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Eastbourne Police Weekly News and Alerts

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Friday 3rd September 2021

Eastbourne Police weekly News and Alerts

Man charged with assault in Eastbourne

A man has been arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm after a man was found with a serious head injury in Eastbourne.

Officers were called to Moatcroft Road, at the junction with Upperton Road, at 00.01am on Monday (30 August) after a 42-year-old man was found unconscious in the street.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Michael Hall, 41, of Enys Road, Eastbourne, appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (1 September) charged with committing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession with intent to supply cannabis. He was remanded in custody to appear at crown court for a hearing on 29 September.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about it can report online or by calling 101 quoting Operation Liquorice.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Police continue to investigate a burglary at Eastbourne jewellery shop

Police are investigating a burglary at a jewellery shop in Eastbourne.

Officers were called around 8.45pm on Sunday (August 29) after the alarm had sounded at Special Things in Terminus Road.

Upon attendance, it was established that the premises had been broken into and a quantity of gold and diamond rings stolen from inside.

It is believed the suspect entered the building via an alleyway that runs between Bolton Road and Cornfield Road.

Officers investigating the matter are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area around that time, and may have seen any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1254 of 29/08. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


ASB Operation Blitz Patrols this weekend

Call 07785 372050 between 1800-0000 each Friday and Saturday if you witness, or are victim to anti-social behaviour (ASB), and report directly to officers on the ground, out targeting areas of known and reported ASB. 

This can include ASB behaviour as well as ASB driving that you witness.

This number does not change each week, keep a note of it if you need to contact us.

Outside of these times please continue to report anti-social behaviour to us online, or by calling 101, or remember always call 999 in an emergency.


Burglary Summary

We are pleased to report there have been no residential burglaries report this week in Eastbourne.

Members of the public and business owners are asked to remain alert to any suspicious activity in their area, and to report any concerns to police online or by calling 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency.

There are a number of steps residents can take to property their property, including alarm systems and CCTV cameras, for a range of crime prevention advice, support and tips to keep you and your property safe click here.

If you have been the victim of a burglary, please report online, or by calling 101 – always dial 999 in an emergency/burglary in action.


Action Fraud scam watch

Did you know scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year, with over 50% of people over 65 having already been targeted by scams; and only 5% of all scams reported?

Action Fraud’s top tips

Although fraud and cybercrime comes in many forms, there are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself.

Follow Action Frauds’ personal safety checklist to keep you and those around you safe from fraud.

This week Action Fraud is reminding animal lovers to take extra care when buying a pet online, as new figures show more than £2.5 million has been lost to criminals through fake pet adverts.

More information and support please click here.

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, or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

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

You can also visit our website at where you can find our easy to use online forms to report all non-emergencies to us.

You can also find police advice to keep you safe and help you understand the law, and also browse our crime prevention pages for first-hand knowledge, industry best practices and practical crime prevention advice from officers and specialist teams all across the police.

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, visit for more information.


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