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Witnesses sought to reported Bexhill street assault

Witnesses sought to reported Bexhill street assault

20 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to an altercation between two men in a Bexhill street. The incident happened outside the Devonshire Bar and Lounge in Devonshire Road, at the junction with Endwell Road, at about 1...

Missing London girl Demi Collins found

Missing London girl Demi Collins found

20 October 2014


ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE Demi Collins, 16, has been found safe after she went missing from her home in Abbey Wood on 9 September. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assista...

Boy attacked in Haywards Heath nature reserve

Boy attacked in Haywards Heath nature reserve

20 October 2014


Police are seeking two men who attacked a young boy in a Haywards Heath nature reserve. At about 6.50pm on Thursday 16 October, the 16-year old local boy was attacked by two men whilst walking alone through Scrase V...

Anti-trafficking operation run at Gatwick Airport to coincide with National Anti-Slavery Day

Anti-trafficking operation run at Gatwick Airport to coincide with National Anti-Slavery Day

20 October 2014


Sussex Police and UK Border Force have run an operation at Gatwick Airport to try to rescue people being trafficked into Britain. Officers from Sussex Police routinely carry out operations at Gatwick to target route...

New anti-social behaviour powers take effect

New anti-social behaviour powers take effect

20 October 2014


Today (Monday 20 October), new powers come into force which will enable the police, local councils, social landlords and other agencies to better tackle anti-social behaviour, and enable victims and communities to fe...

Missing Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills found

Missing Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills found

20 October 2014


Missing 13-year-olds Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills were found safe and well in London on Tuesday 14 October.   Brandon from Worthing and Joe from Sompting were reported missing after last being seen on ...

Missing sisters from Worthing found safe and well

Missing sisters from Worthing found safe and well

20 October 2014


Sisters Elesha Joseph, 16, and Olivia Joseph, 15, who went missing from their home in Worthing last week have been found safe and well. We would like to thanks the media and the public for the help.

Car crashes in Sompting and knocks out power supply to street

Car crashes in Sompting and knocks out power supply to street

20 October 2014


Two men have been arrested after a car crashed into a lamppost and cut the power supply to a street. At about 9.30pm on Sunday (19 October) a car crashed in Cokeham Lane, Sompting, and overturned, knocking down a la...

Woman raped on Eastbourne promenade

Woman raped on Eastbourne promenade

20 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a woman who was raped on Eastbourne lower promenade around 2am on Sunday (October 19th). The victim, a 21-year-old woman, had been out with friends on Saturday evening but left ...

Man injured in Maidenbower street attack

Man injured in Maidenbower street attack

20 October 2014


Detectives in Crawley are trying to trace a driver who may have, without releasing it, have stopped a street robbery.   At about 1.30am on Tuesday 7 October three young men were walking along Cavell ...

Were any of these items stolen from your boat?

Were any of these items stolen from your boat?

20 October 2014


Have you had boat equipment stolen in Sussex?   Officers in Hampshire have recovered a large number of items including outboard motors, tenders and radio equipment that they believe have been stolen in Hampshire...

Operation Dragonfly: Two motorists found three times the drive-drive limit

Operation Dragonfly: Two motorists found three times the drive-drive limit

20 October 2014


Two men who were found behind the wheel while more than three times the drink-drive limit have been banned from the roads. Mariusz Lullis was three times the drink-drive limit when he was stopped by police at 11.30p...

Four injured in serious collision in Findon

Four injured in serious collision in Findon

20 October 2014


Four people have been injured after a serious collision on Saturday afternoon (October 18). Emergency services were called around 2pm to the A24 at Findon to a collision between two vehicles. A blue Vauxhall Tigra w...

Tackling the issue of cycling on pavements, Eastbourne

Tackling the issue of cycling on pavements, Eastbourne

17 October 2014


On Monday (13 October) Eastbourne Borough Council's Neighbourhood First and town centre Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) worked together to tackle the issue of cycling on pavements and pedestrian areas in Te...

Off duty officer who evacuated burning building in Worthing receives bravery award

Off duty officer who evacuated burning building in Worthing receives bravery award

17 October 2014


Retired Sergeant Mark Emery has been honoured at the Police Federation national Police Bravery Awards The former officer, based in the Operations Department at Headquarters, received an award on 16 October at a cere...

Missing Eastbourne boy found safe and well

Missing Eastbourne boy found safe and well

17 October 2014


A 16-year-old boy reported missing from a care home in Eastbourne has been found safe and well. Bailey Sanderson, who also has Hastings links and who was last seen on Monday, 6 October, was located by police on ...

Police seek hit-and-run driver following collision with cyclist in Hove

Police seek hit-and-run driver following collision with cyclist in Hove

17 October 2014


Police are seeking the driver of a silver car which failed to stop after a collision involving a pedal cyclist at the junction of the A259 Kingsway and Carlisle Road, Hove.   It happened at about 4.10pm o...

Woman charged with drink-driving in Eastbourne

Woman charged with drink-driving in Eastbourne

16 October 2014


A 33-year-old woman is to appear in court charged with drink-driving and driving without due care and attention after a crash in Eastbourne. Phillipa Jutton was arrested at 10.15pm on Wednesday (15 October) in Glebe...

Man arrested for spraying graffiti in Bognor town cente

Man arrested for spraying graffiti in Bognor town cente

16 October 2014


A man was arrested after an alert member of the public spotted graffiti being spray painted in the Bognor town area. At 8.40pm on Tuesday 14 October, police arrested a 24-year old man on suspicion of criminal damage...

Witnesses sought to attack on woman, Three Bridges, Crawley

Witnesses sought to attack on woman, Three Bridges, Crawley

16 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a 22-year-old woman was verbally abused and assaulted by a group of other women in Three Bridges, Crawley.   The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm ...

Man attacked and robbed in Lewes

Man attacked and robbed in Lewes

16 October 2014


Police are seeking further witnesses to an assault on a man in Lewes in August. The 55-year-old man from Brighton was with a female friend in Paddock Road, having left The Paddock recreation ground just after 8pm on...

Police in Arun seek to reunite burglary victims with their property

Police in Arun seek to reunite burglary victims with their property

16 October 2014


Have you been a victim of burglary either to your home or outbuildings in Arun District or the nearby communities? Officers have recovered 27 items of property that they believe are stolen after carrying out a searc...

Brighton and Hove residents urged to check their vehicles are secure

Brighton and Hove residents urged to check their vehicles are secure

16 October 2014


Police in Brighton and Hove are urging residents to check their vehicles are always locked when parked. Between September 14 and October 13, the number of vehicles being broken into has increased compared to previou...

Did you see fisherman being attacked in St Leonards?

Did you see fisherman being attacked in St Leonards?

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a fisherman was headbutted and threatened with a plank of wood in St Leonards. The 40-year-old victim was fishing at Wishing Tree Reservoir, off Queensway, when he got into a...

Boy robbed of iPhone in Worthing

Boy robbed of iPhone in Worthing

16 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a street robbery in Worthing. At about 3.40pm on Monday 6 October two 13-year old schoolboys were walking through the Teville Gate Car Park in Worthing, on their way to the railway st...

Missing Crawley teenager found

Missing Crawley teenager found

16 October 2014


Missing Crawley teenager Rebecca Mitchel-Pitcher, 15, was found safe and well on Wednesday night. She had been reported missing from the town on Tuesday.

Car broken into in Brighton

Car broken into in Brighton

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a car was broken into in Ewhurst Road, Brighton. A teenager was seen interfering with the black Volkswagen Passat at about midnight on Friday (10 October). Among the items...

Burglar steals possessions of grieving mother in Hastings

Burglar steals possessions of grieving mother in Hastings

16 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglar stole sentimental items belonging to a grieving mother in Hastings. Between 9am and 2.10pm on Monday (13 October) a flat in Malvern Way was broken into and a number...

Concern for man missing in the Hastings area

Concern for man missing in the Hastings area

16 October 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing man believed to be in the Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea and Bexhill-on-Sea area.   David Harrington, 58, is thought to have nothing with him...

Girls surrounded by assailants in Eastbourne street

Girls surrounded by assailants in Eastbourne street

16 October 2014


Witnesses are being sought to an incident in which two young girls were surrounded in an Eastbourne street by a group of other young people who then assaulted the older girl.   It happened at the junction of C...

Body identified as missing Heathfield woman

Body identified as missing Heathfield woman

15 October 2014


The body of a woman found at Old Heathfield on Monday (October 13) has been confirmed as 67-year-old Marion Price. The body was found by a member of the public in shrubs in a field off Church Street in Old Heathfiel...

Police seek man wanted for conspiracy to burgle Burwash home

Police seek man wanted for conspiracy to burgle Burwash home

15 October 2014


Police in East Sussex are looking for 20-year old Max Nevin, wanted in relation to conspiracy to commit burglary at a house in Burwash in December last year. He failed to answer police bail on 1 October. Nevin, who...

Pensioner hurt crossing road in Brighton

Pensioner hurt crossing road in Brighton

15 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after an 85-year-old woman was hurt crossing the road in Brighton. The pensioner, from Hove, was moving from one side of Davigdor Road to the other on a zebra crossing at about 2.3...

Bravery, compassion and professionalism recognised at East Sussex police awards ceremony

Bravery, compassion and professionalism recognised at East Sussex police awards ceremony

15 October 2014


Sussex Police Officers, staff members, volunteers and members of the public were recognised for their bravery, compassion and professionalism at Sussex Police's East Sussex Divisional Awards ceremony on Monday (13 Oc...

Police seek hit and run driver after collision in Hollingbury, Brighton

Police seek hit and run driver after collision in Hollingbury, Brighton

15 October 2014


Police are investigating a hit and run collision in Hollingbury, Brighton, which left a woman injured. Two black cars collided causing one to spin on the A27 eastbound slip road from Coldean Lane at 9.10am on 13 Oct...

Fire at Bexhill-on-Sea solicitors' investigated as arson

Fire at Bexhill-on-Sea solicitors' investigated as arson

15 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after being called to investigate a case of arson in Eversley Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, during the early hours of Wednesday (15 October). Officers were alerted at 3am after a repo...

Have you seen missing Bailey Sanderson?

Have you seen missing Bailey Sanderson?

15 October 2014


Police are concerned for the welfare of 16-year-old Bailey Sanderson who went missing on Monday 6 October. Bailey was reported missing after he failed to return home in Eastbourne. He is described as white, 5' 10",...

Man arrested for shooting in Barnham released on bail

Man arrested for shooting in Barnham released on bail

15 October 2014


A 33-year-old man who was arrested for a firearms offence following a shooting in Barnham on Tuesday (14 October) has been released on bail until 11 November.   The man who was detained for possessing a firear...

Witnesses sought to pub assault, Icklesham, near Rye

Witnesses sought to pub assault, Icklesham, near Rye

14 October 2014


Police investigating an assault at the Robin Hood public house in Icklesham, near Rye, have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.   It happened in the pub car park at about 6.20pm on Sunday, 5 Octob...

Man charged with homophobic abuse in Brighton

Man charged with homophobic abuse in Brighton

14 October 2014


A man from Hove is due to appear in court charged with racially or religiously aggravated harassment, alarm or distress, homophobic use of threatening or abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distr...

Loser sought after bags of junior footballs found in Eastbourne

Loser sought after bags of junior footballs found in Eastbourne

14 October 2014


Police in Eastbourne are seeking the owner of two large bags of junior footballs found in the town.   The footballs were found by a member of the public at the back of Jesus Christ church in Furness Road on Mo...

Fraudster sent back to prison for impersonating a paramedic

Fraudster sent back to prison for impersonating a paramedic

14 October 2014


A fraudster who tricked vulnerable people into thinking he was a trained paramedic has been recalled to prison for six months. Joshua Martyn, 21, of Somerhill Avenue, Hove was convicted of fraud and theft after conn...

Student robbed of iPhone, Brighton

Student robbed of iPhone, Brighton

14 October 2014


Police are investigating the theft of a black iPhone from a 17-year-old Brighton College student at about 11.30am on Saturday morning (11 October).   The victim left the college's side entrance in Sutherland R...

Renewed appeal for Crawley arson attack witnesses

Renewed appeal for Crawley arson attack witnesses

14 October 2014


Police have renewed an appeal for information about an arson attack on a house in Crawley. Around 1.30am on Tuesday, September 23, a large rectangular piece of cloth was pushed through the letterbox of a ground floo...

Man charged with assaults in Duke Street, Littlehampton

Man charged with assaults in Duke Street, Littlehampton

14 October 2014


A man has been charged with two counts of assault and intimidating a witness following a report of a fight in Duke Street, Littlehampton, on Saturday (11 October).   A man suffered serious facial injuries...

Man arrested following shooting in Barnham

Man arrested following shooting in Barnham

14 October 2014


A 33-year-old man was arrested in Barnham at 9.35am on Tuesday (14 October) following a shooting in Gospond Road, Barnham. A man in his 50s suffered a minor injury to his chin after being shot at about 7.30am. He wa...

Dozens of electrical items seized from suspected burglars

Dozens of electrical items seized from suspected burglars

14 October 2014


Have you been a victim of burglary in Chichester or the nearby communities? Officers have recovered 67 items of property that they believe is stolen after carrying out raids on homes in London and Littlehampton. Re...

Convicted Horsham financial adviser to repay elderly victim

Convicted Horsham financial adviser to repay elderly victim

14 October 2014


A Horsham financial adviser, who has already gone to prison for systematically stealing from a vulnerable elderly client, now has to repay more than a quarter of a million pounds to the man.   On 8 October last ...

Operation Magpie: Teenager admits going on burglary spree across Brighton, Hove, Worthing and Crawley

Operation Magpie: Teenager admits going on burglary spree across Brighton, Hove, Worthing and Crawley

14 October 2014


A 17-year-old boy has admitted going on a burglary spree across Brighton and Hove and West Sussex. The teenager from Crawley broke into 12 homes across the county between 3 September and 24 September, stealing every...

CCTV of man thought to be connected to Bognor burglary

CCTV of man thought to be connected to Bognor burglary

14 October 2014


Detectives in West Sussex are appealing for help in tracing this man who is believed to have been involved in a burglary. Between 1pm and 4pm on Tuesday, September 2, a house in Den Avenue, Bognor Regis was broken i...

High value burglary in East Hoathly, near Uckfield

High value burglary in East Hoathly, near Uckfield

14 October 2014


Police are investigating a high-value burglary at a house in Juziers Drive, East Hoathly, near Uckfield, in which a £26,000 BMW Z4 sports car, jewellery worth some £10,000, bank cards, a Mac Book Pro laptop and a Can...

Attempted burglary, Seaford

Attempted burglary, Seaford

14 October 2014


Police were called to a detached house in Belgrave Road, Seaford, on Friday (10 October) after the owner returned home and found someone had tried to break in, damaging a rear door panel in the process. Nothing was s...

Distraction theft in Bexhill-on-Sea

Distraction theft in Bexhill-on-Sea

13 October 2014


Police are investigating an incident in Wrestwood Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, in which a 32-year-old local man reported his wallet stolen after being approached by a man and a woman.   It happened at about 5.30am on...

Copthorne man charged with further sex offences

Copthorne man charged with further sex offences

13 October 2014


A Copthorne, West Sussex, man who had already been charged with sex offences has now been charged with further offences. Andrew Hocking, 57, of Gorse Close, Copthorne, was charged in November last year with offences...

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery in Brighton

Appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery in Brighton

13 October 2014


Police are appealing for a man who intervened in an attempted robbery in London Road, Brighton, to come forward.   A 35-year-old man was chased by two men who threatened him with a knife and demanded he hand o...

Man injured in Hurstpierpoint pub attack

Man injured in Hurstpierpoint pub attack

13 October 2014


At 12.10am on Sunday (12 October) police were called to the White Horse pub in Albourne Road, Hurstpierpoint, after a 23-year old local man had been hit in the face and had sustained a fractured cheek bone. He was tr...

Sussex Police seeking hate crime ambassadors

Sussex Police seeking hate crime ambassadors

13 October 2014


Life is a challenge for most of us in one way or another, but to add to those challenges by being persistently targeted because of a personal characteristic, whether it is your race, religion, sexual orientation, dis...

Missing woman's body found at Old Heathfield

Missing woman's body found at Old Heathfield

13 October 2014


 A woman's body found at Old Heathfield is sadly believed to be that of missing 67-year-old Marion Price. The body was found by a member of the public in shrubs in a field off Church Street in Old Heathfield ar...

Police keen to trace owner of bag stolen in Brighton

Police keen to trace owner of bag stolen in Brighton

13 October 2014


Police are hoping to trace the owner of bag stolen from Cafe Nero in Brighton. A 51-year-old man from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of theft. He has been bailed until October 19 while investigations contin...

Bus passenger injured in Crawley attack

Bus passenger injured in Crawley attack

13 October 2014


A passenger was slightly injured when an object struck a bus in Crawley on Sunday evening (October 12). The driver of the bus called his control room around 6.45pm to report that a window had been smashed as the bus...

Cyclist attacked by men with pieces of wood in Sompting

Cyclist attacked by men with pieces of wood in Sompting

13 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by two men carrying a piece of wood in Sompting. The 24-year-old victim was cycling across Crowshaw Park, off Grafton Drive in Sompting, when he was approa...

Series of burglaries and car crimes in Horsham

Series of burglaries and car crimes in Horsham

13 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses to a series of burglaries and car crimes in Rudgwick.   10 buildings have been broken into and items have been stolen from three vehicles in the village over two weekends. An a...

Dog bites man in Eastbourne

Dog bites man in Eastbourne

13 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was bitten by a dog in Eastbourne. The 35-year-old victim was walking along Milton Road at about 3pm on 22 September when a terrier-type dog being walked by a middle-ag...

Free property marking at Eastbourne allotments

Free property marking at Eastbourne allotments

13 October 2014


Police Community Support Officer Anita Rockingham and Crime Prevention Officer Trevor Cox will be at the Priory Road allotments in Eastbourne on Saturday (18 October) at 11am to offer owners free property markin...

Police investigate series of vehicle thefts in Eastbourne

Police investigate series of vehicle thefts in Eastbourne

13 October 2014


Police are investigating a series of thefts from unattended vehicles in the Langney Point area of Eastbourne.   A 15-year-old male who cannot be named for legal reasons has been arrested on suspicion of t...

Search for missing Heathfield woman continues

Search for missing Heathfield woman continues

13 October 2014


A search has continued throughout the night for missing Heathfield woman Marion Price and police officers are now being joined by search volunteers. Sixty-seven-year-old Marion, who has been left disoriented and con...

Serious injury collision on A264 near Five Oaks

Serious injury collision on A264 near Five Oaks

13 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a collision near Slinfold in which a driver was seriously hurt. Just before 7.10pm on Saturday (11 October) a black Hyundai Kia collided with a tree and with a grey Astra, on the A264...

Serious injuries in A259 Marsh Road collision

Serious injuries in A259 Marsh Road collision

13 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a collision between two cars near Hooe in which several people were seriously injured. At 1.30pm on Saturday (11 October) a blue Peugeot 208 travelling east collided with a black...

Concern for missing Marion Price from Heathfield

Concern for missing Marion Price from Heathfield

12 October 2014


Police have launched a search for a missing woman in Heathfield. Marion Price, 67, was last seen at 3.30pm on Sunday (October 12) when she left her home in High Street, possibly to go shopping, but she did not tell ...

UPDATE: Daniel Goodman found. Have you seen missing teenagers Brandon Gale, Joe McFarlane-Hills and Daniel Goodman?

UPDATE: Daniel Goodman found. Have you seen missing teenagers Brandon Gale, Joe McFarlane-Hills and Daniel Goodman?

10 October 2014


UPDATE: Daniel Goodman was found safe and well on Saturday (11 October). Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills are still missing, although it is believed they maybe in Camden, London. Police are appealing for the pu...

Car and lorry collide on A27 at Hambrook, near Chichester

Car and lorry collide on A27 at Hambrook, near Chichester

10 October 2014


Police are at the scene of a collision on the A27  at Hambrook, near Chichester, involving a lorry and a car.   They were called at 2.10pm. One lane of the dual carriageway eastbound has been bl...

Convicted burglar Frederick King absconds from Ford Prison

Convicted burglar Frederick King absconds from Ford Prison

10 October 2014


Have you seen 53-year-old Frederick King?   He has absconded from Ford Prison while serving a five-year sentence for burglary.   King, from Hailsham, was jailed after committing a burglary in the town in Au...

UPDATE: Wanted - Karl Hance

UPDATE: Wanted - Karl Hance

10 October 2014


Lewes man, Karl Hance, wanted for questioning in connection with an alleged assault in the town, handed himself in to police in Eastbourne on Friday morning (October 10).

Police investigate killing of cat in Worthing

Police investigate killing of cat in Worthing

10 October 2014


Police are investigating the death of a cat in Worthing. The five-month-old cat, called Oscar, was found dead by a dog walker in the car park opposite The Swan in High Street at 10.30pm on Sunday, October 5. PC Mar...

St Leonards man sentenced over sexual activity in the presence of children

St Leonards man sentenced over sexual activity in the presence of children

10 October 2014


A St Leonards man has been convicted of carrying out a sexual act in the presence of two young children.   David Gazzard, 55, of Whatlington Way, St Leonards, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Monday 6 October, h...

Missing fraudster Peter Berry spotted in London

Missing fraudster Peter Berry spotted in London

10 October 2014


Wanted fraudster Peter Berry has been sighted in London with a full beard. The 48-year-old is wanted for recall to prison after being accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds from new victims. Berry was...

Wanted man Derek Walsh arrested

Wanted man Derek Walsh arrested

10 October 2014


Police have arrested 51-year-old Derek Walsh, who was wanted for recall to prison. Walsh, of no fixed address, was arrested in Brighton and returned to custody. Thanks to the public and the media for their help tra...

Bexhill shop caught selling alcohol to children

Bexhill shop caught selling alcohol to children

10 October 2014


A Bexhill shop has been caught selling alcohol to a child. A series of test purchases at off-licence premises in Hastings and Bexhill were carried out on Friday 26 September at businesses, many of which had previous...

Man banned from Horsham town centre

Man banned from Horsham town centre

10 October 2014


A 41-year-old man has been banned from the centre of Horsham for repeatedly causing antisocial behaviour in the area. Robert Saunders has been told he must not go into the town centre for the next two years as part ...

New Eastbourne policing base officially reopened

New Eastbourne policing base officially reopened

10 October 2014


Eastbourne's Hammonds Drive Policing Base has been officially reopened by Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mrs Marion Shepard. They were joined by Chief Constable Giles York, East...

Chichester man critically ill after drug-taking

Chichester man critically ill after drug-taking

10 October 2014


An 18-year-old man is critically ill in hospital after he was found 'delirious' in the street in Wick on Saturday (October 4). The man, from Chichester, but staying in Wick, was taken home where relatives became con...

Collision on A26 at Heron's Ghyll, between Uckfield and Crowborough

Collision on A26 at Heron's Ghyll, between Uckfield and Crowborough

10 October 2014


Traffic is being diverted away from the A26 at Heron's Ghyll, between Uckfield and Crowborough, while emergency services deal with a collision just south of the Barnsgate Vineyard.   A car travelling south at ab...

Police attend two early morning collisions on the A24 Dorking Road at Kingsfold, near Horsham

Police attend two early morning collisions on the A24 Dorking Road at Kingsfold, near Horsham

10 October 2014


Police were called to two single-vehicle collisions on the A24 Dorking Road at Kingsfold, near Horsham, early on Friday (10 October). In the first, at 6.24am, a car travelling north left the road opposite Shiremark ...

UPDATE: Lewes motorcycle crash

UPDATE: Lewes motorcycle crash

09 October 2014


A woman motorcyclist is seriously ill at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, after her bike crashed into bollards on the A26 near the Cliffe Industrial Estate, Lewes.   The incident occurred at 4.15pm on...

UPDATE: Have you seen missing 15-year-old Rebecca Mitchel-Pitcher? NOW FOUND

UPDATE: Have you seen missing 15-year-old Rebecca Mitchel-Pitcher? NOW FOUND

09 October 2014


Rebecca has been found safe and well in Crawley.   Have you seen missing 15-year-old Rebecca Mitchel-Pitcher? She has gone missing from a care home in Crawley and officers are concerned for her safety. Rebec...

Motorists warned to avoid Lewes area following serious crash

Motorists warned to avoid Lewes area following serious crash

09 October 2014


Motorists are being warned to avoid the Lewes area following a crash on the A26 between the Southerham roundabout and the Cuilfail tunnel.   It happened at about 4.15pm and involved a woman on a motorbike. She...

UPDATE: Two women hurt in A26 crash, Heron's Ghyll, near Uckfield

UPDATE: Two women hurt in A26 crash, Heron's Ghyll, near Uckfield

09 October 2014


Two women who were driving vehicles involved in a collision on the A26 at Heron's Ghyll between Uckfield and Crowborough on Thursday morning (9 October) each suffered whiplash injuries and were treated at the Kent &a...

Hove maintenance man convicted of care home sex offences

Hove maintenance man convicted of care home sex offences

09 October 2014


A 57-year-old Hove man has been jailed for two years after being found guilty of nine sexual offences. Paul Brown, from Clarendon Road in Hove, who worked as a maintenance man at Springfields Care Home in Hove, was ...

Burglary at home in Chichester

Burglary at home in Chichester

09 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after jewellery was stolen in a burglary in Chichester.   Late on Sunday 7 September or early on 8 September a home in Grosvenor Road was broken into and distinctive pieces of ...

Man jailed for manslaughter of homeless woman in Brighton

Man jailed for manslaughter of homeless woman in Brighton

09 October 2014


A man who admitted the manslaughter of a homeless woman in Brighton has been jailed for 12 years. Timothy Smythe, 52, formerly of Brighton, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Thursday (9 October) for sentencing. The ...

Woman assaulted in Worthing street - man charged

Woman assaulted in Worthing street - man charged

09 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to a violent incident in Worthing shopping area.   At about 4pm on Thursday 25 September an altercation took place between a man and woman, known to each other, at the west end of Mo...

Sussex Police supports Hate Crime Awareness Week and encourages victims to get in contact

Sussex Police supports Hate Crime Awareness Week and encourages victims to get in contact

09 October 2014


No-one should be abused, assaulted or have their property damaged, especially if the reason for being subjected to that behaviour is out of their control. That's the message that Sussex Police and partners are sendi...

UPDATED: Wanted - Lewes man Karl Hance

UPDATED: Wanted - Lewes man Karl Hance

09 October 2014


UPDATED: Karl Hance handed himself in to police in Eastbourne on Friday morning (October 10).   Police want to speak to Lewes man Karl Hance in connection with an alleged assault in the town. Hance, 37, lives...

Drone found on Worthing beach

Drone found on Worthing beach

09 October 2014


Police in Worthing are seeking the owner of a remote-controlled 'drone' that has been found in the town. The small 4-engined, electric powered drone was found on the beach on Wednesday (8 October) by a member of the...

Jewellery stolen in burglary in Hastings

Jewellery stolen in burglary in Hastings

09 October 2014


Police are appealing for witnesses after jewellery and a computer were stolen in a burglary in Hastings. Between 7.30am and 6.30pm on 30 September a house in Normandy Road was broken into and a number of items were ...

Crash closes A26 at Heron's Ghyll between Uckfield and Crowborough

Crash closes A26 at Heron's Ghyll between Uckfield and Crowborough

09 October 2014


Police are currently dealing with a collision between two cars which has blocked the A26 at Heron's Ghyll between Uckfield and Crowborough.   It happened at about 10.45am and a woman is believed to be trapped in...

Police appeal for information following Brighton rape

Police appeal for information following Brighton rape

09 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a 22-year-old woman was raped on the beach directly in front of the Coalition night club, Kings Road Arches, Brighton.   The attack took place in the early hours of Sat...

Woman assaulted in Bexhill park

Woman assaulted in Bexhill park

09 October 2014


Police are seeking witnesses to an attack on a woman in a Bexhill park.   At 12.50pm on Wednesday 9 October, the 47-year old local woman reported that while walking her dogs in Egerton Park, Bexhill, she had bee...

Boy, 15, punched in face at Eastbourne bonfire display

Boy, 15, punched in face at Eastbourne bonfire display

09 October 2014


Police are seeking witnessses to an incident at a bonfire display on the Western Lawns, King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne on Saturday (4 October) in which a 15-year-old boy was punched in the face.   It happene...

Teenage girl fights off attacker in Crawley park

Teenage girl fights off attacker in Crawley park

08 October 2014


Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl fought off a man who grabbed her in a park in Crawley. Shortly before 10am on Saturday (4 October) the victim was walking home through Tilgate Park towards S...

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