Man arrested over Hove MP’s smashed window

Posted On 26 Feb 2019 at 3:33 pm

A man has been arrested after a window was smashed at the office of Hove MP Peter Kyle.

The smashed window at Hove MP Peter’s Kyle’s office in Church Road

Sussex Police said that the damage to the Labour MP’s office was “not being treated as a targeted or political incident”.

Mr Kyle said that police had previously advised him to fit strengthened glass as a security measure at his office in Church Road, near Hove Town Hall.

Sussex Police said today (Tuesday 26 February): “Police received a report of a physical altercation between a group of people in Church Road, Hove, at around 2.25am on Sunday (24 February).

“During the altercation a window of a premises at the location was smashed.

“The broken window is not being treated as a targeted or political incident.

“A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.

“He was released under investigation and inquiries are ongoing.”

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