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6 March 2018

News and appeals

Appeal for Witnesses:

We are appealing for witnesses to an assault outside Troy’s Kebab House, High Street, Crawley.  Two men in their 20s were injured after being attacked outside the Kebab House at around 3am on Sunday (25 February). Click here to read more.

Drug Driving Legislation:

Police have issued a timely reminder to motorists around the devastating consequences of drug-driving.

On 2 March 2015, the Government announced it is illegal to drive while over the specified limit of 17 legal and illegal drugs.

Now, on the third anniversary of the new law, officers are warning offenders that they are now far more likely to be caught and convicted.

In the 12 months leading up to the new legislation (2 March 2014 – 1 March 2015), a total of 62 drug-driving arrests were made in Sussex. Click here to read more.


Opportunities to Support your Community:

Did you know there are many ways in which you could help your community and keep it a safer place?!  Please visit Sussex Police Website where you will find a number of opportunities for all members of the community, whether you’re are interested in joining us permanently, or if you are looking at helping us support your community in the many ways you could, but you perhaps didn’t realise existed. Click here to see all. 

Below are a couple of examples of the opportunities that are available to you:


Speedwatch volunteers:

Community​ Speedwatch is looking for volunteers across the district​.

Community Speedwatch is a scheme where local communities can help reduce people speeding through their local area. The scheme enables volunteers to work within their community to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding and to help control the problem locally.

To find out more about the scheme in Sussex ​visit www.communityspeedwatch.co.uk or if you are interested in taking part please email stephen.oconnell@sussex.pnn.police.uk





Reference: 0995

Location: Ivanhoe Close

Date and time: 05/03 at 6:15pm

Details: Entry was made through unlocked door. Ipad and a handbag were stolen.

Reference: 0676

Location: Oak Way area, Crawley

Date and time: 27/03

Details: Attempt to break in




Help us keep Sussex safe

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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