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More Speedwatch volunteers sought in Hastings and St Leonards

More Speedwatch volunteers sought in Hastings and St Leonards

24 July 2014


Community Speedwatch is going from strength-to-strength in Hastings and St Leonards. Since the launch last year 417 advisory letters have been sent to speeding drivers.   Now more volunteers able to spare an ho...

RELEASED ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE: Appeal for help to trace man missing from Surrey but could be in Sussex

RELEASED ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE: Appeal for help to trace man missing from Surrey but could be in Sussex

23 July 2014


  Surrey Police is growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of David Hutchinson who went missing from a unit in Walton-on-the-Hill on Sunday (20 July). Officers are appealing for help in tracing the 30-ye...

UPDATED: Robbers stole £10,000 of camera equipment from a Horsham shop

UPDATED: Robbers stole £10,000 of camera equipment from a Horsham shop

23 July 2014


Police have secured this closed circuit television image of three men who threatened staff in a Horsham shop before stealing £10,000 worth of cameras. The robbery took place at Jessops in Swan Walk just after 4pm on...

Four men charged for Bexhill attack

Four men charged for Bexhill attack

23 July 2014


Four men have been jointly charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent following an assault on a 25-year-old man in Bexhill last July. The incident occurred on Saturday, 27 July 2013 outside a fast fo...

Operation Dragonfly: Four more motorists charged with drink or drug-driving

Operation Dragonfly: Four more motorists charged with drink or drug-driving

23 July 2014


Another four motorists have been ordered to appear in court after being arrested as part of a crackdown on drink and drug driving in Sussex. Hayley Edgar, 48, was arrested at 12.10am on 4 June after officers stopped...

Sussex Police achieve their highest ever Proceeds of Crime confiscation orders

Sussex Police achieve their highest ever Proceeds of Crime confiscation orders

23 July 2014


Sussex Police achieved their highest ever Proceeds of Crime confiscation orders when a series of confiscation hearings under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) concluded at Hove Crown Court on Wednesday (23 July)....

Bike thefts in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea prompt police advice

Bike thefts in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea prompt police advice

23 July 2014


Since the start of the month (July) 19 bicycles have been reported stolen in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea. Some have been taken from sheds and garages, others from the street. Some have been secured, some have no...

Robber jailed after attack is heard over the internet

Robber jailed after attack is heard over the internet

23 July 2014


A man who forced his way into a flat and threatened to shoot the residents has been jailed for eight years after the whole incident was transmitted using a games console. Jay Georgiou, 19, was one of a pair of robbe...

Police investigate opportunistic burglaries in St Leonards-on-Sea

Police investigate opportunistic burglaries in St Leonards-on-Sea

23 July 2014


Police are investigating three recent opportunistic burglaries reported at addresses in St Leonards-on-Sea. On Tuesday (15 July) at 11.30pm a woman living in Spring Street was disturbed by noises at her front door, ...

Vandals damage cars in Stonegate and Robertsbridge

Vandals damage cars in Stonegate and Robertsbridge

23 July 2014


Police in Rother are investigating three incidents in which cars parked in Stonegate and Robertsbridge had their rear screens smashed. The Stonegate incidents were both in Cottenden Road and happened overnight betwe...

Drugged driver jailed after head-on crash

Drugged driver jailed after head-on crash

22 July 2014


A drugged driver who smashed head on into another motorist on the wrong side of the road has been jailed for eight months. Darren Penney, 47, was seen weaving through traffic on the A22 from East Grinstead to Forest...

Suspicious intruder sought in Bexhill-on-Sea

Suspicious intruder sought in Bexhill-on-Sea

22 July 2014


Over the course of several weeks since early June, police at Bexhill-on-Sea have received various reports of a man trespassing in private gardens late at night or in the early hours of the morning. He has been spott...

Man attacked close to Gatwick Airport

Man attacked close to Gatwick Airport

22 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 52-year-old man who was attacked on the cycle track by the A23 at Gatwick. The victim was walking to the airport to fly home to see his family when the assault t...

Missing Caylan Park found safe and well

Missing Caylan Park found safe and well

22 July 2014


Missing 15-year-old Caylan Park from Hailsham was found safe and well on Friday (18 July). Caylan had gone missing after last being seen at his home on Friday 11 July. Police would like to thank the public and medi...

Missing Shannon Ward found safe and well

Missing Shannon Ward found safe and well

22 July 2014


Missing 17-year-old Shannon Ward from Eastbourne has been found safe and well. Shannonhad gone missing after last being seen on Thursday 19 June. Police would like to thank the public and media for their help. ...

Missing Laura Williams found in Heathfield

Missing Laura Williams found in Heathfield

22 July 2014


Missing Laura Williams from Heathfield has been found safe in Heathfield on Tuesday (22 July).   Laura, 52,  had gone missing from the town on Monday (21 July) in the afternoon.   Police would like...

14-year-old Gediminas Slipkus missing from Eastbourne

14-year-old Gediminas Slipkus missing from Eastbourne

22 July 2014


Concern is growing for the welfare of missing 14-year-old Gediminas Slipkus from Eastbourne. Gediminas was last seen at 7pm at his home in Ashford Road on Tuesday 15 July. He is described as white, 5' 5"&...

Concern for missing Laura Williams from Heathfield

Concern for missing Laura Williams from Heathfield

22 July 2014


Police are concerned for Laura Williams who has gone missing from Heathfield.   The 52-year-old of Springwood Road, Heathfield, was last seen leaving her doctor's surgery in the High Street at 3.20pm on Monday...

Jewellery stolen from antiques shop in Petworth

Jewellery stolen from antiques shop in Petworth

21 July 2014


Police are appealing for information about a smash and grab burglary at an antiques shop in Petworth. The break-in happened at Chequers Antiques on Lombard Street at around 11.30pm on July 2. PC Fiona Turnbull said...

Operation Magpie: Serial burglar jailed and eight suspects charged

Operation Magpie: Serial burglar jailed and eight suspects charged

21 July 2014


A serial burglar has been jailed for breaking into a home after being released early from prison. Ashley Symes, 48, broke into a house in Tower Road, Faygate, on 25 January and stole jewellery while he was still on ...

Tangmere teenager jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

Tangmere teenager jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

21 July 2014


A teenager has been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to causing death by dangerous driving.   Harry Smith, aged 18, of Haleybridge Walk, Tangmere, appeared at Chichester Crown Court for sentencing on ...

Woman who turned home into Bexhill cannabis factory ordered to pay £45,000

Woman who turned home into Bexhill cannabis factory ordered to pay £45,000

21 July 2014


A 50-year-old woman has been ordered to pay £45,000 after she turned her home in Bexhill into a cannabis factory. Sally Peake was found growing the drug at her home in Seabourne Road in November 2011. She was charge...

Woman wakes to find person in her room in Bexhill

Woman wakes to find person in her room in Bexhill

21 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary where a woman woke to find a person in her bedroom. In the early hours of Sunday morning (July 20), a person broke into a house on Eversley Road in Bexhill and the 68...

Officers to use new equipment to stop suspects on the roads

Officers to use new equipment to stop suspects on the roads

21 July 2014


Police officers across Sussex are to be given new equipment to stop suspects who try to escape in vehicles. Stop Stick devices are used to puncture the tyres of vehicles that are being pursued by police, forcing the...

Man exposes himself to schoolgirl in Crawley

Man exposes himself to schoolgirl in Crawley

21 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man exposed himself in front of a schoolgirl in Crawley. The man got off a bus at the Dorsten Square stop at about 6.35pm on Friday 11 July and exposed himself to the 12-ye...

Man accused of hate crime against Brighton bus driver

Man accused of hate crime against Brighton bus driver

21 July 2014


A man is to appear in court accused of shouting homophobic abuse at a bus driver in Brighton. Police were called to investigate a report that a man had homophobically abused a driver on a bus at Seven Dials in Brigh...

Court restraint for Storrington man who harassed neighbours

Court restraint for Storrington man who harassed neighbours

21 July 2014


A retired man from Storrington who harassed his neighbours has been made subject of a 12 month Restraining Order, preventing him from contacting directly or indirectly the two victims. He was also ordered to pay a £...

Police appeal for witnesses to Bexhill rape

Police appeal for witnesses to Bexhill rape

20 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was raped in Bexhill in the early hours of Sunday (20 July).   The 18-year-old victim from Bexhill was walking in Hastings Road, at the junction with School Pla...

Man jailed for indecent exposure and sexual assault in Eastbourne

Man jailed for indecent exposure and sexual assault in Eastbourne

18 July 2014


  Maqsood Ali, a 37-year-old man of no fixed address, has been jailed for indecent exposure and sexual assault. He appeared at Brighton magistrates on 17 July two days after exposing himself to two girls, aged...

Man found guilty of sexual offences

Man found guilty of sexual offences

18 July 2014


A man has been found guilty of two counts of sexual offences against a girl under 13. John David Manvell, 67, formerly from Mill Road in Steyning appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday, July 18 and was found guilty...

Missing defibrillator machine found in hedge in Robertsbridge

Missing defibrillator machine found in hedge in Robertsbridge

18 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to the interference of a defibrillator machine from outside a veterinary centre in High Street, Robertsbridge. The defibrillator machine, which was on...

UPDATE: West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, closed following collision

UPDATE: West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, closed following collision

18 July 2014


Concerning the earlier press release "West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, closed following collision" the injured woman was driving a Toyota Hi-Lux (not a Land Cruiser as previously stated).   She was flown by ai...

Missing boy Caylan Park could be in Eastbourne

Missing boy Caylan Park could be in Eastbourne

18 July 2014


Police believe missing Hailsham teenager Caylan Park, 15, is in Eastbourne. Caylan went missing from his home on Friday (11 July) and police are appealing for anyone who knows of his whereabouts to get in touch. Ne...

Operation Dragonfly: Taxi driver banned from the roads for drink-driving at 89mph

Operation Dragonfly: Taxi driver banned from the roads for drink-driving at 89mph

18 July 2014


A taxi driver has been banned from the roads after he was stopped for speeding while almost twice the drink-drove limit. Gary Verlander, 53, was pulled over by a police patrol after being caught travelling at 89mph ...

A27 closed eastbound at Falmer after beer lorry overturns

A27 closed eastbound at Falmer after beer lorry overturns

18 July 2014


Police were forced to close the eastbound carriageway of the A27 near Falmer shortly before 11.30am on Friday (July 18) when a beer lorry overturned. The lorry initially blocked both lanes, but East Sussex Fire and...

Police and agencies to work together through the summer to tackle FGM

Police and agencies to work together through the summer to tackle FGM

18 July 2014


Sussex Police is working with the Border Force through the summer to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM). Officers at Gatwick Airport are working with other agencies throughout the school holidays to ...

UPDATED: Police are still trying to identify man's body found on beach at Cooden

UPDATED: Police are still trying to identify man's body found on beach at Cooden

18 July 2014


Almost two years after a man's body was found washed up on the beach at Cooden Beach, near Bexhill police are still trying to find out who he was. In a fresh appeal for information, this facial reconstruction h...

Battle police donate £250 to Crowhurst Park

Battle police donate £250 to Crowhurst Park

18 July 2014


Battle police have donated £250 to Crowhurst Park to help fund a family fun day in aid of St Michaels Hospice on Saturday 30 August. Events Manager Julie Hannah said: "We would like to thank Sussex Police for their ...

Woman who died in Midhurst collision is named

Woman who died in Midhurst collision is named

18 July 2014


The woman who died in a collision in Midhurst has been named as Giuseppina Incisivo. Giuseppina, known as Josie, was 79 from Oakwood Close, Midhurst. Emergency services were called to the collision involving a lorr...

Thousands of pounds worth of items stolen from Burgess Hill home

Thousands of pounds worth of items stolen from Burgess Hill home

18 July 2014


A large amount of jewellery and electrical items have been stolen from a house in Pangdene Close in Burgess Hill. The property was broken into between Friday, July 4 and Sunday, July 6 while the occupants were away....

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, closed following collision

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, closed following collision

18 July 2014


At 8.11am on Friday (18 July) police were called to a road traffic collision near Ashwood Farm on West Hoathly Road. south of East Grinstead. A Toyota Landcruiser 4x4 had collided with a telegraph pole. Two young c...

Vehicle crime targeted in Eastbourne

Vehicle crime targeted in Eastbourne

18 July 2014


Just days after the launch of Operation Sandy, targeting thefts from unattended motor vehicles in Eastbourne, a suspect has been arrested. Officers detained a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stealing from parked car...

Man grabs woman by the arm in Haywards Heath

Man grabs woman by the arm in Haywards Heath

17 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a report of a man grabbing a woman by the arm in Haywards Heath. We were contacted at 6.30pm on Wednesday (16 July) by a 24-year-old woman who had been approached by a man wh...

Man sent to prison under new domestic violence laws

Man sent to prison under new domestic violence laws

17 July 2014


The first person in Brighton has been jailed for breaching a new domestic violence order introduced last month. Kahal Sene, 43, of Sillwood Road, Brighton was sent to prison for 28 days on Tuesday (July 15) for brea...

Concern for missing Shannon Ward from Eastbourne

Concern for missing Shannon Ward from Eastbourne

17 July 2014


Police remain concerned for the welfare of 17-year-old Shannon Ward from Eastbourne, who has not been seen since Thursday 19 June.   Shannon, who sometimes used a family name of Quilligan, is&nb...

Missing Ford Prison robber Peter Mahoney arrested

Missing Ford Prison robber Peter Mahoney arrested

17 July 2014


A robber who went missing from Ford Prison has been found and arrested. Peter Mahoney left the prison on Friday (11 July) and travelled to Brighton on day release but did not return. Mahoney had been given an indet...

Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident in Hastings

Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident in Hastings

17 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 56-year-old man who was attacked in a road rage incident in Grange Road, Hastings on Tuesday (15 July) at 5.15am. The victim was in his vehicle when he was ...

Driver fined for intimidating cyclists on the A27

Driver fined for intimidating cyclists on the A27

17 July 2014


A driver who tried to intimidate a group of cyclists on the A27 has been ordered to pay almost £1,000. Oliver McDonald was travelling eastbound on the A27 near Alfriston when he first clashed with a pair of cyclists...

Police appeal for witnesses to road traffic collision in Bexhill

Police appeal for witnesses to road traffic collision in Bexhill

17 July 2014


Police are appeal for witnesses to a road traffic collision at Marina, at the junction with Albert Road, Bexhill on Friday (11 July). A silver people carrier and a Gold Honda CRV were involved in the collision at 11...

Man sought over boiling water incident in Lewes arrested and charged

Man sought over boiling water incident in Lewes arrested and charged

17 July 2014


A man who police were seeking over an incident in Lewes in which boiling water was poured over a woman has been arrested and charged. Luis Alfaro-Tames, 47, of Downview Road, Worthing, has appeared at Crawley Magist...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Worthing

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Worthing

17 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 30-year-old woman who was attacked in Steyne Gardens, Worthing on Monday (14 July) at 3.55pm. The victim was socialising with friends when she was assaulted by a...

Brother and sister among 60 new police constables

Brother and sister among 60 new police constables

17 July 2014


  On patrol having completed their initial training are 60 new Police Constables and 22 new PCSOs The new recruits are bringing a host of skills to communities across the county. Sister and brother Katie Salter, 2...

Arrest after altercation in Bognor retail park car park

Arrest after altercation in Bognor retail park car park

17 July 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a row between two men in the car park of The Bognor Regis Retail Park, Shripney Road, Bognor.   Between 8.45pm and 9pm on Tuesday 8 July two men, aged 21 and 23, were ...

Two seriously hurt in Fernhurst collision

Two seriously hurt in Fernhurst collision

17 July 2014


Two people have been seriously injured after a collision near Fernhurst on Wednesday (July 16). Emergency services were called at 12.45pm to Henley Hill on Midhurst Road to a black Honda CRV which had left the road ...

Information needed about items found in Worthing

Information needed about items found in Worthing

16 July 2014


Police are hoping to identify the owners of items they believe may have been stolen. A black Ridgeback Terrain Mountain bike and a green hedge cutter were found at an address in Shelley Road, Worthing. Martin Butle...

Teenagers robbed in Goffs Park, Crawley

Teenagers robbed in Goffs Park, Crawley

16 July 2014


Two young men who robbed a group of boys and girls in Goffs Park, Crawley, at about 5.30pm on Thursday (10 July) are being sought by detectives.   Five children in their early teens were approached by the men wh...

Win a chance to present live behind the scenes of policing

Win a chance to present live behind the scenes of policing

16 July 2014


Ever wanted to see behind the scenes of policing and find out what it's really like?   Then you can by winning a chance to present during our 24-hour live broadcast in October.   As part of 24-hour live...

Burglary at Old Town Fisheries in Hastings

Burglary at Old Town Fisheries in Hastings

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at Old Town Fisheries in Rock a Nore Road, Hastings, between 6pm on Saturday (12 July) and 9am on Sunday (13 July). Lobster and some soft cheese was stolen. Police w...

Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident in St Leonards-on-Sea

Police appeal for witnesses to road rage incident in St Leonards-on-Sea

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 28-year-old man who was attacked in a road rage incident on John Macadam Way, St Leonards-on-Sea, on Saturday 5 July, between 4pm and 5pm. The victim was sitting...

Guitars stolen in burglary in Brighton

Guitars stolen in burglary in Brighton

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after four guitars were stolen from a home in Rose Hill Terrace, Brighton. Between 7.45pm and midnight on Tuesday 8 July intruders entered the basement flat after forcing open the ...

Surrey and Sussex Police working together to investigate on-line paedophiles

Surrey and Sussex Police working together to investigate on-line paedophiles

16 July 2014


Surrey and Sussex Police have worked closely with national Operation Notarise, details of which have been released by NCA and ACPO today, Wednesday 16 July. Assistant Chief Constable Stuart Cundy of the Surrey and S...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Hastings

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Hastings

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 27-year-old woman, from Hastings, who was attacked in Cambridge Gardens, Hastings on Friday (11 July) at 9pm. The victim was socialising in a flat with people kn...

Police join other agencies to clear up part of Eastbourne

Police join other agencies to clear up part of Eastbourne

16 July 2014


Sussex Police joined various agencies and housing associations to combat the ongoing problems of fly-tipping and litter dropping in the Willingdon Trees area of Eastbourne. Members of Eastbourne neighbourhood polici...

Four arrested after Crawley assault

Four arrested after Crawley assault

16 July 2014


Four people have been arrested after a 53-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in an attack in Crawley. The man, of no fixed address, suffered a deep cut to his head and extensive facial fractures. He is bei...

Stay safe at Shakedown Festival

Stay safe at Shakedown Festival

16 July 2014


The Shakedown Festival will return to Brighton this Saturday (July 19) at a new location. The annual festival has moved to July and will this year be at Waterhall with headliners Basement Jaxx and Groove Armada. Ded...

Man charged with using abusive language in Eastbourne

Man charged with using abusive language in Eastbourne

16 July 2014


A 36-year-old man has been charged with using foul and abusive language towards members of the public and resisting arrest in Eastbourne. Alan Hollis, of Saltwood Road, Seaford, was arrested by officers on foot patr...

Memorial to stillborn baby stolen in Telscombe Cliffs

Memorial to stillborn baby stolen in Telscombe Cliffs

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for information after a memorial to a baby girl was stolen in Telscombe Cliffs. A white Arum lily had been planted in a rippled stone pot six years ago by a family in memory of their stillborn d...

Four more men arrested for Brighton fight

Four more men arrested for Brighton fight

16 July 2014


Four people have been arrested following an appeal for suspects involved in a fight in Brighton after the March for England and counter protest. Images were released of those detectives were keen to trace who were i...

Man left with broken arms after aggravated burglary in Brighton

Man left with broken arms after aggravated burglary in Brighton

16 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated burglary at a property in Brighton. Between 8am and 8.30am on Tuesday, July 8 two men broke into a flat in Eaton Place, Brighton and attacked the man in the flat w...

Missing Bognor woman Debbie Ward found safe

Missing Bognor woman Debbie Ward found safe

16 July 2014


Missing Bognor woman Debbie Ward has been found safe on Wednesday (16 July).   Debbie went missing from her home on Sunday (13 July) and searches were carried out at Langstone, between Havant and Hayling Islan...

Cyclist injured in Shoreham collision

Cyclist injured in Shoreham collision

16 July 2014


A 65-year-old cyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision on the Holmbush roundabout at Shoreham on Tuesday afternoon. Police are appealing for witnesses after the man's cycle was struck by a white Honda Jazz o...

Two drivers sought in enquiry over man's injuries in East Grinstead car park

Two drivers sought in enquiry over man's injuries in East Grinstead car park

15 July 2014


Police are seeking the occupants of two cars in a renewed appeal for witnesses after a man was found with a serious head injury in a car park in East Grinstead on Wednesday 2 July.   The 70-year-old ...

Witnesses sought following town centre sex attack in Hastings

Witnesses sought following town centre sex attack in Hastings

15 July 2014


Detectives investigating a sexual assault on a 19-year-old woman in Hastings town centre are urging any witnesses or others with information to come forward.   The woman was attacked during the early hours of Su...

17-year-old girl attacked in Crawley

17-year-old girl attacked in Crawley

15 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 17-year-old girl who was attacked in Horsham Road, Crawley, on Friday (11 July) between 8.30pm and 9pm. The victim received a bite to her cheek which resulted in...

Man arrested on suspicion of Bognor rape

Man arrested on suspicion of Bognor rape

15 July 2014


Police investigating the rape of a woman in Bognor Regis, have arrested a 45-year-old man from the town.   The offence is reported to have taken place overnight on Saturday (July 12) at a premises in ...

Appeal for witnesses to West Witterings fight

Appeal for witnesses to West Witterings fight

15 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses and information about a fight on West Witterings beach on Saturday night (July 5). A fight broke out between two groups of teenagers around 11pm who were both having parties on the...

Driver who died in Ringmer collision named: family pay tribute

Driver who died in Ringmer collision named: family pay tribute

15 July 2014


The driver of a Ford Transit van who died after it was in collision with a Volvo lorry on the A26 near its junction with Wellingham Lane, Ringmer, shortly after 9am on Thursday, 10 July, has been named.   He was...

Missing siblings from Hastings found safe and well

Missing siblings from Hastings found safe and well

15 July 2014


Three siblings who had gone missing from their home in Hastings were found safe and well on Monday night (14 July).   Ben and James Reade, who are 15 and 14, went missing on Thursday (10 July) and their s...

Concern for missing Bognor woman

Concern for missing Bognor woman

14 July 2014


Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare and safety of a woman missing from Bognor Regis. 41-year old Debbie Ward, of Priestley Way, Bognor, left home in her T-reg Toyota Landcruiser at lunchtime on Sunday ...

Help us find violent robber Peter Mahoney who is missing from Ford Prison

Help us find violent robber Peter Mahoney who is missing from Ford Prison

14 July 2014


Police are appealing for help to find a robber who is missing from Ford Prison. Peter Mahoney left the prison on Friday and travelled to Brighton on day release but did not return. He has not been seen or heard fro...

Woman bitten by dog in Lewes

Woman bitten by dog in Lewes

14 July 2014


Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was bitten by a dog outside the Aldi store in Lewes. At about 3.50pm on Sunday 13 July the 39-year old local woman was bitten on the foot whilst outside the st...

Bishop summonsed to court over two further alleged sex offences

Bishop summonsed to court over two further alleged sex offences

14 July 2014


Bishop Peter Ball, 82, of Aller, near Langport in Somerset, has been summonsed to court over two further alleged sexual offences Bishop Ball had already been summonsed in March this year for alleged; - Misconduct in...

Do you recognise man wanted over Alfriston burglary?

Do you recognise man wanted over Alfriston burglary?

14 July 2014


This is the man wanted for questioning after a large amount of jewellery was stolen from a house in Alfriston. At about 12.25pm on Saturday 5 July an intruder entered the home in River Lane and took a large amount o...

Three teenagers missing from near Hastings

Three teenagers missing from near Hastings

14 July 2014


Three siblings have gone missing from their home in Hastings. Ben and James Reade, who are 15 and 14, left their home address in North Lane, Guestling near Hastings during the evening on Thursday (July 10). At arou...

Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team receive electric bikes on loan

Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team receive electric bikes on loan

14 July 2014


Neighbourhood police officers in Eastbourne have more pedal power thanks to a local initiative promoting more sustainable travel in the town.   East Sussex Wheels 2 Work, a not-for-profit company based in East...

Operation Dragonfly: Another 11 drivers convicted of offences

Operation Dragonfly: Another 11 drivers convicted of offences

14 July 2014


Another 11 drivers have been convicted as part of Sussex Police's summer crackdown on drink and drug driving. Sunday Aba, 44, was arrested after was he was found at the wheel of a car in High Street, Crawley, that w...

Icklesham woman charged with fraud

Icklesham woman charged with fraud

14 July 2014


An Icklesham woman has been charged with fraud and money laundering in relation to the will of a woman for which she was sole executor.   Andrea Garrick, 54, of Main Road, Icklesham, is due to appear at Hastings...

Police warning after Seaford burglary

Police warning after Seaford burglary

14 July 2014


Seaford police are advising residents to review their home security after a burglary was reported in Homefield Road on Thursday (10 July). The premises are thought to have been broken into between 1 July and 10 July ...

Met police officer charged with theft and assault

Met police officer charged with theft and assault

14 July 2014


Andrea Kinnear, 38, a serving Metropolitan Police officer based at Heathrow Airport, has been charged with theft and assault following a domestic incident in Brighton in April. She will appear at Brighton Magistrate...

Polegate crash man dies

Polegate crash man dies

14 July 2014


The driver of a BMW that burst into flames after being involved in a collision at Polegate last month has sadly died from his injuries. Ashley Abidoph, 28, of Bowley Lane, Crystal Palace, was flown to St George's Ho...

Man, 18, charged with assaulting a police officer in Broadfield, Crawley

Man, 18, charged with assaulting a police officer in Broadfield, Crawley

14 July 2014


A woman police officer suffered a suspected cheek fracture after being called to a report of two people breaking into a car in Bluebell Close, Broadfield, Crawley. Officers attended on Friday (11 July) at 9.50pm. On...

Power tools stolen from vehicles in Storrington

Power tools stolen from vehicles in Storrington

14 July 2014


Police are investigating a number of break-ins to vehicles in the Storrington area. Overnight from July 7 into July 8, two vehicles were broken into in Meadowside, one in Oak End and one in Banks Croft. Power tools ...

Man's jaw broken in Hastings assault

Man's jaw broken in Hastings assault

14 July 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to an assault outside a Hastings nightclub in the early hours of Saturday, July 5. A 21-year-old man from Bexhill-on-Sea was taken to hospital with a broken jaw following the attack clos...

Eastbourne 999 day success - feedback sought for next year

Eastbourne 999 day success - feedback sought for next year

14 July 2014


An estimated 25,000 people attended Eastbourne's 28 year old emergency services display over Saturday, 5 and Sunday, 6 July. The emergency services are asking those who attended to help them in making the event even...

Two man attacked outside Brighton pier

Two man attacked outside Brighton pier

14 July 2014


At about 11pm on Saturday 12 July two men were assaulted outside Brighton Pier. One of the men, aged 37, was knocked unconcsious and sustained a broken jaw, while the other, aged 45, sustained a broken nose. The att...

Open day at Chichester police station

Open day at Chichester police station

14 July 2014


Chichester Police station will open its doors to the public on Saturday, July 19. The open day will be at the station on Kingsham Road between 10am and 3pm. There will be dog demonstrations, the firearms unit, polic...

Initiative launched to catch drivers dodging justice

Initiative launched to catch drivers dodging justice

14 July 2014


Foreign and unregistered vehicles are to be targeted in a crackdown on drivers committing offences across Sussex. Hundreds of motorists are getting away with driving through speed cameras or red light cameras in the...

Attempt to rob schoolboy of his mobile phone, Bognor Regis

Attempt to rob schoolboy of his mobile phone, Bognor Regis

14 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery in Bognor Regis in which a schoolboy was the intended victim.   Shortly after 7.30am on Friday 4 July the 15-year-old boy was on his way to school. He r...

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash near Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash near Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea

14 July 2014


Shortly after 3pm on Saturday (12 July) police were called to the A259 Barnhorn Road, west of Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea, following a serious road traffic collision. An orange Kawasaki 650cc motorcycle and a blac...

Seaford 'free-running' youngsters traced

Seaford 'free-running' youngsters traced

11 July 2014


Some youngsters who were 'free-running' in Seaford have now been traced.   Neigbourhood Policing officers have found the youngsters, warned them about their behaviour, and have spoken to their parents.  ...

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