A Brighton charity has been given £500 by Sussex Police from the proceeds of the sale of property confiscated by order of the courts.
PC James Breeds handed the donation to the Sussex Beacon, which provides specialist care and support for people living with HIV.
Sussex Police said: ”The contribution has come from the Police Property Act Fund, made up of monies received by the police from the sale of property confiscated by order of the courts and then sold.
Sussex Beacon fundraiser Lisa Marshall accepted the police donation on behalf of the charity, which is based in Bevendean Road, Brighton.
She said: “The Sussex Beacon is really delighted to receive the £500 donation.
“On behalf of all our service users, volunteers and staff we would like to say a huge thank you to the Police Property Act Fund and we are very grateful for PC Breeds’s nomination.”
The Sussex Beacon promotes independence for people living with HIV and aims to improve their health and wellbeing through inpatient and outpatient services.