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Alert message sent 04/10/2019 16:51:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

26th September 2019 to 3rd October 2019

News and appeals

Brighton man remanded in custody on drugs charge

Kim Wijesuriya, 53, a teacher, of Ditchling Rise, Brighton, appeared before Brighton magistrates yesterday (Thursday 3 October) charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

Photo of man suspected of sexual assault on woman in Hove
Do you recognise this man, apparently reclining harmlessly in a public garden in Hove? Police believe he was actually planning to sexually assault a young woman who took this picture of him.

Thousands spoken to during week of action to tackle knife crime

Between September 16 and 22, Sussex Police joined other forces across the country to raise awareness of knife crime as part of Operation Sceptre.

Brighton man Dean Jackson wanted in connection with burglary and theft
Police are searching for Dean Jackson, who is wanted in connection with multiple offences.

Kind regards,
Prevention Support Team.

Crime summary

Central Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 20
Vehicle Crime – 14
Robbery - 2

East Brighton
Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 18
Vehicle Crime – 22
Robbery - 4

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 20
Vehicle Crime – 23
Robbery – 1

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


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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.

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