Two boys from Brighton held after trying to rob fried chicken delivery man

Two boys have been arrested after they attacked and tried to rob a takeaway delivery man in Brighton early this morning (Wednesday 21 August). The chicken takeaway employee was making a delivery to a block of flats in Donald Hall Road but no one answered the door. He was walking...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 9:01 pm

Hove homeowner told to undo loft conversion

The owner of a property in Hove has been ordered to undo an unauthorised loft conversion. Michael Hamdan, the owner of 6 Palmeira Square, converted the top floor of a listed building into two flats without planning permission. He has been served with two enforcement notices by...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 8:25 pm

Men sexually assault Brighton teenager after spiking her drink

A teenage girl from Brighton was sexually assaulted after her drink was spiked during a night out. The 17-year-old left the Life night club in King’s Road Arches in Brighton with a friend and three black men. Sussex Police said: “The group took a taxi to an address in Richmond...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 6:01 pm

Explosive distress flares found buried on Brighton beach

More than 20 explosive distress flares were found buried on a beach in Brighton. A member of the public reported finding a couple of the flares on a beach east of Brighton Marina. Seafront staff from Brighton and Hove City Council searched the area and found 21 of the flares....
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 5:04 pm

Fire crews use snake-eye camera to locate blaze in Hove

Firefighters used a snake-eye camera to tackle a blaze in a cavity wall in a property in Hove. Western Road was closed to traffic as four crews from Hove and Preston Circus in Brighton fought the fire in Lansdowne Place, Hove. The aerial ladder platform was also used as the fire...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 4:19 pm

Suspect held after man raped on Brighton beach

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man after another man, from Brighton, reported being raped on the beach in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 21 August). The incident is believed to have taken place at about 3am on the beach in Brighton between the Coalition night club...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 3:09 pm

Brighton shop given alcohol ban after serving street drinkers

A shop in the centre of Brighton has had its licence to sell alcohol revoked. B & W Stores, in York Place, Brighton, was banned from selling booze after systematically selling super-strength alcohol to street drinkers despite warnings from the police and council. Brighton and...
Posted On 21 Aug 2013 at 1:51 pm