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Alert message sent 01/08/2019 11:44:00

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Thursday 1st August,  

Pride 2019

We stand together

The countdown to Pride has begun! As we get closer to the event we urge you to start making the necessary arrangements to stay safe, planning your journey home and confirming a meeting point with friends.

We are working with our partners in support of Pride to minimise disruption to the local community, prevent crime and disorder and provide a safe and secure environment for those attending

Have a safe and happy Pride!

Unicorn Ducks promoting water safety this Brighton Pride

Don’t Drink & Drown

Brighton & Hove Pride, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS) and Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) are launching a 'Unicorn Duck' campaign designed to raise awareness of the dangers of being drunk or on drugs near water.
Click here to read more about this important campaign: https://www.esfrs.org/news/2019-news/unicorn-ducks-promoting-water-safety-this-brighton-pride/
Crime summary
From 25th July - 1st August, 2019

Central Brighton

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 10 and 3 attempts
Vehicle Crime – 14
Robbery - 5

East Brighton

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 7
Vehicle Crime – 16
Robbery - 0   

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 5
Vehicle Crime – 12
Robbery – 0

We have had a number of reported thefts/attempt thefts of number plates from cars and motorcycles this week.
For advice on how to prevent number plate theft, and why it is so important to report it to us as soon as possible, read more here: https://www.theaa.com/driving-advice/security/number-plates

For advice and support around burglary, theft or fraud, visit the relevant pages on our website

Please report any incidents or suspicious activity to us online or by calling 101. In an emergency always call 999

Have you ever had a policing question that doesn't actually require direct police involvement to answer?
Ask the Police is a great online source of information for the most frequently asked policing questions: https://www.askthe.police.uk/content/@1.htm
Save yourself time and help us keep our phone lines free for those who need us most.


A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Brighton.

Police are investigating a stabbing in Bevendean Crescent on Friday evening (July 26).
Emergency services were called at 10pm to a fight at a property and two men had been stabbed. An 18-year-old man was treated for four serious stabs wounds and another, an 18-year-old man, had minor injuries.

Two men were arrested. Finlay Apps, 18, unemployed, from St Peter’s Road, Portslade has been charged with GBH with intent. He has been remanded until August 27.

Another man, a 28-year-old from Hove, was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and has been released under investigation.

Anyone who saw what happened or has any details which could help, please contact police online quoting serial 1605 of 26/07.

We hope you find this information useful and please share with friends, family and neighbours.

Kind regards,

Prevention Support Team.

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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