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Owner sought for valuable chalice found in Brighton

Owner sought for valuable chalice found in Brighton

26 November 2014


Police are trying to find the owners of a valuable chalice, which they believe might have been taken from a church or similar establishment,   The yellow metal chalice which has purple beeded jewels on it...

Property marking to help deter thefts, Eastbourne

Property marking to help deter thefts, Eastbourne

26 November 2014


Police Community Support Officer Anita Rockingham and Crime Prevention Officer Trevor Cox, will be attending the Gorringe Road allotments in Eastbourne on Saturday (29 November) at 11am to offer free property marking...

Two suffered minor injuries on A27 at Lewes

Two suffered minor injuries on A27 at Lewes

26 November 2014


Two people suffered minor injuries on the A27 shortly before 9am on Wednesday (November 26). The collision, between a black Ford KA and white Volkswagen Caddy, happened on the A27 eastbound between the Kingston and ...

Man in court after Burgess Hill eviction

Man in court after Burgess Hill eviction

26 November 2014


A 51-year-old man who was arrested after a stand-off with police and High Court bailiffs attempting to evict him from a house in West Park Crescent, Burgess Hill, has been charged. Shane Wickham, unemployed of no fi...

UPDATED: Gang of teenagers attack couple with learning disabilities in Horsham

UPDATED: Gang of teenagers attack couple with learning disabilities in Horsham

26 November 2014


Police are appealing for help to trace a gang of teenagers who attacked a couple with learning disabilities in Horsham. The victims - a 25-year-old woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend - were getting food at Subway i...

Collision closed A27 at Kingston roundabout at Lewes

Collision closed A27 at Kingston roundabout at Lewes

26 November 2014


The A27 has been closed eastbound at the Kingston roundabout after a two car collision shortly before 9am on Wednesday (November 26). The road is closed while emergency services are on scene.

Police increasingly concerned for missing Chichester man

Police increasingly concerned for missing Chichester man

25 November 2014


Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 28-year-old man who has failed to return to the Chichester Centre in Chichester where he was being treated. Tom Krolick left the premises with perm...

Help us identify two men wanted over series of scams on pensioners

Help us identify two men wanted over series of scams on pensioners

25 November 2014


These two men are wanted by police over a series of frauds in which hundreds of pounds have been stolen from pensioners. Officers would like to speak to them about a series of offences over the last week in Brighton...

Devotion and community spirit celebrated at the annual Police Cadet parade

Devotion and community spirit celebrated at the annual Police Cadet parade

25 November 2014


The devotion, hard work and community spirit of Sussex Police's young volunteers was celebrated last Friday (21 November) at the annual Volunteer Cadet Corps (VCC) parade. The cadets were joined by VIPs including HM...

St Leonards man convicted of three burglaries in Hastings and St Leonards

St Leonards man convicted of three burglaries in Hastings and St Leonards

25 November 2014


A St Leonards man has been sentenced to 28 months in prison for three burglaries in Hastings and St Leonards. James Cannon, 37, of Church Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to the burglaries at Lewes Crown Court on W...

Horsham students and police work to raise awareness of abusive relationships

Horsham students and police work to raise awareness of abusive relationships

25 November 2014


Students from Collyer's, The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham, have worked with Sussex Police to raise awareness of domestic abuse within teenage relationships. The young people have produced a video telling th...

Series of burglaries in Langney area of Eastbourne

Series of burglaries in Langney area of Eastbourne

25 November 2014


Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a series of break-ins in the Langney area of Eastbourne. Between 8.10am and 5.15pm on Thursday, November 13, a house in Monarch Gardens was broken into and various i...

Expensive mountain bike stolen from shed in St Leonards

Expensive mountain bike stolen from shed in St Leonards

25 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a shed in Bexhill Road, St Leonards, between 10.30pm on Tuesday 18 November and 8am on Wednesday 19 November. The door's padlock was broken and a bespoke maroon Ma...

Police appeal for witness to attempted handbag robbery in Chichester

Police appeal for witness to attempted handbag robbery in Chichester

25 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted handbag robbery from a 16-year-old girl in Chichester on Wednesday (19 November). The victim was walking home between 4.15pm and 4.30pm in Avenue De Chartres, ...

Eastbourne Borough FC support for White Ribbon anti-domestic abuse campaign

Eastbourne Borough FC support for White Ribbon anti-domestic abuse campaign

25 November 2014


On Saturday (22 November) Eastbourne Borough Football Club supported the White Ribbon Campaign in partnership with Eastbourne Police and Eastbourne Borough Council.   Team members and supporters made a pledge ...

Two sheep killed by dog near Playden

Two sheep killed by dog near Playden

25 November 2014


The owner of a dog that attacked two sheep near Playden is being sought by police. The German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois dog was spotted in fields in the Bowlers Town area, off the A268 Rye Road. It was standing...

Three jailed for racist and homophobic assaults in Brighton

Three jailed for racist and homophobic assaults in Brighton

25 November 2014


Three men have been jailed after being found guilty of a vicious homophobic assault and a racially motivated attack in Brighton. Bradley Brachman, 19, unemployed, of Egmont Road, Hove; Andrew Wilson, a painter, of M...

Man bitten by dog while walking through Alexandra Park, Hastings

Man bitten by dog while walking through Alexandra Park, Hastings

25 November 2014


Police are investigating an incident in which a dog snapped at and bit a man as he was walklng in Alexandra Park, Hastings, close to the Silver Springs doctors' surgery.   The incident occurred at ab...

Man assaulted and robbed in Worthing

Man assaulted and robbed in Worthing

25 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and robbed in Worthing.   Between 10.30pm and 11pm on Thursday (20 November) the 27-year-old victim is believed to have walked from near the Xpress ...

Search for man suspected of indecent acts towards Eastbourne school girls

Search for man suspected of indecent acts towards Eastbourne school girls

25 November 2014


Police in Eastbourne are searching for a man suspected of acting indecently towards schoolgirls on two separate occasions on one afternoon. At 4.30pm on Friday 21 November a man approached a 14-year old schoolgirl o...

Surrey and Sussex Police join forces to combat domestic abuse

Surrey and Sussex Police join forces to combat domestic abuse

25 November 2014


On Tuesday (25 November), White Ribbon Day, Surrey and Sussex Police and partners launch a campaign, including advertising and local events, aimed at encouraging all victims of domestic abuse to report incidents earl...

Police in Surrey and Sussex supporting national counter terrorist awareness campaign

Police in Surrey and Sussex supporting national counter terrorist awareness campaign

24 November 2014


Police across Sussex and Surrey are supporting a national counter terrorism awareness campaign to encourage people to be vigilant and tell them about simple measures they can take to make it harder for terrorists to ...

Eastbourne’s 1 Grove Road contact point to be refurbished

Eastbourne’s 1 Grove Road contact point to be refurbished

24 November 2014


Eastbourne Borough Council in partnership with Sussex Police is refurbishing the Customer Contact Centre at 1 Grove Road. The centre became a shared space with Sussex Police reception in October 2013 and from l...

Man robbed in Hangleton street

Man robbed in Hangleton street

24 November 2014


Police are searching for a group of youths who robbed a man of his wallet and phone in a Hove street.   Just before 4am on Saturday 22 November the 42-year old local man who was walking home was attacked an...

Jewellery stolen from house in Hastings

Jewellery stolen from house in Hastings

24 November 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Park View, Hastings, between 3pm and midnight on Wednesday (19 November). The glass in the back door has been smashed and the lock has been broken...

Man arrested for Hove attack

Man arrested for Hove attack

24 November 2014


A man has been arrested after an attack in Hove in the early hours of Sunday morning. The victim, a 38-year-old man from Hove, was walking northwards on Osbourne Villas around 3.30am on Sunday (November 23) whe...

Man robbed and assaulted in Brighton

Man robbed and assaulted in Brighton

24 November 2014


A man was assaulted and robbed as he walked in the North Laine area of Brighton on Friday night (November 21). The victim, a 25-year-old man from London, was walking from the station and turned left, he believe...

Man raped on night out in Brighton

Man raped on night out in Brighton

24 November 2014


Police are appealing for help to trace a man they need to speak to about a rape in Brighton. A 25-year-old man from London has told officers he was raped in a hotel by a man he met while on a night out in Brigh...

Operation Dragonfly: Police in Sussex and Surrey to work together to target drink and drug-drivers

Operation Dragonfly: Police in Sussex and Surrey to work together to target drink and drug-drivers

24 November 2014


Motorists charged with drink or drug driving offences throughout December should expect to see their names published as part of a continued crackdown on offenders. Following the force's previous Christmas and s...

Efit for Brighton burglary

Efit for Brighton burglary

24 November 2014


Detectives are hoping to trace this man who is thought to be connected to a burglary in Brighton. A break-in at a house in Elmore Road was reported between 2.20pm and 3pm on October 21 and nearby neighbours saw...

Appeal to witnesses on CCTV of Brighton assault

Appeal to witnesses on CCTV of Brighton assault

24 November 2014


Police are hoping to trace witnesses to an assault in Brighton last month. Around 4.15pm on Sunday, October 26 the victim, a 44-year-old Brighton man, walked from London Road into York Hill with a man. After the vic...

Missing Steven Cattell found

Missing Steven Cattell found

24 November 2014


Missing Steven Cattell, 24, was found safe and well on Friday (21 November) after he missing from Brighton on Monday (17 November). Police would like to thank the public and the media for their help.  ...

Sussex Police and partners celebrate UK Disability History Month

Sussex Police and partners celebrate UK Disability History Month

24 November 2014


To celebrate UK Disability History Month 2014, Sussex Police is working with partners to promote equality for people with disabilities in our communities and workforce.   The month runs between 22 Nov...

Surrey Police hunt Guildford man

Surrey Police hunt Guildford man

24 November 2014


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE Surrey Police is appealing for help in finding a man wanted for recall to prison. Danny Winston Williams, 36, is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his licence conditi...

Brighton man sentenced for sex offences against girl

Brighton man sentenced for sex offences against girl

24 November 2014


John Corteggio, 44, of Queens Park Rise, Brighton, was sentenced to a 14-year extended sentence of imprisonment at Hove Crown Court on Thursday 13 November. He will serve the first seven years before being able...

Police 101 service fault - alternative contact details

Police 101 service fault - alternative contact details

22 November 2014


A national problem with the 101 telephone number for calling police is affecting around three-quarters of the country's forces, including Sussex.   The fault, which does not affect the 999 emergency ser...

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

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

21 November 2014


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

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

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

21 November 2014


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

Man charged with sexual assaults in Henfield

Man charged with sexual assaults in Henfield

21 November 2014


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

Wanted driver arrested after police appeal to the public for help

Wanted driver arrested after police appeal to the public for help

21 November 2014


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

Police investigate attempted shop burglary, Wadhurst

Police investigate attempted shop burglary, Wadhurst

21 November 2014


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

Boy on bike runs into pedestrian in St Leonards

Boy on bike runs into pedestrian in St Leonards

21 November 2014


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

Drugs warrants executed in Peacehaven

Drugs warrants executed in Peacehaven

20 November 2014


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

Have you seen convicted burglar Jonathon King?

Have you seen convicted burglar Jonathon King?

20 November 2014


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

Scammers try to scam thousands in Worthing

Scammers try to scam thousands in Worthing

20 November 2014


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

Eastbourne man to repay fraud proceeds to elderly victim

Eastbourne man to repay fraud proceeds to elderly victim

20 November 2014


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

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

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

20 November 2014


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

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

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

20 November 2014


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

Brighton rape allegation withdrawn

Brighton rape allegation withdrawn

20 November 2014


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

Crawley off-licence caught selling alcohol to child

Crawley off-licence caught selling alcohol to child

20 November 2014


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

Sussex Police sponsors SPARK award

Sussex Police sponsors SPARK award

20 November 2014


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

Two Newhaven burglaries linked to series across the south east

Two Newhaven burglaries linked to series across the south east

19 November 2014


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

Hastings man sought for breach of court order

Hastings man sought for breach of court order

19 November 2014


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

Concern for missing man Steven Cattell from Brighton

Concern for missing man Steven Cattell from Brighton

19 November 2014


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

Appeal for witnesses to Lottbridge Drove collision

Appeal for witnesses to Lottbridge Drove collision

19 November 2014


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

Man and woman assaulted in Eastbourne

Man and woman assaulted in Eastbourne

19 November 2014


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

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

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

19 November 2014


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

Efit of man connected to sexual assault in Eastbourne

Efit of man connected to sexual assault in Eastbourne

19 November 2014


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

Police concern about anti-social bike riding in Haywards Heath

Police concern about anti-social bike riding in Haywards Heath

19 November 2014


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

Rogue traders targeted by Lewes police

Rogue traders targeted by Lewes police

18 November 2014


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

iPad and other items stolen from flat in St Leonards

iPad and other items stolen from flat in St Leonards

18 November 2014


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

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

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

18 November 2014


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

Police appeal for witnesses to flat burglary in St Leonards

Police appeal for witnesses to flat burglary in St Leonards

18 November 2014


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

Woman attacked in Brighton city centre street

Woman attacked in Brighton city centre street

18 November 2014


Police in Brighton are searching for three men suspected of attempting to rape a woman in a city centre street. The 23-year old local woman was walking home along Western Street, Brighton, at 4.30am on Friday 1...

Polegate man sentenced to prison over sex assaults on young girls

Polegate man sentenced to prison over sex assaults on young girls

18 November 2014


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

Hailsham police advice to Christmas shoppers

Hailsham police advice to Christmas shoppers

18 November 2014


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

Driver wanted over hit and run crash in Littlehampton

Driver wanted over hit and run crash in Littlehampton

18 November 2014


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

Woman assaulted in unprovoked attack, Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

Woman assaulted in unprovoked attack, Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

18 November 2014


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

Cash and mobile phone stolen in Brighton street robbery

Cash and mobile phone stolen in Brighton street robbery

18 November 2014


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

Sussex Police redesigned for the future

Sussex Police redesigned for the future

18 November 2014


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

Man sought over Goring Remembrance Sunday poppy tin theft

Man sought over Goring Remembrance Sunday poppy tin theft

18 November 2014


Police are searching for a man they suspect of stealing a poppy tin from a Goring store on Remembrance Sunday. At 1.50pm on Sunday 9 November the man, described as white, in his early 40's, of medium build, 5'1...

Man sought over assaults in Rusper pub

Man sought over assaults in Rusper pub

18 November 2014


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

Woman attacked in Crawley driving dispute

Woman attacked in Crawley driving dispute

18 November 2014


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

Police welcome award of White Ribbon status to Eastbourne

Police welcome award of White Ribbon status to Eastbourne

18 November 2014


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

Sussex Police welcomes HMIC report on crime recording

Sussex Police welcomes HMIC report on crime recording

18 November 2014


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

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in Brighton

17 November 2014


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

Applications open for Sussex Police Fast Track promotion scheme

Applications open for Sussex Police Fast Track promotion scheme

17 November 2014


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

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton arson

Appeal for witnesses to Littlehampton arson

17 November 2014


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

Suspected drink driver charged after car hits house in Ardingly

Suspected drink driver charged after car hits house in Ardingly

17 November 2014


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

Sompting and Findon burglaries linked to series across the region

Sompting and Findon burglaries linked to series across the region

17 November 2014


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

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

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

17 November 2014


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

Missing Worthing woman found in Lancashire

Missing Worthing woman found in Lancashire

17 November 2014


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

Missing teenager Chloe Newman found

Missing teenager Chloe Newman found

14 November 2014


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

Gang sentenced for Brighton drugs ring

Gang sentenced for Brighton drugs ring

14 November 2014


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

Teenager assaulted in Hailsham

Teenager assaulted in Hailsham

14 November 2014


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

Hastings man sought for recall to prison

Hastings man sought for recall to prison

14 November 2014


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

Valuable camera found in East Grinstead street

Valuable camera found in East Grinstead street

14 November 2014


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

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

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

14 November 2014


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

Eastbourne man sought over suspected breach of Restraining Order

Eastbourne man sought over suspected breach of Restraining Order

14 November 2014


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

Police community conversation event in East Sussex

Police community conversation event in East Sussex

14 November 2014


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

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

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

13 November 2014


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

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

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

13 November 2014


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

Two people arrested after Brighton robbery

Two people arrested after Brighton robbery

13 November 2014


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

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

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

13 November 2014


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

Woman suffers fractured fingers after being hit by chair in Worthing

Woman suffers fractured fingers after being hit by chair in Worthing

13 November 2014


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

Concern for missing 16-year-old from Hastings

Concern for missing 16-year-old from Hastings

13 November 2014


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

No offence disclosed in Lewes Bonfire investigation

No offence disclosed in Lewes Bonfire investigation

13 November 2014


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

First of south east's most wanted burglary suspects arrested

First of south east's most wanted burglary suspects arrested

12 November 2014


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

Diesel stolen from parked lorries in the Horsham area

Diesel stolen from parked lorries in the Horsham area

12 November 2014


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

Witnesses sought to attack on woman in Shoreham

Witnesses sought to attack on woman in Shoreham

12 November 2014


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

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