Forensics experts trawl for clues to man who raped girl, 17, this morning

A park in Hove was still cordoned off this afternoon as forensics experts looked for clues to trace the man who raped a teenage girl early this morning. The girl, 17, suffered “a frightening attack”, said one detective, as she walked home from the centre of Brighton via the Seven...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 6:57 pm

Hove fraudster jailed for ruining hundreds of holidays with villa scam

A couple from Hove used phantom holiday homes to con more than £200,000 from more than 300 victims. Their scam ruined weddings, honeymoons and family holidays. Carlo Bulley, 38, who lived in Brunswick Place, Hove, until last May, has been jailed for four years for fraud. Wood...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 6:20 pm

Former Brighton journalist allowed back in to Russia

The former Brighton journalist whose expulsion from Russia caused a diplomatic incident has been allowed to return to Moscow – for the time being. Luke Harding, 43, the Moscow correspondent for The Guardian newspaper, was detained then deported shortly after returning from a...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 11:51 am

Teenager raped in Hove park

A teenage girl was raped near tennis courts by the border of Brighton and Hove early today (Tuesday 15 February). Police are investigating the attack on the 17-year-old girl by an unknown man in Dyke Road Park, Hove, at around 12.30am. She was walking northwards up Dyke Road near...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 11:39 am

Dog attack blamed on woman's 'safety' jacket

A dog attacked a woman because she was in a high-visibility jacket – worn to ensure her health and safety. The dog, a Belgian shepherd called Ian, attacked Red Cross volunteer Valerie Cane at an event called Brighton Big Dog, a mountain biking event in Stanmer Park. Ian’s teeth...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 10:46 am

Wanted Brighton burglar hunted by police

A convicted burglar from Brighton is on the run after being recalled to prison. Sussex Police said that it was hunting for Joseph Perry, 27. Perry was convicted of burglary at Lewes Crown Court in August 2009. He was released with conditions in September last year. His last known...
Posted On 15 Feb 2011 at 1:16 am
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