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20 March 2018

News and Appeals

Do you have the potential to be a PCSO?

The role of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) opens for recruitment on Monday (March 19).

For those who enjoy working in their community, this could be the perfect challenge.

PCSOs play an integral part in making our communities feel safer and can be one of the most demanding roles in Sussex Police. Find out more here.


Three sentenced in connection with Burgess Hill disturbance.

Three men have been sentenced for affray after an incident in Burgess Hill in 2016.

John Venn, 20, of The Highlands, Cuckfield, Hayden Garrett, 21, Allen Road, Haywards Heath and Joshua Hewes, 21, Silver Birches, Haywards Heath all pleaded guilty to affray in February this year for a disturbance at a cafe.

Venn, Garrett and Hewes were given 12 months each in prison at Lewes Crown Court on Thursday (March 15). Read more here.


Witnesses sought following a distraction burglary in Burgess Hill

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man became a victim of distraction burglary.

On Thursday (8 March) at around 1.30pm the 94-year-old victim answered the door of his property in Leylands Park, Burgess Hill, to a man stating he needed to turn the water off in the flat.

After the man left, the victim discovered his wallet had been taken from his coat pocket and £200 in cash had been removed. Read more here.


We are still looking for wanted man Louis Hickman. Can you help us?

Hickman is wanted for failing to appear at court. Hickman, 27, from Brighton Road, Pease Pottage in Crawley, was due to appear at Lewes Crown Court for five counts of burglary and one count of possession of a knife. Read more here.


Cycle theft prevention advice.

In the UK, a bicycle is stolen every minute and fewer than 5% of those are returned to their owners. Our guidance below tells you how to keep your bike safe as well as what to do if it is stolen.  Click here to read more.



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