Live feeds

RT @chris_buggins: Archived image of @sussex_police officers at the scene of a disturbance https://t.co/LVALICuRIQ pic.twitter.com/Zdi1sfanIn 27/03/2015 13:08:52

Driver caught lying that thief had crashed his car: A driver who crashed his car and then claime... http://t.co/iytZhhmLKz #sussexpolice 27/03/2015 11:53:50

Police seek Liam Newman in connection with West Sussex armed robberies: Police are seeking this ... http://t.co/vr3HvwvBbR #sussexpolice 27/03/2015 08:33:58

Cash point robbery, London Road, Brighton: Police investigating a robbery at a cash point in Lon... http://t.co/ss3vYX8NJ6 #sussexpolice 27/03/2015 08:33:58

Police hold anti-scam sessions in Uckfield: Scams are on the increase and criminals use a variet... http://t.co/3OgpC8zK2O #sussexpolice 27/03/2015 08:33:58

: http://t.co/oQjuaFqBTE #sussexpolice 26/03/2015 22:11:36

Seven in court at Brighton over heroin conspiracy charge: Seven people charged with conspiracy t... http://t.co/dK8VbNM7qE #sussexpolice 26/03/2015 16:37:35

RT @chris_buggins: First visit of the evening required some obstacle navigation @Manhunt_team @sussex_police @SussexSpecials pic.twitter.com/1k1YPwQDyO 26/03/2015 16:14:00

RT @chris_buggins: Heading out into #Brighton with PCs and Specials from @sussex_police @SussexSpecials @Manhunt_team pic.twitter.com/gN8hgp2hBH 26/03/2015 16:13:49

United Response receives donation from the Police Property Act Fund: Bognor police have donated ... http://t.co/LDqzpzaUKD #sussexpolice 26/03/2015 15:22:04

Read more >
Friday March 27
|
13:09

News stories

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver with young daughter in his car almost hits police patrol

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver with young da...

27 March 2015

A drink-driving father has been banned from the roads for five years after he almost crashed into a police car while he had his young daughter in the back of his vehicle. A police patrol had to brake suddenly after ...

Full story
Littlehampton boy Mustafijur Rahman reported missing

Littlehampton boy Mustafijur Rahman reported mi...

27 March 2015

Teenager Mustafijur Rahman, who went missing from his home in Fontwell Close in Littlehampton on Friday, 13 March and who was found safe and well elsewhere in the town after contacting police a week later, has b...

Full story

Driver caught lying that thief had crashed his car

27 March 2015

A driver who crashed his car and then claimed it had been stolen was caught after police proved his DNA was on the vehicle's airbag. Ciaran Fitzgerald smashed his Dacia Sandero into a Seat Exeo and a Toyota Avensis ...

Full story
Police seek Liam Newman in connection with West Sussex armed robberies

Police seek Liam Newman in connection with West...

27 March 2015

Police are seeking this man, Liam Newman, whom they wish to speak to in connection with a series of armed robberies in West Sussex.   Mr Newman, 30, of no fixed address, has links to addresses and associates i...

Full story

Cash point robbery, London Road, Brighton

27 March 2015

Police investigating a robbery at a cash point in London Road, Brighton, have issued a description of the offender. It happened shortly after 7.30pm on Sunday, 15 March as the victim, a man, used the cash point at t...

Full story
Police hold anti-scam sessions in Uckfield

Police hold anti-scam sessions in Uckfield

27 March 2015

Scams are on the increase and criminals use a variety of methods to target their victims including telephone, email and post - so Sussex Police in Uckfield are holding a special event in the town's Barclays bank toda...

Full story

Seven in court at Brighton over heroin conspira...

26 March 2015

Seven people charged with conspiracy to supply heroin appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Thursday (26 March). The charges follow arrests and seizures of drugs and cash by Sussex Police officers fro...

Full story
United Response receives donation from the Police Property Act Fund

United Response receives donation from the Poli...

26 March 2015

Bognor police have donated £250 to United Response to fund a picnic in the park event.   Senior Support Worker Millie said: "United Response provides a range of services for people with learning disabilities, ...

Full story

Bogus researcher burgles Brighton flat

26 March 2015

A man posing as a researcher is thought to have stolen property from a flat in Bloomsbury Place, of St George's Road, Brighton, on Monday (23 March). The suspect called at the door at 7.30am and asked the occupier a...

Full story
The Butterfly Project receives donation from the Police Property Act Fund

The Butterfly Project receives donation from th...

26 March 2015

Horsham police have donated £150 to The Butterfly Project. Based in Horsham, the Butterfly Project supports adults with learning difficulties, autism and other disabilities to engage in work and community activities...

Full story

Funding boost to digitise criminal justice syst...

26 March 2015

ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE OFFICE OF THE SUSSEX POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER   A grant award worth £1.1million over two years, from the Government's 'Police Innovation Fund', will provide video technology to hel...

Full story
Sussex and Surrey Police given extra funding for new UAV technology

Sussex and Surrey Police given extra funding fo...

26 March 2015

Sussex and Surrey Police have been awarded almost £250,000 to expand a trial to see how the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could help keep people safe and assist with the investigation of crime. The Home Off...

Full story

Police seek to identify man who has approached ...

25 March 2015

Police are asking the public to help identify a man who has twice been reported  for  approaching children in Hastings.  Detective Inspector Rob Morland said: "The children did the right thi...

Full story

Man hit by hammer in random attack in St Leonards

25 March 2015

A 26-year-old man was randomly attacked when a man jumped from bushes and repeatedly hit him over the head with a hammer. Fortunately the victim suffered only cuts in the attack which happened as he walked along Gil...

Full story

Crawley police hunt Broadfield sex attacker

25 March 2015

Police in Crawley are investigating a sexual attack on a 21-year-old woman  in Broadfield during the early hours of Wednesday. (25 March)   The woman was walking along Pelham Drive, Broadfield, at about 4...

Full story

16 arrests in major anti-heroin operation in Su...

25 March 2015

Detectives in Brighton have led a series of drugs raids resulting in 16 arrests and the seizure of £50,000 cash, together with six kilos of heroin mixed with cutting agent, with an estimated potential street value of...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Bexhill man charged with drug-driving

Operation Dragonfly: Bexhill man charged with d...

25 March 2015

A 25-year-old man has become the latest to be charged with an offence as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Jacob Burge was arrested at about 9am on 27 December after his car hit ...

Full story

Did you see car and motorbike collide in Shoreham?

25 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorbike and a car collided in Upper Shoreham Road, Shoreham. A purple Triumph motorbike travelling east collided with a red Alfa Romeo travelling west shortly before 5pm ...

Full story

Teenage girl attacked and robbed in St Leonards

25 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was attacked and robbed in St Leonards. The victim was with a group of friends in the play park in St John's Road at about 7pm on Thursday (19 March) when ...

Full story

Sussex Police warn of email-based money launder...

25 March 2015

Police in Sussex are warning students and other young people about the dangers of getting caught up in money laundering scams when they are making multiple job applications. Detective Inspector Till Sanderson of the...

Full story

Driver seriously hurt in Aldsworth

25 March 2015

Police are seeking witnesses after a crash in which a driver was seriously injured at Aldsworth in West Sussex. At 4.20pm on Tuesday (24 March) an eastbound silver Peugeot 108 left the road in Common Road, Aldsworth...

Full story

Missing Tangmere teenager Brook Williams found ...

25 March 2015

Brook Williams, a 13-year-old boy reported missing from his home in Tangmere, near Chichester, on Saturday (21 March) has been found safe and well at another address in the village. He was located on Tuesday afternoo...

Full story
Shoreham police donation to local rugby club

Shoreham police donation to local rugby club

24 March 2015

Shoreham police have donated £300 to Shoreham Rugby Club to help fund kit for the new girls team being formed. The donation comes from the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF), made up of monies received by the police fr...

Full story

Bogus caller steals from Chichester pensioner

24 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Durnford Close, Chichester, at 11am on Saturday 21 March. A woman purporting to be asking for sponsorship stole £200 cash from a pensioner who is in her early seve...

Full story
Man sentenced for sex offences

Man sentenced for sex offences

24 March 2015

A man from Yapton has been sent to prison for 17 years for sexual offences. Brett Jenkins, 31, was convicted at Chichester Crown Court on February 5 and sentenced on March 18. He was found guilty of two counts...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver claims lookalike was behind the wheel

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver claims lookal...

24 March 2015

A drink-driver tried to claim a lookalike had taken his car out in the early hours of the morning. Sylvester Caulker lied to police that a friend who looked like him had gone out in his car after he was arrested on ...

Full story

Witnesses sought in connection with attempted r...

24 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery in Church Street, Old Town, Bexhill, on Saturday (21 March)   A 20-year-old local man was attacked as he was walking home from work at 11.38pm. He w...

Full story

Sentimental items stolen from vehicle in Battle

24 March 2015

Police are investigating a theft from a black Renault Scenic parked in Marley Close, Battle, which happened between 9am and 5pm on Tuesday (17 March). The car was undamaged. A 15 x 8 cm baby blue, leather ...

Full story
Eastbourne police donation to local nursery

Eastbourne police donation to local nursery

24 March 2015

PCSO Anita Rockingham presented a Sussex Police cheque for £250 to the Little Acorns Nursery in Hartfield Road. The nursery wanted to purchase some computer software to enable the learning and development of the chil...

Full story
Burglar claims to be buying gold to target pensioners in Worthing

Burglar claims to be buying gold to target pens...

24 March 2015

Police are urging residents to be aware of a fraudster who tricks his way into the homes of vulnerable residents by claiming to be buying gold. The offender has visited a number of people's homes in Worthing over th...

Full story
CCTV to trace man who stole from cafe till

CCTV to trace man who stole from cafe till

24 March 2015

Police are hoping someone can identify this man who stole money from a cafe in Arundel. At around 5.15pm on Friday, March 6, a man came into Gaskyns on Queen Street and has approached a staff member. He then asked t...

Full story

Police looking for missing teenager Brook Willi...

24 March 2015

Police are concerned for missing 13-year-old boy Brook Williams from Tangmere, Chichester.   Brook was last seen leaving his home in Oakwood Close at 5.45pm on Saturday (21 March). He spends most of his time i...

Full story
Off-road motorcyclists cause problems in Peacehaven and Piddinghoe

Off-road motorcyclists cause problems in Peaceh...

24 March 2015

Police are investigating reports of off-road motorcyclists causing problems in Peacehaven and Piddinghoe.   The downs around Hoddern Farm, Peacehaven, and the skate park and surrounding areas at Piddinghoe hav...

Full story

Help police combat increased burglaries in Mead...

24 March 2015

Sussex Police Priority Crime Team is asking residents who live, work or visit the Meads area of Eastbourne to be aware of any suspicious behaviour, particularly around homes and outbuidings. Detective Constable ...

Full story

Young girl hurt in Horsham collision

23 March 2015

Emergency services were called at 3.38pm on Monday (March 23) to a collision between a car and a four-year-old girl at the junction of Gilligan Close and Blackbridge Lane in Horsham. Guildford Road and Bishopric wer...

Full story
Ifield murder: Family tribute to victim

Ifield murder: Family tribute to victim

23 March 2015

The family of Ifield murder victim Janet Müller have paid tribute to her.   The body of 21-year-old Janet was found in a burning car in Rusper Road, Ifield, on Friday (13 March).   They said: "Jane...

Full story

Four arrested in connection with car stolen fro...

23 March 2015

Four people have been arrested after a car was stolen in Brighton on Saturday night (March 21). The Mercedes was stolen from Osborne Road in Brighton and was then located being driven in Hastings on Sunday evening (...

Full story
East Grinstead man jailed over violent assaults on couple

East Grinstead man jailed over violent assaults...

23 March 2015

Liam Andrew Coaker, 32, a bricklayer of St Leonard's Park, East Grinstead was sentenced at Lewes Crown Court on Monday 23 March to a total of nine years and eight months in prison, having pleaded guilty at a previous...

Full story

Eleven face trial over nationwide museum and ar...

23 March 2015

Eleven men charged with conspiracy to steal as part of a national investigation into high-value museum thefts pleaded not guilty at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday (March 20). One man, Robert Gilbert Smith, 27, of ...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Man caught drink-driving home after turning down lift

Operation Dragonfly: Man caught drink-driving h...

23 March 2015

A 28-year-old turned down the chance of a lift after a party and instead drink-drove himself home. Wesley Delaney spent the evening of 26 June last year drinking at the event at Bexhill United Football Club in Brock...

Full story

Appeal after assault in Queens Road, Hastings

23 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man in Hastings. The victim, a 41-year-old man from Hastings, was attacked in Queens Road, Hastings on Friday, March 20 at around 10.45pm as he walking from the ...

Full story

Two people arrested after Worthing fight

23 March 2015

Two people have been arrested after a fight in Worthing on Sunday night (March 22). Around 9.30pm officers were called to Chapel Road where a man had an  injury to his hand having been bitten after a fight at t...

Full story

Missing Hastings teenager Summer Puttock found

23 March 2015

Summer Puttock , 18, from Hastings, reported missing on Thursday, 19 March, has been found.   She was located in Brighton on Sunday (22 March) and detained under the Mental Health Act.   ...

Full story

Attempted robbery of girl, 15, at Goring-by-Sea

23 March 2015

Police patrols in the Ferring and Goring-by-Sea area have been stepped up following a third incident in which females were attacked. On Thursday (19 March) a 19-year-old woman was grabbed as she left public toilets ...

Full story

Three charged with wounding following Hailsham ...

23 March 2015

At around 8.30pm on Friday (20 March) police were called to the vicinity of St Mary's parish church, Hailsham, where several youths were reported to be fighting.   During the incident a 16-year-old boy wa...

Full story

Missing Surrey teenager Natalie Wilson found sa...

22 March 2015

Missing Reigate girl Natalie Wilson, 17, reported missing after she was last seen in Dorking town centre on Monday, 16 March was found safe and well on Friday.(20 March). Surrey Police wish to thank all who rendered ...

Full story

Missing Littlehampton boy Mustafijur Rahman fou...

22 March 2015

Mustafijur Rahman, 16, from Fontwell Close Littlehampton, reported missing from his home in Fontwell Close, Littlehampton, at 5.30pm on Friday, March 13, was found safe and well elsewhere in the town on Saturday...

Full story

Missing person Riyadh Shihaid from Crawley foun...

22 March 2015

Riyadh Shihaib, 34, from Langley Green, Crawley, who was reported missing on Thursday evening (19 March) was found safe and well the following day in Brighton. Police would like to thank the media and members of the ...

Full story

Policeman injured in collision with car in Horsham

21 March 2015

Police are investigating an incident in which a police officer on duty was injured as he went to speak to another driver in a town centre car park in Horsham. At around 12.15pm on Saturday (21 March) the plain-cloth...

Full story

Missing Lancing 12-year-old Jasmine Coleman fou...

21 March 2015

Jasmine Coleman, the 12-year-old girl from Lancing reported missing from home during the early hours of Saturday (21 March) was found safe and well later the same day in Croydon. Police would like to thank the m...

Full story

Concern for missing Lancing 12-year-old Jasmine...

21 March 2015

Police are concerned for the safety of 12-year-old Jasmine Coleman, reported missing from her home in Lancing, West Sussex, during the early hours of today (Saturday, 21 March).   When checked at 11.30pm she was...

Full story

Have you seen missing teenager Natalie Wilson i...

20 March 2015

RELEASED ON BEHALF OF SURREY POLICE Surrey Police is growing concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable missing 17-year-old girl from Reigate. Natalie Wilson was last seen in Dorking town centre at around 6.15pm on ...

Full story

Man arrested in connection with Ifield murder

20 March 2015

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender in connection with the Ifield murder.   The man from London is in custody.   Detectives launched a murder investigation aft...

Full story

Arguing couple could help solve attack on teena...

20 March 2015

Police are appealing for help to trace a man and a woman arguing near the scene of an attack that left a teenager with a fractured skull. The victim, from Burgess Hill, had just left the Shoosh nightclub on Brighton...

Full story

Concern for missing Riyadh Shihaib

20 March 2015

Police are growing concerned for a man who was last seen in Crawley. Riyadh Shihaib, 34, was a patient at Langley Green Hospital and was last seen at the hospital around 5pm last night (March 19). PC Heather Mackay...

Full story

Sentimental jewellery stolen in Peacehaven

20 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after jewellery was stolen from a 72-year-old woman in Peacehaven between Monday 2 March and Friday 6 March. The victim was moving from Saltdean to her new home in ...

Full story

Police investigate attacks on two women in Ferring

20 March 2015

Police are investigating two separate attacks on women in Ferring on Thursday afternoon (19 March) which may have been carried out by the same youth. The first happened shortly before 3pm when a 19-year-old woman wa...

Full story
Help us find missing Ticehurst teenager Kayleigh Lodge

Help us find missing Ticehurst teenager Kayleig...

20 March 2015

Have you seen Kayleigh Lodge? The 15-year-old from Ticehurst went to visit a friend in Croydon at the weekend but did not return on Sunday afternoon (15 March) as had been expected. Kayleigh was reported missing by...

Full story

NOW FOUND: Have you seen missing Hastings teena...

20 March 2015

Have you seen Summer Puttock? The 18-year-old was last seen at 4.15pm on Thursday (19 March) at her home in Hastings but officers are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Summer is white, 5' 6" and of m...

Full story

Police appeal for witnesses to arson attack in ...

20 March 2015

Police investigating a suspected arson attack in Pelham Square, Brighton, are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. At about 3.45am on Thursday (19 March) a fire was found outside the front door of a flat, bl...

Full story

Ifield murder: Officers return to the scene a w...

20 March 2015

Police investigating the murder of student Janet Müller are returning to Ifield a week after her death.   Officers will be in Rusper Road from 2pm to 4.30pm on Friday (20 March) asking people if they recall se...

Full story

Missing Mustafijur Rahman from Littlehampton

20 March 2015

Concern is growing for a 16-year-old boy from Littlehampton who went missing on Friday, March 13. Mustafijur Rahman from Fontwell Close was last seen at 5.30pm when he left his home address. Mustafijur had been out...

Full story

Series of thefts from cars in Bognor Regis

20 March 2015

Motorists are being urged to remove any valuables and to secure their vehicles to prevent passing thieves being tempted.   A series of vehicles have been targeted during the last two weeks in Bognor Regis.  ...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: 100 motorists now convicted as part of Christmas crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: 100 motorists now convicte...

20 March 2015

The number of people convicted of offences after being arrested as part of Operation Dragonfly, Sussex Police's December 2014 drink and drug-driving crackdown, has reached 100. Johnny Nelson turned his grandfather's...

Full story
Police donate £250 to St Gregory's Montessori nursery, Eastbourne

Police donate £250 to St Gregory's Montessori n...

20 March 2015

Police have donated £250 to St Gregory's Montessori Nursery in Old Town, Eastbourne, to help with the cost of replacing security fencing which keeps the children safe in the rear garden. Sue Taylor, headteacher at S...

Full story

Brighton shooting: Man charged with attempted m...

20 March 2015

A man has been charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to murder following a shooting in Brighton in January.   Adam Willis, 33, of no fixed address, is accused of attempting to murder a 39-year-old man a...

Full story

Missing Horsham man Robert Fennelly found

19 March 2015

Missing Horsham man Robert Fennelly has been found safe and well in Kent.   Robert, 53, of The Pines, was last seen at 10pm in Crawley on Tuesday (17 March).   He was found on Thursday night (19 March).

Full story

Ifield murder investigation: Officers in Hove a...

19 March 2015

Police investigating the murder of student Janet Müller will be in the area of Mill View Hospital in Hove asking people for information.   Janet, 21, was last seen at the hospital in Nevill Avenue at 10pm on T...

Full story

Man charged with armed robberies in Worthing an...

19 March 2015

A 23-year-old man has been charged with carrying out two armed robberies in West Sussex and a number of other offences. Matthew Johnson, of Hillside Avenue, Worthing, has been charged with a robbery at Betfred in Fi...

Full story

Girl, 13, approached by strangers while walking...

19 March 2015

At of around 8am on Thursday (19 March) a 13-year-old girl walking to school in Victoria Drive, Bognor Regis, was approached by two men in a car whom she believed wanted her to go with them.   She describ...

Full story

Man charged in connection with child sexual exp...

19 March 2015

Detectives at Brighton's safeguarding investigation unit have charged a man in connection with a child sexual exploitation investigation in Brighton. Kasey Knowles, 21, unemployed of no fixed address has been charge...

Full story
Police issue e-fit image of suspected shop robber, Durrington, Worthing

Police issue e-fit image of suspected shop robb...

19 March 2015

Police have issued an e-fit image of a man suspected of carrying out an armed robbery at McColls convenience store in Manor Parade, Durrington, Worthing, at around 4.30pm last Thursday (March 12)....

Full story

Children hurt in train row, Hastings

19 March 2015

Police are seeking witnesses to an incident on a Hastings to Ore train in which two children aged five and three were hurt while a 23-year-old man was involved in a violent confrontation with a 16-year-old pregnant g...

Full story

Two men arrested following armed robbery at Wil...

19 March 2015

Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Willingdon Post Office, Wish Hill, Eastbourne, that occurred on Wednesday (18 March) at around 9am. There were no firearms involved and no one was hurt. Police l...

Full story
Watch the footage of a man so drunk after crashing his car that he could not stand

Watch the footage of a man so drunk after crash...

19 March 2015

Police footage shows how a man who crashed his car could not even stand when he was arrested. Robert Hutchinson was spotted by a member of the public driving his Nissan Almera erratically on the A281 heading towards...

Full story

Concern for missing Horsham man Robert Fennelly

18 March 2015

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Horsham man Robert Fennelly.   Robert, 53, of The Pines, was last seen at 10pm in Crawley on Tuesday (17 March).   He drives a white four-door Mercedes sa...

Full story
Ifield murder investigation: Man charged with murder

Ifield murder investigation: Man charged with m...

18 March 2015

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman found in a burning car in Ifield.   The body of Janet Müller was discovered in the vehicle in Rusper Road on Friday (13 March) shortly after 2.30pm.   C...

Full story

Motorists stopped in crackdown on antisocial dr...

18 March 2015

Antisocial drivers have been stopped by police in a crackdown on road offences. An early commuter operation that ran for two hours this morning (Wednesday 18 March) in and around Polegate on the A27 and nearby roads...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver flees to mother's house after crashing his car into a bollard

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver flees to moth...

18 March 2015

A drink-driver panicked after crashing his van into a bollard so abandoned it and went and hid in his mother's house. Thomas Fox smashed his white Ford Transit into the post in The Broadway, Brighton, at 5.40pm on 2...

Full story

Teenager hit by brick thrown through van window...

18 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man threw a brick through a van window and hit a girl. The 17-year-old victim was sitting in the passenger seat of the grey Astra van which was parked in Battle Road, Hasti...

Full story

Two arrested as police investigate armed robber...

18 March 2015

Police investigating a series of armed robberies in the Worthing, Lancing and Shoreham-by-Sea area over recent weeks have arrested two suspects. Last night a 23-year-old man and a 35-year-old man from the Worthing a...

Full story

Join the fight against Child Sexual Exploitation

17 March 2015

Police and partners in Sussex are joining forces to support the National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day on Wednesday, 18 March. The day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyo...

Full story

Police ask for review of premises licence of Ox...

17 March 2015

Sussex Police is to ask for a Brighton bar to have its licence suspended for three months because of a series of drunken, violent incidents. Officers have been called to a series of incidents at Oxygen in West Stree...

Full story

Bones found in Tilgate forest confirmed to be t...

17 March 2015

DNA analysis has confirmed the bones found in Tilgate Forest, Pease Pottage in February are that of missing 42-year-old Jean Leveque. Police were informed on Wednesday (28 January) that the first two bones had been ...

Full story

Missing Zahra Abdullah found

17 March 2015

Zahra Abdullah, 17, has been found safe and well after she went missing from her home in Hastings on Monday 16 February. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.    

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Three more men charged with offences as part of Christmas crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: Three more men charged wit...

17 March 2015

Three more men have been charged with offences after they were arrested as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Harry Bignell, 18, was arrested shortly before 3pm on 23 December aft...

Full story

Ifield murder investigation: Man arrested on su...

17 March 2015

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder of a woman in the Ifield murder inquiry. The man from London was detained on Tuesday (17 March). He is now in custody awaiting questioning.   Ar...

Full story

Attempted burglary, High Street, Rye

17 March 2015

Between 2am and 3am on Monday (16 March) there was an attempted break-in at Corner House Retail Limited, High Street, Rye.   Efforts had been made to smash a glass pane in the front door before the offender or...

Full story
Man sought in connection with Tarring wallet theft, Worthing

Man sought in connection with Tarring wallet th...

17 March 2015

Do you recognise this man? Police want to talk to him following the theft of a wallet from the counter at the Wine Centre, South Street, Tarring.   It had been left there by a customer who returned to the...

Full story
Operation Dragonfly: Wanted man arrested on suspicion of drug-driving

Operation Dragonfly: Wanted man arrested on sus...

16 March 2015

A man wanted by police on suspicion of wounding has been arrested by officers targeting rogue motorists in Sussex. The 20-year-old from London was wanted by the Metropolitan Police over an incident in Brixton on 12 ...

Full story

Ifield murder: Appeal to wanted man to hand him...

16 March 2015

The detective leading the Ifield murder investigation is appealing to the man who police need to urgently trace to hand himself in.   Detective Chief Inspector Karen Mizzi, of Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Tea...

Full story

Cache of incendiary grenades found on Eastbourn...

16 March 2015

At 9am on Monday (16 March) police were alerted to a cache of incendiary grenades having been found on a building site just south of the Rodmill roundabout at Ratton, Eastbourne.   One or two of the bombs expl...

Full story

Police appeal for witnesses after woman is assa...

16 March 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 44-year-old woman who was attacked in Ifield Drive, Ifield, on Wednesday (11 March). The victim was walking a dog between 7pm and 7.30pm when she was approached ...

Full story

Missing Summer Puttock found

16 March 2015

Summer Puttock, 18, from Hastings, has been found after she was reported missing on Wednesday (11 March). Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.    

Full story
Do you recognise this man wanted over burglary in Hastings?

Do you recognise this man wanted over burglary ...

16 March 2015

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him about a burglary in White Rock, Hastings, in which a burglar entered a family's apartment and stole a Kindle, an iPad and a purse. At about 4pm on Sunday 1 Mar...

Full story
Man sentenced to 12 years for sexual offences

Man sentenced to 12 years for sexual offences

16 March 2015

A man has been sentenced to 12 years for eight counts of offences including rape and sexual assault in Hastings.   Kemal Roma, 39, unemployed, of no fixed address was charged with one count of rape and seven cou...

Full story
Police donation towards wildflower garden at Horam sheltered housing scheme

Police donation towards wildflower garden at Ho...

16 March 2015

Sussex Police has donated £150 to Cherry Tree Court, a sheltered housing scheme in Horam, near Heathfield.   The money will be used to plant a garden for residents' enjoyment and to provide a sanctuary for wil...

Full story
Police donation towards playground benches at Alfriston  Primary School

Police donation towards playground benches at A...

16 March 2015

Sussex Police has donated just over £460 to the Friends of Alfriston Primary School to buy some benches for the playground Police Community Support Officer Stephen Fenn said: "I am delighted to be able to provide th...

Full story

Two missing Worthing teenagers found safe and well

16 March 2015

Two teenage girls reported missing in Worthing during the early hours of Sunday morning (15 March) have turned up safe and well.   Sarah Kabasele, 16, and Nicole Barnes, 13, were located in the town during the...

Full story

Car crashes into fish-and-chips shop, Worthing,...

16 March 2015

Police were called to Harry Ramsden's fish-and-chips shop in Marine Parade, Worthing, shortly after 8pm on Saturday (14 March) after a car crashed through the front window.   Moments before, the black Ford Fie...

Full story