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Weekly Crime Update

Alert message sent 29/08/2019 11:36:00

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Thursday 29th August, 2019


News and appeals

Man charged with possessing a machete in Brighton.

A man has been charged with possessing a bladed article in public after police were called to reports of a man with a machete in Chailey Road, Brighton on Friday (23 August).

Officers located a man matching the description given by a member of the public and he was arrested. A machete was located and seized. No one was hurt.

Conna Gregory, 24, of no fixed address, has been released on bail to attend Brighton Magistrates' Court on 12 September.



Police would like to speak with a woman regarding a high-value Portslade theft.

A woman and two men entered the Superdrug store in Station Road, Portslade, around 4pm on Saturday, July 27. While the woman distracted the shop staff, the two men stole a large quantity of beauty products.


Shortly afterwards, the three suspects quickly left the premises.

If you recognise this woman please report online or call 101 quoting 499 of 28/07.

Click here to see the photo of the woman: https://news.sussex.police.uk/news/do-you-recognise-this-woman-379074 
 
Crime summary

22nd - 29th August, 2019

Central Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 20 & 2 attempts
Vehicle Crime – 10
Robbery - 4

East Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 5
Vehicle Crime – 8
Robbery - 0
     
Hove
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 11
Vehicle Crime – 6
Robbery – 1

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


Updates

Arrests over the Bank Holiday weekend


Not all shared in the scorching merriment of the bank holiday weekend as 86 individuals were arrested for offences including multiple instances of assault, failure to appear at court, criminal damage, threatening behaviour, trespassing and possession of a class A drug.

A large portion of this work comes from reports and contact made by you, the public, so please do always get in touch if you feel you have witnessed or been involved in any crimes, issues or incidents by calling 101 or online



Survey

We are looking for LGBT input on an important citywide survey to help further understand LGBT hate crime in our city and improve levels of trust and confidence in responding police and council services.

The survey was created and is managed by Brighton and Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum and is available through the link here: https://www.lgbt-help.com/survey/



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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