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Sussex residents invited to complete the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey

It has been three years since the first National Rural Crime Survey asked the public for their views on matters relating to rural crime. This year’s survey went live this week on April 17, and Sussex Police encourages those who live, work or visit rural communities in the county to respond and have their voice heard. Read more here:


Appeal for witnesses to two car collision in Hailsham

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving two cars on the A22 at Hailsham on Thursday (19 April).

A Ford Puma and a Jeep Cherokee collided near the Gleneagles roundabout just before 5pm. The driver of the Ford Puma, an 86-year-old Eastbourne woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. The driver of the Jeep Cherokee, a 60-year-old man from Lewes, sustained minor injuries and was also taken to the Conquest Hospital but later released.

Officers investigating the collision would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to report it online or call 101 quoting 1006 of 19/04.
Crime summary

On Saturday (21 April) between 09:45am and 10:30am, a bag was taken from a house on Mill Lane in Hellingly, Hailsham (ref: 0623 21/04).

Some copper and other metal was taken from the garden of a property on Ringles Cross in Uckfield on Monday (23 April). This is believed to have happened between 08:00am and 08:30am (ref: 0316 23/04).

There was an attempted break in to a property over Monday night (23 April) on Eastbourne Road in Pevensey Bay, Pevensey. Access was not gained to the property and nothing was taken (ref: 0094 24/04).

On Tuesday (24 April), a house was broken into on Buckham Hill in Uckfield. An untidy search was made and it is not known whether anything was taken (ref: 0761 24/04).

A garage and shed was broken into over Tuesday night (24 April). This incident occurred on Lake Street in Mayfield between 19:30pm and 08:30am and a number of items have been taken (ref: 0224 25/04).


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