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Distraction theft in Crowborough supermarket

Sussex Police have released photos of two people they would like to speak to, following the theft of a purse from a shopper in a Crowborough supermarket.
Bowles outdoor centre minibus dumped

Charity’s minibus stolen and dumped in woods

Bowles outdoor centre at Eridge have issued an appeal for help after their minibus was stolen last week, with parts removed before it was found abandoned in a ditch in Surrey.

Tools stolen from vehicles

This week Sussex Police have received four reports of tools being stolen from parked vehicles in the Wealden district.
catalytic convertor thefts: Protect, Mark, Park.

Sussex Police are again warning people about catalytic convertor thieves

Sussex Police are again warning people about catalytic convertor thieves operating in the North Wealden area.
"ARREST" person being put in handcuffs

Arrest made connected to catalytic converter thefts in Sussex

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a series of thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles across Sussex.
Esso petrol station A26 Eridge Road in Crowborough Google Streeet View 2022

Driver failed to stop after hitting an elderly man in Crowborough

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

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

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

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

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