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03 Aug 2015 16:57Mid Sussex
Family tribute for Paul KeenorPR49762/2015 The family of Paul Keenor, 23, who sadly died when his car collided with a wall near his home in Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead, on Saturday night (1 August) ...
03 Aug 2015 16:55FORCEWIDEMissing girls may be in CrawleyPR49763/2015 Police believe that two girls who have gone missing from St Leonards-on-Sea and Worthing have met up and are in the Crawley area. Amasia Patel, 14, was rep...
03 Aug 2015 15:06Brighton and HoveBrighton seafront suspicious device possibly linked to similiar devicePR49761/2015 Police investigating a suspect package left on Brighton seafront say it could be linked with a similar device found last month in the city. The item w...
03 Aug 2015 14:20West SussexWitness appeal following assault in WorthingPR49760/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Worthing which left an 18-year-old-man from the town with substantial cuts and bruises to his hea...
03 Aug 2015 13:24Worthing and Adur
Police targetting anti-social behaviour in WorthingPR49759/2015 An order to tackle anti-social behaviour in Worthing town centre has been granted and so far 42 people have been arrested. On June 25 police authorised a s...
03 Aug 2015 12:20Wealden
Man who died in car crash at Ashurst Wood, near East Grinstead, has been namedPR49758/2015 The driver of a Toyota Celica car who died after it crashed into a wall at Ashurst Wood, near East Grinstead, on Saturday (1 August) at 11.55pm has been nam...
03 Aug 2015 11:40Brighton and HoveMan, 30, left with life-threatening injuries after Brighton street assaultPR49757/2015 At around 4.30am on Sunday (2 August) a 30-year-old man was admitted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, with potentially life-threatening head i...
03 Aug 2015 11:23Brighton and Hove East
Two arrested for criminal damage near Brighton racecoursePR49756/2015 Two people were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after they were spotted digging up bollards in an apparent attempt to gain access to land near Brig...
03 Aug 2015 9:37Brighton and HoveBrighton man in court on assault chargesPR49755/2015 Due to appear before Crawley magistrates at 10am today (Monday, 3 August) is Shaun Christopher Delaney, age 18, of Arundel Road, Brighton.   It follo...
03 Aug 2015 8:55Brighton and Hove Central
Police seek review of Brighton pub's licencePR49754/2015 Sussex Police has applied to have the licence of a Brighton pub reviewed following increasing concern about the way it is run. The licensee of The Bulldog ...
02 Aug 2015 12:33Mid Sussex
Appeal for witnesses to fatal car crash in AshurstwoodPR49752/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in which a man died. At about 11.55pm on Saturday (1 August) a black Toyota Celica being driven by a 23-year-...
02 Aug 2015 0:49Brighton and HoveGoodnight from Brighton PridePR49751/2015 Brighton welcomed thousands of people into the city centre on Saturday (1 August) for the biggest event in the city's calendar- Pride. However t...
01 Aug 2015 18:43Brighton and HoveBrighton seafront suspect package being investigated as bomb hoaxPR49750/2015 Police are investigating a suspect package on Brighton seafront as a bomb hoax.   The item was discovered on the A259 by the bandstand at 11.10a...
01 Aug 2015 13:57Brighton and HoveBrighton seafront suspect package safely detonatedPR49749/2015 The suspect package identified on Brighton seafront before the Brighton Pride Parade has been detonated in a controlled explosion by army bomb disposal expe...
01 Aug 2015 12:17Brighton and HoveBrighton Parade re-routed due to suspect packagePR49748/2015 Sussex Police have identified a suspect package on Brighton seafront. A cordon has been put in place and expert explosives officers are on route. There is n...
31 Jul 2015 16:48Arun
Have you seen Joanna Jantas?PR49746/2015 Have you seen Joanna Jantas? Police want to speak to the 25-year-old about a theft from a woman in Bognor Regis. PC Lewis Dines said: "We believe that Joa...
31 Jul 2015 16:31Brighton and HoveBrighton man jailed for assault on his babyPR49374/2015 A Brighton man has been sent to prison for 12 years and six months after admitting a vicious assault on his six-week old baby boy.   Benjamin Reeve, 22...
31 Jul 2015 16:20Eastbourne
Man charged with Eastbourne rapePR49745/2015 A man has been charged for a rape in Eastbourne in October last year. The victim, a 21-year-old woman, was walking on the upper promenade at around 2am on ...
31 Jul 2015 15:05East SussexClosure Order in Cornwallis Terrace, HastingsPR49744/2015 Hastings police have used new anti-social behaviour powers to close a property in Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings. The privately let flat was closed in respon...
31 Jul 2015 14:50FORCEWIDEWanted man Thomas Wynn confirmed deadPR49743/2015 A coroner in Manchester has confirmed a body repatriated from Dubai is Thomas Wynn. Thomas Wynn, 49, from Commercial Road in Liverpool was wanted in connec...
31 Jul 2015 13:50Arun
Fresh appeal for information after boy assaulted in Littlehampton parkPR49742/2015 Police have launched a fresh appeal for information as they try to identify a man who assaulted a six-year-old boy in a park in Littlehampton. Officers wer...
31 Jul 2015 12:07West SussexFraud investigation launched after Pagham pensioner pays for solar panelsPR49741/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man from Pagham paid £3,000 for work that has still not been carried out. The 77-year-old was doorstepp...
31 Jul 2015 11:39FORCEWIDEOperation Magpie - Are any of these items yours?PR49740/2015 Do you recognise either of these two rings or this small watch? They were seized by police during the hunt for Simon Knights, Sussex's most wanted burglar....
31 Jul 2015 10:46Crawley
Ashley Warren from Crawley wanted on recallPR49739/2015 Police need to trace a man who is wanted in Crawley. Ashley Warren, 25, who has lived in Evelyn Walk in Tilgate, Crawley is wanted on recall to prison afte...
31 Jul 2015 10:42FORCEWIDE100th motorist arrested in Sussex under new drug-driving lawPR49738/2015 Police have arrested the 100th motorist in Sussex under new drug-driving laws introduced in March. Legislation that came into force on 2 March set legal li...
31 Jul 2015 8:00Lewes
Distraction burglary, Fort Road, NewhavenPR49720/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a distraction burglary with intent to steal at a property in Fort Road, Newhaven, at 12 noon on Monday, 20 July. &nbs...
30 Jul 2015 18:41Arun
Man arrested after child assaulted in Littlehampton parkPR49737/2015 A 58-year-old man has been arrested by police after a report that a six-year-old boy had been assaulted in a park in Littlehampton. Officers were called to...
30 Jul 2015 16:50Rother
Three sentenced for money laundering offences in BexhillPR49715/2015Two women and a man, all from London were sentenced at Brighton Crown Court on Friday (24 July) for money laundering offences, having been convicted at ...
30 Jul 2015 16:29Hastings
Woman jailed for falsely claiming she was raped in St LeonardsPR49717/2015 A woman has been convicted of perverting the course of justice after falsely reporting that she had been raped in St Leonards.    Natalia Sy...
30 Jul 2015 16:03Lewes
Mid Sussex
*UPDATED* Have you seen wanted man Peter Tucker?PR49736/2015 Have you seen Peter Tucker? The 31-year-old is wanted by police for breaching his tagging order and two counts of theft. Tucker is from Burgess Hill but a...
30 Jul 2015 15:55Brighton and HovePolice welcome Brighton Pride this weekendPR49731/2015 Sussex Police is once again joining in on this year's Pride celebrations that will see thousands of people take to the streets of Brighton and Hove on Satur...
30 Jul 2015 14:50FORCEWIDEPolice reassures public that child protection is priority under Sarah's LawPR49735/2015 Sussex Police wants to reassure the public that protecting children is our priority when investigating requests under Sarah's Law. The disclosure scheme, s...
30 Jul 2015 14:11Hastings
Police concerned for missing Hastings man Stefan GilmorePR49734/2015 Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 22-year-old Stefan Gilmore from Ore, Hastings. He was last seen at 1am on Tuesday (28 July) and reported mi...
30 Jul 2015 13:06Hastings
Have you seen Stephen Burt from St Leonards?PR49733/2015 Have you seen Stephen Burt? He is wanted for sentencing for his part in running a cannabis factory in a flat in St Leonards. Burt, 23, was convicted ...
30 Jul 2015 11:57FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drunk haulier caught trying to drive lorry off ferryPR49732/2015 A haulier was caught driving his lorry away from a ferry at Newhaven while more than three times the drink-drive limit. Newhaven Port staff called police a...
30 Jul 2015 11:06Lewes
Police seek missing Newhaven teenagerPR49730/2015 Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Vietnamese girl Duyen Thi Nguyen, 16, who has gone missing from her home in Newhaven. She is thought to hav...
30 Jul 2015 7:30West SussexJewellery of high sentimental value stolen in house burglary near ShipleyPR49728/2015 A daytime burglar or burglars who struck at a house near Shipley, just off the A272 between West Grinstead and Coolham, stole a large quantity of distinctiv...
30 Jul 2015 7:30Eastbourne
Witnesses sought to tree theft in EastbournePR49729/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to the theft of an Acer tree, approximately five feet tall, which was stolen overnight on Sunday/Monday (19/20 July) from a gar...
29 Jul 2015 15:51FORCEWIDEKnife crime is less than half the level reported recentlyPR49716/2015 Knife crime in Sussex is less than half the level that has been recently reported. Far from Sussex having a serious level of knife crime, as reported by Th...
29 Jul 2015 14:28East SussexMan stabbed and robbed in Seaside Road, EastbournePR49727/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was robbed in Eastbourne. The victim was walking along Seaside Road just after midnight on Tuesd...
29 Jul 2015 14:11Chichester
Police are investigating the rape of a 15-year-old girl in SelseyPR49725/2015 Police are investigating the rape of a 15-year-old girl at Hillfield Road, Selsey. It happened in a tent pitched on the recreation ground and was reported ...
29 Jul 2015 14:10Crawley
Green Land Rover rams police car near Crawley DownPR49726/2015 Police are trying to trace a green Land Rover Discovery which rammed a marked police car near Crawley Down. Officers were travelling east on the A264 just ...
29 Jul 2015 13:02FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drink-driver threw away keys to try to dodge justicePR49724/2015 A drink-driver trying to escape from police threw away his keys to try to dodge justice. Reega Rasul was seen leaving a bar and getting into his Audi A4 in...
29 Jul 2015 11:58West SussexEight men sentenced to more than 25 years as part of crackdown on drugs in CrawleyPR49709/2015 The following eight men from Sussex have been sentenced to a total of 25 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine. They all pleaded guilty at on May 15 at Ho...
29 Jul 2015 10:50Brighton and HoveBrighton man convicted of sexually assaulting a childPR49719/2015 A 32-year-old Brighton man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.   Samuel James Day, of no fixed address, was convicted f...
29 Jul 2015 9:10West SussexTraffic delays expected after lorry overturns in ChichesterPR49721/2015 Police are warning motorists to expect delays on the A27 after a lorry overturned in Chichester this morning (July 29).   Officers were called t...
28 Jul 2015 18:16FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly - Man caught drink-driving with no licence for the second timePR49718/2015 A 38-year-old man has been banned from the roads for almost four years after he was caught driving without a licence while drunk for the second time. Lee M...
28 Jul 2015 15:29Chichester
Injury caused to Selsey attacker by victim could give him awayPR49714/2015 Police hunting the man who dragged a female driver into an alleyway in Selsey hope he could be identified by the injury his victim gave him. At about 8.30p...
28 Jul 2015 13:45Rother
Police seek witnesses to air weapon incident in London Road, Bexhill-on-SeaPR 49713/2015 Police in Bexhill-on-Sea are trying to trace someone who injured a passer-by while taking pot-shots with an air weapon, ball bearing gun or catapult.  ...
28 Jul 2015 13:10Worthing and Adur
Witnesses sought to Cloverleaf crash on the A27 at Shoreham-by-SeaPR49712/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the A27 at Shoreham-by-Sea which occurred on the eastbound A281 Steyning off-slip at the Cloverleaf roundabout. ...
28 Jul 2015 12:35Lewes
Man jailed after filming himself driving in smoke-filled carPR49711/2015 A motorist who bragged about his dangerous driving and posted a video of it on Facebook has been jailed. Charlie Jones, 21, uploaded a video clip of himsel...
28 Jul 2015 11:37Crawley
Missing Crawley man Leslie Turner foundPR49710/2015 Missing Leslie Turner from Crawley was found in Essex on Monday (27 July) at 3.45pm.  Leslie, 37, had last been seen on 16 July.
27 Jul 2015 17:34Horsham
Vulnerable woman raped in HorshamPR49708/2015 Do you recognise these men? Police want to speak to them after a vulnerable woman was raped in Horsham. The 32-year-old was drinking in the Kings Arms pub...
27 Jul 2015 15:45FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Man banned for the fourth time for drink-drivingPR49707/2015 A serial drink-driver has been banned for the fourth time after officers spotted him behind the wheel while banned - as he headed to a pub. Adrian Ing had ...
27 Jul 2015 15:20East SussexWoman jogger pepper-sprayed in Hastings parkPR49700/2015 Police want to trace a man who pepper-sprayed a woman jogger in Alexandra Park, Hastings, at around 7pm on Friday (24 July).   The woman, in her...
27 Jul 2015 14:38Brighton and HoveMan attacked by gang of youths near Hove seafrontPR49706/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a gang of youths attacked and robbed a man out for a walk near Hove seafront. The 51-year-old victim was walking a...
27 Jul 2015 14:20Eastbourne
Police seek witnesses to assaults in Seaside, EastbournePR49703/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on two men which took place at around 2am on Sunday, 19 July in The Busker's Bar, Seaside, Eastbourne. &nb...
27 Jul 2015 13:30Rother
Overnight burglary in Bexhill-on-SeaPR49697/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Newlands Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, between 11pm on Friday (24 July) and 6.30am on ...
27 Jul 2015 11:35Worthing and Adur
Woman arrested over charity collection scam in Shoreham and SouthwickPR49705/2015 A 31-year-old woman has been arrested by police investigating reports of a mother and children falsely claiming to be charity collectors. Police have recei...
27 Jul 2015 8:30Chichester
Police investigate street robbery in Bognor RegisPR49704/2015 Police are seeking anyone who may have information about a street robbery in Bognor Regis on Sunday, 12 July.   It happened between 11.15pm and 11.30...
26 Jul 2015 9:49Hastings
Teenager wounded in Hastings street scufflePR49702/2015   Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl suffered a deep cut to her forearm during a scuffle in Middle Street, Has...
26 Jul 2015 7:40Worthing and Adur
Witnesses sought after four men were assaulted in Teville Gate, WorthingPR49701/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in Teville Gate, Worthing, at around 3am on Saturday, 18 July, in which four men were assaulted.   The gr...
25 Jul 2015 15:25Hastings
Missing Hastings man James Ogilvie found in KentPR49698/2015 James Ogilvie, 81, reported missing from Hastings earlier this week, was found safe and well at Pembury, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on Saturday morning (25...
24 Jul 2015 17:20Worthing and Adur
Search for two men who stole puppies from Lancing womanPR49696/2015 Police are searching for men who stole two puppies from a Lancing woman who had advertised them for sale. At about 8.40pm on Thursday (23 July) the two men...
24 Jul 2015 17:00Wealden
Police seek witnesses to serious car crash at Kingstanding, near CrowboroughPR49695/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the Ashdown Forest on Friday (24 July) which left two people from Hartfield  critically ill.   It hap...
24 Jul 2015 16:09FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Two more people convicted as part of summer 2014 crackdownPR49693/2015 A 47-year-old man who was found in a van that had crashed in Brighton has been convicted of refusing to allow himself to be breathalysed. A police patrol w...
24 Jul 2015 16:08Brighton and HoveBrighton man jailed for Lanes attackPR49686/2015 Wade Ian Crosweller, who attacked and seriously injured a 30-year-old Hove man in The Lanes, Brighton, has been jailed for four years.   Us...
24 Jul 2015 15:13Hastings
Police seeking help in tracing Hastings man James OgilviePR49690/2015 Police are seeking help in tracing James Ogilvie, reported missing from his home in Hastings where he was last seen on Tuesday morning (21 July).   Mr ...
24 Jul 2015 14:25East SussexTeenage girl sexually assaulted in St LeonardsPR49689/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a park in St Leonards. Detective Police Constable David Elcock said: ...
24 Jul 2015 14:17Wealden
East Sussex burglar sentenced to three years imprisonmentPR49688/2015 A would-be East Sussex burglar has gone to prison thanks to a good neighbour who spotted him in a house across the road.    Glen Lockey, 56,...
24 Jul 2015 14:10East SussexWitness appeal following serious assault in EastbournePR49687/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Eastbourne on July 15. Officers were called after three men were seen fighting in Elms Ro...
24 Jul 2015 13:10West Sussex*UPDATE* A280 Long Furlong closed following RTCPR49685/2015 Police have closed the A280 between the A24 at Findon and A27 following a collision between a car and a lorry at 12:20pm today (July 24). The female driver...
24 Jul 2015 11:09Brighton and HoveBody of man confirmed as that of missing student Diogo MoreiraPR49684/2015 British Transport Police (BTP) officers have confirmed that the body of a man that had been recovered in Brighton is that of missing Portuguese student...
24 Jul 2015 10:32FORCEWIDEMedia Relations Officer vacancy49682/2015
24 Jul 2015 10:00Mid Sussex
Police wish to speak to East Grinstead man Ryan EdsonPR49681/2015 Police wish to speak to Ryan Wayne Edson, aged 18 (see photograph) in connection with a motoring incident during the early hours of Wednesday, 8 July. ...
24 Jul 2015 9:35Arun
Four men arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and money launderingPR49680/2015 Four men have been arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and money laundering after three simultaneous drugs raids in Littlehampton ye...
24 Jul 2015 9:00Arun
Disabled man steals cash from boy in LittlehamptonPR49679/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident on a path behind Greenfields, Wick, Littlehampton, in which a disabled man stole money from a 15-year-old b...
24 Jul 2015 8:15Worthing and Adur
Witnesses sought to robbery in Teville Road, WorthingPR49678/2015 Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a man being robbed near the junction of Teville Road and Victoria Road, Worthing.   It happened just b...
23 Jul 2015 17:08Chichester
Extra patrols sent to help hunt for man who dragged woman into Selsey alleywayPR49677/2015 Police hunting the man who dragged a female driver into an alleyway in Selsey are continuing to search the area for evidence and the attacker.  At abo...
23 Jul 2015 17:00Arun
Heroin and cash seized in LittlehamptonPR49676/2015 About £25,000 worth of heroin and thousands of pounds worth of cash were seized during drugs warrants in Littlehampton on Thursday morning (23 July) As a r...
23 Jul 2015 16:38FORCEWIDEDo you recognise these holiday snaps?PR49675/2015 Are these photographs yours? Police investigating a series of burglaries in Mid Sussex and Horsham have recovered an SD card containing photographs that ap...
23 Jul 2015 14:47West SussexHave you seen missing 37-year-old Leslie Turner?PR49674/2015 Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 37-year-old Leslie Turner from Horsham. Leslie was last seen on Thursday 16 July at 8am in Stephenson Way...
23 Jul 2015 13:39Rother
Stolen Bexhill-on-Sea defibrillator found dumpedPR49673/2015 A defibrillator ripped from a wall outside the Co-Op store in Western Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 0.35am on Friday (17 July) has been recovered.   The G...
23 Jul 2015 12:34FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Man caught drink-driving for the third timePR49672/2015 A 57-year-old man has been banned from the roads for third time after being caught drink-driving. Terence Rosen was arrested at 10.45pm on 28 June after po...
23 Jul 2015 11:55Brighton and HoveSussex Police supporting Trans Pride in Brighton this weekendPR49670/2015 Sussex Police and Brighton's LGBT Police Liaison Team will be supporting Trans Pride in Brighton on Saturday (July 25). LGBT liaison officer Rory Smith and...
23 Jul 2015 9:20Brighton and Hove East
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Three men charged with sex offences against girls in BrightonPR49671/2015 Three men are due to appear in court in Brighton charged with sexual offences against young girls in the city. Rasul Zerak, 20, of Seafield Road, Hove; Moh...
23 Jul 2015 7:32Chichester
Cyclist hurt in collision with a caravan at Fishbourne, near ChichesterPR49669/2015 Police want to trace the driver of a silver car towing a caravan which was in collision with a cyclist on the A259 westbound at Fishbourne, near Chichester,...
23 Jul 2015 0:48Chichester
Man flags down female driver and attacks her in SelseyPR49668/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a man flagged down a female driver and dragged her into an alleyway in Selsey. At about 8.30pm on Wednesday (22 Ju...
22 Jul 2015 16:00Brighton and HovePolice seek witnesses to Portslade robberyPR49667/2015 Police are investigating a street robbery which occurred at around 4.30am on Saturday (18 July) in Victoria Road, Portslade.   A 22-year-old Brighton...
22 Jul 2015 15:54FORCEWIDESussex officers cycling 170 miles for charityPR49666/2015 A Sussex team of 12, including Deputy Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney, are taking part in an annual 170 mile charity bike ride in honour of police officers w...
22 Jul 2015 15:40Wealden
Thousands of pounds' worth of jewellery stolen in Wadhurst burglaryPR49654/2015 Tens of thousands of pounds' worth of jewellery and a substantial amount of cash were stolen in the burglary of a house in Wadhurst. Entry was gained to th...
22 Jul 2015 15:10Crawley
Witnesses sought to Crawley robberyPR49652/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in which a 41-year-old man from Seaford was attacked in Springfield Road, Crawley, on Sunday ...
22 Jul 2015 14:59Worthing and Adur
Thousands of pounds worth of drugs seized in WorthingPR49545/2015 A police operation aimed at disrupting the supply of drugs in Worthing has seen 49 arrests and £10,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin seized.   A ...
22 Jul 2015 14:03Hastings
Woman assaulted by two men in HastingsPR49663/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 28-year-old woman who was attacked in Priory Road, Hastings, on Friday (17 July). The victim was walk...
22 Jul 2015 13:59FORCEWIDEOperation Magpie: Most wanted Sussex burglar jailedPR49664/2015 Sussex's most wanted burglar has been jailed for more than five years for a series of break-ins across the south east. Simon Knights broke into eight homes...
22 Jul 2015 13:01Brighton and Hove Central
Police appeal for witnesses after racist assault in BrightonPR49662/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 23-year-old Asian man who was attacked by the Old Steine, Brighton, on Saturday 27 June. The victim w...
22 Jul 2015 12:36FORCEWIDENuisance 999 and 101 caller fined by magistratesPR49661/2015 A man who bombarded police with hundreds of nuisance calls has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 by magistrates. Clive Solly called Sussex Police almost...
22 Jul 2015 11:36FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Four more people charged with offences as part of summer crackdownPR49660/2015 Four more motorists have been charged with offences as part of Sussex Police's summer drink and drug-drive campaign. Stephen Williams, 46, was arrested at ...
22 Jul 2015 11:09Arun
Police seek man over Littlehampton sex attackPR49659/2015 In the early hours of the morning on Sunday (19 July), a 31-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in the Surrey Street and High Street areas of Littlehampto...
22 Jul 2015 9:05Rother
Theft of public defibrillator, Western Road, Bexhill-on-SeaPR49632/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a theft which occurred outside the Co-Op in Western Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 0.35am on Friday (17 July). &n...
22 Jul 2015 8:11Eastbourne
Three suspected scam attempts thwarted in EastbournePR49658/2015 Three attempts to scam people living in Eastbourne last week all failed thanks to intended victims being alert to the criminals' methods.   But it ha...
22 Jul 2015 7:33Hastings
Hastings Police donate to local Girl GuidesPR49622/2015 Hastings Police has donated £200 to Hastings Girl Guiding to go towards this year's week-long international camp being held at East Grinstead.   ...
22 Jul 2015 7:32Hastings
Witnesses sought to attack on man in Blackman Avenue, St Leonards-on-SeaPR49657/2015 Police in Hastings are seeking witnesses to a man being attacked near the One Stop shop in Blackman Avenue, St Leonards-on-Sea.   It happened at around...
21 Jul 2015 17:50Hastings
Man appears in court charged with starting fire at hospicePR49656/2015 A 67-year-old man has appeared in court accused of starting a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards on Saturday 11 July. Rodney Smith, of Quarry Hill...
21 Jul 2015 16:29Brighton and HoveDo you recognise these two men?PR49655/2015 Do you recognise these two men? Police want to speak to them about an attack in Brighton city centre that left one man with a broken ankle. The 43-year-ol...
21 Jul 2015 15:19Hastings
Motorbike stolen in St Leonards burglaryPR49653/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Watermint Close, St Leonards, during the early hours of Friday 17 July. A number of items...
21 Jul 2015 14:35West SussexOfficers and staff recognised in Divisional Awards ceremonyPR49651/2015 Police officers, staff, special constables, volunteers and members of the local community from across West Sussex have all been recognised for their outstan...
21 Jul 2015 14:16Rother
Vans involved in road rage incident in BattlePR49650/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in which a van was repeatedly rammed in Battle. A man and woman from Bexhill were travelling alo...
21 Jul 2015 12:03FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: 68-year-old banned for drink-driving for the second timePR49649/2015 A 68-year-old man has been banned from the roads after he was found drink-driving for the second time. William Seed was arrested at 3.45pm on 19 June after...
21 Jul 2015 11:53West SussexSompting man imprisoned over indecent images of childrenPR49631/2015 A Sompting man has been sent to prison for possessing indecent images of children.   Nicholas Eaton, 51, of Nelson Close, Sompting, was sentenced to si...
21 Jul 2015 10:36Crawley
Crawley teenager Cameron Gittins foundPR49647/2015 Crawley teenager Cameron Gittins has been found safe and well. Thanks to everyone for their help tracing him.
20 Jul 2015 17:26Rother
Attempted knifepoint robbery in BexhillPR49645/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after two teenage girls were threatened at knifepoint by a man who tried to steal a bag from them in Bexhill.  ...
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20 Jul 2015 14:55Rother
Police seize 50 cannabis plants from premises in Bexhill-on-SeaPR49643/2015 Some 50 mature cannabis plants were seized by police officers who executed a drugs warrant at premises in Sackvile Road, Bexhil-on-Sea, on Thursday (16 July...
20 Jul 2015 14:48FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Man banned for drink-driving for the second timePR49644/2015 A 50-year-old man who was caught drink-driving for the second time claimed he had only had two glasses of wine the night before. Graham Edwards was arreste...
20 Jul 2015 13:22Brighton and HoveBrighton and Hove bars and clubs caught selling alcohol to childrenPR49642/2015 A number of Brighton and Hove pubs and clubs face action after they were caught selling alcohol to children. On Friday (17 July) Sussex Police ran an alcoh...
20 Jul 2015 13:10East SussexTwo missing teenagers have now been foundPR49641/2015 Debbie Sales, 15, from Seaford was found safe and well in Eastbourne on Friday (July 17). Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne returned home also on Friday ...
20 Jul 2015 13:02Eastbourne
Hastings
Missing Eastbourne teenager Abigail Beach foundPR49628/2015 Missing teenager Abigail Beach has been found safe and well in St Leonards on Saturday night (18 July). The 15-year-old had gone missing from her home ...
20 Jul 2015 12:54Chichester
Man jailed following spate of break-ins across Chichester DistrictPR49638/2015 A man has been jailed following a number of break-ins to cars, sheds and garages across the Midhurst and Petworth area last July (2014). Chichester Police ...
20 Jul 2015 12:53Chichester
Two sentenced for attack on girl in ChichesterPR49639/2015 Two young women have been sentenced for a vicious assault on a then 16-year old girl they knew in Chichester in the early hours of 7 November 2013. &nb...
20 Jul 2015 12:28Arun
Ford Prison absconder Mark Chatfield arrested in SurreyPR49637/2015 Ford Prison absconder Mark Chatfield has been arrested and returned to custody. Chatfield, 39, was jailed for four years for burglary in August 2014 after ...
20 Jul 2015 11:56Eastbourne
Driver racially abused in road rage incident in EastbournePR49636/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in Eastbourne during which a driver was threatened. At about 5.15pm on Saturday 11 July two driv...
19 Jul 2015 17:15Arun
Worthing and Adur
Man charged with the murder of Donald Lock in FindonPR49635/2015 A 34-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Donald Lock in Findon. Matthew Daley, of St Elmo Road, Worthing, was charged with murder and possessi...
19 Jul 2015 15:06Arun
Worthing and Adur
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18 Jul 2015 15:22Arun
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18 Jul 2015 13:56Hastings
Man charged with starting fire at hospice in St LeonardsPR49629/2015 A 67-year-old man is to appear in court accused of starting a fire in a hospice. Rodney Smith, of Quarry Hill, St Leonards, has been charged with arson wit...
18 Jul 2015 13:24FORCEWIDEHave you seen 15-year-old Abigail Beach?PR49628/2015 Have you seen Abigail Beach? The 15-year-old has gone missing from her home in Eastbourne and police are becoming concerned for her welfare. Abigail was l...
18 Jul 2015 10:56Worthing and Adur
Op Wise - searches continue in investigation into Donald Lock murderPR49627/2015 Police investigating the murder of Donald Lock in Findon are continuing to search for evidence at a number of locations in Worthing. Mr Lock was driving so...
17 Jul 2015 16:46Worthing and Adur
Op Wise - Family pay tribute to murder victim Don LockPR49625/2015 The family of Don Lock has issued the following tribute:   "Don has been a keen cyclist since the age of 12 and had been an active member of...
17 Jul 2015 16:33Wealden
Uckfield man convicted of sex offences against young boysPR47127/2015 An Uckfield man has been convicted of sexual offences against two boys. Christopher Howarth, aged 68, retired, of Rocks Park Road, Uckfield, was convicted ...
17 Jul 2015 14:42Chichester
Renewed witness appeal for Funtington fatal crashPR49623/2015 Police have renewed their appeal for information about a collision in which a 42-year-old Fishbourne man died. Paulo Pinto of Common Lane, Fishbourne, died...
17 Jul 2015 14:27East SussexMissing teenagers found in EastbournePR49610a/2015 Missing teenagers Debbie Sales, 15 from Seaford and Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne were found safe and well in Eastbourne around 1pm on Friday (July 1...
17 Jul 2015 14:20Worthing and Adur
UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Findon stabbingPR49624/2015 A 34-year-old Worthing man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man, believed to be Donald Lock, was stabbed on the A24 at Findon last night (Th...
17 Jul 2015 13:42Eastbourne
Amanda Keating found safePR49621/2015 Amanda Keating, 26, has been found safe after she went missing from Eastbourne on Wednesday 8 July. Police would like to thank the public and media for the...
17 Jul 2015 13:12Arun
Police hunt man responsible for frenzied murderPR49619/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of a grandfather in Findon, near Worthing. At about 8.40pm on Thursday (16 July) believed to be Donald Loc...
17 Jul 2015 12:37FORCEWIDEOp Wise - press briefing at 1.30pmPR49620/2015
17 Jul 2015 12:16West SussexFord prison absconder Meechan recapturedPR49618/2015 A recent absconder from Ford prison has been recaptured after a successful joint operation involving Sussex and Surrey police and the prison service. ...
17 Jul 2015 11:27Lewes
Newhaven burglar captured on CCTVPR49617/2015 Do you recognise this man? He was caught on camera burgling a shop in Newhaven and police are very keen to speak to him. The burglary was discovered on the...
17 Jul 2015 7:36Worthing and Adur
A24 Findon murder - Police appealing for witnessesPR49616/2015 Police investigating a fatal stabbing of a man following a collision between two cars on the A24 at Findon are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Det...
16 Jul 2015 17:26Chichester
Chichester woman jailed for drug offencePR49614/2015 When police executed a drugs warrant at a top floor flat in Oving Road, Chichester, on 6 December last year they seized a quantity of cannabis and drug para...
16 Jul 2015 17:20Hastings
St Leonards hospice fire victim - family statement and photoPR49606/2015 The family of a man who died following a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards in the early hours of Saturday (11 July) have released a photo of him. ...
16 Jul 2015 17:18Brighton and Hove East
Brighton and Hove Central
Humberside sex offender Benjamin Mercer may have committed offences in BrightonPR49613/2015 This Release is issued on behalf and at the request of Humberside Police Yesterday (Wednesday July 15) at Hull Crown Court 41-year-old Benjamin Mercer was ...
16 Jul 2015 15:45Mid Sussex
Man charged with Handcross burglaryPR49612/2015 A 22-year-old man is to appear in court charged with breaking into a home in Handcross. An address in High Beeches Lane was broken into on 9 April and a la...
16 Jul 2015 10:09East SussexConcern for two 15-year-olds last seen in EastbournePR49610/2015 Police are growing concerned for two teenagers who they believe could be together. Debbie Sales, 15 from Seaford and Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne h...
16 Jul 2015 10:00Rother
Witness appeal following fatal RTC near BattlePR49609/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Battle on Wednesday evening (July 15). At around 9.40pm a silver Hyundai heading north ...
16 Jul 2015 8:37Hastings
Assault in Robertson Street, HastingsPR49608/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man in his 20s who was attacked on Sunday, 12 July outside the Funky Bhudda in Robertson Street, ...
16 Jul 2015 7:46Hastings
Czech woman and girl assaulted in St Leonards-on-SeaPR49565/2015 A motorist could provide vital information concerning an assault on a Czech woman and girl which took place in Battle Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, on Tues...
15 Jul 2015 16:09East SussexConcern for missing teenagers from East SussexPR49607/2015 Two Vietnamese teenagers have gone missing from East Sussex. Anh Tuan Tran, 16, was last seen in Bexhill on Sea on Tuesday afternoon around 2.30pm (July 14...
15 Jul 2015 14:45Worthing and Adur
Witnesses sought to woman being attacked on the seafront at East Worthing (1)PR49557/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 60-year-old woman who was attacked on Worthing Promenade, East Worthing on Wednesday, 1 July.   ...
15 Jul 2015 13:10FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drunk driver crashed his car less than a week after passing his testPR49605/2015 A 27-year-old crashed his car into queueing traffic less than a week after passing his test when he decided to drive home drunk. Lee Dawson had been on a n...
15 Jul 2015 12:42Brighton and Hove East
Ovingdean cliff death - family tributePR49604/2015 A 15-year-old boy who sadly died after having fallen from the cliffs at Ovingdean Gap has been identified as Arthur Cave of Lewes Crescent, Brighton. Arthu...
15 Jul 2015 11:15FORCEWIDEFirst anniversary of the Code of EthicsPR49603/2015 Today (Wednesday, 15 July) marks the first anniversary of the Code of Ethics, which sets out the professional standards that those in policing must follow. ...
15 Jul 2015 10:44West SussexWest Sussex Divisional Awards 2015PR49602/2015 The media are invited to attend this year's West Sussex Divisional Awards Ceremony on Monday (20 July) at 3pm at Arundel Castle, Arundel. At this year's ev...
15 Jul 2015 9:06Arun
UPDATE: Road re-opens after two car crash on the A284 at ArundelPR49601/2015 The A284 London Road at Arundel, linking the A29 and A27, re-opened at around 8.30am today (Wednesday 15 July) after being closed to traffic following an ea...
15 Jul 2015 7:35West SussexRoad closed after two cars crash on the A284 London Road, ArundelPR49600/2015 The A284 London Road, Arundel, has been closed to traffic while emergency services deal with a head-on collision between two cars.   It happened shor...
14 Jul 2015 17:35Brighton and Hove West
Confiscation order against Hove woman over drug dealingPR49591/2015 Lorna Murray, 48, a self-employed accountant, of Modena Road, Hove, appeared before Judge Anthony Scott-Gall at Lewes Crown Court on 10 July, and was made s...
14 Jul 2015 17:12Arun
Bognor man sent to prison over indecent images of childrenPR49598/2015 A Bognor man has gone to prison after admitting offences relating to indecent images of children   Dean Vandenhaas, 45, of Lennox Street, Bognor, was s...
14 Jul 2015 16:15East SussexEastbourne police to hold street meetingPR49599/2015 Police in Eastbourne are holding a street meeting on the corner of Chawbrook Road and Dudley Road at 2.30pm on Thursday 23 July. Officers from the local Ne...
14 Jul 2015 15:46Hastings
Brighton and Hove Central
Missing teenager Reece Pateman found in BrightonPR49597/2015 14-year old St Leonards boy Reece Pateman, who went missing from a school fair he was visiting in Woodingdean, Brighton, on Saturday (11 July) has...
14 Jul 2015 15:32Hastings
St Leonards hospice fire victims namedPR49596/2015 Police have named the two people who died following a fire at St Michael's Hospice, St Leonards, in the early hours of Saturday (11 July).   Jil...
14 Jul 2015 13:37Chichester
Police release efit of Chichester robbery suspectPR49590/2015 Police have released this efit of a suspect they are looking to trace following a robbery at a house in Crockerhill, Chichester.   A man barged ...
14 Jul 2015 12:14FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drink-driving plus darkness equals crashesPR49595/2015 This picture shows what can happen when you combine drink-driving and darkness. Jonathan Onions stopped to have several pints of lager on his way home from...
14 Jul 2015 11:44Brighton and Hove Central
Police investigating Brighton death - man arrestedPR49592/2015 Police are investigating the death of a man found in Chesham Place, Brighton, early on Tuesday (14 July).   Ambulance and police were called at 3.34a...
14 Jul 2015 11:03Eastbourne
Gas and candle mystery of Eastbourne house burglaryPR49593/2015 Mystery surrounds an apparent burglary in Eastbourne where nothing was stolen, but a candle was left lit in an upstairs room and a gas ring turned on in the...
14 Jul 2015 11:02Horsham
CCTV footage shows fraudster buying Champagne with victim's credit cardPR49581/2015 CCTV footage has captured the moment a man splashed out on Champagne after a pensioner was tricked into handing over her credit card. Security cameras at S...
14 Jul 2015 11:00Horsham
Witness appeal following RTC on A24 near CopsalePR49594/2015 Following a serious collision on the A24 at Copsale on 11 July, police are appealing for the driver of a silver Audi to come forward. At around 3.50pm...
13 Jul 2015 16:50Hastings
St Leonards hospice murder investigation - police waiting to question suspectPR49588/2015 Officers are waiting to question a man arrested on suspicion of murder following a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards in the early hours of Saturda...
13 Jul 2015 16:15West Sussex75-year-old Michael still missing from BramberPR49584/2015 Police are now extremely concerned for the welfare of missing 75-year-old Michael Mauger from Bramber after a bag he was thought to be carrying was found on...
13 Jul 2015 16:06West SussexVietnamese girls missing from LancingPR49586/2015 Two teenage Vietnamese girls have gone missing from Lancing. The girls, Mytam Phan and Thuy Dung Thi Tran, both 14, went missing at some time overnight on ...
13 Jul 2015 16:00Rother
Rother police heritage officer meets Sussex historiansPR49585/2015 On Friday (10 July) Rother police heritage and wildlife officer, Daryl Holter, met members of metal-detecting clubs from across the district and Stepha...
13 Jul 2015 15:28East SussexNOW FOUND: Have you seen missing 26-year-old Amanda Keating?PR49583/2015 Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 26-year-old Amanda Keating from St Leonards-on-Sea. Amanda was last seen on Wednesday (8 July) in Eastbourn...
13 Jul 2015 15:24Hastings
Police investigating report of attempted abduction in St LeonardsPR49582/2015 Police are investigating after two girls said they were approached by a man in a car who tried to grab one of them in St Leonards.   They were walkin...
13 Jul 2015 14:27Brighton and Hove East
Hastings
Police concerned for missing St Leonard's teenager Reece PatemanPR49579/2015 Police are concerned for the safety and welfare of a teenager Reece Pateman who has gone missing from a school fair in Woodingdean, Brighton, on Saturday (1...
13 Jul 2015 14:20Rother
Witness appeal following dog attack in BexhillPR49580/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a dog was attacked by another dog in Bexhill-on-Sea. An elderly couple were walking their three pets near the St M...
13 Jul 2015 11:50FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drink-driver caught speeding and then abandoning carPR49578/2015 A 27-year-old motorist realised he could be caught drink-driving so abandoned his car and tried to walk home. A police patrol saw the Vauxhall Astra of Mar...
13 Jul 2015 11:30Brighton and Hove East
Brighton and Hove West
Eastbourne
Brighton and Hove Central
Liverpool man sought over alleged multi million pound drug conspiracy in SussexPR49550/2015 Police in Brighton are searching for 49-year old Thomas Wynn who has failed to answer police bail in relation to an investigation, Operation Wildwood, about...
13 Jul 2015 11:13FORCEWIDEEx-Surrey Police Inspector charged with making indecent imagesPR49477/2015 A former Surrey Police Inspector has been charged with offences relating to indecent images of children. Christopher Goodman, 43, of Frobisher Gardens, Gui...
13 Jul 2015 8:37Hastings
Cyclist seriously injured in St LeonardsPR49575/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in St Leonards in which a man came off his cycle and has serious injuries. Just after 4pm on Friday (10 July) i...
13 Jul 2015 7:56Wealden
Car couple harassed by driver in Wadhurst High StreetPR49555/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in Wadhurst High Street in which occupants of a car were harassed by another driver and his passenger. At about...
12 Jul 2015 16:53Hastings
St Leonards hospice fire - police launch murder investigationPR49574/2015 A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two more residents have tragically died following a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards in...
11 Jul 2015 15:24Hastings
Police detain a man for arson at St Michael's Hospice St LeonardsPR49573/2015 Police are treating a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards in the early hours of Saturday (11 July) as deliberate.   Emergency services were c...
10 Jul 2015 16:28Chichester
AMENDMENT TO EARLIER RELEASEAdvisory note re PR49566/2015
10 Jul 2015 15:54FORCEWIDEMissing Harvey foundPR49552a/2015 Burgess Hill boy Harvey Andrews, who went missing from school in Brighton on Thursday (July 9) turned up safe and well in Brighton on Friday morning.  ...
10 Jul 2015 15:38Brighton and HoveMan convicted for second time for rapePR49572/2015 A 32-year-old man has been convicted of rape for the second time. Philip Olliver followed a 19-year-old woman who was alone after a company Christmas night...
10 Jul 2015 14:08Eastbourne
Photo released of Eastbourne security van robberPR49571/2015 Police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing a security van in Eastbourne of several thousand pounds.   The van had stopped outside HSB...
10 Jul 2015 11:34Hastings
Sarah Clarke of St Leonards found safe and wellPR49569/2015 Sarah Clarke, the 16-year-old from St Leonards who had been missing since the afternoon of Tuesday 7 July, has returned home, safe and well. &nbs...
10 Jul 2015 10:50Chichester
Robbery inside a house at Crockerhill, near ChichesterPR49568/2015 Police are investigating a robbery at a house in Crockerhill, Chichester, in which a man barged his way into the property before stealing a small safe, an A...
10 Jul 2015 10:24Arun
Teenager attacked by gang in RustingtonPR49567/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was attacked by a gang of men in Rustington. The 18-year-old was walking in Westlands at about 10.30pm ...
10 Jul 2015 9:45Chichester
Multi-vehicle crash on the A27 at Fishbourne, near ChichesterPR49566/2015 Police are trying to trace the driver of a white Audi car known to have been in the vicinity of a multi-vehicle crash on the A27 at Fishbourne, near Chiches...
09 Jul 2015 18:31East SussexHave you seen 16-year-old Sarah Clarke?PR49564/2015 Have you seen Sarah Clarke? The 16-year-old from St Leonards has been missing since the afternoon of Tuesday 7 July when she was last seen in Stonehouse Dr...
09 Jul 2015 17:43Chichester
Man charged with drink-driving in FerrariPR49563/2015 A 29-year-old man has been charged with drink-driving after a Ferrari 458 Spider crashed into a garden in Lavant. Police were called to a report of a sport...
09 Jul 2015 16:34FORCEWIDEUPDATED: Ford prisoner escapes from custody in ChichesterPR49561/2015 UPDATE: Stephen Meechan was recaptured on Thursday, July 16. Have you seen Stephen Meechan? The 29-year-old has gone missing from hospital after being tak...
09 Jul 2015 16:08Brighton and HoveForeign student attacked on first day out in BrightonPR49562/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage foreign student was attacked on her first day out in Brighton. The 15-year-old Danish student had left t...
09 Jul 2015 16:00Lewes
Man sought in connection with Seaford shoplifting incidentsPR49560/2015 Police would like to talk to the man seen here in connection with a series of shoplifting offences at Boots the Chemist in Broad Street, Seaford. The first...
09 Jul 2015 14:30Horsham
Join in the fun with Horsham police at Sparks in the ParkPR49558/2015 Horsham police will be at this year's Sparks in the Park Summer Spectacular in Horsham Park on Sunday (12 July). Public Engagement Officer Louisa Hull said...
09 Jul 2015 14:26Hastings
Police join forces to tackle railway crime in HastingsPR49559/2015 Hastings police and British Transport Police (BTP) have run a joint operation at St Leonards Warrior and Hastings train stations targeting crimin...
09 Jul 2015 13:30Eastbourne
Police execute drugs warrant to raid two properties in Willowfield Road, EastbournePR49554/2015 On Thursday (9 July) police executed a drugs warrant to raid two adjacent houses in Willowfield Road, Eastbourne. Officers from throughout the East Sussex ...
09 Jul 2015 12:11Eastbourne
Security van driver attacked in Eastbourne robberyPR49553/2015 A security van has been robbed in Eastbourne. The van had stopped in Edward Road at 10.06am on Thursday (July 9) when a man attacked the driver and ma...
09 Jul 2015 12:05FORCEWIDEUPDATED: Have you seen missing 14-year-old Harvey Andrews?PR49552/2015 UPDATE: Harvey turned up safe and well on Friday morning.   Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 14-year-old Harvey Andrews from Burgess H...
09 Jul 2015 12:05FORCEWIDESussex Police confirms information is released about all crime in your areaPR49544/2015 Sussex Police is completely transparent about the level of recorded crime in the county. The force issues figures to the Home Office and if you go to www.p...