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Burglars force their way into home in St Leonards

Burglars force their way into home in St Leonards

31 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after two men with their faces covered forced their way into a home in Willingdon Close, St Leonards. At about 10.20am on Tuesday 21 October the men entered the home and threatened...

Tiffany Gladwin found safe and well

Tiffany Gladwin found safe and well

31 October 2014


Tiffany Gladwin, 15, has been found safe and well after she went missing from her home in Sompting on Monday (27 October). Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.  

Operation Dragonfly: Woman jailed after crashing while five times the drink-drive limit

Operation Dragonfly: Woman jailed after crashing while five times the drink-drive limit

31 October 2014


A woman has been jailed after she repeatedly crashed her vehicle into a parked car while more than five times the drink-drive limit. Police were called after residents saw Phillipa Jutton's Toyota Aygo roll forward ...

Operation Magpie: Don't fall victim to the bonfire night burglars

Operation Magpie: Don't fall victim to the bonfire night burglars

31 October 2014


Remember, remember this 5th of November....to make sure your home is secure against burglars. The run up to bonfire and fireworks season leads to a jump in burglaries - with more happening in Sussex on 5 November th...

UPDATED: Man seriously injured in Hove collision

UPDATED: Man seriously injured in Hove collision

31 October 2014


A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries after he was in collision with a truck in Hove on Friday morning (October 31). Emergency services were called to the A259 Kingsway junction...

Kingsway, Hove closed following collision

Kingsway, Hove closed following collision

31 October 2014


Part of Kingsway in Hove has been closed this morning (Friday, October 31), following a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian.   Emergency services were called to scene near the junction with Osborne Vill...

Man convicted for attacking traffic warden in Worthing

Man convicted for attacking traffic warden in Worthing

31 October 2014


A man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for attacking a traffic warden in Worthing. Dale Fish, 21, carpenter, of Brighton Road, Worthing has been sent to prison for 16 months after pleading guilt...

Dog owners asked to be vigilant

Dog owners asked to be vigilant

31 October 2014


Police are warning dog owners to be vigilant after a man was thought to be acting suspiciously in Brighton. On Monday, October 27, between 6am and 8am, a woman was out walking her two Staffordshire Bull Terriers at ...

Thomas Fear, Eastbourne man, sought for recall to prison

Thomas Fear, Eastbourne man, sought for recall to prison

30 October 2014


Sussex Police are seeking 19-year old Thomas Fear, from the Eastbourne area, who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching his prison release licence conditions. He failed to reside at an approved bail hostel i...

Operation Magpie: Man arrested after burglary in St Leonards

Operation Magpie: Man arrested after burglary in St Leonards

30 October 2014


A 22-year-old man has been questioned by police after a home in St Leonards was broken into. Between 8pm on 22 October and 8.45am on 23 October a burglar broke into a house in Douce Grove and stole three Shimano fis...

Police appeal for witnesses to motorbike theft

Police appeal for witnesses to motorbike theft

30 October 2014


Police are investigating the theft of a motorbike from Priory Road, Hastings, between 6pm on Monday (27 October) and 8.05am on Tuesday (28 October). The white Honda CBF 125CC motorbike was parked on t...

Necklace snatched from disabled woman on Seaford Esplanade

Necklace snatched from disabled woman on Seaford Esplanade

30 October 2014


Police are warning the public to be on their guard after a disabled lady was targeted by a distraction thief on the Esplanade in Seaford. Shortly before 10.30am on Thursday 30 October the 63-year old woman was ridin...

Sat nav stolen from a car in St Leonards

Sat nav stolen from a car in St Leonards

30 October 2014


Police are investigating the theft from a white Peugeot 107 that was parked in St Margaret's Road, St Leonards, on Thursday 16 October.   Between 7.15am and 4.35pm the front passenger window was smashed and a ...

Sussex Police donates £200 to Forest Row Village Support Network

Sussex Police donates £200 to Forest Row Village Support Network

30 October 2014


Crowborough police have donated £200 to the Forest Row Village Support Network to help them advertise their services. The Forest Row Village Support Network is a new initiative that provides various kinds of support...

Missing person Aaron Clark found safe and well

Missing person Aaron Clark found safe and well

30 October 2014


Missing teenager Aaron Clark, from Horsham, has been found safe and well. We would like to thank the public and the media for their help tracing him.

Eastbourne police cadets support for White Ribbon anti-domestic abuse campaign

Eastbourne police cadets support for White Ribbon anti-domestic abuse campaign

30 October 2014


To help support the White Ribbon campaign, Eastbourne volunteer Police Cadets worked hard at the local Youth Fair on Tuesday 28 October by asking young people to make a pledge. Primarily the White Ribbon Campaign fo...

One year of centres in Brighton to tackle homelessness

One year of centres in Brighton to tackle homelessness

30 October 2014


This month sees a year of the centres set up to help rough sleepers in Brighton and Hove. The emergency assessment centres, or EACs, were started in October 2013 to assist in combating the issue of homelessness in t...

Appeal after teenage girl raped in Ovingdean, Brighton

Appeal after teenage girl raped in Ovingdean, Brighton

29 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses after a teenage girl was raped in Ovingdean on Wednesday afternoon (29 October). A 14-year-old girl has reported that she was approached by a man at the northern end of Sheep Walk where ...

Drivers urged to avoid the A27 at Falmer if they can

Drivers urged to avoid the A27 at Falmer if they can

29 October 2014


Drivers heading eastbound are being urged to avoid the A27 near Falmer if they can because of a crash. Shortly after 4pm today (Wednesday 29 October) a car went off the carriageway at Falmer and crashed down a slope...

Felpham missing person Rosemarie Hardwell found

Felpham missing person Rosemarie Hardwell found

29 October 2014


Rosemarie Hardwell, 39, who was missing from Felpham has been found safe and well.

Burglary at Eastbourne building site

Burglary at Eastbourne building site

29 October 2014


Police are seeking information concerning a burglary at a building site in the North Harbour area of Eastbourne.   It happened in Pacific Drive between 9pm on Saturday (25 October) and 8am on Monday (27 Octobe...

Man charged with attempted robberies in Brighton

Man charged with attempted robberies in Brighton

29 October 2014


A man has been charged for a series of attempted robberies in Brighton on Friday (October 24). Shane Elmer, 35, of Oriental Place in Brighton has been charged for four attempted robberies at Gunn's Pharmacy in Weste...

Free security marking for bikes at Eastbourne Youth Fair

Free security marking for bikes at Eastbourne Youth Fair

29 October 2014


Officers from Eastbourne Neighbourhood Policing Team gave free bike security marking to young people and members of the community on Tuesday (28 October). They attended the Youth Fair in the Winter Gardens, Eastbour...

Two men assaulted in Crawley

Two men assaulted in Crawley

29 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on two men, aged 28 and 38, who were attacked in Southgate Avenue, Crawley on Saturday (25 October). The victims were walking home around 11pm when the...

Five burglaries in one night in Burgess Hill, Ardingly and Crawley Down

Five burglaries in one night in Burgess Hill, Ardingly and Crawley Down

29 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars broke into five homes in an evening in Mid Sussex. Between 6pm and 9pm on Tuesday (28 October) two houses in Burgess Hill, two in Ardingly and one in Crawley Down we...

Hastings police warn against the use of helium gas to get high

Hastings police warn against the use of helium gas to get high

29 October 2014


Small empty containers of pressurised helium gas have been discovered discarded in Old Town, Hastings. These have mainly been found in the area around Swan Terrace Gardens, High Street and the grounds of St Clements...

Superstar Arts receives £400 PPAF grant from Worthing Police

Superstar Arts receives £400 PPAF grant from Worthing Police

29 October 2014


Worthing Police has donated £400 to Superstar Arts to allow them to continue to offer high quality, meaningful creative projects for young people and adults with learning disabilities. The donation comes from the Po...

Police appeal for witnesses after 31-year-old man is assaulted in Crawley

Police appeal for witnesses after 31-year-old man is assaulted in Crawley

29 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 31-year-old man who was attacked in Friary Way, Crawley on Saturday (25 October).  The victim was walking by the bus station towards Cross Keys between 2.20...

Driver sought after attack on man in Battle

Driver sought after attack on man in Battle

29 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver got out of his car in Battle and assaulted a 30-year-old man. The victim suffered swelling and pain to his head after being hit outside Stiles Garage near to Herring...

Low cost shed alarms to boost security in Mid Sussex

Low cost shed alarms to boost security in Mid Sussex

29 October 2014


Mid Sussex residents are being encouraged to add extra security to their sheds this winter by snapping up a low cost shed alarm. With the weather getting colder and the nights drawing in, opportunities for thieves c...

Operation Magpie: Man charged with burglary in Eastbourne

Operation Magpie: Man charged with burglary in Eastbourne

28 October 2014


A 39-year-old man is to appear in court charged with a burglary at a home in Eastbourne. Joseph Doyley, of Cavendish Place, Eastbourne, is accused of breaking into a home in Queens Gardens, Eastbourne. Between 1pm ...

Operation Dragonfly: Man who smashed car into traffic light banned from the roads

Operation Dragonfly: Man who smashed car into traffic light banned from the roads

28 October 2014


Two more men have been banned from the roads after being caught in a crackdown on drink-driving in Sussex. Dean White, 20, was almost three times the drink-drive limit when he smashed his Peugeot 206 into a traffic ...

Men may have witnessed rape in Steine Street, Brighton

Men may have witnessed rape in Steine Street, Brighton

28 October 2014


Police wish to talk to two men who may be witnesses to a rape in Steine Street, Brighton, on Saturday morning. CCTV shows three people - a woman and two men -  all walking separately, enter the narrow stre...

Keep Halloween safe and fun

Keep Halloween safe and fun

28 October 2014


"Be polite on Halloween night!" that's the message from Surrey and Sussex Police to those planning to celebrate Halloween on Friday night (October 31). Over the Halloween and Bonfire Night period there is often...

Electrical items stolen from flat in Hastings

Electrical items stolen from flat in Hastings

28 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a flat in Linton Road, Hastings, between 11.20am and 4.20pm on Tuesday (21 October). A number of electrical items were stolen including an Xbox 360 with arou...

Two fined in Chichester alcohol test purchasing operation

Two fined in Chichester alcohol test purchasing operation

28 October 2014


Staff at two licensed premises in the Chichester district have been fined after selling alcohol to underage customers in a test purchasing operation. The operation was carried out by Sussex Police licensing of...

Police seek gang following aggravated burglary at Brighton church

Police seek gang following aggravated burglary at Brighton church

28 October 2014


Police are seeking five men who attacked and tied up a 33-year-old Albanian man while looking for valuables at St Augustine's Church in Stanford Avenue, Brighton.   The incident happened shortly before ...

Three people injured in Brighton collision

Three people injured in Brighton collision

28 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Bear Road in Brighton. Emergency services were called after a blue Subaru collided with a wall near to the junction with Tenentry Down Road around 3.15am on...

NOW FOUND Missing Tiffany Gladwin from Sompting

NOW FOUND Missing Tiffany Gladwin from Sompting

28 October 2014


Fifteen-year-old Tiffany Gladwin is missing from her home in Sompting. Tiffany was seen in Worthing around 2pm on Monday (October 27) having left her home address just before 12 noon. She is white, 5' 6", of slim b...

Teenage girl approached by man in East Dean

Teenage girl approached by man in East Dean

28 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was approached by a man in East Dean, near Chichester. The victim was walking along Charlton Road at about 4.30pm on Sunday (26 October) when a red Ford KA pul...

Missing Battle girl found safe in London

Missing Battle girl found safe in London

28 October 2014


Missing Battle girl Marnie Stocking, 16, has been safely found in London. Police would like to thank the media and members of the public for their help in locating her. 

Pensioner attacked and pushed in front of a bus in Eastbourne

Pensioner attacked and pushed in front of a bus in Eastbourne

28 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a man pushed a pensioner into the path of a bus in Eastbourne. The 75-year-old victim was leaving Rockwells Cafe in Terminus Road shortly after 11am on Thursday (23 Oc...

Man to appear in court charged with stealing diesel

Man to appear in court charged with stealing diesel

27 October 2014


A 33-year-old man is to appear in court charged with trying to steal containers of diesel from a building site. At 9.45pm on 16 October dog handler PC Thomas Mills was on patrol in the Withdean area of Brighton...

Man attacked with bottle in Brighton bar

Man attacked with bottle in Brighton bar

27 October 2014


Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack at a Brighton bar in which a man received head injuries.   The incident took place in the smoking area of the Bedrock Bar, West Street at 1.20am on Sun...

Woman damages car in Brighton

Woman damages car in Brighton

27 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was damaged by a woman in Brighton. At about 7.30pm on Saturday 18 October, a woman ran in front of a passing car in Dyke Road, outside the Good Companions pub. ...

Missing Anna Wysocka believed to be in Bexhill

Missing Anna Wysocka believed to be in Bexhill

27 October 2014


Missing woman Anna Wysoka, 38, also known as Anna Lapis and Anna White, is believed to have been in Bexhill over the weekend. Anna has been missing from Maidstone, Kent, since Friday 10 October, and there is ev...

Man sentenced after parking row attack

Man sentenced after parking row attack

27 October 2014


A man has been sent to prison for three years for attacking a man in a row over parking in Brighton. Robert Downs, 23, unemployed from Baranscraig Avenue in Brighton pleaded guilty to GBH with intent and was se...

Hastings officers take part in police world indoor football tournament

Hastings officers take part in police world indoor football tournament

27 October 2014


Seven Hastings police officers took part in the Police World 5 a Side Indoor football tournament held in Holland between Monday 6 and Friday 10 October. The team competed against 208 teams from 34 different cou...

Witnesses sought after driver narrowly misses pedestrian in Worthing

Witnesses sought after driver narrowly misses pedestrian in Worthing

27 October 2014


People who saw a car narrowly missing a woman as she crossed the road in Worthing are being asked to contact police. PC Matthew Frost said: "In particular I'd like to talk to a man who helped the woman to...

Fishing equipment stolen from a garage in St Leonards

Fishing equipment stolen from a garage in St Leonards

27 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Douce Grove, St Leonards, between 8pm on Wednesday (22 October) and 8.45am on Thursday (23 October). A number of items were stolen from the at...

Man died in collision near Bognor is named

Man died in collision near Bognor is named

27 October 2014


The man who died in a collision near Bognor on Tuesday (October 21) has been named as Graham Arthur Cox. Mr Cox, 67, from Selsey Road, Hunston, near Chichester, was driving a Reliant Robin, around 12.55pm close...

Operation Magpie - Second hand dealers visited in crackdown on the sale of stolen goods

Operation Magpie - Second hand dealers visited in crackdown on the sale of stolen goods

27 October 2014


Police are to visit second hand dealers across the region to try to cut the bottom out of the burglary market. Officers will target second hand shops to look for stolen items being offered for sale and to give ...

Missing Jordan Ash found in Brighton

Missing Jordan Ash found in Brighton

27 October 2014


15-year-old Jordan Ash who had left a care home in Manchester and had been seen in Brighton, his home city, was found safe in Brighton on Saturday 25 October.  

Operation Dragonfly: Woman banned from the roads after crashing while driving home from night out drinking

Operation Dragonfly: Woman banned from the roads after crashing while driving home from night out drinking

27 October 2014


A woman who decided to drive home drunk after a night out with friends has been banned from the roads. Elizabeth Cogbill, 21, got behind the wheel and decided to drive home after a night out drinking with frien...

Rogue trader warning across Lewes district

Rogue trader warning across Lewes district

27 October 2014


Police are currently receiving regular calls about 'rogue trader' activity across Lewes District.   Incidents include vulnerable and usually elderly members of the community are being targeted by pushy, int...

AMENDED RELEASE: Police investigate indecent assault on boy in Eastbourne

AMENDED RELEASE: Police investigate indecent assault on boy in Eastbourne

27 October 2014


Detectives are currently investigating an indecent assault on an 11-year-old boy in Eastbourne.   It happened at about 6.30pm on Wednesday (22 October) on the beach near Macquarie Quay, betwee...

Police seek witnesses after car and pedal cycle collide in Eastbourne

Police seek witnesses after car and pedal cycle collide in Eastbourne

27 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision at the junction of Carlisle Road and Granville Road, Eastbourne, which happened shortly after 11am on Saturday (25 October).   The collisio...

Concern for missing Battle teenager Marnie Stocking

Concern for missing Battle teenager Marnie Stocking

26 October 2014


Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the safety of teenager Marnie Stocking, missing from Battle since Friday evening (24 October).   The 16-year-old is described as mixed race white/Caribbean...

Woman found injured on A27 slip road at Falmer

Woman found injured on A27 slip road at Falmer

26 October 2014


Police were called to the westbound slip road leading onto the A27 at Falmer, near Brighton, shortly after 6am on Sunday (26 October) after a woman was found lying in the road.   The woman, 49, from Bri...

Two die in car crash on A280 at Long Furlong, Patching

Two die in car crash on A280 at Long Furlong, Patching

25 October 2014


A man and a woman - respectively the driver and passenger in a silver Toyota Avensis - have both died following a crash on the A280 Long Furlong at Patching, near Worthing. Their car was in collision with a whi...

Tyre safety promoted in Chichester and Selsey

Tyre safety promoted in Chichester and Selsey

24 October 2014


More than 20% of vehicles tested by Chichester neighbourhood policing team officers had tyres that failed to meet legal requirements.    The officers were supporting this year's...

Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz?

Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz?

24 October 2014


Have you seen convicted burglar Simon Bercowitz? The 67-year-old was jailed for five and a half years in June 2012 for a series of burglaries in Hampshire during which he stole antiques. He was released from...

Man could be key witness to Eastbourne rape

Man could be key witness to Eastbourne rape

24 October 2014


Police are hoping to trace this man who could be a key witness to a rape in Eastbourne in the early hours of Sunday (October 19). The man seen in this CCTV image was in the area when a woman was raped on the l...

Man sentenced to 21 years for historic sexual abuse

Man sentenced to 21 years for historic sexual abuse

24 October 2014


A man was found guilty of sexual offences against a child in Brighton during the 1970s. Bruce Ernest Geoffery Schooley, 62, from Lancing stood trial at Lewes Crown Court charged with five counts of raping a chi...

Police investigate criminal damage in Hughenden Road, Hastings

Police investigate criminal damage in Hughenden Road, Hastings

24 October 2014


Police are investigating an incident in Hughenden Road, Hastings, in which the front window of a house was smashed. It happened at about 10.30pm on Wednesday (22 October). Nearby was a woman described as white,...

Be Bright, Be Seen as the nights draw in

Be Bright, Be Seen as the nights draw in

24 October 2014


With the clocks going back this weekend, road policing officers from Sussex have joined forces with the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership (SSRP) to promote the 'Be Bright Be Seen' campaign, which encourages vulnerab...

Wanted man linked to burglaries across four counties

Wanted man linked to burglaries across four counties

24 October 2014


Police are appealing for help to find a man who is now wanted for questioning over more than a dozen burglaries and attempted burglaries across four counties. Detectives want to speak to Simon Peter Knights abo...

Polegate man remanded in custody on attempted murder charge

Polegate man remanded in custody on attempted murder charge

24 October 2014


Joseph O'Riordan, of Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate, appeared before Brighton magistrates on Friday (24 October) charged with the attempted murder of Amanda Riordan at Guardian Court on Wednesday...

Man sentenced to 20 years for Brighton rapes

Man sentenced to 20 years for Brighton rapes

24 October 2014


A rapist, robber and thief has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his crimes in Brighton. Louis Thomas, 35, unemployed, of Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton has been convicted of two rapes, a robbery and theft...

Three members of the same family convicted of assault near Billingshurst

Three members of the same family convicted of assault near Billingshurst

24 October 2014


Three people have been found guilty of assault after a fight near Billingshurst in 2012. Gary Stevens Senior, 46, and Kim Stevens, 47, both of Plaistow Road, Dunsfold were found guilty of GBH with intent and AB...

Ditchling Beacon, near Brighton, closed to traffic following car crash

Ditchling Beacon, near Brighton, closed to traffic following car crash

24 October 2014


Emergency services are at the scene of a car crash on 248 metre Ditchling Beacon, north of Brighton, which happened at about 11am on Friday. (24 October) The car left Ditchling Road and collided with a tree. Tw...

Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget found safe and well

Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget found safe and well

24 October 2014


Missing Crawley woman Hannah Spraget, 24, has been found safe and well. She was located just before midnight on Thursday (23 October). Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.

Boy arrested in connection with bus attacks in Crawley

Boy arrested in connection with bus attacks in Crawley

24 October 2014


A 16-year-old boy from Crawley has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and criminal damage in connection with the vandalism in Broadfield on October 7. He has been bailed until November 25 while investig...

Woman arrested after cannabis raid in Brighton

Woman arrested after cannabis raid in Brighton

24 October 2014


Police found around 18 cannabis plants after executing a drugs warrant in Brighton on Tuesday (October 21). Officers attended an address in Wolverstone Drive in Brighton and on going into the property found hyd...

Missing girls found

Missing girls found

24 October 2014


Stacey Baldwin, of Crawley, and Courtney Richards, from Portslade, reported missing on Wednesday (22 October) have been found safe and well.

Missing Jordan Ash from Brighton

Missing Jordan Ash from Brighton

24 October 2014


Police are looking for 15-year-old Jordan Ash who has left a care home in Manchester and has been seen in Brighton, his home city. Jordan went missing on Saturday (October 18) and was reported to have been see...

Citizens Advice Bureaux in West Sussex become hate incident reporting centres

Citizens Advice Bureaux in West Sussex become hate incident reporting centres

24 October 2014


As part of its continuing drive to increase the awareness and reporting of hate crime, Sussex Police has teamed up with the Citizens Advice Bureau in a pilot that will see three centres in West Sussex becoming Ha...

Man charged with attempted murder after Polegate stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder after Polegate stabbing

24 October 2014


Police investigating an incident on Wednesday (22 October) at Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate, in which a 47-year-old woman was stabbed have charged a man with attempted murder.   Joseph O'Ri...

Beach huts broken into at Bexhill-on-Sea

Beach huts broken into at Bexhill-on-Sea

24 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after several beach huts were broken into along Herbrand Walk, Bexhill-on-Sea Workmen undertaking sea defence work nearby contacted the police to report the damage, which is b...

Police issue warning over legal highs

Police issue warning over legal highs

23 October 2014


Emergency services were called to a shop in in ChichesteraAt around 4pm on Tuesday (October 21) where a man was acting strangely and saying he felt unwell. He then began damaging the shop, Eddie's Convenience S...

NOW FOUND - Concern for missing girls Stacey Baldwin and Courtney Richards

NOW FOUND - Concern for missing girls Stacey Baldwin and Courtney Richards

23 October 2014


BOTH GIRLS HAVE BEEN FOUND SAFE AND WELL   Police are concerned for the welfare of two girls who have gone missing together.   Stacey Baldwin, 14 of Crawley, and Courtney Richards, 15, from P...

Concern growing for missing Hannah Spraget

Concern growing for missing Hannah Spraget

23 October 2014


Police are growing concerned for a woman missing from Crawley. Hannah Spraget, 24, was last seen by her mum and sister on October 21 around 4pm in the town but they have not heard from her since. PC Lee Sim...

Police investigate attempted murder at a flat in Polegate

Police investigate attempted murder at a flat in Polegate

23 October 2014


Police are investigating an attempted murder at a flat in Guardian Court, Brookside Avenue, Polegate.   The victim, a 47-year-old woman, was found with serious injuries just before 10pm on Wednesday (22 Oct...

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A22 Lower Dicker collision

Motorcyclist seriously injured in A22 Lower Dicker collision

23 October 2014


A motorcyclist suffered a serious foot injury when he was involved in a collision with a car at Lower Dicker on Wednesday afternoon (October 22). The 53-year-old man from Eastbourne was riding south towards Ha...

Woman involved in Saddlescombe Road, Brighton, crash sadly dies

Woman involved in Saddlescombe Road, Brighton, crash sadly dies

23 October 2014


A 37-year-old Henfield woman seriously injured in a road crash at Saddlescombe Road between Brighton and Poynings on Saturday, 4 October, sadly died at St George's Hospital, Tooting, London, on Tuesday (21 Octob...

Burglar tricks his way into home of pensioner in Beckley

Burglar tricks his way into home of pensioner in Beckley

23 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man tricked his way into the home of a pensioner by claiming she owed him money for gardening work. The 87-year-old woman was at her home in Whitebread Lane, Beckley,...

Electric cars to be trialled by police in Sussex and Surrey

Electric cars to be trialled by police in Sussex and Surrey

23 October 2014


Electric cars are to be used on the streets of Sussex and Surrey to see how effective they could be in policing.   Two Nissan LEAF cars and a Nissan e-NV200 van are to be used by neighbourhood policing offi...

Breakthrough for detectives investigating the Valerie Graves murder

Breakthrough for detectives investigating the Valerie Graves murder

23 October 2014


  Detectives investigating the murder of Valerie Graves in Bosham believe they have made a breakthrough in the case. Forensic scientists have obtained a limited DNA profile for the suspect, which means ...

Heathfield man charged with fireworks and explosives offences

Heathfield man charged with fireworks and explosives offences

23 October 2014


A Heathfield man has been charged with offences relating to the possession of explosive material, documents containing information likely to be of use in terrorism, and of cannabis production. Benjamin Harris, ...

St Leonards man jailed for false burglary report

St Leonards man jailed for false burglary report

23 October 2014


A St Leonards-on-Sea man has been sent to prison for making a false report of burglaries, when he was the thief all along.    James Henley, 33, a sales supervisor, now of De Cham Road, St...

Missing Richard Callan from Brighton

Missing Richard Callan from Brighton

23 October 2014


Police in Brighton are looking for 49-year old Richard Callan who has not been seen since 27 September.   He left his work in the city having reported sick that day, but has not been seen at his last kn...

Appeal for witnesses to sexual assault in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses to sexual assault in Brighton

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted near the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.   The 20-year-old victim was in an alleyway which leads from North Street to the bus stop out...

Valuable stamps stolen from house in Lewes

Valuable stamps stolen from house in Lewes

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property house in Kingston Road, Lewes, between Tuesday 16 September and Friday, 19 September. A valuable green bound stamp book containing 1000 to 1500 Au...

Hastings window cleaner faces fraud allegations

Hastings window cleaner faces fraud allegations

22 October 2014


John Burrows, 42, a window cleaner, of Athelstan Road, Hastings has been summonsed to appear at Hastings Magistrates Court on Wednesday 29 October for two alleged offences. The summonses allege he committed two...

Launch of joint burglary campaign with Surrey, Kent and Thames Valley

Launch of joint burglary campaign with Surrey, Kent and Thames Valley

22 October 2014


Police in Sussex, Surrey, Thames Valley and Kent are to work together to target cross-county burglars as the clocks go back For the first time, officers from each force will co-ordinate activities during a thre...

More free bike marking for Eastbourne

More free bike marking for Eastbourne

22 October 2014


There is less than a week to go until local people in Eastbourne will be able to get free bike marking. At the Youth Fair 2014 on Tuesday 28 October Eastbourne Police will provide...

Appeal for witnesses to series of arsons in Bexhill allotments

Appeal for witnesses to series of arsons in Bexhill allotments

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a series of arson attacks at the Summer Hill allotments in Bexhill. On Sunday (19 October) a resident in Broad View, reported her fence had been set on fire, which had...

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Bognor

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision near Bognor

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Bognor Regis on Tuesday (October 21) where one man died. A 67-year-old man from Hunston, near Chichester, who was driving a Reliant Robin, sadly died at th...

Car windscreen smashed in St Leonards-on-Sea

Car windscreen smashed in St Leonards-on-Sea

22 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a car was vandalised in Angelsea Terrace, St Leonards-on-Sea, between midnight and 7am on Friday (17 October). The front windscreen of a Seat Ibiza was found smashed. ...

Search for valuable motorcycle stolen in Steyning

Search for valuable motorcycle stolen in Steyning

22 October 2014


Police are searching for a valuable motorcycle stolen from a Steyning garage.   At 12.30am on Sunday 19 October a private lock-up garage in Breach Close, Steyning was broken into and a KTM 530 EXCR motorcyc...

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