Sex attack on Brighton clubber

A 19-year-old woman was the victim of a sexual assault after she left a Brighton nightclub in the early hours of Saturday, March 5. The assault happened after 3am when the woman was walking from the Tru nightclub in West Street towards Funky Buddha on the Lower Esplanade near...
Posted On 07 Mar 2011 at 4:15 pm

Series of burglaries in Hangleton

Police have just released information about a series of burglaries in Hangleton, in the hope witnesses will come forward. The burglaries took place overnight between Friday, February 25  and the following day in the area of Hangleton Valley Drive, Hangleton Way and Cowdens Close,...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011 at 12:09 pm

Man on bus may help police in Hove park rape case – picture

Sussex Police Major Crime Branch have released a CCTV image of a man they are anxious to trace in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Dyke Road Park on Tuesday, February 15. The man travelled on the top deck of the number seven Brighton & Hove bus  from Queens...
Posted On 04 Mar 2011 at 10:03 am

Hove café arson – two more arrests

Two men have been arrested today (Friday, February 25), in connection with a bomb scare in Hove. Detectives investigating the incident on Tuesday, February 22, at the Breakfast at Tiffany’s diner in Kingsway, are interviewing the men aged 38 and 32. The first was arrested...
Posted On 25 Feb 2011 at 4:22 pm

Concern for missing Kemp Town teenager

Police are concerned for the welfare of a young girl who has not been seen since she left a foster care home in the city on Saturday, February 19. The girl had been found by police in the Kemp Town on Friday, February 18, after she rang a national charity asking for help. She was...
Posted On 25 Feb 2011 at 2:06 pm

Search continues for Hove rapist

A 19-year-old man arrested yesterday (Thursday,  February 24) on suspicion of rape has been released without charge. The man was arrested in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Dyke Road park , Hove, on Tuesday, February 15. Detective Inspector Trevor Bowles from...
Posted On 25 Feb 2011 at 1:54 pm

Former Brighton school teacher jailed for obscene pictures

EX-TEACHER Kenneth Brown has been given a 10-month prison sentence for making and possessing indecent images of children by Hove Crown Court yesterday (Thursday, February 24). Browne, 60, of South Row, London, was arrested at in July, 2009 at his former home in Havelock Road,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2011 at 12:22 pm

Man arrested for Hove park rape

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for the rape of a teenage girl in Dyke Road park. The man was arrested today (Thursday, February 24) in Brighton on suspicion of rape. and is being held for questioning at Brighton Custody Centre. The arrest was made in connection with the rape...
Posted On 24 Feb 2011 at 10:50 am

Hove bomb scare suspect released on bail

A 38-year-old Brighton woman has been released on bail after being arrested in relation to a bomb scare in Hove. The woman was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, February 23) on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life, and criminal damage, after a device was found at...
Posted On 24 Feb 2011 at 10:45 am

Hove firefighter on New Zealand earthquake rescue mission

HOVE firefighter Rob Negus is one of six specially-trained West Sussex firefighters flying to New Zealand to help victims of the earthquake that struck Christchurch on Tuesday, February 22. The crew from West Sussex Fire and Rescue’s technical rescue unit based in Horley,...
Posted On 23 Feb 2011 at 9:18 am