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Witnesses sought to Hastings street incident

02 October 2014

Police are seeking a passer-by who alerted them to an attack on a woman in a Hastings street.   Shortly after 1am on Friday 26 September patrolling officers were flagged down by a member of...

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Car stolen and set alight in Brighton

01 October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen and then set on fire in Brighton. The grey MG ZT+ was taken from outside a home in South Woodlands at some time after 10pm on Tuesday 23 September. Shortly ...

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Police appeal for witnesses after burglary in T...

01 October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a home in Tilekiln Lane, Hastings, between Monday 15 September and Monday 22 September. The residents returned home to find the glass in the kitchen door had been ...

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Teenagers arrested over burglaries and car crim...

01 October 2014

A group of teenagers have been arrested over a series of burglaries, car thefts and other crimes in Southwater. Three 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy, all from Brighton, were questioned over the offences, whic...

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Getaway driver runs over pedestrian’s foot in B...

01 October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was driven over a pedestrian's foot in Hawthorn Road, Bognor Regis, at 10.10pm on Saturday (27 September). The 30-year-old woman suffered swelling and bruising after a ...

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UPDATE: Driver in Winchelsea crash died of natu...

01 October 2014

Following a post mortem examination, the driver of a Rover car found crashed in bushes on the A259 Rectory Lane at Winchelsea, near Rye, in the early hours of Tuesday (23 September) is understood to have died from na...

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UPDATED: Crash closes A29 at Bury Hill, near Ar...

01 October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a two-vehicle collision which occurred on the A29 at Bury Hill, near Arundel, just after 8.30am on Wednesday (1 October)   It involved a black Land Rover Discovery 4x4 and a...

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Missing Hastings woman Belinda Wilson found

01 October 2014

Missing Belinda Wilson from Hastings has been found safe on Wednesday (1 October).   The 51-year-old was last seen leaving her home in Cornwallis Gardens at midday on Monday 22 September. Police would like to...

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Men burst into house in Brighton and rob residents

01 October 2014

Police are appealing for information after three masked men burst into a house in Brighton and threatened the occupants. At around 11pm on Monday (29 September) the men broke into a house in Beaconsfield Road occupi...

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Missing 13-year-old boys from Worthing found

01 October 2014

Missing 13-year-olds Brandon Gale and Joe McFarlane-Hills have been found safe and well in London on Tuesday night (30 September).   Brandon from Worthing and Joe from Sompting were last seen on Monday (29 Sep...

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Crash closes A29 at Bury Hill, near Arundel

01 October 2014

A road traffic collision on the A29 at Bury Hill, north of Arundel, has currently closed the road in both directions. Police were called to the scene, just south of Turners Garage, shortly after 8.30am today (Wednesd...

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Police seek cyclist for attempted robbery on Ashdown Forest

Police seek cyclist for attempted robbery on As...

01 October 2014

Police wish to trace a mountain biker who tried to rob a disabled wildlife photographer on the Ashdown Forest.   The incident happened at about 6.50pm on Wednesday, 2 September, near the Townsend car park, Nutle...

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ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE INDEPENDENT CHARITY CRI...

30 September 2014

A reward of up to £20,000 is being facilitated by the crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Valerie Graves. ...

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Man jailed after £400,000 cannabis seizure in St Leonards

Man jailed after £400,000 cannabis seizure in S...

30 September 2014

A man has been jailed for six years for producing and supplying cannabis after a haul worth more than £400,000 was found in a flat in St Leonards last year.   Brighton Crown Court heard that residents and busi...

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Concern for missing Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt from Chichester

Concern for missing Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt f...

30 September 2014

Police are concerned for the welfare of Charlotte Ashton-Rickardt who has not been seen since leaving a mental health unit in Chichester on Monday (29 September).   Charlotte, 28, was last seen in College Lane...

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Operation Magpie: Five people arrested after items found in Worthing pond linked to burglaries

Operation Magpie: Five people arrested after it...

30 September 2014

Five people have been arrested by police over a haul of stolen items found dumped in a Worthing pond. More than 850 items have been recovered by Sussex Police's specialist search unit from a pond in Whitebeam Wood, ...

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Hastings man charged with raping and sexually a...

30 September 2014

A 38-year-old man is to appear in court charged with raping and sexually assaulting two teenagers in Hastings. Kemal Roma, 38, of East Beach Street, Hastings, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old ...

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Have you seen missing Belinda Wilson from Hasti...

30 September 2014

Concern is growing for 51-year-old Belinda Wilson from Hastings who went missing on Monday 22 September. Belinda was last seen leaving her home in Cornwallis Gardens, Hastings, at midday. She is described as white,...

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Police dog sniffs out shop thieves in Hastings after recovering from life-threatening injury

Police dog sniffs out shop thieves in Hastings ...

30 September 2014

An injured police dog had the perfect return to duty by catching two shoplifters after following their scent for more than a mile. Judge had been recovering for more than a month after suffering a life-threatening c...

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Brighton & Hove residents to have their say at first Community Conversation event

Brighton & Hove residents to have their say at ...

30 September 2014

Brighton & Hove residents are being asked to register to have their say at the first Community Conversation event with Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne, Chief Constable Giles York and Brighton &...

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Have you seen missing Joe McFarlane-Hills and B...

30 September 2014

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing 13-year-olds Brandon Gale, from Worthing, and Joe McFarlane-Hills, from Sompting. Brandon (left) and Joe (right) were last seen around 1pm on Monday (29 September) whe...

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Man exposes himself to teenage girl in Eastbourne

30 September 2014

Police are appealing for the public's help to find a man who exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl in Eastbourne. The victim was walking on a service road between the back of the Asda store at Sovereign Harbour and ...

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Distinctive Range Rover Sport stolen from Poyni...

30 September 2014

A black Range Rover Sport worth more than £60,000 was stolen from the Poynings area north of Brighton between 10.30 pm on Thursday (25 September) and 7.10am the next day. The vehicle, registration FR11 STY, has dist...

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Racist assault in Brighton costs offender dear

30 September 2014

A man who carried out a racially aggravated assault in Brighton was ordered to pay a total of £850 by a judge at Lewes Crown Court.   Simon Thomas Ellsmore, 43, of Avocet Crescent, Sandhurst, Berkshire, appeared...

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Vehicle exhaust thefts, Hastings

30 September 2014

Three vehicles have had parts of their exhaust systems stolen from various locations in Hastings. Since Wednesday (24 September) two motorcycles and a car were targeted while parked overnight.   The thefts happ...

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Battle teenagers sentenced for hate crime

30 September 2014

Two Battle teenagers have each been ordered to pay £100 compensation to the victim of a homophobic assault in the town's High Street on 14 March this year.   The pair, aged 15 and 16, and who cannot be named for...

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Police appeal for witnesses after 16-year-old i...

29 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and robbery on a 16-year-old boy who was attacked in Middle Street, Hastings, on Monday 22 September. The victim was walking from the HMV store towards Hastings railw...

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Man charged over knife and bleach attack, Emsworth

29 September 2014

Shortly before 8pm on Saturday (27 September) police were called to Churcher Road, Westbourne, near Emsworth, to a report of a man having been stabbed and sprayed with bleach. The 59-year-old was taken to St Richard...

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Man followed and then robbed in Hove

29 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was followed and robbed in Hove. Just before 1am on Monday (29 September) a man realised that he was being followed by two men as he walked in Blatchington Road. The m...

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Police warning about insurance scam in Crawley

29 September 2014

Police would like to warn residents in Crawley about a payment protection insurance (PPI) scam. A resident received a phone call at 1.20pm on Thursday (25 September) stating that he had won a PPI claim. The caller t...

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Operation Dragonfly: Banned drink-driver crashe...

29 September 2014

A woman has been banned from the roads for five years after she crashed while drunk twice in two days - while already disqualified from driving. Michelle Beauvois, 47, was arrested at 9.55am on 2 June after she cras...

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Police appeal for witnesses to A27 crash near C...

29 September 2014

Police are seeking witnesses to a road traffic collision on the A27 at Castle Goring, near Worthing, that occurred at about 6.15pm on Sunday (28 September)   A silver Chrysler Grand Voyager travelling west was...

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UPDATE: Operation Kinfold - Japanese woman hurt...

29 September 2014

A 62-year-old Japanese woman hurt in collision with a car at Royal Parade, Eastbourne, is recovering from her injuries in the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. Her condition is now "stable" and her injuries are...

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Student attacked by gang on way home in Brighton

29 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 32-year-old woman was attacked by a gang of men and women as she walked home in Brighton. The South Korean student was walking along a woodland path from Stanmer Park towar...

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Horse dies in Pulborough - believed deliberate attack

Horse dies in Pulborough - believed deliberate ...

29 September 2014

A horse had to be destroyed after it became entangled in an electric fence to such an extent that its owners believe it was targetted in a deliberate act. The horse, called George, was discovered in a field in Black...

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Missing Horsham man found safe and well

27 September 2014

Stephen Bethell, 44, from Horsham, reported missing from the East Surrey Hospital, Redhill, on Thursday afternoon (25 September) has been found safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and members of t...

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Missing Bognor Regis boys found

26 September 2014

Missing Bognor Regis boys Gerardas Savcenko and Maciek Zborowski, last seen on Wednesday (24 September) have been found safe and well. Police would like to thank the public and media for their help in tracing th...

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Police seek the public's help in tracing stolen...

26 September 2014

Police are seeking the public's help to trace and recover property stolen in two recent thefts in Seaford.   Sometime between 10pm on Sunday, 21 September and 7am the next day, an Ifor William...

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Pedestrian seriously hurt in collision with car...

26 September 2014

A 62-year-old Japanese tourist who was on foot suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after she and a car were in collision on the B2106 Royal Parade in Eastbourne on Friday (26 September). Police were...

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Fraudster fined for room rent scam

26 September 2014

A man who tricked his way into guesthouses and hotels to stay for free has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds. Alan Kennedy, 51, spent weeks living at addresses in Ardingly and Battle between February and J...

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Help us find Stephen Bethell

26 September 2014

Have you seen missing 44-year-old Stephen Bethell? Stephen, from Horsham, was last seen at 1pm on Thursday (25 September) at East Surrey Hospital in Redhill. He had been taken to hospital after being found by...

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Daylight jewellery burglary, Bexhill-on-Sea

26 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Ellerslie Lane, Bexhill-on-Sea, between 1.50pm and 6.30pm on Tuesday, 9 September. The owners left the address at approximately 1.50pm. When the...

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Have you seen missing Gerardas Savcenko and Mac...

26 September 2014

Police are concerned for the welfare for missing 11-year-olds Gerardas Savcenko (left) and Maciek Zborowski (right), from Bognor Regis. Gerardas and Maciek were reported missing after they failed to atten...

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UPDATE: Single vehicle crash, A286 Singleton, n...

26 September 2014

The road closure put on while the single vehicle crash on the A286 at Singleton, near Chichester, was dealt with by emergency services on Friday (26 September) was lifted at around 12.15pm. Ambulance personnel at...

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Man attacked outside Boots in Hastings

26 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked on his way to work in Hastings. The 51-year-old was walking past Costa Coffee in Queens Road at about 3.30am on Friday (19 September) when he was appr...

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Driver who died in crash at Winchelsea, near Ry...

26 September 2014

Police have named the driver of a Rover car that was found crashed into bushes, at Winchelsea, near Rye, in the early hours of Tuesday (23 September). He was Michael Walsh, aged 72, and he was from the Rye are...

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Volunteer's work recognised by Prime Minister

Volunteer's work recognised by Prime Minister

26 September 2014

A volunteer for more than 40 years has been presented with a letter from the Prime Minister as national recognition of his volunteer work. David Scott, from Brighton, first began volunteering in 1972 as Specia...

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Single car crash, A286 Singleton, near Chichester

26 September 2014

Police and ambulance are currently attending a single vehicle road traffic collision on the A286 at Singtleton, betwen Chichester and Midhurst. It happened at around 10.45am.   It involves a Nissan Micra co...

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Theft from till, Marks and Spencer, Haywards Heath

Theft from till, Marks and Spencer, Haywards Heath

26 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a quantity of cash was stolen from a till at Marks and Spencers store in the Orchards Shopping Centre, Haywards Heath. The incident occured at approximately 4pm on Frida...

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Appeal for witnesses to fight in St Leonards

26 September 2014

Police are appealing for people who may have been waiting at a bus stop in St Leonards and might have seen a fight. A fight between two men broke out at 6.40pm on Friday, August 22 near to the bus stop with Big...

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Man charged with Eastbourne fraud offences

26 September 2014

John Field, 77, of Cooden Drive, Cooden, East Sussex, appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court on 10 September, charged with 12 offences of fraud by abuse of position. The case was committed to Crown Court (not y...

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Sussex Police welcomes its first direct entry s...

25 September 2014

Sussex Police is welcoming its first direct entry superintendent and fast track constable. Olivia Carroll, a project officer for the Force and Special Constable in Hastings, will start her police constable init...

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Family pay tribute to victim of Chuck Hatch crash

Family pay tribute to victim of Chuck Hatch crash

25 September 2014

The family of a 19-year-old man who was killed in a crash in Chuck Hatch have paid tribute to their loved one.   Thomas Dawes, of Medway Drive, Forest Row, and 20-year-old Luke Power, of North Street, Turne...

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Missing Brighton boy is found

25 September 2014

A boy missing from Brighton has now been found. Ryan Bussy, 16, was reported missing on Monday (September 22) but has now been found safe and well.

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Do you recognise any of these stolen goods?

Do you recognise any of these stolen goods?

25 September 2014

A large haul of stolen items recovered following the arrest of a man in Surrey is believed to include a number of items taken in burglaries in Crawley and East Grinstead. Some of the items have been identified ...

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Man injured in fight in Bexhill house

25 September 2014

Police and ambulance services were called to a house in the Pebsham area of Bexhill-on-Sea in the early hours of Thursday morning (September 25) where a man had sustained injuries to his face, neck and body. A...

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Paper boy reports being followed by man in Shor...

25 September 2014

Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in Shoreham in which a paper boy reported being followed by a man. At 9.10am on Saturday 20 September police received a call from a 14-year old paper boy who said&nbs...

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Police seek witnesses to attempted robbery, Wyk...

25 September 2014

At around 7pm on Wednesday (24 September) a 25-year-old woman was walking along Wykeham Road, Worthing when she was approached by two teenagers on bicycles.   One of them attempted to snatch her mobile phon...

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School boy’s jaw broken in after school assault

25 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 15-year-old boy who was attacked in Ironlatch Avenue, St. Leonards-on-Sea on Tuesday (23 September). The victim was walking home from school with his sister...

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Gatwick PCSO jailed for misconduct in public office and theft

Gatwick PCSO jailed for misconduct in public of...

25 September 2014

Alexis Scott, the PCSO who used her knowledge of Gatwick to steal thousands of pounds from passengers travelling from the Sussex airport, has been jailed for six-and-a-half years. Scott, 39, from Plumstead, Lon...

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Burglars steal gold jewellery and cash in Brighton

25 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after burglars stole thousands of pounds in cash and a large quantity of gold jewellery from a home in Brighton. Between 11.40am and 1.30pm on Tuesday 16 September a home in ...

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Dispersal order granted for Brighton

Dispersal order granted for Brighton

25 September 2014

Sussex Police and Brighton and Hove City Council have agreed a month dispersal order, known as a section 30 order, for central Brighton.   It will run until October 20 meaning police officers and PCSOs can ...

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Cannabis crackdown in Tangmere

25 September 2014

Officers from Chichester Neighbourhood Policing Team carried out a night of action on Friday, September 19 to tackle reports of youths in Tangmere. Resident have raised issues about possession of cannabis their...

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Absconder from Avon and Somerset found in Worthing

25 September 2014

Albert Stanley, a prisoner who absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire, has been found by police at an address in Worthing, Sussex. Thank you to everyone who helped police with information.

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Concern for missing 16-year-old boy from Brighton

25 September 2014

Police are growing concerned for a missing 16-year-old from Brighton. Ryan Bussy was last seen leaving his grandparents address in Phoenix Rise around midday on Monday, September 22. He is described as having ...

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Work equipment stolen in Netherfield, near Battle

25 September 2014

Police are appealing for information after a white Land Rover Defender was broken into in Darvel Down, Netherfield, between 10.15pm on Tuesday (23 September) and 5am on Wednesday.   The owner had parked his...

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Teenager has foot stroked by stranger in Crawle...

25 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl had her foot stroked by a stranger in Crawley. The 17-year-old girl was sitting with a friend in Cineworld watching the film Lucy when a man sat next to t...

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Burglar steals from vulnerable pensioner in Portslade

Burglar steals from vulnerable pensioner in Por...

25 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglar stole silver and ornaments from a vulnerable pensioner in Portslade. The man knocked on the 86-year-old woman's home in Melrose Avenue at about 11.30am on 19 S...

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Do you recognise this pendant?

Do you recognise this pendant?

24 September 2014

Do you recognise this pendant? It was found in the Hampden Park area of Eastbourne in mid-August.   The pendant is inscribed with hallmarks and the names Joan and Tom.   If it belongs to y...

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Elderly woman conned out of more than £1,000 in...

24 September 2014

Police are appealing for information after an 85-year-old woman was conned out of £1,200 in Brighton. The elderly woman was phoned around midday on Monday (September 22) by a company claiming to be dealing with...

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Electric bike stolen in Crawley

Electric bike stolen in Crawley

24 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after an electric bike was stolen in Crawley. The bike (pictured here) was taken between 7am and 8am on Wednesday 17 September from a house in Highams Hill. It is a black A...

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Missing Anna Wysocka found

24 September 2014

Missing 37-year-old Anna Wysocka was found on Tuesday 16 September in Hastings after she went missing from Kent on Wednesday 27 August. Police would like to thank the public and the media for their help.

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Missing London girl may be in Mid Sussex

Missing London girl may be in Mid Sussex

24 September 2014

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF METROPOLITAN POLICE Police officers searching for a 16-year-old girl missing London think that she might be in the Haywards Heath area. Demi Collins went missing from her home in Abbey Woo...

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RELEASE ON BEHALF OF AVON AND SOMERSET- Help us...

24 September 2014

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for the public's help after a prisoner absconded from HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire. Albert Edward Stanley, aged 63, failed to return to the prison yesterday follo...

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Mother of schoolgirl shot dead in Northiam launches memorial fund

Mother of schoolgirl shot dead in Northiam laun...

24 September 2014

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who was shot dead in Northiam has launched a memorial fund to raise money for children's charities. Mary Shipstone died earlier this month after she was shot outside her hom...

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Tribute paid to van driver killed in crash near Sedlescombe

Tribute paid to van driver killed in crash near...

24 September 2014

The family of a 27-year-old man who died after his van collided with a lorry near Sedlescombe have paid tribute to their loved one. Scott Wickens, of Exeter Close, Tonbridge, Kent, died after the crash on the ...

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Missing 13-year-old from Sompting found safe an...

23 September 2014

13-year-old Joe McFarland-Hills, who went missing yesterday (Monday 22 September) from an address in Sompting, has been found safe and well. We would like to thank the public and the media for their help in th...

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Police chief sees joint Chichester harbour patr...

23 September 2014

A man was arrested for theft during a patrol of Chichester Harbour - while the West Sussex divisional commander Chief Superintendent was on board.   PC Kris Drake has set up a joint patrol with the harb...

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Have you seen this wanted man - Gerrard Roberts

Have you seen this wanted man - Gerrard Roberts

23 September 2014

Have you seen this man Gerrard Roberts, who is wanted on recall to prison.   Roberts, 32, of Alfriston Close, Whitehawk, Brighton, is believed to be in the city area. He was jailed in 2011 for burglary ...

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Sompting couple defrauded of thousands

Sompting couple defrauded of thousands

23 September 2014

A couple from Sompting were defrauded out of several thousand pounds when they were the victims of an elaborate scam on Tuesday last week (September 16). A man who claimed to be calling from the Metropolit...

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Warning after St Leonards-on-Sea burglaries

23 September 2014

Three burglaries sharing similar characteristics and carried out in Hollington, St Leonards-on-Sea, since Sunday (14 September) have prompted police to urge householders to be on their guard.   Break-i...

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Driver who died in A21 crash near Sedlescombe i...

23 September 2014

The driver of a Vauxhall Vivaro van who sadly died after it was in collision with a Daf lorry on the A21 near Sedlescombe on Friday (September 19) has now been named.   He was Scott Wickens, 27, fr...

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Burglars steal collection of model buses and coaches, Burgess Hill

Burglars steal collection of model buses and co...

23 September 2014

Police are investigating the theft of a dozen model buses and other property from a house in Chanctonbury Road, Burgess Hill, between 13 and 15 September.   Dealers in collectables, toy fairs and simila...

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Motorists banned after being caught drug-driving

23 September 2014

Three motorists who were arrested because police believed they were driving after taking drugs have been banned from the roads. Thomas Cranstone, 32, was arrested at 2.15pm on 13 December after he crashed his ...

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Man sought over Battle shop frauds

Man sought over Battle shop frauds

23 September 2014

Police are asking local people to help in identifying a man suspected of several frauds and attempt frauds in Battle.   PC Jayne Cleverley said; "On Thursday 7 August this man went into seven shops in the t...

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Front door destroyed in suspicious Crawley fire

23 September 2014

Police are investigating after the front door of a house was destroyed in a suspicious fire in Crawley. Fire-fighters attended the Titmus Drive house, which is split into two maisonettes, just after 1.30am on T...

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Successful cycle marking event in Eastbourne

Successful cycle marking event in Eastbourne

23 September 2014

The Eastbourne Seaside Local Policing Team arranged a free bike marking event on Saturday 20 September, at Regency Park, Eastbourne, between 10am and 2.30pm. Each bicycle was marked with a unique code so that off...

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Man charged with attempted robbery in Eastbourne

23 September 2014

A 21-year-old man is to appear in court charged with trying to rob a post office in Eastbourne. Wesley Hinze, 21, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted robbery. He is due to appear at Brighton Ma...

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More free cycle marking in Eastbourne

23 September 2014

Free bike marking for everyone will be taking place at the Youth Fair 2014 on Tuesday 28 October, with Eastbourne Police. Marking will be free of charge and will require an email address and proof of id...

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Man attacked in Hastings after driving dispute

23 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on an 18-year old man who was attacked whilst driving in Queens Road, Hastings on Thursday, 18 September.   The victim was driving north when the assault too...

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Police urge community vigilance in Hastings and...

23 September 2014

The arrest of a suspected burglar has prompted Hastings neighbourhood policing team inspector Chris Veale to highlight the value of community vigilance.   On Saturday (20 September) someone reported see...

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Police seek witnesses after car and motorcycle ...

23 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision between a car and a motorcycle which occurred at the junction of the A270 Old Shoreham Road and the B2167 Southview Road, Southwick, on Monday (22 September). ...

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Hastings police commander welcomes shoplifting ...

23 September 2014

Hastings police commander, Chief Inspector Paul Phelps, has welcomed a sentencing approach for proliffic shoplifters that he hopes will help break their cycle of offending. Ch Insp Phelps spoke after a serial t...

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Crash closes A27 westbound near the Adur flyove...

23 September 2014

The A27 was closed in both directions near the Adur flyover, Old Shoreham, following a road traffic collision shortly after 4am on Tuesday. (23 September)   It involved a black Vauxhall Astra car and a...

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Fatal road traffic collision, A259 Winchelsea, ...

23 September 2014

Police were called to the A259 Rectory Lane at Winchelsea, near Rye, at 2.38am on Tuesday (23 September) after a car was seen crashed in bushes with its headlights on.   The car was found to have struck...

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Appeal for witnesses to serious RTC in Willingd...

22 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in The Triangle, Willingdon, Eastbourne, on Monday (22 September).   The 95-year-old pedestrian ...

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Witnesses sought to Salvington Hill,Worthing, c...

22 September 2014

Shortly before 8am on Monday (22 September) two cars, a VW Gold and a Mini, were involved in a collision in Salvington Hill, Worthing. A three-year old local boy who was a passenger in the Mini was airlifted to S...

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Teenage girl attacked in Hastings

22 September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 16-year old local girl who was attacked in Linton Gardens, Hastings, on Thursday, 11 September. The victim was talking to a group of teenage boys and girls wh...

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Warnham woman sentenced for false accounting

22 September 2014

A woman has been convicted of committing false accounting in Horsham and surrounding areas. Dawn Pond, aged 55, of Bognor Road, Warnham, West Sussex pleaded guilty to three counts of false accounting at Hove Cr...

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Car broken into, Halton Crescent, Hastings

22 September 2014

Police are appealing for information after a grey Peugeot 207 was broken into in Halton Crescent, Hastings between 10pm on Sunday (21 September) and 10.25am today (Monday). The passenger side window of the car ...

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