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04 Mar 2015 8:20Rother
Catsfield cyclist crash victim diesPR48428/2015 The cyclist who sustained serious injuries when he was in collision with another cyclist in Catsfield on Sunday evening (March 1), has now died.   Mart...
04 Mar 2015 7:30Hastings
Police are trying to trace Michael Hutson, missing from St Leonards-on-SeaPR48427/2015 Police are trying to trace Michael Jack Hutson, 28, who has gone missing from Bramble Lodge, The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea.   He was last seen on Sat...
03 Mar 2015 19:00Crawley
Man jailed and ordered to pay over £80,000 – CrawleyPR48426/2015 A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 20-months' imprisonment following his failure to pay an outstanding confiscation order. Naz Ahmed, of Cotton Walk, ...
03 Mar 2015 17:55Horsham
Man arrested in connection with Horsham courier fraudPR48425/2015 A man has been arrested in connection with a courier fraud in Horsham. A 36-year-old man has been arrested in London on suspicion of fraud by false re...
03 Mar 2015 15:23Mid Sussex
PC assaulted following pub fight in Haywards HeathPR48423/2015 A Sussex Police officer was injured after stopping a group of youths suspected of assaulting two men in a Haywards Heath pub on Saturday night. (28 Feb...
03 Mar 2015 15:13Rother
Fire started at Sidley sports clubPR48424/2015 Police are investigating a fire at Sidley Sport Club on North Road. The fire at the pavilion started around 10.30pm on Saturday night (February 28). Detec...
03 Mar 2015 11:39FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Teenager banned from the roads after going on Christmas Day drink-drive joyridePR48422/2015 A teenager has been banned from the roads for a year after he took his friend's car on a Christmas Day drink-drive. George Hannah was arrested at 2am on 25...
03 Mar 2015 10:47Brighton and HoveBurglar Aaron Barrett returned to prisonPR48421/2015 Convicted burglar Aaron Barrett has been returned to prison after being arrested in Portslade. The 24-year-old was wanted for recall to prison after he fai...
03 Mar 2015 9:21Mid Sussex
Wine stolen from warehouses in Mid SussexPR48419/2015 Sussex Police are investigating two thefts of wine in the last week. At 8.45am on Friday (February 27) a burglary was reported at a vineyard in Foxhole Lan...
03 Mar 2015 8:00Rother
Criminal damage, Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-SeaPR48418/2015 Police investigating an incident in Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea, in which a verbal confrontation was followed by a door glass being smashed are appealing ...
02 Mar 2015 16:42Rother
Cyclist critically injured in bikes collision in CatsfieldPR48415/2015 A cyclist suffered a life-threatening head injury when he was in collision with another of a group of four riders in Catsfield on Sunday evening (March 1). ...
02 Mar 2015 16:40Hastings
Rother
Have you seen James Tupper?PR48417/2015 Have you seen James Tupper? He is wanted for recall to prison for breaching the terms of his release from prison. The 31-year-old, who has links to Battle...
02 Mar 2015 16:24Brighton and HoveOperation Dragonfly: First person arrested under new drug-driving legislationPR48416/2015 A 35-year-old man from Brighton has become the first to be arrested in Sussex under the new drug-driving legislation. Legislation that came into force toda...
02 Mar 2015 15:40Crawley
CCTV image of man connected to scams in CrawleyPR48414/2015 Police are hoping someone can help them identify this man believed to be connected with telephone and courier frauds recently in Crawley. On the evening of...
02 Mar 2015 15:31Arun
Worthing and Adur
Worthing man sought for trial on money laundering chargePR48413/2015   Police are seeking a Worthing man who failed to appear for his trial on money laundering charges.    27-year old Tomasz Skowron, unem...
02 Mar 2015 13:36Arun
Brighton and Hove Central
Van driver blocks ambulance in BrightonPR48412/2015 A Littlehampton man has written an apology after obstructing an ambulance on an emergency call in Brighton. Around 10.30am on Friday, February 13 the ambul...
02 Mar 2015 13:17FORCEWIDESussex Police put victims first with Community RemedyPR48411/2014 Sussex Police is set to improve the outcomes for victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour. Following the introduction of the Anti-social Behavi...
02 Mar 2015 12:50West SussexAttack on man outside Worthing libraryPR48409/2015 Police in Worthing are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked attack on Saturday 21 February around 2am outside Worthing Library. A 34-year old local man...
02 Mar 2015 12:06Lewes
Missing Shannon Green foundPR48408/2015 Shannon Green, 16, has been found safe and well after she went missing from her home in Newhaven on 21 February. Police would like to thank the public and ...
02 Mar 2015 12:01Rother
Missing Victoria Langley foundPR48407/2015 Victoria Langley, 35, has been found safe and well after she went missing from her home in Bexhill on 10 February. Police would like to thank the public an...
02 Mar 2015 10:36Horsham
Vehicle stolen from farm in PulboroughPR48403/2015 Police are appealing for information about a stolen farm vehicle. Overnight between 10pm on Monday, 16 February and 5am on Tuesday, 17 February a Kawasaki ...
02 Mar 2015 10:29FORCEWIDENautical compass may have been stolen in a burglary in SussexPR48391/2015 Do you recognise this nautical compass ?   Police in Sussex believe it could have been stolen in a recent burglary somewhere in the county.   The ...
27 Feb 2015 15:54Worthing and Adur
Man found guilty of defrauding charityPR48402/2015 A man has been sentenced after de-frauding the charity where he worked. Victor Scuse, 76, of Wigmore Road, Worthing was treasurer for the Royal Air Force A...
27 Feb 2015 15:52Brighton and Hove West
Worthing and Adur
Voices clue to armed robbery in PortsladePR48401/2015 Police investigating a series of armed robberies have released CCTV footage in the hope that someone may recognise the suspects from their voices. The raid...
27 Feb 2015 15:45Crawley
Horsham
Mid Sussex
Police warn people to be vigilant after fraudsters target residentsPR48400/2015 Sussex Police are reminding residents to remain vigilant after a number of people have been targeted across Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex over the past we...
27 Feb 2015 13:48Rother
Wealden
Police warning about bogus charity collectors in East SussexPR48398/2015 Police in East Sussex are warning shops and businesses about a scam by bogus charity collectors, following incidents in Crowborough, Hailsham and Bexhill on...
27 Feb 2015 13:45FORCEWIDECORRECTION: New crackdown on drug-drivers in Sussex and SurreyPR48399/2015 Yesterday (Thursday 26 February) we published a press release in which we said that Sean Thompson, 26, of Holmbush Way, Midhurst, had taken his young son to...
27 Feb 2015 13:41Brighton and Hove West
Hove man sentenced over indecent images of childrenPR48393/2015 A Hove man has been sentenced over possession of indecent images of children. Michael Astill, 67, of McNair Court, Portland Road, Hove, appeared at Lewes C...
27 Feb 2015 12:56Wealden
Be careful that thieves are not watching as you use your bank cardsPR48396/2015 Police are advising people to take extra care when using their debit or credit cards after two men distracted a 90-year-old woman and then stole money from ...
27 Feb 2015 11:53Worthing and Adur
Worthing man arrested on recall to prisonPR48397/2015 A man wanted on recall to prison has been arrested. Mark Robinson, 53, of Winchester Road, Worthing has been arrested for breaching the terms of his licence.
27 Feb 2015 11:00Crawley
Two arrested for van theft after police search in CrawleyPR48395/2015 Two men were arrested after attempts to steal from vans in a Crawley hotel car park. At 8.25pm on Thursday (26 February) two men were disturbed whilst tryi...
27 Feb 2015 10:07Horsham
Cannabis site closed down at Partridge GreenPR48378/2015 Police have closed down a cannabis growing site in Partridge Green. At 12.52pm on Sunday (22 February) following information from members of the public, po...
27 Feb 2015 9:08East SussexNOW FOUND: Appeal for missing Shannon GreenPR48394/2015 Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a missing teenager from Newhaven. Shannon Green, 16, was last seen on Saturday (February 21) w...
26 Feb 2015 17:53Chichester
Worthing and Adur
Brighton and Hove Central
Mark Robinson wanted on recall to prisonPR48390/2015 Have you seen this man?   Police are urgently looking for Mark Anthony Robinson from Worthing who is wanted on recall to prison after he breached the...
26 Feb 2015 17:41Hastings
Two men charged with Hastings murderPR48389/2015 Detectives have charged two men with the murder of Jason Martin-Smith in Hastings in 2001.   Officers from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team mad...
26 Feb 2015 17:33Worthing and Adur
Witnesses sought to hit and run collison on A27 at Sussex PadPR48391/2015 Police are seeking a driver who did not stop after a collision on the A27 at Shoreham. Officers were called to the collision at the westbound A27-Sussex Pa...
26 Feb 2015 17:27FORCEWIDEMalcolm Howell sought for recall to prisonPR48375/2015 Police are appealing for information about 49-year old Malcolm Howell, who is wanted for recall to prison for breaching the terms of his release licence. &n...
26 Feb 2015 16:54Worthing and Adur
Worthing woman given two year ASBOPR48384/2015 A Worthing woman who is said to have led a reign of terror against residents and businesses in the town has been given a two-year Anti-Social Behaviour Orde...
26 Feb 2015 16:19Hastings
Hastings police donation to road safety campaignPR48385/2015 Hastings Police has donated £400 to the Hastings 20's Plenty campaign to buy advertising material in order to increase awareness locally. Hastings 20's Ple...
26 Feb 2015 15:40FORCEWIDEUPDATED: New crackdown on drug-drivers in Sussex and SurreyPR48387/2015 Motorists who get behind the wheel after taking drugs are to be targeted in a new road safety crackdown across Surrey and Sussex. Legislation that comes in...
26 Feb 2015 13:53Eastbourne
Information needed on Eastbourne sexual assaultPR48388/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a sexual assault in Eastbourne. The victim, a 48-year-old woman from Eastbourne, had been drinking in Wetherspoons on...
26 Feb 2015 13:21Chichester
Man arrested after Chichester city centre assaultPR48386/2015 At 1.35pm on Wednesday (25 February) police were called to East Walls, Chichester, where a 36-year old local man had received a cut to his face from what is...
26 Feb 2015 12:45Crawley
Two arrests for money laundering in CrawleyPR48383/2015 This Release is issued on behalf of the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU); The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) has carrie...
26 Feb 2015 9:07Horsham
Driver seriously injured in Horsham crashPR48381/2015 A driver was airlifted to hospital in London after he was seriously injured in a collision between a van and a car near Horsham on Wednesday afternoon. Eme...
26 Feb 2015 8:59East SussexMissing Elouise Herridge-Dawson foundPR48382/2015 Missing teenager Elouise Herridge-Dawson has been found safe and well in Brighton.
26 Feb 2015 7:33Hastings
Wanted - Dale Arrowsmith from HastingsPR48380/2015 Dale Arrowsmith, 18, from Hastings is wanted on recall to prison.   Arrowsmith has breached his licence conditions since he was released on Thur...
25 Feb 2015 15:28Lewes
Appeal for witnesses to collision near LewesPR48377/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to provide further information on a collision on the westbound A27 near Lewes. At around 8.50am on Tuesd...
25 Feb 2015 14:36West SussexMissing Mathew Rogers foundPR48376/2015 Missing Worthing man Mathew Rogers have been found safe and well in Brighton.
25 Feb 2015 14:02Horsham
Appeal for information about two burglaries in SteyningPR48374/2015 Police are investigating two house burglaries in the Steyning area on Thursday, February 12 and Friday, February 13. In the one on February 12, in Coxham L...
25 Feb 2015 13:53Rother
Police donate to Rye 'Mary's Fund' charityPR48366/2015 Rye Police has donated £500 to the family of Mary Shipstone, for 'Mary's Fund', named after Mary who so tragically died in September 2014. The fund enables...
25 Feb 2015 13:52East SussexAppeal for missing Elouise Herridge-Dawson from NewhavenPR48373/2015 Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a missing teenager from Newhaven. Elouise Herridge-Dawson, 15, was last seen when she left hom...
25 Feb 2015 13:33Wealden
Police warning after purse thefts in CrowboroughPR48372/2015 Police in Crowborough are warning members of the public to keep their cash and cards safe following the theft of two purses, in separate incidents, on Monda...
25 Feb 2015 12:40FORCEWIDEAre any of these stolen items yours?PR48371/2015 Do you recognise any of these items? Detectives believe they may have been stolen in burglaries in Sussex but have so far been unable to link them to any c...
25 Feb 2015 11:42Worthing and Adur
Police hope to trace owners of itemsPR48368/2015 Police are hoping to trace the owners of some items which they believe might have been stolen. A man's Pulsar watch, a Tissot T-Race chronograph watch, two...
25 Feb 2015 11:15Crawley
Updated: Three injured in fight outside Crawley barPR48367/2015 Police are appealing for further witnesses to an assault in Crawley on Saturday, February 21. The victims, three men a 32-year-old from Crawley, a 47-year-...
25 Feb 2015 10:47Hastings
Four men arrested in connection with Hastings murdersPR48365/2015 Detectives have arrested four men in connection with the murders of Jason Martin-Smith and Jimmy Millen in Hastings in 2001.   Officers from the Surr...
25 Feb 2015 7:30Worthing and Adur
UPDATE: Missing Worthing manPR48351a/2015
25 Feb 2015 0:00Wealden
Garages and sheds broken into in PolegatePR48370/2015 Police are appealing for information about three recent break-ins to sheds and garages in Polegate which may be linked. Two garages in Lynholm Road were ta...
25 Feb 2015 0:00West SussexCannabis growing site closed down in Partridge GreenPR48378/2015 Police have closed down a cannabis growing site in Partridge Green. At 12.52pm on Sunday (22 February) following information from members of the public, po...
24 Feb 2015 15:48FORCEWIDEMEDIA INVITE TO LAUNCH OF DRUG-DRIVING KITSPR48363/2015
24 Feb 2015 15:47Brighton and HoveISSUED ON BEHALF OF WARWICKSHIRE AND WEST MERCIA POLICE: Shropshire girl could be in BrightonPR48364/2015 A missing girl from Shropshire could be in Brighton. West Mercia Police have released a CCTV image of a 15-year-old girl missing from Bishops Castle in Shro...
24 Feb 2015 15:10Lewes
CCTV image of Peacehaven attempted burglary suspectPR48359/2015 Police have released this CCTV image of a man they wish to trace in relation to an attempted burglary in Peacehaven.   On Sunday 15 February at about...
24 Feb 2015 15:08Lewes
Newhaven man charged with fraud offencesPR48362/2015 The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) has charged a 23-year-old man from Newhaven today (24/2) with fraud and Money Laundering offences invo...
24 Feb 2015 15:06Brighton and HoveFake window cleaner steals from residents in BrightonPR48361/2015 Police are urging residents to be wary about paying cold-calling window cleaners who are stealing from vulnerable victims. Officers have received eight rep...
24 Feb 2015 14:53Horsham
Car owner may have valuable information about Southwater rapePR48360/2015 Police are seeking a car owner who may have valuable information that would help a Southwater rape investigation.     The car, a 4x4, p...
24 Feb 2015 13:46Lewes
Mid Sussex
Tribute from family of teenager who died in DitchlingPR48358/2015 The 17-year-old girl who died at a house in Ditchling on Friday last week (February 20) has been formally identified as Annie Edwards from Southdown Avenue,...
24 Feb 2015 13:32Lewes
Two men charged with burglary in SeafordPR48357/2015 Two men have been charged with burglary at a home in Stoke Close, Seaford. On Saturday 21 February police were called at about 9.30pm to a report of voices...
24 Feb 2015 12:42Rother
Police donate £250 to Battle Local Action Planning GroupPR48261/2015 Sussex Police has donated £250 to Battle Local Action Planning Group. The group is a voluntary organisation that was formed in 2007 to implement plans set ...
24 Feb 2015 11:36Crawley
Fight outside bar in CrawleyPR48342/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Crawley on Saturday, February 21. The victims, two men a 32-year-old from Crawley and 47-year-old man f...
24 Feb 2015 10:26Hastings
Hastings woman jailed for shopliftingPR48356/2015 A prolific shoplifter has been put behind bars for eight weeks after stealing £777 worth of goods.   Emma Sabine, 29, appeared at Brighton Magistrate...
24 Feb 2015 9:49Horsham
Series of small fires in HenfieldPR48355/2015 Horsham Police are appealing for information after a series of arsons in the centre of Henfield. There have been eight reported small fires in Henfield sinc...
24 Feb 2015 9:42Eastbourne
Late night street attack in EastbournePR48354/2015 Police in Eastbourne are seeking a suspect who carried out an unprovoked late night attack on a man walking home from work. Between 1.20am and 1.40am on Fr...
24 Feb 2015 7:28Arun
Chichester
Kylie Stoddart, missing West Sussex woman, found safePR48353/2015 Kylie Stoddart, 56, who was last seen in Chichester at 3pm on 12 February, was found safe in Bognor on Monday evening (23 February). Kylie had been subject...
23 Feb 2015 17:53Horsham
Horsham shop theft suspect arrestedPR48352/2015 A woman sought for questioning over shoplifting in Horsham town centre has been arrested.   The 21-year old local woman was arrested on Sunday (22 Febr...
23 Feb 2015 17:30West SussexUPDATED: Appeal for missing Mathew RogersPR48351/2015 Police are appealing for a missing man from Worthing to get in touch. Mathew Rogers, 35, from Twyford Road, Worthing was last seen when he went to bed on T...
23 Feb 2015 16:00FORCEWIDEMore police resources to combat domestic abuse in SussexPR48035/2015 The county's Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Katy Bourne, has allocated over £100,000 to support Sussex Police in safe-guarding against domestic abus...
23 Feb 2015 16:00Lewes
Woman sought after dogs worry sheep at SeafordPR48349/2015 Police in Seaford want to speak to a woman whose dogs were reported to be worrying sheep at South Barn, a rural location on top of the cliffs in Seaford. O...
23 Feb 2015 15:24Hastings
Wanted St Leonards man arrestedPR48304/2015 Police have arrested St Leonards man Mark Briton-Steele who is wanted on recall to prison. Briton-Steele, 30, who was wanted after breaching his licen...
23 Feb 2015 13:14Hastings
Missing Zahra Abdullah from HastingsPR48347/2015 Zahra Abdullah, 17, has been missing from her home in Hastings since Monday last week (February 16) and it is thought that she may be in the Islington ...
23 Feb 2015 12:37FORCEWIDEOfficers to take part in charity bike ridePR48344/2015 Eleven cyclists from the Force will take part in a charity ride to remember those officers who have died. In July this year the team will take part in the ...
23 Feb 2015 11:21Brighton and Hove East
Brighton and Hove West
Brighton and Hove Central
Man sought over sexual offences against two girls in HovePR48345/2015 Police in Brighton and Hove are searching for Obaidullah Shenwari, who is sought on suspicion of serious sexual offences against two teenage local girls kno...
23 Feb 2015 9:55Brighton and Hove Central
Do you recognise this man?PR48343/2015 Police are hoping someone will recognise this man they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Brighton. Officers have been investigating the ass...
20 Feb 2015 15:43Worthing and Adur
Man charged in connection with Worthing fatal collisionPR48339/2015 A man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in Worthing in July last year. Richard Godfrey, 51 of Blackthorns, Hurstpierpoint has been char...
20 Feb 2015 15:15Arun
Wealden
Wanted East Sussex man, Lucas Lamb, arrestedPR48341/2015 Lucas Lamb, who walked out and failed to return to Ford Prison on Friday, September 5 last year, has been arrested.   He was arrested by officers in Ea...
20 Feb 2015 14:16Arun
Worthing and Adur
Findon man injured in Long Furlong collisionPR48340/2015 Just after 8.30am on Friday (20 February) a Kia saloon and a transit van collided on the A280 Long Furlong.   The 48-year old Findon m...
20 Feb 2015 12:47Lewes
Death of 17-year-old girl in DitchlingPR48338/2015 The death of a 17-year-old girl from Lewes at a house in Ditchling is being treated as unexplained at this time. Paramedics were called to the house in Sou...
20 Feb 2015 12:25Brighton and Hove East
Do you recognise this man in connection with a robbery?PR48337/2015 Detectives are appealing to anyone who recognises this man in connection with a robbery in Brighton. Two men have already been arrested in connection with ...
20 Feb 2015 12:11Horsham
Three sought for Horsham shop theftsPR48310/2015 Do you recognise these people? They are wanted by police for questioning over shoplifting incidents in Horsham town centre. The first photo is of a man su...
20 Feb 2015 11:16Brighton and Hove West
Family photos stolen in Hangleton burglaryPR48308/2015 Family photographs and other items of sentimental value were amongst property taken in a Hangleton burglary. During the evening of Thursday (12 February) b...
20 Feb 2015 10:14Eastbourne
Corrosive liquid thrown in man's face in EastbournePR48335/2015 Police are investigating an incident in Eastbourne where a motorist was stopped by a pedestrian, who then threw a cup of liquid over him. At approximately ...
20 Feb 2015 10:03Arun
Wanted man arrested in Bognor RegisPR48336/2015 Ivan Bull, 25, from Bognor Regis, wanted in connection with burglary and affray offences in Yapton and Bognor in December 2014, was arrested at an address i...
19 Feb 2015 16:55Brighton and HovePower tool thefts warning in Brighton and HovePR48334/2015 Thieves have been targeting expensive hand and power tools in a number of thefts from works vans and sites across Brighton and Hove. Now Inspector Nicholas...
19 Feb 2015 15:57Wealden
Cars damaged in HailshamPR48333/2015 Police in Hailsham are appealing for information after a number of cars were damaged overnight on Friday to Saturday (February 13-14). In Observatory View,...
19 Feb 2015 15:41Arun
Man charged after attempted robbery at Bognor takeawayPR48331/2015 A man has been charged following an attempted robbery at a Chinese takeaway in Bognor Regis. The offence occurred at 8pm on Monday (February 16) when ...
19 Feb 2015 15:38Wealden
Fingerprint fun at HailshamPR48330/2015 It was half term fun for police in Hailsham as they joined partner organisations for a free event at Hailsham East Community Centre on Tuesday (February 17)...
19 Feb 2015 14:52Lewes
Man charged after police pursuit ends at police stationPR48329/2015 A man has been charged in connection with a pursuit in Seaford which ended when officers safely stopped his car - outside their police station. Officers on...
19 Feb 2015 12:35East SussexNOW FOUND: Concern for missing Victoria LangleyPR48328/2015 Sussex Police is appealing for help in tracing a missing woman from Bexhill. Victoria Langley, 35, was reported missing on Thursday 12 February having been...
19 Feb 2015 11:13West SussexConcern for missing Kylie StoddartPR48327/2015 Sussex Police is appealing for help in tracing a missing woman from Bognor Regis. Kylie Stoddart, 56, was last seen in Chichester at 3pm on February 12 and...
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18 Feb 2015 17:30FORCEWIDEReminder of LGBT live web chat on FridayPR48326/2015 Sussex Police are reminding people that a live web chat will be held on Friday night (February 20) to mark Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans history month. &...
18 Feb 2015 17:24Brighton and Hove Central
Three street robberies in central BrightonPR48325/2015 Police are investigating three street robberies of young men in central Brighton on Tuesday (17 February). The first took place in Gloucester Place, ju...
18 Feb 2015 16:39FORCEWIDEWatch banned driver reaching 118mph and driving wrong way down dual carriageway to try to escape from policePR48324/2015 Police footage shows how dangerous driver Colin Pollard refused to stop for officers during a long pursuit in West Sussex, at one point driving at 118mph...
18 Feb 2015 16:36FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drunk man found slumped over his steering wheel in St LeonardsPR48323/2015 A man found slumped over his steering wheel while drunk could not be woken by police.   Officers were called after Stephen Grimes was found sat in ...
18 Feb 2015 15:53Brighton and Hove West
Elderly woman attacked and robbed in PortsladePR48322/2015 A 75-year-old woman was attacked and robbed in Portslade on Wednesday morning (February 18). The woman was shopping in Boundary Road around 9.50am when...
18 Feb 2015 15:25Brighton and HoveStaff and officers honoured at Brighton and Hove awards (1)PR48320/2015 Police staff, officers and volunteers were congratulated for their exceptional investigative skills, innovation and dedication to providing excellent pub...
18 Feb 2015 15:18Crawley
Mid Sussex
Further remains in forest believed those of missing Crawley manPR48319/2015 A police-led search in Tilgate Forest, Pease Pottage, has found further human remains believed to be those of missing 42-year old Jean Leveque from Crawl...
18 Feb 2015 13:25Crawley
Man arrested after fraudster poses as police officer to steal from couplePR48315/2015 A man was arrested on suspicion of fraud after he tried to scam cash out of a couple from Crawley.   They were called by a man pretending to be...
18 Feb 2015 12:46Brighton and Hove Central
Woman robbed in Kings Road, BrightonPR48309/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault and robbery of a 20-year old woman who was attacked near the Queens Hotel in Kings Road, Brighton, on M...
18 Feb 2015 12:45Crawley
Man punched in pub in CrawleyPR48318/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was punched in the face at a pub in Crawley. At about 7pm on Sunday 8 February the 50-year-old victim wa...
18 Feb 2015 12:35Crawley
Appeal for witnesses after teenage boy assaulted in CrawleyPR48317/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was assaulted in Coney Close, Crawley, on Valentine's Day.   The 14-year-old had been pl...
18 Feb 2015 12:17Eastbourne
Brownies win a chance to meet Eastbourne policePR48316/2015 A group of Brownies won a chance to tour the Eastbourne Police base in Hamonds Drive and meet sniffer dog Basil.   Police recently ran a childr...
18 Feb 2015 12:03FORCEWIDEPolice give cash to support blood transport servicePR48258/2015 Sussex Police has donated £500 to SERV Sussex to fund the purchase of hi vis jackets and other important safety equipment. SERV Sussex treasurer Dave ...
18 Feb 2015 11:00Brighton and Hove East
Lewes
Police warning after Falmer and Brighton residents defrauded by cold callersPR48314/2015 Police are renewing advice to residents not to be taken in by cold callers after two people, Falmer and Brighton, were defrauded in one day, losing a tot...
18 Feb 2015 7:30Hastings
Two arrests in Hastings burglary investigationPR48313/2015 Police have made two arrests in connection with enquiries into a burglary at the flat of a Hastings man who had recently died.   Police had ...
17 Feb 2015 17:52FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Two more men charged with offences over Christmas crackdownPR48312/2015 Two more men have been charged with offences after they were arrested as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Brian ...
17 Feb 2015 16:54Arun
Worthing and Adur
Have you seen this stolen Audi?PR48311/2015 Have you seen this distinctive Audi A3? It was stolen during a burglary in Beaumont Park, Littlehampton, between 10.30pm on Sunday 8 February and 1.30a...
17 Feb 2015 15:48FORCEWIDESussex Police gives ok to badgePR48304/2015 Sussex Police is advising officers that the wearing of a discreet charitable Thin Blue Line badge is acceptable under its uniform policy.   As...
17 Feb 2015 13:57Brighton and Hove Central
CCTV image of Brighton phone shop robbery suspectPR48306/2015 Police have released this CCTV image of a man they are looking for in connection with a robbery at a Brighton phone shop.   A man went into The...
17 Feb 2015 13:56Hastings
St Leonards man Lee Wood arrested for recall to prisonPR48307/2015 St Leonards-on-Sea man Lee Wood, who had been sought for breaching the conditions of his prison release licence, was arrested in Hastings on Monday (16 F...
17 Feb 2015 11:17Brighton and Hove West
Portslade man jailed for rapePR48273/2015 A Portslade man has been jailed after being found guilty of raping a woman who he took back to his flat.   Following a trial at Lewes Crown Cou...
17 Feb 2015 10:09Rother
Sedlescombe man jailed for stabbingPR48293/2015 A Sedlescombe man has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for causing grievous bodily harm in a two and a half hour knife attack. Mark Pa...
16 Feb 2015 16:48Hastings
Wanted man arrested on suspicion of burglaryPR48291/2015 A 20-year-old man who was wanted in connection with two burglaries in Alfriston and Upper Dicker has been arrested. Darryl Dempsey, of Lovat Mead, St L...
16 Feb 2015 16:00FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Drink-driving woman abandons crashed car to go to restaurantPR48302/2015 A woman who crashed her car while drunk abandoned it to go to a restaurant with friends. Alicia Hinton, 45, drove her Audi TT into a lamppost at the As...
16 Feb 2015 15:27Rother
Dog owners reminded to keep their pets on a lead near livestockPR48301/2015 Police are reminding dog walkers to keep their animals on leads when out walking. A farmer, who owns land in the Church Lane area of Hooe, has lost se...
16 Feb 2015 15:27Worthing and Adur
Warning about higher strength 'ecstasy' in WorthingPR48300/2015 Local police in Worthing  have become aware that there may be a supply of ecstasy tablets in circulation in the town with a higher level of MDMA, of...
16 Feb 2015 15:00Lewes
Man charged with Peacehaven burglaryPR48299/3015 A man has been charged with burglary in Peacehaven after a local resident reported finding a pile of her property piled up in her garage ready to be...
16 Feb 2015 14:27Eastbourne
Attempted robbery in Eastbourne - Efit of suspect releasedPR48298/2015 Police in Eastbourne have released an Efit of a suspect who tried to rob a man in a local car park. At about 5.40pm on Monday (9 February), the 51-year...
16 Feb 2015 13:45FORCEWIDEBadges prompt Sussex Police uniform reviewPR48297/2015 Sussex Police is considering policy on officers wearing charity badges or patches on their uniform. A decision was taken locally in West Sussex to ask ...
16 Feb 2015 12:10Brighton and Hove East
Three more arrests in Brighton shooting investigationPR48289/2015 Three more men have been arrested by detectives investigating a shooting in  Brighton last month.   A 39-year-old man living in a flat in Elmo...
16 Feb 2015 9:10Rother
Battle Police £300 to Crowhurst Village Hall CommiteePR48266/2015 Battle Police has donated £300 to Crowhurst Village Hall Committe. The village of Crowhurst currently is isolated from community internet access, as a...
16 Feb 2015 7:40Arun
Burglaries at Army Cadet site in BognorPR48294/2015 The Army Cadet Hall at Chichester Road, Bognor, has been targeted by thieves for the second time in just over a month. Thieves broke in on 29 December an...
13 Feb 2015 17:03East SussexSt Leonards man wanted on recall to prisonPR48292/2015 Police are seeking the whereabouts of St Leonards man Mark Briton-Steele who is wanted on recall to prison. Briton-Steele, 30, is wanted after breaching hi...
13 Feb 2015 16:45East SussexWanted man arrested on suspicion of burglaryPR48291/2015 An Eastbourne man wanted on suspicion of burglary has been arrested. Darryl Dempsey, 20, was wanted in connection with two burglaries - one that happ...
13 Feb 2015 16:22Arun
Information sought about death of man in BognorPR48282/2015 Shortly before 10pm on Tuesday (10 February) police were called to reports of a man having collapsed outside the Regis Centre in Bognor Regis.   T...
13 Feb 2015 15:01Eastbourne
Two cars involved in a collision in EastbournePR48290/2015 Police were called to a collision at Seaside Road, close to the junction with Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, at 9.42am on Thursday (12 February).   ...
13 Feb 2015 13:53West SussexPolice put people on their guard after fraudsters target homes in Crawley and HorshamPR48286/2015   Police are warning householders to be on their guard against fraudsters following a spate of telephone scams in the Crawley and Horsham area ov...
13 Feb 2015 13:25Horsham
Woman who died in Partridge Green collision namedPR48288/2015 The woman who died after a collision in Patridge Green has been named. Alexis Howgill, 82, from Castle Lane, Steyning, who was the front seat passenge...
13 Feb 2015 13:17Lewes
Sussex Police donates £150 to St James’ Trust in SeafordPR48287/2015 Seaford police have donated £150 to St James' Trust, Seaford, to fund new dining room chairs for their lunch club. The charity, based in Blatchington R...
13 Feb 2015 12:58Lewes
Sussex Police donates £350 to SeeAbility in SeafordPR48285/2015 Seaford police have donated £350 to SeeAbility, Seaford, to fund a new garden patio, which will allow the garden to be used all year around. SeeAbilit...
13 Feb 2015 11:30Hastings
BMX bike stolen from house in HastingsPR48283/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Blacklands Drive, Hastings, between 8.40am and 4pm on Wednesday (11 February). A blue B...
13 Feb 2015 11:30Horsham
Crash block Storrington High StPR48284/2015 At 10.30am on Friday (13 February) a goods lorry collided with a building at a mini-roundabout in Storrington High Street. Nobody was reported injured bu...
13 Feb 2015 9:34Crawley
Two commuters involved in road rage incident in CrawleyPR48281/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a road rage dispute between two men in Overline Car Park, Station Way, Crawley, on Monday (9 February). The m...
12 Feb 2015 17:20Rother
Battle man arrested on suspicion of robberyPR48280/2015 A Battle man who was wanted on suspicion of robbery has been arrested. John Butlin, 34, was wanted in connection with a robbery in Buxton Drive, Bexhi...
12 Feb 2015 14:10Horsham
UPDATED: Woman in Partridge Green road crash has diedPR48278/2015 The 82-year-old Steyning woman who was the front seat passenger in a Jaguar X-type estate car which crashed on the B2135 Needs Hill, north of Patridge Gr...
12 Feb 2015 14:03Hastings
Purse stolen from 70-year-old woman in HastingsPR48277/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a 70-year-old woman had her purse stolen near Morrisons supermarket,  Queens Road, Hastings, on Tuesda...
12 Feb 2015 13:29FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Two more men charged with drink-drivingPR48272/2015 Two more men have been charged with offences as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Lea Wilson, 42, was arrested at ...
12 Feb 2015 13:05Eastbourne
Talk to us about scam mail and unwanted callers in EastbournePR48271/2015 Police in Eastbourne are to hold a series of information days to try to prevent residents becoming the victim of scams. Officers from Eastbourne neighb...
12 Feb 2015 11:12Chichester
Midhurst fatal crash victim namedPR48269/2015 The pedestrian who died when he was struck by a car near Midhurst has now been named as Stephen Crouch, 60, of Well Lane, Midhurst. The collision happ...
12 Feb 2015 10:28Horsham
CCTV footage released of Broadbridge Heath shop robbersPR48265/2015 Police have released this CCTV footage of three men bursting into the One Stop Shop in Broadbridge Heath and robbing the staff.   Shortly afte...
12 Feb 2015 9:21Hastings
Missings Hastings teenager is foundPR48268/2015 A 14-year-old boy reported missing from his home address in Hastings on 16 January has been found safe and well.   Conner Mackay was located b...
12 Feb 2015 8:10Brighton and HoveCouple assaulted in BrightonPR48267/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in Kings Road, Brighton. in which a  man was punched, breaking his jaw, and his girlfriend was hit in th...
11 Feb 2015 15:53FORCEWIDEMissing 52-year-old Karen Golledge found safePR48263/2015 52-year-old Karen Golledge, who was reported missing from her home in London, has been found safe and well. Thanks to the media and the public for thei...
11 Feb 2015 12:47Horsham
Distinctive watches stolen in burglary in HorshamPR48262/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a large number of watches were stolen from a home in Horsham. Between 23 January and 30 January a house in Coo...
11 Feb 2015 12:16Horsham
Appeal for witnesses following Partridge Green crashPR48260/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious injury collision on the B2135 Needs Hill, north of Partridge Green, which happened shortly after midday o...
11 Feb 2015 11:24FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Man crashes into hedge while trying to drive drunk to servicesPR48259/2015 A man who crashed his car into a hedge after trying to drive drunk to a services has been banned from the roads. Peter Watters, 26, had drunk a number ...
10 Feb 2015 17:35Arun
Conor Crofton arrested in LittlehamptonPR48256/2015 A Littlehampton man, wanted for recall to prison, has been arrested in the town this afternoon, Tuesday (10 February). Connor Crofton, 21, of Dorset Cl...
10 Feb 2015 17:16Hastings
Hastings police warning after another 'courier' fraudPR48255/2015 Hastings police are warning local residents after another 'courier' fraud took money from a woman in the town - although six other local attempts were ...
10 Feb 2015 15:21Horsham
Horsham man jailed for historic sex offencesPR48254/2015 A Horsham man has been jailed for historic sexual abuse offences. Nigel Smith, 49, of Livingstone Road, Horsham, was sentenced to four-and-a-half year...
10 Feb 2015 14:58Lewes
Police release efit of Plumpton Green courier fraud suspectPR48252/2015 Do you recognise this man who was involved in a courier cash fraud in Plumpton Green?   Police have received an efit of the suspect who arrived...
10 Feb 2015 14:57Brighton and Hove East
Woman, 78, jailed for Saltdean theft from friendPR48229/2015 A woman who stole £55,000 from her friend of nearly 70 years has been jailed. Marilyn Brown, 78, of Waterford Place, Christchurch, Dorset, had known F...
10 Feb 2015 14:26Hastings
Dog bites woman in Bembrooke Rd, HastingsPR48251/2015 Do you recognise this Hastings dog owner - or his dog ? Hastings police are appealing for witnesses to a dog bite incident that happened on a pathway l...
10 Feb 2015 13:50Hastings
Police appeal for witnesses after 30-year-old driver is assaulted in St Leonards-on-SeaPR48250/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 30-year-old man who was attacked in Archery Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, on Saturday (7 February). ...
10 Feb 2015 13:46Brighton and HoveNew officer joins the LGBT teamPR48242/2015 A new officer has joined the LGBT team at Brighton and Hove. PC Sarah Laker has joined Rory Smith as an LGBT liaison officer helping to support the div...
10 Feb 2015 13:40Arun
Man attacked in Felpham streetPR48249/2015 Police are investigating an attack on a man in a Felpham street. At about 8:30am on Friday 30 January, the 30-year old local man was outside an addres...
10 Feb 2015 13:30Brighton and Hove East
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Brighton police raise money for Ronald McDonald HousePR48248/2015 Brighton police have donated £594.33 to Ronald McDonald House charity in Brighton Ronald McDonald House, based opposite the Royal Alexandra Children's...
10 Feb 2015 11:45FORCEWIDEPolice in Surrey and Sussex support Safer Internet DayPR48246/2015 Surrey and Sussex Police are backing Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 10 February to remind web users to protect themselves from criminal activity. There...
10 Feb 2015 11:42Mid Sussex
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Watch how the dangerous driving of a biker led to him being hit by a vanPR48247/2015 CCTV footage shows the moment dangerous driving at high speed by a motorcyclist could have cost him his life. The images show Lee Oliver attempting to ...
10 Feb 2015 11:31Arun
Connor Crofton is wanted on recall to prisonPR48241/2015 A Littlehampton man is wanted on recall to prison. Connor Crofton, 21, of Dorset Close, Littlehampton is wanted for breaching the terms of his licence....
10 Feb 2015 11:21Brighton and HoveTwo men posing as police officers steal from pensioner in PortsladePR48245/2015 Detectives are appealing for information after two men posing as police officers barged into the home of a pensioner and stole hundreds of pounds. The...
10 Feb 2015 10:48FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Motorist crashes car and then blames wife for him drink-drivingPR48243/2015 A drink-driver who ploughed into a parked car after his work Christmas party blamed his actions on his wife. Michael Richards smashed into a van as he ...
09 Feb 2015 17:05Brighton and HoveAppeal for witnesses to aggravated Saltdean burglaryPR48239/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in East Saltdean in which men are reported to have forced their way into a house, demanding money. At 11.1...
09 Feb 2015 15:07Horsham
Police investigate break-in at Steyning estate agents'PR48238/2015 Police are investigating a break-in at Steyning estate agents Osbourn Humphreys in which an ornament depicting dogs (pictured) was stolen.   ...
09 Feb 2015 14:35Hastings
Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint in HastingsPR48237/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a 61-year-old taxi driver was robbed in Hardwicke Road, Hastings, on Friday (6 February). The man was called ...
09 Feb 2015 13:54Wealden
Sussex Police donate £200 to Crowborough ESDAPR48236/2015 Crowborough police have donated £200 to the Crowborough East Sussex Disability Association (ESDA) to help support their group monthly outings. ESDA vo...
09 Feb 2015 13:52Arun
Police seek witnesses to charity shop damage, LittlehamptonPR48235/2015 Police are seeking witnesses to an incident at Wick Parade, Littlehampton, in which a charity shop window was smashed.   It happened shortly af...
09 Feb 2015 13:16Worthing and Adur
UPDATE: Man charged with Worthing rape bailed to Crown CourtPR48234/2015 Mark Hughes, 25, of St Wilfred's Road, Worthing, appeared before Crawley magistrates on Monday (9 February) charged with the sexual assault and rape of a...
09 Feb 2015 13:00Horsham
UPDATE: Car crash closes B2135 road between West Grinstead and Partridge GreenPR48233/105 Emergency services are at the scene of a road traffic collision which has closed the B2135 between West Grinstead and Partridge Green.   It ha...
09 Feb 2015 12:41Eastbourne
Rother
Eastbourne financial adviser goes to prison for defrauding clientsPR48187/2015 An East Sussex financial consultant has been sentenced to prison for defrauding almost £1 million from his clients. John Field, 77, of Cooden Drive, Co...
09 Feb 2015 12:11Worthing and Adur
Distinctive car stolen in Lancing burglaryPR48231/2015 Have you seen this car which was stolen during a burglary in Lancing?   Burglars broke into a house at the rear in North Farm Road b...
09 Feb 2015 11:18FORCEWIDEOperation Dragonfly: Two more motorists charged with drink or drug-driving as part of Christmas crackdownPR48232/2015 Another two men have been charged with offences as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Christopher Lazaros, 30, was ...
09 Feb 2015 11:15Worthing and Adur
Man charged with sexual assault and rape in Upper High Street, WorthingPR48230/2015 Mark Hughes, 25, of St Wilfred's Road, Worthing, was due to appear before Crawley magistrates today (Monday 9 February) charged with the sexual assault a...
09 Feb 2015 10:31Worthing and Adur
Police appeal for witnesses after attempted rape, WorthingPR48228/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempted rape of a 21-year-old woman close to the volley ball court on Worthing seafront between 3.30am...
09 Feb 2015 8:50Hastings
Man charged following St Leonards-on-Sea stabbingPR48227/2015 Charles Lee Marshall, 22, of Plynlimmon Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, is due to appear before Brighton magistrates today (Monday 9 February) charged wit...
08 Feb 2015 21:41Chichester
Pedestrian dies in collision with car near MidhurstPR48225/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision at Midhurst on Saturday (7 February) in which a 60-year-old local man died. It happened...
06 Feb 2015 16:30Crawley
Men charged with drug offences - CrawleyPR48223/2015 ISSUED ON BEHALF OF SEROCU Following Thursday's (February 5) joint operation between the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SERO...
06 Feb 2015 14:16FORCEWIDESussex conference discusses mental health carePR48222/2015 Police, the NHS, the Home Office, local authorities and the world of academia came together this week to tackle mental health crisis. A symposium, hos...
06 Feb 2015 13:50Arun
Man robbed on footpath at LittlehamptonPR48221/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 21-year-old man was robbed while using a "dog walk" footpath south of the A259 Worthing Road...
06 Feb 2015 11:22Lewes
Have you seen this lost watch in Peacehaven?PR48219/2015 Have you seen this watch? The owner lost it while walking between Arundel Road Central and Edith Avenue Central in Peacehaven at about 3.15pm on Monday...
06 Feb 2015 10:50FORCEWIDEAMENDED Operation Dragonfly: Motorist is so drunk he falls out of car after almost hitting police officerPR48195/2015 A motorist was so drunk he almost ran over a police officer who tried to stop him going the wrong way down a one way street. Stanley Perry was seen dri...
06 Feb 2015 7:53Rother
Van driver seriously injured in A21 collisionPR48218/2015 A van driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision on the A21 north of Hastings. Emergency services were called to the collisio...
05 Feb 2015 16:59Crawley
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More arrests in Crawley drugs operationPR48200/2015 Following on from two arrests this morning, Thursday (5 February) Sussex Police led an operation, assisted by the South East Regional Organised Crime Uni...
05 Feb 2015 16:06Brighton and HoveTwo men arrested for Brighton shootingPR48214/2015 Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating a shooting in Elmore Road, Brighton, last month.   A 39-year-old man living in a flat in...
05 Feb 2015 16:01East SussexWanted George Olliffe has Crowborough linksPR48217/2015 Police are currently searching for George Olliffe, 26, who is wanted on warrant for breaching a court order. Olliffe is described as 5ft 9in, with shor...
05 Feb 2015 15:13Lewes
Man tries to persuade teenage girl to get into car in SeafordPR48216/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses after a man tried to persuade a 16-year-old girl to get into his car in Seaford. The teenager was walking home from ...
05 Feb 2015 14:39Lewes
Seaford police react swiftly to spate of vehicle crimePR48215/2015 Police in Seaford have reacted swiftly to a spate of vehicle crime committed in the town during the early hours of  Wednesday 28 January, with five ...
05 Feb 2015 14:17Hastings
Electric bike stolen from caravan in St LeonardsPR48213/2015 Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a caravan in Beauport Caravan Park, The Ridge West, St Leonards, between 4pm on Saturday (31 January)...
05 Feb 2015 13:45Rother
B2089 road closed near Broad OakPR48212/2015 The B2089 Udimore Road has been closed near Broad Oak following a single vehicle collision on Thursday afternoon (February 5). A car overturned between...
05 Feb 2015 13:00Hastings
Sussex Police donates £500 to help with childcare apprenticeshipsPR48211/2015 Sussex Police has donated £500 to the Fellowship of St Nicholas (FSN) in St Leonards to help support the charity's childcare apprenticeship program. T...
05 Feb 2015 12:45Crawley
Two arrested in drugs crackdown in CrawleyPR48201/2015 This release is issued on behalf of the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) and Sussex Police. Officers from the South East Regional Orga...
05 Feb 2015 12:27FORCEWIDESussex Police and partners support international Female Genital Mutilation awareness eventsPR48203/2015 Sussex Police is on Friday 6 February, supporting the United Nation's International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). FGM is the ...