Boy Attacked in Rye

Appeal for witnesses after boy attacked in Rye

Police are seeking information after a young boy was attacked in a Rye play park.

At about 5pm on Monday 29 May, the 12-year-old boy was at the play park on Tilling Green in Rye, when he was punched and stamped on attacked by another boy, sustaining scrapes and bruises to his head, arms, left leg and mouth. Continue reading Boy Attacked in Rye

Cyclist Killed at Fairlight

Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Fairlight Hastings

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision involving a cyclist and car on Battery Hill, Fairlight, near Hastings, shortly before 7am on Thursday (15 June).

Officers and paramedics attended to find the cyclist, a man aged in his 50s from Bexhill, had sustained serious injuries. Despite efforts to resuscitate him, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The car, a white Vauxhall Agila hatchback, was driven by an 88-year-old Hastings woman, who was uninjured.

The road was closed between Waites Lane and the top of Battery Hill while emergency services dealt with the incident. It was re-opened to traffic at 11.15am.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact police by emailing [email protected] or ring 101 quoting Operation Tipton.

Rye’s Own Bulletin Thursday 15 June 2017