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Concern for missing teenage girl from Crawley

Concern for missing teenage girl from Crawley

30 August 2014


Police are concerned for a teenage girl who has gone missing from Crawley. Lacey Easen, 15, was last seen shortly before 9.20pm on Friday (August 29) when she left the care home she had been staying at in Gales Driv...

Man attacked in Worthing town centre

Man attacked in Worthing town centre

29 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and attempted robbery on a 49-year-old man in Worthing town centre on Monday (25 August) at 8.10pm. The victim was outside Waterstones and Laura Ashley off Montague S...

Man charged with stalking to Brighton and Hove

Man charged with stalking to Brighton and Hove

29 August 2014


The first person in Brighton and Hove has been charged under new stalking laws. Besmir Pepkolaj, 29, a security employee of Church Road, Hove has been charged with harassment. This comes under the new section of the...

Attempted theft of ATM at Bexhill service station

Attempted theft of ATM at Bexhill service station

29 August 2014


  Two thieves narrowly missed being caught in the act when they tried to steal an ATM at a Bexhill service station. They pair pulled the ATM from its mountings and managed to place it in the back of a stolen w...

Woman bitten by dog in Eastbourne

Woman bitten by dog in Eastbourne

29 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was bitten by a dog in Eastbourne. At around 4.50pm on Wednesday, August 27 a woman was bitten by a dog on her hand. The woman was walking to her car ...

Fundraising golf day for Help For Heroes

Fundraising golf day for Help For Heroes

29 August 2014


A fund raising golf day by the Sussex Police Golf Section raised £1,500 to the Help for Heroes charity. Assistant Chief Constable Robin Smith said: "We are grateful for the owner allowing us courtesy of the course e...

Car break-ins in Seaford prompt police warning

Car break-ins in Seaford prompt police warning

29 August 2014


Car owners in Seaford are being advised to take extra care over security following a spate of vehicle crime during the early hours on Thursday (28 August).   Between 4am and 4-30am several vehicles were broken i...

Disabled woman pushed off mobility scooter in Eastbourne

Disabled woman pushed off mobility scooter in Eastbourne

29 August 2014


Police are appealing for help to track down a man who pushed a disabled woman off her mobility scooter in Eastbourne and then verbally abused her. The victim was close to the bus area of Langney shopping centre at a...

Hundreds of bottles of wine in burglary in Shoreham

Hundreds of bottles of wine in burglary in Shoreham

29 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after more than 1,000 bottles of wine were stolen in a smash and grab raid in Shoreham.   Between 12.15am and 1.15am on Tuesday (26 August) burglars forced their way into The W...

Eastbourne street robbers are sought by police

Eastbourne street robbers are sought by police

29 August 2014


Shortly after 11.30pm on Saturday (23 August) a 22-year-old man walking in the Carlisle Road area of Eastbourne was approached by two men who threatened him and demanded his wallet and mobile phone.   The victi...

Missing Brighton girl found safe and well

Missing Brighton girl found safe and well

28 August 2014


A 16-year-old girl from Brighton, Reem Abu Sharma, who was reported missing from her home on Sunday (24 August) has been found safe and well. Police would like to thank members of the public for their help in tr...

Bank scam fraudsters target Worthing and Lancing

Bank scam fraudsters target Worthing and Lancing

28 August 2014


Police are warning people living in Worthing and Lancing  to be on their guard against a phone scam in which fraudsters pretend to be bank or police officials to try to obtain confidential details of their ...

Second "All Out Day" is a success

Second "All Out Day" is a success

28 August 2014


Officers across the Force swapped their usual places of work to join colleagues in more visible roles across the county on Wednesday (August 28). Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry joined response officers in Wor...

Boat stolen from outside Bognor home

Boat stolen from outside Bognor home

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after a theft of a boat in Bognor Regis.   Between 10am Thursday, August 21 and 9am Monday, August 25 a fishing boat and trailer was stolen from the driveway of a property in...

APPEAL ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE - Are any of these items yours?

APPEAL ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE - Are any of these items yours?

28 August 2014


Surrey Police officers are appealing for help from the public to identify the owners of a number of valuable items which have been recovered following a recent arrest. Officers carried out a search warrant at an add...

Appeal for witnesses to dog attacks in Rustington (1)

Appeal for witnesses to dog attacks in Rustington (1)

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after two dog attacks in Rustington this month.   The first took place at 8.30am on Sunday 17 August in Jubilee Avenue recreation ground where a woman was bitten on the low...

Do you know anything about graffiti in Eastbourne?

Do you know anything about graffiti in Eastbourne?

28 August 2014


Police in Eastbourne are appealing for information about graffiti in the Willingdon Trees area of the town. On the evening of August 26, many cars in Hazelwood Avenue were damaged and covered in graffiti that contai...

Operation Dragonfly - Driver caught texting at the wheel while high on drugs

Operation Dragonfly - Driver caught texting at the wheel while high on drugs

28 August 2014


A 22-year-old man has been banned from the roads after he was caught texting at the wheel while high on drugs. Billy Pool was spotted using his mobile while driving his Volkswagen Polo in London Road, East Grinstead...

Do you recognise this property stolen in Crawley?

Do you recognise this property stolen in Crawley?

28 August 2014


Do you recognise this jewellery which may have been stolen from a number of vehicles in Crawley?   The gold metal watch and gold metal chain necklace were recovered among other stolen property when a man was a...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Bexhill-on-Sea car park

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Bexhill-on-Sea car park

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 23-year-old man who was attacked in the Ravenside Retail car park, De la Warr Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, on Saturday (23 August) The victim was with his girlfriend wh...

Man assaulted in a pub in Hastings Old Town

Man assaulted in a pub in Hastings Old Town

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 43-year-old man who was attacked in The Royal Standard Pub on East Beach Street in Hastings Old Town on Thursday 14 August. The victim was inside the pub between...

Operation Magpie - Teenage burglar convicted for second time in a week

Operation Magpie - Teenage burglar convicted for second time in a week

28 August 2014


A teenage burglar has been convicted of offences for the second time in a week. Robert Mayers, 18, tried to break into a home in West Avenue, Worthing, on 26 July but was arrested later. He pleaded guilty to a char...

Appeal for witnesses to student robbery in Worthing

Appeal for witnesses to student robbery in Worthing

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a Spanish teenage student was robbed in Worthing.   The 13-year-old girl was walking along the pathway underneath Teville Gate car park towards Broadwater Bridge at abo...

Cigarettes stolen in Bexhill-on-Sea garage burglary

Cigarettes stolen in Bexhill-on-Sea garage burglary

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at the Murco garage in Barnhorn Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 2.30am on Monday (25 August). The residents from the flat above the garage awoke to two suspec...

Motorcyclist killed in Bury RTC named

Motorcyclist killed in Bury RTC named

28 August 2014


The motorcyclist killed on the A29 at Bury has been named as William Phillip Frederick Ruewell, of West Chiltington Lane, Billingshurst. The 20-year-old was riding a Honda VFR 800F motorcycle when he was involved in...

Pedestrian injured in Rye collision

Pedestrian injured in Rye collision

28 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a man acting strangely in Rye on Tuesday night (August 26). A man was seen in the road on the A268 Peasmarsh Road around 7.35pm before he was involved in a collision. The man, ...

Female Genital Mutilation workshop held at Gatwick

Female Genital Mutilation workshop held at Gatwick

28 August 2014


Police at Gatwick held a workshop to help raise awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Cutting as it is also known on Wednesday, August 27. The event was aimed at those working in and around the airp...

Motorcyclist dies in Whatlington collision

Motorcyclist dies in Whatlington collision

28 August 2014


A 49-year-old motorcyclist died in a collision on the A21 at Whatlington on Wednesday evening (27 August). The rider from Dartford was in collision with a Ford Fusion van. Sgt Dan Pitcher said: "Paramedics attended...

Have you seen teenager Reem Abu Sharma?

Have you seen teenager Reem Abu Sharma?

27 August 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of missing teenager Reem Abu Sharma, who went missing on Sunday (24 August). The 16-year-old, from Italy, had been visiting family in Brighton and was last seen with two men near...

Sussex Police command team's ice bucket challenge

Sussex Police command team's ice bucket challenge

27 August 2014


Top officers at Sussex Police have joined thousands of people worldwide to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge. Chief Constable Giles York let himself in for a soaking when he accepted the challenge from Chief Con...

Burglary of Shinewater area of Eastbourne

Burglary of Shinewater area of Eastbourne

27 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in the Shinewater area of Eastbourne. The break in happened at a house in Fern Close between 1.30am and 7.45am on Sunday, August 24 where a back door was opened. T...

Items stolen in Burgess Hill burglary

Items stolen in Burgess Hill burglary

27 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a house in Fox Close, Burgess Hill was broken into. The break in happened between midday on Tuesday, August 19 and 8pm on Thursday, August 21. Items were stolen from the hous...

21-year-old man attacked with a bottle and robbed in Brighton

21-year-old man attacked with a bottle and robbed in Brighton

27 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and robbery on a 21-year-old man who was attacked in Brighton on Saturday (23 August). The victim was approached by four men at 3.15am in Middle Street and went into ...

Street drinker given ASBO

Street drinker given ASBO

27 August 2014


A prolific street drinker in Littlehampton and Worthing has been given an anti social behaviour order. Richard Gray, 45, from no fixed address has been given an ASBO for his behaviour in the Worthing and Littlehampt...

Do any of the items found hidden in a Worthing pond belong to you?

Do any of the items found hidden in a Worthing pond belong to you?

27 August 2014


Police are hoping to reunite burglary victims with their possessions after finding hundreds hidden in a pond in Worthing. Officers from Sussex Police's specialist search unit have recovered more than 850 items that ...

Help sought to trace Seaford prowler

Help sought to trace Seaford prowler

27 August 2014


Police in Seaford are appealing to local people for help after reports of a prowler in the Avondale Road area of the town.   At about 10.20pm on Thursday (21 August)  a resident of Avondale Court disturbe...

Missing girl Lacey Easen, 15, has returned home to Crawley

Missing girl Lacey Easen, 15, has returned home to Crawley

26 August 2014


Lacey Easen, 15, reported missing from her home in Crawley, safely returned  home on Tuesday evening (26 August).   Police would like to thank the public and media for their support.

Replica OBE medal stolen in burglary in West Hoathly

Replica OBE medal stolen in burglary in West Hoathly

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a replica OBE medal was stolen during a burglary in West Hoathly. Between 9am and 4pm on 6 August a home in Ashurst Cottages, Highbrook Lane, was burgled and a safe, cash and...

Pensioner attacked in aggravated burglary in Burgess Hill

Pensioner attacked in aggravated burglary in Burgess Hill

26 August 2014


Police are seeking two young men after a pensioner was attacked during an aggravated burglary in Burgess Hill. On Monday evening (25 August) a 70-year-old man answered his door on Windmill Drive and was confronted b...

Appeal for two injured in motorcycle collision near Hooe

Appeal for two injured in motorcycle collision near Hooe

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A259 at Hooe on Tuesday (August 26). The collision happened between a blue Honda Jazz which collided with a Harley Davidson bike. The Honda then spun and coll...

Burglars steal musical instruments from vulnerable victim in Clapham

Burglars steal musical instruments from vulnerable victim in Clapham

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two men tricked their way into a vulnerable pensioner's home to steal musical instruments worth thousands of pounds. Between Monday 18 August and Wednesday 20 August the men ...

Two men arrested after St Leonards robbery

Two men arrested after St Leonards robbery

26 August 2014


Two men aged 31 and 24 have been arrested after a robbery in St Leonards. Two friends were threatened with a knife and one suffered a cut to his face after two men forced their way into a flat in Western Road, St Le...

Zachery Bennett from Seaford found safe and well

Zachery Bennett from Seaford found safe and well

26 August 2014


Missing 15-year-old Zachery Bennett, from Seaford, has been found safe and well on Sunday (24 August). Zachery went missing after he failed to return home from school on Thursday (21 August). Police would like to t...

Garage burglary in Wadhurst

Garage burglary in Wadhurst

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a garage in Shovers Green, Wadhurst,  between 9am on Monday 28 July and 6pm on Wednesday 20 August. The owner came back from holiday and found the garage door...

House occupant disturbs suspect in attempted burglary

House occupant disturbs suspect in attempted burglary

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at a house in Tackleway, Hastings Old Town, at 3.20pm on Thursday (21 August). The occupant disturbed a woman who was trying to break into a kitchen window...

Sussex Police is committed to the best use of stop and search

Sussex Police is committed to the best use of stop and search

26 August 2014


  Sussex Police has launched two key elements of the Best Use of Stop and Search scheme.   The voluntary scheme, which was announced by the Home Secretary in April, is designed to contribute to a signifi...

Woman seriously injured in single car crash, Crawley Avenue, Crawley

Woman seriously injured in single car crash, Crawley Avenue, Crawley

26 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision on the A23 Crawley Avenue, Crawley, on Bank Holiday Monday (25 August) in which a car left the road, collided with a tree and overturned. It happened at...

Motorcyclist killed in collision with a car on the A29 at Bury

Motorcyclist killed in collision with a car on the A29 at Bury

26 August 2014


A motorcyclist was killed on the A29 at Bury on Sunday (24 August) after colliding with a car outside the Squire and Horse public house. A 20-year-old man from Billingshurst who was riding a Honda VFR 800F motorcycl...

Two cyclists hurt in collision on the A264 at Holtye, near East Grinstead

Two cyclists hurt in collision on the A264 at Holtye, near East Grinstead

26 August 2014


 Two veteran cyclists were seriously injured on the A264 Holtye Road between East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells on Saturday (23 August) after they were in collision with a BMW X5 car travelling in the same easte...

Three charged in connection with rave near Burgess Hill

Three charged in connection with rave near Burgess Hill

22 August 2014


Three men have been charged for conspiracy to cause public nuisance in connection with a rave in June. Officers were called to Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve in Wivelsfield near Burgess Hill around 10pm on Saturday, ...

Car and other items stolen from house in Westfield

Car and other items stolen from house in Westfield

22 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen from a house in Westfield Lane, Westfield on Thursday (21 August). The blue Peugeot 207 was stolen from the driveway between 7am and 7.40pm. Other items fro...

Officers ask for review of licence of Portslade bar

Officers ask for review of licence of Portslade bar

22 August 2014


Sussex Police has applied to have the licence of a Portslade bar reviewed after reports of people being drunk and disorderly, drug use and sexual assaults  occurring there. Officers have become concerned about ...

Warning about shed security in Crawley Down area

Warning about shed security in Crawley Down area

22 August 2014


Police are reminding residents in the Crawley Down and Snow Hill area who have sheds and outbuildings a distance from the house to ensure they are secured and have appropriate lighting and alarms fitted.   ...

Police Property Act Fund donation to Wade Court residents

Police Property Act Fund donation to Wade Court residents

22 August 2014


Sussex Police have donated £150 to Wade Court residents, in Forest Row, to fund flowers and gardening tools. Wade Court resident Mrs Moore said: "We are all appreciative at Wade Court and can at last get some tools ...

Cyclist seriously injured in Billingshurst

Cyclist seriously injured in Billingshurst

22 August 2014


Just before 7.30pm on Thursday 21 August a 49-year old Billingshurst man was riding his pedal cycle in New Road, Billingshurst, when he fell from the cycle and sustained a head injury. He was taken to Hurstwood Park ...

Two airport workers arrested over thefts at Gatwick

Two airport workers arrested over thefts at Gatwick

21 August 2014


A man and a woman have been arrested by police investigating the theft of duty free items from Gatwick Airport. Shortly after 6am on Thursday (21 August) officers from Sussex Police running an operation into thefts ...

Burglars disturbed after breaking into home in Crawley

Burglars disturbed after breaking into home in Crawley

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after a pair of burglars were found breaking into a home in Crawley. The two men forced open the front door of the house in Parham Road between 11am and 11.30am on 22 July but we...

Brighton man sought for recall to prison

Brighton man sought for recall to prison

21 August 2014


Police are searching for 41-year old Nigel Maynard, a Brighton man who is wanted for recall to prison for breaching the terms of his prison release licence. Maynard, who is 6' tall and of slim build, had been releas...

Wanted - Hurst Green man Simon Bracken

Wanted - Hurst Green man Simon Bracken

21 August 2014


Police are searching for 47-year-old Simon Bracken who has failed to comply with bail conditions having been arrested in County Durham in March. Bracken, formerly of Hurst Green, but now of West Cornforth, Ferryhill...

Technology and money stolen in Hastings burglary

Technology and money stolen in Hastings burglary

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Fairlight Road, Hastings, between 1pm and 4.10pm on Tuesday (19 August). A number of items were stolen including an Apple iPad, a red and white Nintendo...

Police appeal for witnesses to attempted burglary in Runcton

Police appeal for witnesses to attempted burglary in Runcton

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at a home in Brookside, Runcton between 9am on Friday (15 August) and midday on Monday (18 August). The occupant arrived home to find damage and tool marks...

Missing Scaynes Hill man found dead near Beachy Head

Missing Scaynes Hill man found dead near Beachy Head

21 August 2014


A body recovered from the foot of cliffs near Beachy Head has been identified as 48-year-old Douglas Gardner from Scaynes Hill. Mr Gardner was reported missing from his home in Church Road on Thursday, August 14 and...

Operation Dragonfly: Man drives drunk to complain about pub ban

Operation Dragonfly: Man drives drunk to complain about pub ban

21 August 2014


A 40-year-old man has been banned from driving after he drove drunk to argue with doorstaff - for barring him from their pub for being too drunk. Staff at the Devonshire in Bexhill had refused to let Patrick Cunning...

Police appeal for witnesses after occupant disturbs burglar in Bognor Regis

Police appeal for witnesses after occupant disturbs burglar in Bognor Regis

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary after a homeowner disturbed the burglar at his home in Linden Road, Bognor Regis. The occupant heard the suspect force the back door open and break the glass in the d...

Two men attacked in Worthing street

Two men attacked in Worthing street

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were attacked in separate incidents in a Worthing street.   A 23-year old man was headbutted and a 32-year old man was punched causing a black eye, both whi...

Men attacked on Marine Parade, Brighton

Men attacked on Marine Parade, Brighton

21 August 2014


Two men were attacked after a night out on Sunday morning (August 17) in Brighton. The two men and a woman left the Volks bar on Madeira Drive around 7am and one of the men, a 29-year-old from Hove, went up the...

Reward offered after series of burglaries in Rustington and Littlehampton

Reward offered after series of burglaries in Rustington and Littlehampton

21 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after six homes in Rustington and Littlehampton were targeted in a week by burglars. The burglaries all happened between the evening of Sunday 10 August and the morning of Wednes...

Local people invited to Mid-Sussex 999 Funday

Local people invited to Mid-Sussex 999 Funday

21 August 2014


Local people are invited to the free Mid-Sussex 999 Funday at the Worlds End Recreation Ground in Burgess Hill on Saturday 30 August. The event will run from 11am to 5pm, and visitors will see emergency services disp...

Man arrested in connection with Bexhill dog walker death

Man arrested in connection with Bexhill dog walker death

21 August 2014


A man has been arrested in connection with a man who died after his dog was involved in an altercation at the end of July in Bexhill. Peter Morley, 74, was walking his dog at about 10am on Sunday July 20 in Turkey R...

Man arrested for sexual assault on buses in Brighton

Man arrested for sexual assault on buses in Brighton

20 August 2014


A man has been arrested in connection with two sexual assaults on buses in the Brighton area. A further two sexual assaults in the Newhaven area have since come to light. On July 28, a 15-year-old girl was on the nu...

Police publish Efit of Crawley robbery suspect

Police publish Efit of Crawley robbery suspect

20 August 2014


Detectives investigating a knifepoint robbery in Crawley have released an Efit of the suspect.   Police are appealing for witnesses to an knife point robbery in Crawley on Tuesday afternoon May 13. At shortly b...

Man who fell from Eastbourne Pier is named

Man who fell from Eastbourne Pier is named

20 August 2014


The man who fell while working on Eastbourne Pier on Tuesday afternoon (August 19) has been named as Stephen Penrice, 44 from Sandylonning, Netherton, Cumbria. Emergency services were called shortly after 4pm to rep...

Missing Peacehaven boy found

Missing Peacehaven boy found

20 August 2014


A missing Peacehaven boy has been found safe and well.   13-year old Reece Pateman had his home in Peacehaven, shortly before 7pm on Tuesday 19 August and police had begun a search for him.   However he was...

47-year-old dog walker assaulted in Brighton park

47-year-old dog walker assaulted in Brighton park

20 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on 47-year-old man who was attacked in Dorset Gardens, Brighton, on Monday 11 August. The victim was walking his dog in Peace Park when the assault took place at 10.3...

Concern for missing Peacehaven boy

Concern for missing Peacehaven boy

20 August 2014


Police and family are increasingly concerned for the safety and welfare of a young boy whoi has been missing from Peacehaven overnight. 13-year old Reece Pateman left his home in Cissbury Avenue, Peacehaven, shortly...

Workman dies after falling from Eastbourne Pier

Workman dies after falling from Eastbourne Pier

19 August 2014


A man who fell while working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier on Tuesday afternoon (August 19) has sadly died from his injuries. Emergency services were called shortly after 4pm to reports that a man had fallen f...

Police growing concerned for missing Hailsham man

Police growing concerned for missing Hailsham man

19 August 2014


Police are growing concerned for a man missing from Hailsham. Stephen Howlett, 56, was last seen leaving his home in The Diplocks on Wednesday (August 13) shortly after midday and has not been seen since. He is beli...

Wanted - John Paul Healey from Lewes

Wanted - John Paul Healey from Lewes

19 August 2014


Police want to talk to Lewes man John Paul Healey, 33, in connection with a burglary in the town on August 12. Anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 q...

Man punished for urinating at Brighton war memorial

Man punished for urinating at Brighton war memorial

19 August 2014


A man who was caught urinating on a war memorial in Brighton is to clean the area to say sorry. The 49-year-old man was stopped on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly after he was seen relieving himself ont...

New mother disturbs burglar at home in Worthing

New mother disturbs burglar at home in Worthing

19 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after a woman disturbed burglars who had broken into her home in Worthing. The 26-year-old victim was sleeping with her 14-week-old son when she was disturbed by the sound o...

Appeal for witnesses after 33-year-old man is assaulted in St Leonards

Appeal for witnesses after 33-year-old man is assaulted in St Leonards

19 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 33-year-old man who was attacked in West Hill Road, St Leonards, on Saturday 2 August. The victim was walking down the road past Medina Terrace at 9pm when...

Missing Jayiay Amaral from Brighton found

Missing Jayiay Amaral from Brighton found

19 August 2014


Missing 17-year-old Jayjay Amaral, from Brighton, was found safe and well on Monday (18 August) after he went missing from his home on Wednesday 6 August. Police would like to thank the public and the media for...

Last few days to enter presenter competition

Last few days to enter presenter competition

19 August 2014


You have just four days left to enter our 24-hours live competition. We have already had some great entries but there is still time for you to win the chance to see behind the scenes of policing and find out what...

UPDATED: Appeal for two Hastings burglaries

UPDATED: Appeal for two Hastings burglaries

19 August 2014


Police are appealing for information on two burglaries in Hastings. Both burglaries were on Lower Park Road, Hastings, one between 9.25am and 6.30pm and one between 11am and midday on Friday (August 15). A Playstat...

Sussex Police give Police Property Act Fund donation to the Anne Bickmore Children’s Fund

Sussex Police give Police Property Act Fund donation to the Anne Bickmore Children’s Fund

19 August 2014


Sussex Police have donated £200 to the Anne Bickmore Children's Fund (ABCFund) to help fund their project 'Space at the Table'. The ABCFund is a registered children's charity based in Sussex that raises money i...

New police messaging device trialled in Adur and Worthing

New police messaging device trialled in Adur and Worthing

19 August 2014


Over the summer months police in Adur and Worthing are trialling a new device which uses Bluetooth and WiFi signals to broadcast messages about crimes and incidents, missing people and security advice to mobile p...

Treasured memories on stolen Seaford hard drive

Treasured memories on stolen Seaford hard drive

19 August 2014


A couple whose treasured family photos were on a computer hard disk stolen in a burglary at their home in Seaford have appealed for its return. Bill and Brenda Savidge's home in Upper Belgrave Road was burgled...

Georgina Brown - found

Georgina Brown - found

19 August 2014


Georgina Brown, who was reported missing after discharging herself from Conquest Hospital in Hastings, has been located safe and well in Brighton. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to publi...

Fuel spillage shuts A24 between Washington and Findon

Fuel spillage shuts A24 between Washington and Findon

19 August 2014


Police have closed the A24 southbound between Washington and Findon after a lorry struck a crash barrier and ruptured its fuel tank, spilling a large amount of diesel across the carriageway.    Ju...

Boy racially abuses bus driver in Bexhill

Boy racially abuses bus driver in Bexhill

18 August 2014


Do you know this boy? Police would like to speak to him after a bus driver was racially abused for refusing to accept an invalid ticket. The Stagecoach bus driver was in Endwell Road, Bexhill, when a boy and...

Staff attacked at the Jacobs Post pub in Burgess Hill

Staff attacked at the Jacobs Post pub in Burgess Hill

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after pub staff were attacked by a group of men in Burgess Hill. The victims were working at Jacobs Post in Church Road when they were assaulted between midnight and 12.30am o...

Thieves break into car in St Leonards

Thieves break into car in St Leonards

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was broken into in Medina Terrace, St Leonards. A small rear window was smashed on a silver Mitsubishi Lancer at about 1.10am on Sunday (17 August) and thieves sto...

Ten vehicles vandalised in Hastings

Ten vehicles vandalised in Hastings

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for information after a number of vehicles were vandalised in Laton Road, Hastings, just after midnight on Sunday 10 August. Ten vehicles had windows broken or wing mirrors damaged. Poli...

Toddler and father hurt in pub argument in Chalvington

Toddler and father hurt in pub argument in Chalvington

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Chalvington during which an 18-month-old boy and his father were hurt. The victims, from Sevenoaks in Kent, were at a family party at the Yew Tree Inn, in Chalvin...

Oakwood Park Gardening Club receive donation from Police Property Act Fund

Oakwood Park Gardening Club receive donation from Police Property Act Fund

18 August 2014


Forest Row police have donated £150 to Oakwood Park Gardening Club Forest Row to fund a garden parasol for a communal garden. Cynthia Hudson from the club said: "We ladies of the self-funding Oakwood Park Gard...

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary in Middleton-on-Sea

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary in Middleton-on-Sea

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Yapton Road, Middleton-on-Sea, at 2.45pm on Wednesday 30 July. A window has been broken and items have been moved however it is not clear what has...

Boat stolen from garage in St Leonards

Boat stolen from garage in St Leonards

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a gang of burglars stole a boat from a garage in St Leonards. The thieves stole a red Topaz Tres sail boat with the number 523 on it, a launching trolley and a petrol ge...

Man arrested after teenage girls approached in Brighton

Man arrested after teenage girls approached in Brighton

18 August 2014


A man has been arrested after teenager girls reported being approached and in one case touched by the driver of a blue car in Brighton. The 24-year-old man from Hove was arrested on suspicion of the sexual ass...

Garages broken into in Roffey

Garages broken into in Roffey

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a series of burglaries in Roffey. At about 1.30pm on Wednesday (13 August) 12 garages were broken into in The Pines, Beech Road and Sycamore Avenue. An attempt was also ...

Child bitten by dog in Fairlight

Child bitten by dog in Fairlight

18 August 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a three-year-old girl was bitten by a dog in Hastings Country Park, Fairlight. The girl was walking with her mother in the park walking their dog when a black and white ...

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