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Brighton Journal | 6th December 2019

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Overblown ‘Explosion’ at Brighton Station Was Blown Fuse, Police Say

14th December 2017 |

A loud bang which sent sparks flying over the platform and passengers at Brighton Station was a fuse blowing underneath a train, police said this afternoon.

Worried commuters contacted police after hearing the bang, which some described as an explosion, … Read More

Police Raids Disrupt Supply of Crystal Meth in Brighton and Hove

13th December 2017 |

Police targeted an Organised Crime Group who are believed to have been supplying crystal meth and other controlled drugs in Brighton and Hove for several years.

Officers from across the force carried out warrants at addresses in Pankhurst Avenue, Tongdean … Read More

Bike Thefts in Brighton & Hove Fall by 48% Following Successful & Ongoing Police Operation

13th December 2017 |

A police operation to tackle bike thefts in Brighton and Hove is proving to be a success with the city hitting the lowest amount of reported stolen cycles in six months.

Operation Ensnare was launched by Brighton and Hove police … Read More

Man Sues Sussex Police For Tasering Him…

12th December 2017 |

A man suing Sussex Police after he was Tasered has told a court the incident left him anxious and suicidal.

A Taser was used on Paul McClelland in July 2013 in a car park in Brighton as he was … Read More

Brighton Pair Wanted in Connection With Brighton Jewellery Heist

12th December 2017 |

Police are looking for this Brighton pair who are wanted in connection with a burglary at a jewellers in Bond Street in the city on 6 December.

Stuart McCue, 33 and Lacey Gunn, 32, are likely to be together and … Read More

Sussex Police Taking Smarter Approach to Crime Prevention and Detection

8th December 2017 |

Sussex Police is taking a smarter approach to the way it prevents, detects and tackles crime in your area.

The final change has been made to the force’s new local policing model, which aims to keep people safe and feeling … Read More

Serial Thief Given Eight Years For Defrauding Three Women

8th December 2017 |

A man who befriended and then defrauded three women out of a total of £68,000 has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment following an investigation by Sussex Police.

Peter Berry, 51, unemployed, of New Forest Drive, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, was convicted … Read More

Appeal for Witnesses After Woman Robbed in Hove

7th December 2017 |

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed as she walked with her daughter in Westbourne Gardens, Hove.

A man on a bike approached the 39-year-old victim as she tended to her daughter and tried to grab her … Read More

Brighton Businessman Sentenced for Sex Offence Against Teenage Girl

1st December 2017 |

A Brighton pub and club owner is starting a three-year prison sentence for a sexual offence against a vulnerable 17-year-old Brighton girl on his yacht in Majorca two years ago.

Kenneth McGrath, now 61, company director, of St Martins Place, … Read More

Sussex Police Issue National Warning about Phone Calls from Bogus Police Officers and Bank Staff

1st December 2017 |

Sussex Police are supporting a national warning about the need for residents to be alert to a growing fraud in which criminals pose as police officers or bank staff and ask their victims to take part in a fake undercover … Read More