic lights

Complaints to police over Bexhill-Hastings link road traffic lights

07 November 2014


Police in Bexhill-on-Sea have recently talked to contractors engaged in the construction of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road over frequent failures of temporary traffic lights at the junction of the A259 ...

Reports of man approaching boys in Pulborough and West Chiltington

Reports of man approaching boys in Pulborough and West Chiltington

07 November 2014


Police have been made aware of two reports of a man either following boys or asking them to enter a vehicle in the last few weeks in the south of the Horsham district. These incidents have occurred in Link Lane...

Reports shows Sussex Police is prepared and ready to keep the community safe

Reports shows Sussex Police is prepared and ready to keep the community safe

07 November 2014


Sussex Police is well prepared to counter threats faced in modern day policing. The force welcomes Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary's Strategic Policing Requirement inspection report, which looked at...

Man attacked by gang of teenagers in Brighton

Man attacked by gang of teenagers in Brighton

07 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was attacked on his way home in Brighton. The victim was assaulted in Kings Road at about 11.15pm on Monday (3 November) near to The Kings Hotel. He...

Vast majority of people are ashamed of drink-driving, study reveals

Vast majority of people are ashamed of drink-driving, study reveals

07 November 2014


RELEASED ON BEHALF OF SUSSEX SAFER ROADS PARTNERSHIP 94% of people in the South East feel ashamed to drink and drive as the 50th anniversary THINK! Campaign is launched On the 50th anniversary of the first pu...

Sussex Police donates £200 to The 1st Telscombe Cliffs Girl Guides

Sussex Police donates £200 to The 1st Telscombe Cliffs Girl Guides

07 November 2014


Peacehaven police have donated £200 to the 1st Telscombe Cliffs Girl Guides to help fund a trip to an international camp next year. A spokesperson for the guides said: "The girls from First Telscombe Cliffs ...

Anna Wysocka found safe

Anna Wysocka found safe

07 November 2014


Anna Wysocka, 38, has been found safe in Hastings after she went missing from Maidstone on Friday (10 October). Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.    

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