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Brighton police seek man convicted of drug dealing

Brighton police seek man convicted of drug dealing

27 May 2015


Police in Brighton are searching for 39-year old Richard Blackwood who was sentenced in his absence at Hove Crown Court on Friday (22 May) to a total of three and a half years. Blackwood, from Greentrees Crescent, L...

Brighton man imprisoned over indecent images of children

Brighton man imprisoned over indecent images of children

27 May 2015


A Brighton man has been sentenced to imprisonment for offences relating to indecent images of children. Michael Tizzard, 65, a cleaner, of Stanford Avenue, Brighton, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (22 May) ...

Video launched to raise awareness of vulnerable victim fraud

Video launched to raise awareness of vulnerable victim fraud

27 May 2015


Sussex Police is reinvigorating a campaign to protect vulnerable victims of fraud highlighted by a new film focused on supporting those at risk. The force and Home Office have been working closely together to protec...

Police issue first photo of woman who died after incident in Eastbourne street

Police issue first photo of woman who died after incident in Eastbourne street

26 May 2015


Detectives investigating the death of Eastbourne woman Emma Crowhurst have released the first available photograph of her. Emma, 36, of Albion Road was found on the pavement in Chawbrook Road, Eastbourne at the junc...

Travellers dispersed from Southwick Green

Travellers dispersed from Southwick Green

26 May 2015


On Friday (22 May) Sussex Police and West Sussex County Council went to  Southwick Green in response to reports of an illegal encampment. Police served the people there with a direction to leave under Section 62...

Woman charged with being drunk in charge of a child after Selsey crash

Woman charged with being drunk in charge of a child after Selsey crash

26 May 2015


A woman is to appear in court charged with drink driving and being drunk in charge of a child, following an incident in Selsey. At 1am on Sunday (23 May) a Ford Focus saloon being driven along Nab Tower Lane on the ...

Do you recognise this couple?

Do you recognise this couple?

26 May 2015


Police are appealing to anyone who recognises this couple thought to be involved of stealing from an elderly woman in Crawley. The 86-year-old victim was shopping in the town centre on April 2 when she was followed ...

Cyclist suffers serious head injury in Worthing collision

Cyclist suffers serious head injury in Worthing collision

26 May 2015


A cyclist suffered serious head and facial injuries when he was in collision with a car in Worthing on Friday (May 22). The 24-year-old rider, from Worthing, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton...

Man indecently exposes himself to woman in Chichester street

Man indecently exposes himself to woman in Chichester street

26 May 2015


Police in Chichester are seeking information about a man who exposed himself to a woman passer-by. At about 2.10pm on Wednesday (20 May) the 21-year-old woman was walking along Westgate, Chichester, away from the ci...

Operation Dragonfly: Don't follow the journey of this Brighton drug-driver

Operation Dragonfly: Don't follow the journey of this Brighton drug-driver

26 May 2015


Do you fancy a night in the cells, followed by court, a legal bill and being banned from the roads? Footage of Brighton man Neil El-Komboz shows the journey the driver took to arrive at that result - from getting be...

Appeal to taxi driver who picked up a man and woman in Hastings

Appeal to taxi driver who picked up a man and woman in Hastings

26 May 2015


Police are appealing to a taxi driver who picked up a couple in Havelock Road in Hastings on Saturday night or in the early hours of Sunday (May 25). A 40-year-old woman from St Leonards had been out with friends in...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A259 Chichester crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A259 Chichester crash

26 May 2015


A motorcyclist was seriously injured when he was in collision with a van on the A259 at Chichester on Saturday morning (May 23). The collision happened at 10.24am outside the garden centre in Bognor Road. The 5...

Man driven off in car in Crawley

Man driven off in car in Crawley

26 May 2015


Detectives are investigating an altercation between three men just before 10pm in Rona Close, off Lismore Crescent, Crawley on Monday, May 25. Police believe a man may have been forced into a vehicle, possibly a Sil...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Cocking Hill crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Cocking Hill crash

26 May 2015


A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a wall on the A286 at Cocking Hill. Emergency services were called to the scene outside Cocking Post Office at 2.58pm on...

Man, 20, assaulted in College Lane, Chichester

Man, 20, assaulted in College Lane, Chichester

26 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man was assaulted in College Lane, Chichester, on Saturday, 16 May.   The victim was walking home with a friend after an evening out in the city when...

Police donation to The Ark Pre-School, Portslade

Police donation to The Ark Pre-School, Portslade

26 May 2015


Hove Police has donated £300 to The Ark Preschool in Portslade to secure fencing in the back garden so the children can enjoy the garden safely and securely, and also for parent and toddler groups to enjoy....

Pedestrian injured in Eastbourne collision

Pedestrian injured in Eastbourne collision

26 May 2015


A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after a collision in Eastbourne on Saturday (May 23). Shortly before 1am on Saturday morning a silver Toyota Prius and a pedestrian were involved in a collision in Wil...

Hove man sentenced to nine years for sex offences against young boy

Hove man sentenced to nine years for sex offences against young boy

22 May 2015


A Hove man has gone to prison after being convicted of sexual assaults on a teenage boy more than ten years ago. David Cager, 61, of Old Shoreham Road, Hove, appeared at Hove Crown Court today, Friday (22 May) and wa...

Dog bites man in Lamberhurst

Dog bites man in Lamberhurst

22 May 2015


Police are seeking the owner of a dog who bit a man walking his own dog in East Sussex. At 5.15pm on Wednesday (20 May) the 55-year old Wadhurst man was walking his own dog on a lead in Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst,...

Three charged for Midhurst burglary

Three charged for Midhurst burglary

22 May 2015


Three men have been charged with burglary in Midhurst. Three men from Warwickshire appeared in court on Monday, May 15, charged with burglary. They were arrested following a break-in at a property in Poplar Way, Mid...

Police seek hit and run driver in Rye

Police seek hit and run driver in Rye

22 May 2015


Police are trying to trace the driver of a dark coloured saloon car that failed to stop after hitting two pedestrians in Rye. Just after 12.20am on Sunday 17 May, the car collided with two 21-year local men in ...

Two more vulnerable people scammed in courier fraud

Two more vulnerable people scammed in courier fraud

22 May 2015


Two pensioners are latest victims of Edisto fraud scam. An 87-year-old man from St Leonards and an 84-year-old woman from Hastings are latest victims of unscrupulous fraudsters pretending to be Metropolitan Police o...

Operation Dragonfly: First person convicted in Sussex under new drug-driving law

Operation Dragonfly: First person convicted in Sussex under new drug-driving law

22 May 2015


A teenager has become the first person in Sussex to be convicted under a new drug-driving law. Neil Scott-O'Connor was arrested at 12.50am on 7 March after his car was stopped in Nuthurst Place, Brighton. Officers ...

Police seek more information over death of Eastbourne woman

Police seek more information over death of Eastbourne woman

22 May 2015


Detectives investigating the death of an Eastbourne woman are hoping to jog the memories of potential witnesses exactly four weeks after the incident Emma Crowhurst, 36, of Albion Road was found on the pavement in C...

Wanted man Steven Stewart arrested over Eastbourne robbery

Wanted man Steven Stewart arrested over Eastbourne robbery

22 May 2015


A man who was wanted by police in connection with a knifepoint robbery has been arrested. Steven Stewart, 30, was arrested on Tuesday (19 May) at Allestree in Derbyshire by officers carrying out stop-checks in the a...

Man stabbed during burglary in Lancing

Man stabbed during burglary in Lancing

22 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed during a burglary at a house in Lancing. At about 10pm on Thursday (21 May) a group of teenagers entered a home in Warren Court and attacked the resident. ...

Road closed at A272 due to lorry fire

Road closed at A272 due to lorry fire

22 May 2015


Police have closed the A272 at Ansty because of a lorry fire. Emergency services were alerted around midday on Friday (May 22) to the fire and have closed the road between Ansty Cross roundabout and the A23. Motori...

Attack on girl in Angmering alley

Attack on girl in Angmering alley

22 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 17-year old girl from Littlehampton who was attacked in an alleyway leading to Guildford Road, Angmering on Monday (18 May). She was walking home when she was ass...

Appeal for information about two burglaries in Battle

Appeal for information about two burglaries in Battle

22 May 2015


Police are urging residents to ensure their homes are secure after receiving reports of two burglaries in Battle.   The first occurred sometime overnight on Friday, May 15 in Market Road, where a shoulder handba...

Crawley Town fans praised by police

Crawley Town fans praised by police

22 May 2015


Despite a season that ended in disappointment with relegation for Crawley Town FC, their fans have been praised by police for their behaviour over the last nine months. Throughout the season there were only four eje...

Appeal to help trace wanted Horley man Jack Williams

Appeal to help trace wanted Horley man Jack Williams

21 May 2015


Surrey Police is appealing for help from the public in tracing a Horley man who is wanted on recall to prison. Jack Williams is wanted for breaching the strict conditions of his release licence. The 24-year-old is k...

Brighton conwoman in court for fraud

Brighton conwoman in court for fraud

21 May 2015


A woman who conned people out money in Brighton by telling them a "sob story" has been given a eight-month suspended prison sentence.   Andrea Thorne, 29, of North Road, Brighton, pleaded guilty to 15 cou...

Thief who preyed on the elderly caught on victim's CCTV

Thief who preyed on the elderly caught on victim's CCTV

21 May 2015


A woman has admitted preying on elderly and vulnerable people she befriended while working in hospital and as a carer in the community. Gwendolyn Lanius stole thousands of pounds from the vulnerable in East Sussex a...

Hastings man Lee Wood sought for recall to prison

Hastings man Lee Wood sought for recall to prison

21 May 2015


Police are seeking the whereabouts of Hastings man Lee Brian Wood who is wanted for recall to prison. Wood, 21, is wanted for recall after breaching his release licence conditions since he was released on Friday 24 ...

Cyclist seriously hurt in collision on A27 at Polegate

Cyclist seriously hurt in collision on A27 at Polegate

21 May 2015


Police are seeking witnesses to a collision which left a cyclist with serious leg injuries.   At 10.40am on Sunday 3 May the 26-year London man was cycling east along the A27 just before the traffic lights junct...

Week-long crackdown on mobile phone use at the wheel

Week-long crackdown on mobile phone use at the wheel

21 May 2015


Police are to target motorists using mobile phones at the wheel in a week-long road safety campaign. Every day officers in Surrey and Sussex are on patrol looking for motorists who are putting others in danger by ma...

Family tribute to Partridge Green fatal crash victim

Family tribute to Partridge Green fatal crash victim

21 May 2015


The family of a 19-year-old woman who died after a crash near Partridge Green have issued a heartfelt tribute to her, together with a photograph. Alexandra Giddings of Brighton Road, Shermanbury, was driving a blue ...

Operation Dragonfly: Man charged with drink-driving in West Wittering

Operation Dragonfly: Man charged with drink-driving in West Wittering

21 May 2015


A 38-year-old man is to appear in court charged with drink-driving in West Wittering. Police were called at 5.30pm on Tuesday (19 May) after a member of the public reported seeing a red Audi A4 being driven by someo...

Scooter boy injured in Hailsham collision

Scooter boy injured in Hailsham collision

21 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a seven-year-old boy was in collision with a car in Orion Close, Hailsham, on Wednesday (20 May).   The boy from Hailsham was on a scooter when he collided with a Toyot...

Man given community order for drug dealing in Chichester

Man given community order for drug dealing in Chichester

21 May 2015


A 19-year-old man who was offering to supply cannabis in Chichester has been given a community order.   Bradley Murphy, of Hay Road, Chichester, pleaded guilty to offering to supply cannabis between October 20...

Warning to residents with key safes in Hastings

Warning to residents with key safes in Hastings

20 May 2015


In the last month there appears to have been a trend developing of key safes outside residential properties being damaged or stolen. So far four repots have been received from residents in Wykeham Road, Silverlands R...

Hastings police target nuisance motorbikers

Hastings police target nuisance motorbikers

20 May 2015


Hastings police are actively targeting groups who are riding motorbikes in a dangerous and inconsiderate way on the roads of the town. Since April this year 39 complaints calls have been received. The areas with the ...

Bexhill police continue to target street crime and shop theft

Bexhill police continue to target street crime and shop theft

20 May 2015


Bexhill police continue to respond to shoplifting offences, anti social behaviour and street drinkers in the town centre through its dedicated operation called Operation Papio.   The operation consists of dedica...

Appeal for witnesses to serious collision near Broadbridge Heath

Appeal for witnesses to serious collision near Broadbridge Heath

20 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Broadbridge Heath on Wednesday morning (May 20). At around 9.05am at the Newbridge roundabout at the junction of A264 and the A281 Guildford Road, Broadbridge H...

Appeal for witnesses to rape in Herstmonceux

Appeal for witnesses to rape in Herstmonceux

20 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl reported being raped in an area of woodland off Comphurst Lane, Windmill Hill, near Herstmonceux.   Officers have been examining the area and making hous...

Cyclist injured in Broadbridge Heath collision

Cyclist injured in Broadbridge Heath collision

20 May 2015


Police are on scene of a serious collision involving a cyclist near to Broadbridge Heath on Wednesday morning (May 20). Emergency services were called shortly after 9am to the Newbridge roundabout at Billingshurst R...

Missing Rebecca King found

Missing Rebecca King found

19 May 2015


Missing 24-year-old Rebecca King has been found safe. The public are thanked for their help.

Help us find missing 24-year-old Rebecca King from Worthing

Help us find missing 24-year-old Rebecca King from Worthing

19 May 2015


Have you seen Rebecca King? The 24-year-old has gone missing from her home in Worthing and officers are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Rebecca was last seen on the 700 bus in Wallace Avenue, Gorin...

Three-year-old hurt in Hastings hit-and-run

Three-year-old hurt in Hastings hit-and-run

19 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a three-year-old boy was hit by a car that did not stop in Hastings. The boy was struck by a silver vehicle as his mother was preparing to put him into their car opposite the...

Man arrested after two more Range Rover thefts in Hove

Man arrested after two more Range Rover thefts in Hove

19 May 2015


Police are questioning a 23-year-old man after two Range Rovers were stolen from the driveway of a house in Hove and driven away. At about 10.20pm on Monday (18 May) intruders drove the two vehicles off the driveway...

Missing Seren Hudaverdi found

Missing Seren Hudaverdi found

19 May 2015


Officers in Islington were appealing for help to locate 15-year-old Seren Hudaverdi who was missing from her West Sussex on 13 April. Seren has been found safe and well. We thank the media and the public for their ...

Police give van to charity that helps force deal with emergencies

Police give van to charity that helps force deal with emergencies

19 May 2015


Sussex Police has donated a vehicle to be used as a mobile command centre by a charity that helps the force deal with emergencies. Sussex 4x4 Response provides transportation and other services to support the commun...

Graham Cleaver of Eastbourne sentenced to ten years for historic sex crimes

Graham Cleaver of Eastbourne sentenced to ten years for historic sex crimes

19 May 2015


An Eastbourne man has been sentenced to ten years in prison after being convicted of a series of sexual offences against two girls known to him, in the 1970s and the 1990s. Graham Paul Cleaver, 59, of Dovedale Garde...

Police donate to Angmering Community Centre

Police donate to Angmering Community Centre

19 May 2015


Littlehampton Police has donated £275 to Angmering Community Centre Association to fund a monthly film show provided for children who join the junior activity members club. Dee Rumble from the Angmering Community Ce...

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver banned after dodging justice for a year

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver banned after dodging justice for a year

19 May 2015


A drink-driver who dodged court to try to avoid justice has been caught and banned from the roads. Nyle Hockham was arrested at 10am on 7 December 2013 in The Chase, Findon, after officers were tipped off that he co...

Man jailed for production of cannabis farm in Heathfield

Man jailed for production of cannabis farm in Heathfield

19 May 2015


A man has been jailed for more than two years after around 2,000 plants were found in Heathfield in January this year.   Police discovered a large cannabis farm at a unit on an industrial estate in Heathfield ...

Horsham Green Gym receive police donation

Horsham Green Gym receive police donation

19 May 2015


Sussex Police have donated £200 to Horsham Green Gym to buy new and replacement tools. David Jessop, the Horsham Green Gym coordinator said: "Members of Horsham Green Gym are grateful to Sussex Police for this donat...

Man robbed of cash on seafront at Brighton

Man robbed of cash on seafront at Brighton

19 May 2015


Police in Brighton are seeking two suspects who robbed a man of cash on Brighton seafront in the early hours of the morning.   At 5.15am on Saturday (16 May) the 24-year old local man was sitting in Madeira Driv...

Five more arrests in Eastbourne over alleged drug dealing

Five more arrests in Eastbourne over alleged drug dealing

19 May 2015


Eastbourne police have made five more arrests over alleged drugs dealing in the town. Following on three arrests on Thursday (14 May) last week, officers searched two addresses, in Leslie Street and Prideaux Street,...

M23 re-opening at Crawley

M23 re-opening at Crawley

19 May 2015


Delays were caused on the M23 at Crawley this morning (Tuesday 19 May) after a collision on the northbound slip road at Junction 10A, Maidenbower.   A flat-bed van and a slow moving crane vehicle were in collisi...

M23 closed between Crawley and Pease Pottage

M23 closed between Crawley and Pease Pottage

19 May 2015


Drivers are being advised of delays on the M23 this morning (Tuesday 19 May). The motorway has been closed in both directions between Crawley and Pease Pottage after a transit-size van and a moving crane collided on ...

Girl sexually assaulted by man on bike in Brighton

Girl sexually assaulted by man on bike in Brighton

18 May 2015


A man on a bike sexually assaulted a girl in Brighton and rode off at speed. The attack happened in Dyke Road around 10.30am on Tuesday, May 12, when the 17-year-old victim was walking past the Co-op on the west sid...

Man attacked and robbed at Brighton cash machine

Man attacked and robbed at Brighton cash machine

18 May 2015


Two men have been arrested following a robbery and assault of a man at a cash machine in Brighton, but a third suspect is still at large. The men are alleged to have struck when the 24-year-old victim was withd...

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton assault

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton assault

18 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted when he tried to break up a fight near the Coco Lounge in Littlehampton on Sunday (17 May).   The 21-year-old man was repeatedly punched and ki...

AMENDED: Images released of Brighton attack suspect

AMENDED: Images released of Brighton attack suspect

18 May 2015


Police searching for a man who attacked another man in St James's Street, Brighton, have issued images of the suspect. The 43-year-old victim was approached by an unknown man at 12.15am on Sunday, April 26, as ...

Witnesses sought after serious injury crash on A22 at East Hoathly

Witnesses sought after serious injury crash on A22 at East Hoathly

18 May 2015


Police are trying to find two drivers who may have valuable information about a crash on the A22 at East Hoathly which left another driver with serious injuries. At about 7am on Friday (15 May), a milk float and a v...

Suspicious man asks for money in St Leonards

Suspicious man asks for money in St Leonards

18 May 2015


Police are urging residents to be aware of a potential scam in St Leonards in which a man knocks on doors and claims not to have any money. On Tuesday evening (12 May) a man visited homes in Clinton Crescent and Spr...

100 years of women in policing celebrated at Brighton Fringe

100 years of women in policing celebrated at Brighton Fringe

18 May 2015


Looking at how policing for women has evolved over the last century is taking pride of place at the Brighton Fringe Festival. As part of 100 years of women in policing, The Story of Women in Modern Policing, Su...

Surrey man banned from East Grinstead

Surrey man banned from East Grinstead

18 May 2015


A 30-year-old Surrey man has been banned from East Grinstead for two years after a string of offences and anti-social behaviour.    Callum Vincent Parker, from Boulthurst Way, Oxted, was arrested on ...

Midhurst hit-and-run motorcyclist sought by police

Midhurst hit-and-run motorcyclist sought by police

18 May 2015


Police are seeking witnesses to a hit-and-run collision at Midhurst involving two motorcyclists, one of whom failed to stop after the incident. A 26-year-old rider, from Liss in Hampshire, suffered a broken ankle an...

High value lawn mowers stolen from Lower Dicker

High value lawn mowers stolen from Lower Dicker

18 May 2015


Police are appealing for information after lawn mowers worth more than £30,000 were stolen from Godfreys, a garden machinery specialist on the A22 at Lower Dicker. Some time between 5.30pm on Thursday (14 May) and 6...

Two Bexhill-on-Sea shops caught selling alcohol to a child

Two Bexhill-on-Sea shops caught selling alcohol to a child

18 May 2015


Two Bexhill-on-Sea shops have been caught supplying alcohol to a child.  In a test purchase operation on Thursday (14 May), carried out by the local alcohol harm reduction unit and licensing team, two shop...

Teenage woman dies after Partridge Green crash

Teenage woman dies after Partridge Green crash

18 May 2015


A 19-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a crash near Partridge Green on Thursday evening (May 14) has sadly died. Alexandra Giddings of Brighton Road, Shermanbury, was driving a blue Citroen C1 east on the ...

Tribute paid to Eastbourne murder victim Emma Crowhurst

Tribute paid to Eastbourne murder victim Emma Crowhurst

15 May 2015


The mother of Emma Crowhurst, who died after being attacked in Eastbourne on April 26, has paid tribute to her. Her mother, Marina Crowhurst said: "Emma was a lovely girl, loved by her family and friends who had a h...

More than £120,000 worth of drugs recovered in Eastbourne arrests

More than £120,000 worth of drugs recovered in Eastbourne arrests

15 May 2015


Eastbourne police made three significant arrests for drug dealing on Thursday. Two men were arrested in a drug policing operation in Firle Road midday on 14 May. Terrell Davis, 21, of Blenheim Gardens, London, and ...

Missing Littlehampton man William Johnson found in Kent

Missing Littlehampton man William Johnson found in Kent

15 May 2015


A 56-year-old Littlehampton man, William Johnson, known as Bill, reported missing from his home in New Road, on May 5 , has been found safe in Canterbury, Kent.   Police would like to thank the media and ...

Dangerously overladen trucks stopped twice by police are crushed

Dangerously overladen trucks stopped twice by police are crushed

15 May 2015


Things went down the tubes for scaffolders who so overloaded two of their Ford Transit trucks that one even had a broken chassis. Stopped by Polegate road policing officers Phillip Edwards and Richard Trundle they w...

Rother heritage officer's postbox thefts success

Rother heritage officer's postbox thefts success

15 May 2015


Most people with an enthusiasm for postal services confine themselves to stamp collecting, but a year ago Rother was hit by incidents in which whole post boxes were being stolen. The attraction appeared to be the or...

Rye Police donate to local memorial hall

Rye Police donate to local memorial hall

15 May 2015


Police in Rye have donated £150 to Peasmarsh Memorial Hall to help with the purchasing  of a new shed, which will allow the hall to store more recreational equipment for the local community. The donation c...

Man sentenced to 10 years for sexual offences with a child

Man sentenced to 10 years for sexual offences with a child

15 May 2015


A Worthing man has been sent to prison for 10 years for charges relating to sexual offences with a child. George Sayle, 72, of Montrose Close, Goring pleaded guilty in March to engaging in a penetrative sexual act w...

Battle police obtains funding for local Explorer Scout

Battle police obtains funding for local Explorer Scout

15 May 2015


Police in Battle have donated £150 to Hannah Sheppard, one of several Explorer Scouts who will be representing East Sussex and Great Britain at this year's world scout jamboree in Japan.   The contribution fro...

Missing Uckfield boy, Caylon Park, found safe

Missing Uckfield boy, Caylon Park, found safe

15 May 2015


15-year-old Caylan Park who went missing from his home in Uckfield on Sunday 3 May has been found safe and well in Eastbourne. Police had issued an appeal for his whereabouts on 8 May.

Shoreham man charged with sexual offences against children

Shoreham man charged with sexual offences against children

15 May 2015


A Shoreham man has been charged with sexual offences against children. Andrew Fluke, unemployed, 45, of Rosslyn Avenue, Shoreham, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Monday (11 May), charged with th...

Two in court after cocaine seizure on A23

Two in court after cocaine seizure on A23

15 May 2015


Two men are due to appear in court after police seized cocaine from a car during a traffic check on the A23. Shortly before midnight on Wednesday (13 May) police stopped a northbound Land Rover Discovery on the A23 ...

Missing Hove teenager Joe French is found

Missing Hove teenager Joe French is found

15 May 2015


Missing Hove teenager Joe French is safe and well after returning to his home address on Thursday (14 May).   The 16-year-old had been reported missing on 6 May.   Police would like to thank the media and m...

Bexhill-on-Sea police donation to local youth project

Bexhill-on-Sea police donation to local youth project

15 May 2015


Police in Bexhill-on-Sea have donated £300 to the Pit-Stop Youth Workshop to help develop a range of car-based activities for local young people. Pit-Stop team leader Lee Dunn said: "This donation is really goi...

Woman seriously injured in Partridge Green crash

Woman seriously injured in Partridge Green crash

15 May 2015


Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the B2116, Shermanbury Road, just east of Partridge Green, in which a woman was seriously injured.   At 10pm on Thursday (14 May) a blue Citroen C1 being driven east by...

Attempted cigarettes scam, St Leonards-on-Sea

Attempted cigarettes scam, St Leonards-on-Sea

15 May 2015


Shopkeepers who sell tobacco in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea are being put on their guard against a possible scam to steal cigarettes.   It is thought it may have spread along the coast from Shoreham-by-Sea...

Partially sighted man assaulted in Brighton

Partially sighted man assaulted in Brighton

14 May 2015


Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after a partially sighted man was attacked in the street in Brighton. The 51-year-old victim was passing Subway in Western Road at about 5pm on 17 March when h...

Police seek witnesses to damage and anti-social behaviour at Sidley Surgery, Bexhill-on-Sea

Police seek witnesses to damage and anti-social behaviour at Sidley Surgery, Bexhill-on-Sea

14 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses following anti-social behaviour and criminal damage affecting the doctors' surgery in Turkey Road, Sidley, Bexhill-on-Sea.   Incidents have included drainage pipes being...

Countywide search for gang after robbery in Hailsham

Countywide search for gang after robbery in Hailsham

14 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after three men robbed a delivery driver and stole tens of thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes in Hailsham. At 7.05am today (Thursday 14 May) a gang of men in a white Ford Tran...

Attempt robbery on schoolgirl in Crawley

Attempt robbery on schoolgirl in Crawley

14 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a school girl managed to fight off two would-be robbers in Crawley.   The 16-year-old girl was walking to school through the alleyway connecting Lavant Close and Gossop...

Crawley man jailed for intent to supply £104,000 worth of drugs

Crawley man jailed for intent to supply £104,000 worth of drugs

14 May 2015


A 20-year-old man from Crawley has been sentenced to two years and six months imprisonment after pleading guilty to drug offences. Ashhaq Khan, of Grace Road, Crawley appeared at Hove Crown Court after pleading guil...

Police rape prevention campaign focuses on people who can intervene

Police rape prevention campaign focuses on people who can intervene

14 May 2015


Sussex Police have made a commitment to deliver training to door supervisors throughout the force, focusing specifically on vulnerability of people in the night time economy. Police and partners are focusing on supp...

Chemical incident closes waste site in St Leonards

Chemical incident closes waste site in St Leonards

14 May 2015


Emergency services are asking residents living around the waste centre in Bexhill Road, St Leonards, to keep their windows and doors closed for the next few hours due to a chemical incident.   The tip at Fresh...

Police name pedestrian who died in Hastings collision

Police name pedestrian who died in Hastings collision

14 May 2015


Police have named the pedestrian who tragically died following a collision with a motorcycle in Hastings.   Malcolm Saker, 77, of Essex Place, Newhaven, died following the collision on the ...

Police seek suspect in Crawley fraud case

Police seek suspect in Crawley fraud case

14 May 2015


Police investigating a series of scams in which criminals claim to be trusted officials in order to steal from victims' bank accounts hope someone may recognise this man (pictured)   Detectives think he m...

Hastings drugs raid nets almost 100 cannabis plants

Hastings drugs raid nets almost 100 cannabis plants

14 May 2015


Police who executed a drugs warrant at a property in High Bank Close, Hastings, on Tuesday (12 May) seized almost 100 cannabis plants being grown there.   Had the plants reached maturity, the estimated street ...

NOW FOUND: Concern for missing Hove teenager Joe French

NOW FOUND: Concern for missing Hove teenager Joe French

13 May 2015


Police are concerned for the welfare of Hove teenager Joe French who went missing a week ago. Joe, 16, was last seen in Croydon at 1.45pm on 6 May. It is believed he may have got on a train to Worthing.  ...

Eastbourne street death victm named

Eastbourne street death victm named

13 May 2015


The woman who died on 11 May following a street attack in Eastbourne on 26 April has now been named at 36-year old Emma Crowhurst, of Albion Road, Eastbourne. Emma was found on the pavement in Chawbrook Road, Eastbo...

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