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Police appeal for witnesses to fight in Burgess Hill

Police appeal for witnesses to fight in Burgess Hill

19 April 2014


Police are asking witnesses to come forward following a fight between two men outside an off-licence in Burgess Hill on Thursday (17 April).   The incident happened outside MK Food and Wines in London Road at ...

Police investigating aggravated burglary in Hastings

Police investigating aggravated burglary in Hastings

19 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated burglary at a property in Wellington Road, Hastings, at 12.15pm on Wednesday (16 April) where four men forced entry and stole property. One of the occupants r...

Appeal for witnesses to Hastings park assault

Appeal for witnesses to Hastings park assault

19 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old boy was assaulted in Alexandra Park, Hastings, while playing football.   The incident happened on Monday (14 April) at 1.30pm in a wooded area of the...

Appeal for witnesses after a spate of break-ins at Peacehaven sports clubs

Appeal for witnesses after a spate of break-ins at Peacehaven sports clubs

19 April 2014


Burglars have targeted Peacehaven and Telscombe Bowls Club three times in a month and broken into the nearby football club.   The club in Piddinghoe Avenue, Peacehaven, has been broken into twice in March ...

Police donation to help Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards

Police donation to help Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards

19 April 2014


Sussex Police have awarded a £400 charitable donation to the Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards (EVL).   EVL teach young people valuable life saving skills and will be looking to use the money to purchase new equ...

Appeal for witnesses to dog attack in Horsham

Appeal for witnesses to dog attack in Horsham

19 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a dog attacked another dog in Owlbeech Woods, Horsham.   The incident happened on Monday (14 April) at about 10.50am near the entrance to the wood by the children'...

Eight of nine courier scam attempts foiled in Sussex in one day

Eight of nine courier scam attempts foiled in Sussex in one day

18 April 2014


Sussex Police are reminding residents, especially the elderly and anyone living alone, not to be taken in by a current trend of phone callers posing as police officers or bank staff and asking for bank and card detai...

Two cars vandalised in Eastbourne

Two cars vandalised in Eastbourne

17 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two cars were vandalised in Eastbourne, between Wednesday 2 April and Monday 14 April. Both cars had three inch screws drilled into each of the tyre walls on each car. The f...

More drink and drug drivers convicted of offences

More drink and drug drivers convicted of offences

17 April 2014


Another four motorists have been convicted of drink or drug-driving offences. All of the men were arrested as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on motorists using the roads while on drugs or after drinking...

Burglary at youth centre in Crawley

Burglary at youth centre in Crawley

17 April 2014


Police are appealing for information after a break-in at Langley Green Youth Centre in Crawley. Shortly after midday on 8 February the alarm system for the centre in Stagelands was found to have been ripped off the ...

Boy bitten by dog in Eastbourne park

Boy bitten by dog in Eastbourne park

17 April 2014


Police in Eastbourne are investigating an incident at the resort's Prince's Park in which a 14-year-old boy was bitten by a dog.   It happened at about 3.30pm on Wednesday, 16 April, when the boy, accompa...

Assault and robbery in Eastbourne

Assault and robbery in Eastbourne

17 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident involving a 63-year-old man who was assaulted and robbed in Eastbourne on Monday (14 April). The victim received minor injuries when he was walking home along Seasid...

Did you see crash in Worthing that meant the A24 had to be partially closed?

Did you see crash in Worthing that meant the A24 had to be partially closed?

17 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that forced the A24 in Worthing to be partly closed. A white Rover 416 pulling out of Mayfield Close collided with a blue Volvo FM lorry on the southbound carriageway of...

Man charged with manslaughter of woman in Brighton

Man charged with manslaughter of woman in Brighton

17 April 2014


A man has been charged with the manslaughter of a homeless woman whose body was found in public toilets in Brighton on 22 November last year.   Timothy Smythe, 52, of Brighton, who is in custody...

Aggressive motorist puts woman in fear, St Leonards-on-Sea

Aggressive motorist puts woman in fear, St Leonards-on-Sea

17 April 2014


Police investigating an incident in St Leonards-on-Sea in which a lone woman driver was threatened by an aggressive motorist have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.   The incident ...

Cyclist injured in Copthorne hit-and-run

Cyclist injured in Copthorne hit-and-run

17 April 2014


A cyclist in training for the London to Brighton bike ride broke a collarbone after he was clipped by a car on the A264 at Copthorne on Wednesday evening (April 16). The car stopped briefly, but then drove off. The ...

Driver charged following A27 Arundel collision

Driver charged following A27 Arundel collision

16 April 2014


A man has been charged with careless driving following a crash that closed the A27 at Arundel on Tuesday (15 April). A turquoise Vauxhall Corsa, a white Ford Transit and a green DAF lorry collided at about 11.4...

Appeal for witnesses for fight in Hastings

Appeal for witnesses for fight in Hastings

16 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a fight involving four women in Claremont, Hastings on Sunday (13 April) at 2.10am. All the women suffered minor injuries in the incident just after leaving The Pig in Paradise ...

Sussex Police donation to Rye and District Day Centre

Sussex Police donation to Rye and District Day Centre

16 April 2014


Sussex Police have donated £300 to Rye and District Day Centre to contribute towards their running costs. The Rye and District Day Centre provides help and social interaction to the local elderly community. They org...

Don't become a hot target for burglars in the warm weather

Don't become a hot target for burglars in the warm weather

16 April 2014


Don't let the warm weather make your home a hot target for burglars. As temperatures rise and the sun begins to shine, people begin leaving the windows open both at night and during the day to keep their properties ...

'Scam Wheel' demonstrates the problem of fraud mail

'Scam Wheel' demonstrates the problem of fraud mail

16 April 2014


Our 'scam wheel' photograph represents a fraction of scam letters that were sent to an 82-year-old lady living in St Leonards-on-Sea.   As a result of the recent publicity of Operation Signature to highli...

Warning to Littlehampton moped and motorbike owners

Warning to Littlehampton moped and motorbike owners

16 April 2014


Police are warning motorbike and moped owners in Littlehampton to be extra vigilant about the security of their vehicles after a spate of thefts in the area. Eleven mopeds and five cars have been stolen since the be...

Museum arrests - bail extended

Museum arrests - bail extended

16 April 2014


Issued on behalf of Cambridgeshire Constabulary   Twenty four people who were arrested as part of a national investigation into high-value museum thefts have had their bail extended.   The 20 men, two ...

Antique boxes stolen from Bexhill shop

Antique boxes stolen from Bexhill shop

16 April 2014


Police are appealing for information about a theft from a shop in Terminus Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, between Tuesday 8 April and Wednesday (9 April). An antique wooden and brass bound jewellery box with a slightly warpe...

UPDATED: Three injured in serious Worthing crash

UPDATED: Three injured in serious Worthing crash

16 April 2014


A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured when the car in which she was a passenger collided with a parked car in Worthing.   At 5.10pm on Tuesday 15 April emergency services were called to Alinora Av...

Police seek man in Brighton and Sutton for recall to prison

Police seek man in Brighton and Sutton for recall to prison

15 April 2014


Police in Brighton are seeking 31-year old Dean Kiely, who the Probation Service want to be returned to prison as he has breached the conditions of his prison release licence.   Kiely, who is described as white,...

A24 closed on edge of Worthing after crash

A24 closed on edge of Worthing after crash

15 April 2014


The A24 has been closed southbound on the edge of Worthing after a collision between a lorry and a car. The crash happened on the A24 southbound close to Durrington cemetery at about 4pm today (Tuesday 15 April). A...

Gang jailed for tying up and torturing man in Hastings

Gang jailed for tying up and torturing man in Hastings

15 April 2014


A gang of men have been jailed for tying up a student and torturing him to try to make him hand over money. Sam Simon lured the 21-year-old victim, who was a friend of his, to a house in East Street, Hastings, befor...

Lorry driver arrested after crash forces closure of the A27

Lorry driver arrested after crash forces closure of the A27

15 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that forced the closure of the A27 at Arundel today (Tuesday 15 April). A turquoise Vauxhall Corsa, a white Ford Transit and a green DAF lorry collided at about 11.40am ...

Bognor Regis householders alerted to telephone scammers

Bognor Regis householders alerted to telephone scammers

15 April 2014


Fraudulent phone scammers have again been targeting householders in and around Bognor Regis, with more than half-a-dozen incidents reported in the past two days.   Frequently, the bogus caller&n...

Website advertisement was Brighton bike thief's undoing

Website advertisement was Brighton bike thief's undoing

15 April 2014


A Police Community Support Officer's local knowledge proved invaluable in tracking down a bike thief.   PCSO Chris Murphy, part of the East Brighton Neighbourhood Policing Team, has been patrolling the pa...

Web chat about March for England and counter protest

Web chat about March for England and counter protest

15 April 2014


Preparations for the March for England and counter protest are well underway for the event at the end of this month. Police and partner agencies in Brighton and Hove are busy preparing plans for the march and counte...

Would-be Eastbourne robber abandons bike

Would-be Eastbourne robber abandons bike

15 April 2014


 A man who arrived on a bicycle to rob a security van in Eastbourne left without cash or his bike. The man made his move after standing at a bus stop in Seaside watching a delivery of cash to St Anthony's Post ...

A27 closed at Arundel after three vehicle collision

A27 closed at Arundel after three vehicle collision

15 April 2014


  The A27 has been closed in both directions through Arundel because of a collision on the town's bypass. A car, a van and a lorry collided at about 11.40am today (Tuesday 15 April) between the Ford Road round...

Police seek witnesses to Brighton robbery

Police seek witnesses to Brighton robbery

15 April 2014


Detectives investigating a street robbery in Brighton have appealed for anyone who saw the incident to come forward.   It happened between 4am and 8am on Saturday, 5 April, when a 20-year-old local man was wal...

Man charged following shoplifting incident in Brighton (UPDATED)

Man charged following shoplifting incident in Brighton (UPDATED)

15 April 2014


A man has been charged following a reported shoplifting incident in Brighton.   Police were called to the Co-op in St James's Street around 5pm on Monday, March 31.   Melvin Cochran, 31, unemployed, of ...

Crash closes northbound M23 near Crawley

Crash closes northbound M23 near Crawley

15 April 2014


Emergency services were called to a road traffic collision on the M23 near junction 10 at Pound Hill, Crawley, at 6.13am today (Tuesday, 15 April) which resulted in all northbound lanes being closed.   Po...

Taxi and motorbike collide in Bognor Regis

Taxi and motorbike collide in Bognor Regis

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a taxi and a motorbike collided in Bognor Regis. A Citreon Xsara taxi and a Suzuki Bandit 600cc motorbike collided on the A29 Shripney Road shortly before 3.30pm on Sunday (1...

Appeal following rape in New England Street, Brighton

Appeal following rape in New England Street, Brighton

14 April 2014


Police are hoping to talk to anyone who was in the area of Sainsbury in New England Street, Brighton, on Sunday evening who might be able to help them with an investigation. Police were called shortly after 10p...

Man assaulted in car park in Uckfield

Man assaulted in car park in Uckfield

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to reports of a group of people being assaulted in a car park in Uckfield. At about 7pm on Friday (11 April) officers were called to Luxford Field car park in High Street to a call...

Foreign student attacked in Brighton

Foreign student attacked in Brighton

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a South Korean student was attacked for her mobile phone in Brighton. The 26-year-old victim was walking in Lewes Road close to Gladstone Place when she was approached by two...

Did you see three vehicles collide on the A283?

Did you see three vehicles collide on the A283?

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for information after three vehicles crashed on the A283. A red Ford Focus estate, a white Mercedes HGV and a white Renault van collided on the road at Northchapel at 6am on Friday (11 April) T...

Sussex Police donation to Newhaven NCI

Sussex Police donation to Newhaven NCI

14 April 2014


Sussex Police have donated £200 to the Newhaven National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) in recognition of the work they do for the community. NCI is a national charity of about 2,100 volunteers, operating 50 lookouts ...

Appeal for witnesses after Sompting assault

Appeal for witnesses after Sompting assault

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted by two men in Sompting on 7 April.   The 31-year-old woman had just walked into an alleyway on the west side of Boundstone Lane at 10.30am wh...

Burglary in Shripney Road, Bognor

Burglary in Shripney Road, Bognor

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Shripney Road, Bognor Regis between 6.45pm Tuesday (8 April) and 3pm on Wednesday (9 April). Five mountain bikes and an air gun have been stolen along w...

Efit published in bid to find Saltdean burglar

Efit published in bid to find Saltdean burglar

14 April 2014


Police are hoping publication of an Efit will help to solve the burglary of an elderly woman in Saltdean.   At 1pm on Friday 3 April a man called at a flat in Lustrells Vale, Saltdean, occupied by a 92-year old ...

St Leonards man jailed for burglary

St Leonards man jailed for burglary

14 April 2014


A St Leonards man was jailed for three years after pleading guilty to burglary when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Thursday 3 April. Derek Bilsby, 51, of Sandy Close, was also ordered to pay a £120 victim surch...

Phones and keys stolen in Lavant burglary

Phones and keys stolen in Lavant burglary

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a cottage in Mid Lavant, Lavant, between Wednesday 2 April to Tuesday (8 April). While the owner was away a living room window was broken and two BT landline phone...

Witnesses sought to Peacehaven confrontation

Witnesses sought to Peacehaven confrontation

14 April 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a violent confrontation in Peacehaven. At about 1.10pm on Saturday 5 April several men were seen to get out of two cars, one of which was a white Range Rover, in South Coast Road, Pea...

Appeal for witnesses to three collisions on the A27 Brighton

Appeal for witnesses to three collisions on the A27 Brighton

14 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after three collisions on the A27 eastbound between the Devil's Dyke junction and the A23 junction, Brighton, on Sunday (13 April).   Emergency services were called at 4.06pm...

Two men arrested for Tarring assault

Two men arrested for Tarring assault

14 April 2014


Police are trying to trace people who were in or around an off licence when a fight broke out in Tarring. At around 9.50pm on Saturday (April 5) a man was assaulted outside Bargain Booze on South Street. The victim,...

Motorcyclist injured in Camber collision

Motorcyclist injured in Camber collision

14 April 2014


A motorcyclist has been injured after a collision near Camber Sands on Sunday (April 13). Emergency services were called to Lydd Road at 3.55pm to a collision between a car and a motorbike. A red Toyota Corolla was ...

Man charged with Pulborough collision

Man charged with Pulborough collision

14 April 2014


A man has been charged after a collision near Pulborough in the early hours of Sunday morning (April 13). Daniel Flay, 31, a construction worker, of Highfield, Wick has been charged with GBH with intent, ABH, danger...

Concern for missing Chichester man

Concern for missing Chichester man

12 April 2014


Police are appealing for information about missing 43-year old Jason Merriman, who left The Oaklands Centre for Acute Care in Chichester on unescorted leave at 12.45pm on Friday 11 April. He was due back the same aft...

Two men charged with a burglary in Ashington

Two men charged with a burglary in Ashington

11 April 2014


Two men have been charged with burglary at a property in Ashington on March 28. A house on London Road was broken into during the day and a number of bottles of wine, a few hundred pounds worth of electrical goods a...

Appeal after Littlehampton robbery

Appeal after Littlehampton robbery

11 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an afternoon robbery in Littlehampton. On Friday (March 28) at around 3.45pm the victim was walking on the High Street when he was approached by a man outside Peacocks and Sains...

Missing Walberton man Albert Golby found safe and well

Missing Walberton man Albert Golby found safe and well

11 April 2014


Police can report that Albert, also know as Albie, Golby has been found safe and well after being reported missing from Walberton.   He was found sleeping rough in Yapton this afternoon (11 April).  ...

Sussex officers in multi-agency operation to combat illicit tobacco and money laundering

Sussex officers in multi-agency operation to combat illicit tobacco and money laundering

11 April 2014


This is a copy of a Media Release issued by HM Revenue and Customs:   Four men and two women appeared in court on Wednesday (9 April) charged with evading tobacco duty, following an operation in central Southamp...

Man charged with racist graffiti

Man charged with racist graffiti

11 April 2014


A man has been charged with large series of racist graffiti in Goring between November 2012 and February 2014. Robert Trussler, 54, a cleaner of Marlborough Road, Goring has been charged with five counts of racially...

Accordion and jewellery stolen from Westbourne home

Accordion and jewellery stolen from Westbourne home

11 April 2014


Police are appealing for information after unusual items were stolen from Westbourne, near Emsworth. An accordion and a large amount of jewellery were stolen from a house in East Street between midday on March 28 an...

Man robbed of cash in Littlehampton street

Man robbed of cash in Littlehampton street

11 April 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to the robbery of a man in a Littlehampton street.   Just before 3.30pm on Thursday 10 April the 38-year old man from Oxfordshire returned to his parked van in Wick Street, Littleh...

Have you lost a 'drone' in Worthing ?

Have you lost a 'drone' in Worthing ?

11 April 2014


Police in Worthing are seeking the owners of two aerial 'drone' devices. Over the past two weeks the battery powered, four-propeller, remotely-controlled unmanned aerial devices have been handed in, having been foun...

Missing Bexhill boy found

Missing Bexhill boy found

11 April 2014


A teenager from Bexhill-on-Sea who went missing on Friday 28 March, has been found safe and well. Jake Gillespie, 15, from Elderwood Close was found in Hastings on Thursday evening 10 April, and was returned ho...

Hastings police reminder about cold callers

Hastings police reminder about cold callers

10 April 2014


Police are reminding Hastings residents not to be taken in by cold callers. Today, Thursday 10 April, at about midday a man phoned a woman living in Hastings claiming to be from a London based solicitor's firm. The ...

Rother special constables target speeding motorists

Rother special constables target speeding motorists

10 April 2014


For Specials Awareness Weekend, special constables in Rother carried out an operation targeting speeding in Rye on Sunday, 6 April. Speeding has been identified as a priority by local residents and due to ...

Appeal after attempted rape in Hastings

Appeal after attempted rape in Hastings

10 April 2014


  Police are appealing to a couple who may have information following an attempted rape at Hastings on 3 April. They are appealing to a couple who stopped to ask a woman who was crying, if she was alright when...

Dudley Boakes to be charged with Sompting murder

Dudley Boakes to be charged with Sompting murder

10 April 2014


Dudley Boakes will appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court on Friday (April 11) to be charged with the murder of his wife, Sandra, in Sompting last week.   Mr Boakes, 79, retired, of Grasmere Avenue, Sompting, is c...

Sussex Police supports national Operation Rogue Trader

Sussex Police supports national Operation Rogue Trader

10 April 2014


Sussex Police has joined forces with a number of partner agencies across the county in support of the national Operation Rogue Trader week (April 7-11). Officers from a number of districts have linked up with local ...

Appeal for witnesses after boy in collision with car in Bognor

Appeal for witnesses after boy in collision with car in Bognor

10 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a two-year-old boy was in collision with a car in Summerhill Drive, Bognor, just after 3pm on Wednesday (9 April).   The toddler was in collision with a Ford ...

Gold ring found on Selsey beach

Gold ring found on Selsey beach

10 April 2014


Police wish to reunite the owner with a gold ring found on a Selsey beach. The ring was found on East Beach, Selsey, on Sunday (6 April). If the ring belongs to you or someone you know please contact police on 101...

Concern for missing 15-year-old boy from Bexhill

Concern for missing 15-year-old boy from Bexhill

10 April 2014


Police are concerned for a teenager from Bexhill-on-Sea who went missing on Friday, 28 March. Jake Gillespie, 15, from Elderwood Close was last seen at his home address in Bexhill and was reported missing on April 1...

Footballer fined for homophobic gestures

Footballer fined for homophobic gestures

10 April 2014


A professional footballer has been fined for making a homophobic gesture. Colin Kazim-Richards has been given a £750 fine for making the gesture at the crowd when he was playing for Blackburn Rovers in a Championshi...

Laptop and watches stolen in Worthing burglary

Laptop and watches stolen in Worthing burglary

09 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in West Avenue, Worthing, between Thursday, 27 March and Saturday, 29 March. An Acer Aspire S5 laptop and three expensive watches were stolen. They ar...

Bognor man loses £5,000 to telephone scam

Bognor man loses £5,000 to telephone scam

09 April 2014


Sussex Police are warning residents to be aware after a Bognor man fell victim to a telephone scam and was conned out of thousands of pounds. The 61-year-old victim received a phone call on Tuesday (8 April) fr...

Three people charged for a fight in Brighton

Three people charged for a fight in Brighton

09 April 2014


Three people have been charged with GBH after a fight in Brighton last October. Three friends were attacked when they went to help another man who was being attacked on Madeira Terrace at around 4.40am on Saturday, ...

UPDATED PICTURE: Missing man from Worthing

UPDATED PICTURE: Missing man from Worthing

09 April 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of a Worthing man after being reported missing on April 1. Mark Staffurth, 60, from Thorn Road was last seen on March 17 in Worthing town centre. It is believed that he has not b...

Appeal for information on vehicle crime in Arun

Appeal for information on vehicle crime in Arun

09 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to thefts of mopeds and motorbikes across Arun district during the last week. Overnight between April 3 and 4 a blue Honda motorbike was stolen from East Street, Littlehampton and ...

Man bailed over Littlehampton street attack

Man bailed over Littlehampton street attack

09 April 2014


A man who was arrested on suspicion of a street attack in Littlehampton has been released on police bail. The 35-year old suspect was arrested at a nearby address late on the evening of Monday 7 April, on suspicion ...

Sussex Police donation to Chattri Memorial Group

Sussex Police donation to Chattri Memorial Group

09 April 2014


Sussex Police will be donating £1,000 to the Chattri Memorial Group towards its commemoration service to remember the sacrifice of the Indian soldiers who died during World War One.   Brighton and Hove divisio...

Appeal for witnesses after Crawley acid attack

Appeal for witnesses after Crawley acid attack

09 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had what is believed to be acid thrown over him in Crawley. Emergency services were called to the scene in Lyon Close at 7.10pm on Tuesday (April 8). A 22-year-old man...

Appeal for witnesses to serious RTC in Lancing

Appeal for witnesses to serious RTC in Lancing

09 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision with a car in Sompting Road, Lancing, at 8.45pm on Tuesday (8 April).   Emergency services were called after a ...

Warning after bogus caller damages ceiling of Bexhill house

Warning after bogus caller damages ceiling of Bexhill house

08 April 2014


Police are warning residents after a conman knocked on a woman's door in Bexhill claiming to be a building surveyor who needed to check recent building work on her roof on Friday (4 April). The man called at 10.30am...

Man charged with firearm offence in Brighton

Man charged with firearm offence in Brighton

08 April 2014


A 34-year-old man who was arrested following a firearms incident which brought a Brighton city centre junction to a standstill on Monday (7 April) has been charged.   Mark Wright, of Lewes Road, Brighton, has ...

Have you seen this wanted man?

Have you seen this wanted man?

08 April 2014


Have you see this man? This is Nathan Jackson who is wanted for recall to prison.   Jackson, 39, is known to frequent both Eastbourne and Hastings areas. PC Dan Cloake said: "We are appealing for anyone that...

New direct entry and fast track recruitment opens at Sussex Police

New direct entry and fast track recruitment opens at Sussex Police

08 April 2014


Applications have opened for a new national recruitment programme that will see a new direct-entry superintendent working for Sussex Police by the end of the year. Backed by the College of Policing, the program...

Assault and dog theft in Brighton

Assault and dog theft in Brighton

08 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault of a man and theft of his dog in Brighton on Thursday March 27. The 30-year-old victim was walking his dog in the open area of Dukes Mound, Brighton, in t...

Sussex Police's Run to Remember team raises £4,000

Sussex Police's Run to Remember team raises £4,000

08 April 2014


Forty Sussex Police officers and staff members joined 1,800 colleagues from every police force in the country on Friday (4 April) in completing a charity challenge that began four months ago. The runners, including ...

Dog bites man in Brighton street

Dog bites man in Brighton street

08 April 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a dog attacked a man in a Brighton street. At 3.10pm on Thursday 27 March a 24 year old local man was using the cash point in Whitehawk Road,  Brighton ...

Concern for missing Worthing man

Concern for missing Worthing man

08 April 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of a Worthing man after being reported missing on April 1. Mark Staffurth, 60, from Thorn Road was last seen on March 17 in Worthing town centre. It is believed that he has not b...

Missing girl found safe and well in Crawley

Missing girl found safe and well in Crawley

08 April 2014


A teenager who goes to school in Crawley and lives with foster parents in Brighton, and who went missing on Monday 31 March, has been found safe and well.   Courtney Richards, 15, had been at sch...

Man arrested after armed response to Brighton incident

Man arrested after armed response to Brighton incident

07 April 2014


A 34-year-old man from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of an offence under Section 16A of the Firearms Act after a Brighton city centre junction was brought to a standstill following a report of a man wit...

Armed response to Brighton incident continues

Armed response to Brighton incident continues

07 April 2014


Road closures around the Lewes Road gyratory system in Brighton are expected to ease on Monday (April 7) as police have secured a man who was reported to have a gun in the area. Armed police were called at...

Barnham couple sentenced for neglect and fraud

Barnham couple sentenced for neglect and fraud

07 April 2014


A Barnham couple have been sentenced for systematically neglecting an elderly relative in their care. One of the defendants has also been sentenced for fraud. Paul Schmidt, 52, a motor trade mechanic, and his p...

Traffic disruption in Brighton near Sainsbury's gyratory

Traffic disruption in Brighton near Sainsbury's gyratory

07 April 2014


Police are attending an incident close to the Sainsbury's supermarket on the gyratory system in Brighton this afternoon (April 7).   It has resulted in local road closures and there may be some disrupt...

Jewellery stolen in Crawley burglary

Jewellery stolen in Crawley burglary

07 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Forge Road, Crawley, between 5.15pm and 9pm on Thursday (3 April). The occupants were out of their home when jewellery, valued between £8,000 and ...

Speeding targeted in Eastbourne

Speeding targeted in Eastbourne

07 April 2014


Police and volunteers from the Eastbourne community have been actively targeting speeding vehicles in the town.   Community speedwatch (CSW) went live last December after speeding hotspots were identified b...

Man attacked by man and dog in Peacehaven

Man attacked by man and dog in Peacehaven

07 April 2014


A man was attacked in Peacehaven in the early hours of Saturday morning (April 5) and bitten by his assailant's dog. The man was walking along Telscombe Cliffs Way with a friend at around 2.50am when they ...

Bicycle stolen from property in Rye

Bicycle stolen from property in Rye

07 April 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Pottingfield Road, Rye, between Friday 21 March and last Friday (4 April). A bedroom window was damaged when it was used to access the property. A gr...

Three men arrested for fraud in Selsey

Three men arrested for fraud in Selsey

07 April 2014


Three men have been arrested for fraud in Selsey last week. Police were informed on March 31 after a man in his 80s had withdrawn £11,000 since the beginning of February for work on being done on his garage roo...

Driver seriously injured in collision with lamppost in Crawley

Driver seriously injured in collision with lamppost in Crawley

07 April 2014


An 18-year-old man from Horsham was taken to hospital with serious injuries after his car left the A264 in Crawley on Saturday (April 5). The red Ford Fiesta collided with a lamppost at the roundabout junction...

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