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Appeal for witnesses after stolen car collides with police vehicle in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses after stolen car collides with police vehicle in Brighton

31 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a stolen car collided with a police vehicle in Eastern Road, Brighton, just after 4am on Thursday (31 July).   Police were informed of a Nissan Micra car doing "doughnu...

Traffic control measures at Eastbourne Pier fire

Traffic control measures at Eastbourne Pier fire

30 July 2014


A one-way system is being put in place in the area around Eastbourne Pier to assist firefighting vehicles attending the major fire that has broken out on the historic structure.   Police were called to the sea...

Man sustains broken jaw in Brighton street attack

Man sustains broken jaw in Brighton street attack

30 July 2014


Police are investigating a street assault in Brighton which left the victim with a broken jaw. At about 2.45am on Sunday 19 July the 20-year old Lewes man, who was on a night out with two friends, was in a telephone...

Police in Eastbourne investigate 2002 rape

Police in Eastbourne investigate 2002 rape

30 July 2014


Detectives in Eastbourne investigating the recently reported rape of a woman 12 years ago have issued an Efit of the suspect.   The woman who is now 32 and does not now live in Sussex, contacted poli...

Police advice to prevent handbag and phone thefts in Hastings and St Leonards

Police advice to prevent handbag and phone thefts in Hastings and St Leonards

30 July 2014


Police want to raise awareness of handbag, mobile phone and purse thefts amongst people in Hastings and St Leonards. Since the beginning of July a combined total of 47 reports of these thefts across the town have rec...

Gatwick PCSO guilty of theft and misconduct in public office

Gatwick PCSO guilty of theft and misconduct in public office

30 July 2014


A PCSO who used her knowledge of Gatwick to steal thousands of pounds from passengers travelling from the Sussex airport has been found guilty of theft and misconduct in public office. Canterbury Crown Court heard h...

PCSOs to help tackle dog fouling and littering in Adur and Worthing

PCSOs to help tackle dog fouling and littering in Adur and Worthing

30 July 2014


Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) in Adur and Worthing have been issued with new spot-fine ticket booklets in a fresh bid to crack down on dog fouling and littering. Neighbourhood panels, residents and elect...

Man arrested on suspicion of Bexhill burglary

Man arrested on suspicion of Bexhill burglary

30 July 2014


Police investigating an incident in Bexhill on July 20 in which victim Jane Howden, 68, of Eversley Road, awoke to find an intruder in her room have arrested a 22-year-old local man on suspicion of burglary. He was ...

30-year-old man assaulted in Hastings

30-year-old man assaulted in Hastings

30 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 30-year-old man who was attacked in East Parade, Hastings Old Town, on Friday 18 July. The victim was walking past Flamingo Amusement Park with his wife and two ...

Police appeal for witnesses to bungalow burglary in Lancing

Police appeal for witnesses to bungalow burglary in Lancing

30 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a bungalow in Western Road, Sompting Lancing, between 1pm and 8pm on Thursday (24 July). A handbag, cash and jewellery were stolen. There are believed to be two s...

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Brighton

Police appeal for witnesses to assault in Brighton

30 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 43-year-old man who was attacked in Black Lion Street, Brighton, on Sunday (27 July). The victim was walking home between 3am and 4am when he was approached by f...

Car and pedestrian collide in Hillsboro Road, Bognor Regis

Car and pedestrian collide in Hillsboro Road, Bognor Regis

30 July 2014


Hillsboro Road in Bognor Regis was closed to traffic for several hours on Wednesday (30 July) between its junctions with the A259 Chichester Road and Linden Road following a serious road traffic collision. A 20-year...

Cyclist seriously injured in crash, Bodiam Road, Staplecross

Cyclist seriously injured in crash, Bodiam Road, Staplecross

30 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Bodiam Road, Staplecross, at 3.55pm on Tuesday (29 July) in which a cyclist suffered serious injuries after crashing on a downhill section of road. The 20-year-ol...

Woman injured in Selsey collision

Woman injured in Selsey collision

30 July 2014


A woman has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a lorry on Tuesday (July 29) in Selsey. A 13 tonne lorry collided with the 84-year-old woman pedestrian from Selsey as it reversed on the High Street ar...

Man seriously hurt in collision with car, The Drive, Hellingly

Man seriously hurt in collision with car, The Drive, Hellingly

30 July 2014


At 1.30am on Wednesday (30 July) a 55-year-old man who had just alighted from a silver Volkswagen Passat in The Drive, Hellingly, was in collision with a blue Mazda 2 car, driven by a 37-year-old woman from Hailsham....

Woman, 20, seriously injured in collision with car, A27 Worthing

Woman, 20, seriously injured in collision with car, A27 Worthing

30 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision in Worthing on Tuesday (29 July) in which a 20-year-old woman pedestrian suffered serious head injuries. The collision occurred shortly after 3pm on the...

Immobilise

Immobilise

29 July 2014


Residents are being urged to join the battle against burglars by logging their valuables on a national website. Immobilise is the world's largest property register and allows police and the public to work together t...

Man arrested after police follow car across north Sussex

Man arrested after police follow car across north Sussex

29 July 2014


Police arrested a man after following a suspect car across north Sussex.   At 2.10am on Tuesday 29 July a catalytic convertor was taken from a parked van in Cape Copse, Rudgwick. The owner saw a vehicle leave th...

CCTV image of Bexhill store robber

CCTV image of Bexhill store robber

28 July 2014


Police investigating a robbery at a Bexhill Newsagents have published a CCTV still of the suspect.   The robbery happened at the Marina News newsagents, in Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea, on Saturday (14 June) at 3.39pm...

Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Littlehampton shop

Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Littlehampton shop

28 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a man in a charity shop in Beach Road, Littlehampton. The incident happened on Saturday 19 July at about 11am in the Dizzy charity sh...

Eastbourne men charged with shoplifting in East Sussex

Eastbourne men charged with shoplifting in East Sussex

28 July 2014


Two Eastbourne men have recently been prosecuted following a series of shoplifting offences in East Sussex in June.   Jamine Hubbard, 33, of St Aubyns Road, Eastbourne, appeared at Brighton Magistrates Court on ...

Bike stolen from St Leonards

Bike stolen from St Leonards

28 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a garage in Cavendish Avenue, St Leonards, between 8pm and 7am on Thursday (24 July). A black Specialized Hardrock mountain bike was stolen. The bike has front a...

Woman, 25, is raped in Chichester alleyway

Woman, 25, is raped in Chichester alleyway

28 July 2014


Police are investigating the rape of a 25-year-old woman in Chichester on Saturday night. (26 July)   The woman was assaulted in an alleyway connecting East Street and the Little London car park, near to ...

Police appeal for witnesses to Bexhill collision

Police appeal for witnesses to Bexhill collision

28 July 2014


Police were called to a collision between a black Yamaha motorcycle and a blue Toyota Corolla on the A259 Barnhorn Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 6.22pm on Thursday (24 July). An 18-year-old man from Hailsham suffered&nbs...

Appeal to reunite owner of stolen bike in Eastbourne

Appeal to reunite owner of stolen bike in Eastbourne

28 July 2014


Police are trying to reunite the owner of a bike which was stolen in Eastbourne but has been found.   The green and black mountain bike is believed to have been stolen around 16 July in Seaside. It was fo...

Seven arrested as youths clash in Crawley

Seven arrested as youths clash in Crawley

28 July 2014


Seven people were arrested as police from Crawley and neighbouring areas were called to break up a fight between around 50 youths in Crawley on Sunday evening (July 27). More than 20 calls were received from concern...

Police appeal for witnesses to robbery in Peacehaven

Police appeal for witnesses to robbery in Peacehaven

28 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Central Avenue, Peacehaven, on Sunday 20 July. A 22-year-old man was walking home at 0.30am when he was approached by two men who stole his white iPhone 4s. There ...

Man robbed of valuable family watch on Brighton seafront

Man robbed of valuable family watch on Brighton seafront

28 July 2014


Police are searching for a gang who stole a bag containing a precious family watch from a tourist on Brighton seafront. Between 7am 8am on Sunday 20 July the tourist, a 53-year old man from Wiltshire, decided to go ...

Lewes Prison inmate escapes while being treated at Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

Lewes Prison inmate escapes while being treated at Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

28 July 2014


At 40 minutes past midnight, in the early hours of Sunday (27 July), Sussex Police were informed that a prisoner, Jamie Stephen Halifax, had escaped from lawful custody . This occurred while he was at the Royal Suss...

Weather warning for drivers

Weather warning for drivers

28 July 2014


With thunderstorms and flash flooding affecting many parts of Sussex and weather forecasters warning of more to come on Monday (July 28), police are warning drivers to take more care.   "Heavy rain after a lon...

Concern for missing Hambrook woman

Concern for missing Hambrook woman

25 July 2014


Police and family are concerned for the welfare and safety of 28-year old Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt, who has been missing from her home address in Priors Leaze Lane, Hambrook, near Chichester since 7pm on T...

Man sentenced over Brighton street sex asssaults

Man sentenced over Brighton street sex asssaults

25 July 2014


A man found guilty of a series of sexual assaults in Brighton over a number of months has been sent to prison. Jude Krishnan, 22, of Montpelier Crescent, Brighton, was sentenced to six years and ...

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary at home in Pett

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary at home in Pett

25 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a Home in Pett Road, Pett, on Monday (21 July). The occupant came home at 4.20pm to discover that the back doors of the property had been broken. A number of item...

Police appeal for witnesses to shed burglary in Sedlescombe

Police appeal for witnesses to shed burglary in Sedlescombe

25 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary of a shed at a home in Hurst Lane, Sedlescombe, overnight between Friday evening (18 July) and Saturday morning (19 July). A number of items stolen including...

Car crashes into hedge at Lye Green, near Crowborough

Car crashes into hedge at Lye Green, near Crowborough

25 July 2014


At 2.25pm on Friday (25 July) police were called to the B2188 at Lye Green, near Crowborough, where a Skoda car had left the road and crashed into a hedge.   An 84-year-old man driving the vehicle was not hurt b...

Man robbed in Haywards Heath park

Man robbed in Haywards Heath park

25 July 2014


  Police are seeking a group who attacked and robbed a man in a Haywards Heath park   Just after midnight on Saturday (19 July) at the recreation ground behind Clair Hall in Haywards Heath, a g...

Police support Trans Pride in Brighton

Police support Trans Pride in Brighton

25 July 2014


Sussex Police and Brighton's LGBT Police Liaison Team will be supporting Trans Pride in Brighton on Saturday (July 26). LGBT liaison officer Rory Smith and PC Rich Bridger of the Brighton LGBT team will be host...

Tools stolen from Garage in Rye

Tools stolen from Garage in Rye

25 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a garage in Henley Close, Rye, between 7.50pm on Sunday (20 July) and 7am on Monday (21 July). The garage door was forced open and a window was broken on a Ci...

Teenage girl sexually assaulted in St Leonards street

Teenage girl sexually assaulted in St Leonards street

25 July 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a sexual assault on a teenage girl in a St Leonards street. The 16-year old girl was walking home along Avondale Road, St Leonards, between 9.30pm and 10pm on Monday 21 July...

Police appeal for witnesses to shed burglary in St Leonards-on-Sea

Police appeal for witnesses to shed burglary in St Leonards-on-Sea

25 July 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary of a shed on the grounds of Claremont School, Ebdens Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, between Saturday (19 July) and Monday (21 July). It is believed the lock was cut with b...

Van Stolen outside shop in Northiam

Van Stolen outside shop in Northiam

25 July 2014


Police are investigating the theft of a van from Main Street, Northiam, between 6.30pm and 6.40pm on Thursday 10 July. The silver Vauxhall Vivaro has been left running whilst the driver had gone into a shop   ...

Two arrested after stabbing in Crawley

Two arrested after stabbing in Crawley

25 July 2014


A man and a boy were arrested after another man was injured in a confrontation between a number of people in Crawley on Thursday afternoon (July 24). Police were called to a report of a suspicious group in Skelmersd...

Hastings man sentenced for being drunk and disorderly

Hastings man sentenced for being drunk and disorderly

25 July 2014


A 52-year-old man arrested for being drunk and disorderly in Hastings town centre appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday (22 July) and was fined £73 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and prosec...

More Sussex criminals stripped of profits

More Sussex criminals stripped of profits

25 July 2014


Sussex Police continued to put pressure on offenders by stripping them of their criminal profits to the tune of over £1.4 million in the past year (2013/14). The news comes as the force has also this month (Jul...

Two arrested as Operation Suppress continues in Chichester

Two arrested as Operation Suppress continues in Chichester

24 July 2014


Police are continuing to target those offenders who cause the most harm to Chichester district.   Chichester Police launched Operation Suppress in February to target suspects who commit the majority of crime i...

Motorcyclist injured in A27 Lewes collision

Motorcyclist injured in A27 Lewes collision

24 July 2014


Emergency services are dealing with a collision involving a motorbike and a car on the A27 near the Southerham roundabout at Lewes that happened just after 3pm on Thursday (24 July). The motorcyclist is be...

CCTV photos released in Brighton ear biting attack

CCTV photos released in Brighton ear biting attack

24 July 2014


Police have released CCTV photos of a man they would like to speak after an ear biting incident in Brighton.   A 24-year-old man had part of his left ear bitten off after being attacked by two men shortly...

Victim of Bexhill burglary would like to speak to the media

Victim of Bexhill burglary would like to speak to the media

24 July 2014


Battle PCSO provides an insight into wildlife and heritage policing

Battle PCSO provides an insight into wildlife and heritage policing

24 July 2014


Police Community Support Officer Daryl Holter, of the Battle Neighbourhood Policing Team, is one of Sussex Police's Wildlife and Heritage Officers and explains something of what he does.   What does the role inv...

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...

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