Third bank robbed in Hove

Police are hunting for a man who robbed the Natwest Bank in Church Road, Hove, at 1.40pm today (Tuesday,  March 8 ). The robber queued up in bank and then passed a note to the cashier demanding money. Once she handed the money over, he left the building on the corner of Tisbury...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 4:56 pm

Brighton taxi driver jailed for Pride rape

A 30-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison at Hove Crown Court yesterday (Monday, March 7)  for the rape of an 18-year-old woman last August after she got into his taxi during the Pride celebrations. Romany Girgis of 35 Devonshire Place, Brighton was found guilty...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 1:48 pm

Three men in court over Hove post office robbery

Three men have been charged with conspiring to commit robbery after a cash bag was snatched from a post office security guard last week. Dale McQuade, 21, of no fixed address, Elliot Roberts, 21, of Colville Avenue, Hove, and Ashkaan Kalhory,18, of Llangorse Road, Penlan,...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 8:41 am

Brighton man remanded over attempted robbery

Magistrates have remanded in custody a Brighton man suspected of trying to rob a convenience store in Kemp Town. Stephen William Jones, 49, of Redvers Road, Brighton, will be held until he appears at Lewes Crown Court on Friday 25 March. He is accused of trying to rob the store,...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 3:03 am

Brighton rape victims' charity awarded £20k

A Brighton charity for victims of rape and sexual abuse has been awarded £20,000 to help fund its work for the next three years. Survivors’ Network was given the grant by the Ministry of Justice to fund support for rape victims. The money will be match funded by another £20,000...
Posted On 08 Mar 2011 at 2:28 am