‘Violent assault’ on an 85-year-old IN HER OWN HOME can you help the police?

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was violently assaulted in her own home. Around 10pm on Tuesday June 30th, the 85-year-old victim heard a loud noise at her property in St Helens Road, Hastings, and went downstairs to see what had happened. After noticing the front porch windows had been smashed, she […]

Missing Maisie is found!

Hastings Police report this afternoon that Maisie Stretch, who had been missing from her Home in Hastings since Saturday has now been found and she is safe. Yesterday Police said they were ‘concerned’ about the missing 15-year-old who had last been seen at her home address around 7pm on Saturday ( May 30th) and officers […]

Mark and the Good Samaritans at the Downtown Diner

Earlier this month we reported on how an opportunist thief had conned his way into the home of an elderly man in Blackman Avenue and made off with cash and bank cards When Mark Straughan from the Downtown Diner in Robertson Street heard about Albert’s plight he decided to do something and set about raising […]

St Leonards man who preyed on the vulnerable jailed for six years

A St Leonards man who befriended elderly and vulnerable victims in order to steal from them has been jailed. Gareth Cooper systematically targeted a number of victims at their home addresses in St Leonards, taking their money and electrical items. In some cases, he used a fictitious story about his ‘dying’ daughter to get their […]