Young girls ‘threatened with knife’ by children at traveller camp

Police were called to the traveller camp at Hollingbury Park this afternoon after reports two young girls had been threatened with a knife. Samantha Marshall went to the park with husband Daniel and daughters Megan, 12, and Scarlett, five, for a picnic lunch. The girls then went...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 5:18 pm

Pet detectives search for lost Hove cat

An animal detective agency which charges £1,000 for a 15-hour lost pet search is on the hunt for missing moggy Marmite from Hove. Animal Search UK was contacted by Nicola Patient, whose seven-year-old cat Marmite went missing from the family home in Reynolds Road on 17 May 2015....
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 5:03 pm

Teenagers arrested after knife drawn on man at Brighton beach

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 23-year-old man was threatened with a knife on Brighton beach on Thursday (21 May). The victim was sitting between the Palace Pier and The Doughnut statue at 3.15pm when he was approached by a group of men who threatened him with a knife...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 3:07 pm

Man found unconscious on Brighton seafront in the early hours

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 21-year-old man who was found unconscious outside the Thistle Hotel in Kings Road, Brighton. The victim was making his way home at 2am on Saturday, 10 May when he was chased by two men who attacked him. He suffered a broken...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 12:36 pm

Speedy evictions for badly behaved travellers from Woodingdean and Preston Park

A group of travellers told they were to be evicted from a burial ground in Woodingdean for poor behaviour within hours of setting up camp have moved on. Brighton police served the camp, and another in Preston Park, with a Section 61 order yesterday requiring them to move by this...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 11:17 am

London pub chain follows its customers to Brighton

A London brewery is intending on following its “customers of tomorrow” to Brighton and buying up pubs in the city. Chiswick-based Fullers is reopining one of its four Brighton pubs, the Grand Central, on Thursday following an extensive renovation which includes a...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 10:44 am

Brighton cleaner jailed for distributing child porn

A Brighton cleaner has been jailed for downloading and sharing indecent pictures and videos of children. Michael Tizzard, 65, of Stanford Avenue, Brighton, appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (22 May) for sentence, having pleaded guilty on 23 April to one count of...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 10:20 am

Hunt for drug dealer convicted after he failed to turn up at court

Police in Brighton are searching for 39-year old Richard Blackwood who was sentenced in his absence at Hove Crown Court on Friday (22 May) to a total of three and a half years. Blackwood, from Greentrees Crescent, Lancing, absconded while on court bail after giving his evidence...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 10:14 am

Crime pays for Portslade pre-school children

A pre-school in Portslade has been given £300 by Sussex Police out of money received from the sale of property confiscated from crooks. The force said: “Hove police have donated £300 to the Ark Pre-School in Portslade to secure fencing in the back garden so the children can enjoy...
Posted On 27 May 2015 at 2:31 am
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