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Weekly Crime Update

Alert message sent 20/09/2019 12:05:00

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20th September 2019

News and appeals

Man jailed for a series of burglaries at Hove businesses
A man has been jailed for a year after pleading guilty to carrying out eight burglaries at businesses in Hove in the summer.

Police request 'eyes and ears' ahead of the Labour Party conference in Brighton
Sussex Police is preparing for a busy few days ahead, with the arrival of the annual Labour Party conference in Brighton and Hove.

Likely disruption as global climate strike protest comes to Brighton and Hove
Sussex Police are advising that there may be disruption in Brighton and Hove on Friday (September 20) as a global climate strike protest takes place in the city.

Sussex Police unveils its own beach hut
Sussex Police is opening the doors to a new beach hut on Brighton beach, an innovative initiative to help keep people safe.

Operation Sceptre - targeting knives and knife crime in Sussex
The campaign to take and keep knives off Sussex streets continues with a second specific focused week of activities.

Police seeking information on Brighton murder victim Serxhio
Two men charged with the murder of Albanian man, Serxhio Marku, in Brighton have appeared at Lewes Crown Court.
Crime summary

12th - 19th September, 2019

Central Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) –  17 
Vehicle Crime – 14
Robbery - 4

East Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 5
Vehicle Crime – 8
Robbery -  0
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 9
Vehicle Crime – 21
Robbery – 1

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

Update on arrests

Last weekend involved working through the arrests of 67 individuals for offences including; assault, drunk and disorderly, possession of a class B drug, handling of stolen goods, assault of an emergency worker, and assault of police officers.

Again, a large amount of this work has been made possible by public reporting - so thank you!
Whilst information or a concern you have may seem small to you, it could prove invaluable to us.

You can make reports by calling 101 or go online at

Always dial 999 in an emergencies

We hope you find this information useful and please share with friends, family and
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 or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at


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