Police search as valuable cycle and cash stolen in burglary

Police in Hastings are searching for a valuable stolen cycle and cash following a burglary at a flat in St Andrews Square.  The thefts took place early on Friday morning, April 16th, when the valuable mountain bike was stolen from a secure entry area and the flat was broken in to and several hundred pounds in […]

Beat the thief – have your ‘cat’ marked!

Across Sussex the number of catalytic converter thefts has increased with criminals stealing the catalytic converters for the precious metals contained within them – some of it can be worth more than gold. This week Sussex Police officers are at garages across the county offering free catalytic converter forensic marking with SmartWater. SmartWater is a liquid with […]

“…only men can make the change we all need”

by Ann Kramer “We shouldn’t have to be jaywalking alone into our future. We shouldn’t have to hope we get home safe. We should be certain that we will.” That’s how Megan, a local woman and women’s rights activist in her early 20s, finished her powerful testimony at an online vigil for Sarah Everard, whose […]

Man charged with murder in St Leonards – police name victim…

A man has been charged in connection with a murder in St Leonards. Police discovered the body of a man inside a property in Magdalen Road on Thursday (April 8th). He has since been identified as 51-year-old Darren Alderton, from St Leonards. Officers launched a murder investigation and arrested a man in North London on […]

Man arrested in connection with St Leonards’ killing

Officers have arrested a man in connection with a St Leonards murder.  Seyed Iman Tabarhosseini, 37, was detained by officers in North London on Monday evening (April 12th). He remains in police custody and the investigation is continuing.  Police discovered the body of a man in his 50s inside a property in Magdalen Road on […]

UPDATED – Murder in St Leonards – Police need the public’s help

Seyed Iman Tabarhosseini is wanted in connection with a murder after the discovery of a man’s body at a property in Magdalen Road, St Leonards on Thursday morning. Detective Chief Inspector Emma Vickers, of the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team, said: “This is a tragic incident. We believe Tabarhosseini has vital information to our […]

Man charged after incident at town centre pharmacy

Unemployed Craig McNicol, has been charged with burglary at a pharmacy in the town centre. Officers were called to Kamsons Pharmacy in York Buildings around 1.45am on Thursday (April 8th) to reports of a man smashing the windows of the store. A witness intervened and the suspect left the scene. Nothing was stolen from inside […]

Man charged with robbery from St Leonards building society

An Eastbourne man has appeared in court charged with a robbery at a Building Society in St Leonards and with similar attempts at a Building Society in Eastbourne and a bank in Hastings. Alan Slattery, 67, retired, of Silverdale Road, Eastbourne, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Saturday April 3rd and was committed […]