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Esso petrol station A26 Eridge Road in Crowborough Google Streeet View 2022

Driver failed to stop after hitting an elderly man in Crowborough

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Sussex Police are investigating a report of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian outside the Esso petrol station in Crowborough.

Car rammed two police vehicles

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A man was arrested after police tracked down a car that failed to stop for officers in Crowborough.
Chief Constable Jo Shiner (left) and Sussex Police and Crime Comissioner Katy Bourne (right)

Sussex Police Priorities & Funding

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The Police & Crime Commissioner for Sussex is asking residents for their views on policing priorities & funding.
Lewis Ashdown

Man sentenced to life for murder in Fairwarp

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At Lewes Crown Court today, Lewis Ashdown was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 27 years for the murder Marc Williams in woodland near Fairwarp in May.

Zak Burr from Crowborough sought for recall to prison

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Police in Sussex are searching for Zak Burr from Crowborough, who is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his release licence conditions.
Sussex Police car

Man left with ‘life-changing injuries’ after assault in Crowborough

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Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Crowborough on Friday in which a man suffered serious facial injuries.
Katy Bourne Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

Funding to tackle violence against women & girls

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The Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner has been awarded nearly £1 million to tackle violence against women and girls in the latest round of the Government’s Safer Streets funding scheme.
'Distinctive' table lamp stolen from home in Myrtle Road, Crowborough during August 2021.

Distinctive lamps stolen from Crowborough home

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Sussex Police have requested the help of the public to try and solve a burglary at a home in Myrtle Road, in which two distinctive lamps and a pair of designer sunglasses were stolen.

New police station opens in Crowborough town centre

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The new Police Station in Crowborough has been officially opened by Katy Bourne and Councillor Philip Lunn, Wealden District and East Sussex County Councillor for Crowborough.

Burglaries in Crowborough

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Sussex Police are investigating two recent burglaries in Crowborough in Alderbrook and Montargis Way.