Four arrests after Bexhill attack – witnesses sought
Four men have been arrested after a violent incident at a flat in Bexhill.
At about 4.25pm on Saturday (25 February) two men, aged 29 and 23, were attacked at a flat in London Road, Bexhill, by several men who entered, one of whom was holding what appeared to be firearm of some kind.
Two men charged in connection with Hastings pub attack
Two men have been charged in connection with an incident outside The Carlisle public house in Pelham Street, Hastings, in which a local man was attacked shortly before midnight on 20 February last year. The victim suffered significant injuries to his eyes leaving him blinded. The victim has endured a number of operations at the specialist eye hospital in Brighton who have been able to provide him with hope.
Matthew Barnes, 46, of Victoria Avenue, Hastings, has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent.
Police urge car owners in Hastings to be security conscious
Recent thefts from cars in the Hastings area have prompted police to ask owners to be vigilant.
Thieves have struck overnight during the past week. Sergeant Vikkie Ambrose, of the Hastings Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Car owners are advised to be wary and ensure their vehicles are adequately secured.
Scam calls purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs, Hastings and St Leonards
People living in the Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea area are being warned to beware of a telephone scam in which the caller claims to be from HM Revenue and Customs and tells them that they owe HMRC money.