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Weekly Crime Summary

Alert message sent 11/10/2019 14:40:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

3rd October 2019 to 10th October 2019

Crime summary

Central Brighton

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 20
Vehicle Crime – 18
Robbery - 2

East Brighton

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 8
Vehicle Crime – 18
Robbery - 0

Burglary (both dwelling and business) – 12
Vehicle Crime – 14
Robbery – 0

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

Man charged with drugs offences after police search Hove address
Detectives in Brighton arrested a man and seized a substantial quantity of drugs when they executed a drugs warrant at at Hove address.

Man charged with Brighton Marina Asda cycling offences
A man will appear in court later this month charged with offences relating to an incident in Asda at Brighton Marina in June.

Drugs, cash and arrests made in Brighton vehicle stop
Police have seized a large quantity of class A drugs and cash in Brighton.

Investigations into racist abuse at Brighton football matches
Police are investigating a report of alleged racist abuse made against opposition players during Brighton and Hove Albion's match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Amex Stadium on Saturday (October 5).

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.

Information sought following sexual assault on woman in Brighton
Police in Brighton are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a young woman on her way home.

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?

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.

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Prevention Support Team.


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