A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed in the street in St Leonards on Saturday, November 18, has sadly died.
The boy, who had been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton following the attack, had remained in a critical condition throughout. On Friday afternoon (November 24), his family agreed that his life support should be withdrawn and he passed away shortly after 4.30pm. He has not been formally identified at this time.
Police in Hastings offer reward in hunt for wanted man Joseph Nelson
Police in Hastings are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Joseph Nelson.
Nelson, 19, unemployed, and now with a South London address, is nevertheless believed to be frequenting the Hastings area and is wanted in connection with a house burglary in the town earlier this month. Continue reading Hastings Police Offer Reward
UPDATED Police warning after nine burglaries in one day in East Sussex
Police are reminding residents across East Sussex to be on the alert for suspicious activity after nine house burglaries in one day in the Polegate, Westham, Bexhill areas.
The offences all happened between 8am and 6pm on Tuesday (7 November) but police warn that that the burglars might strike elsewhere.
Detectives are also appealing for information about the occupants of a car who were seen acting suspiciously near one of the burglaries.
The car was a dark coloured Audi, possibly an A4, with distinctive rear tinted windows, roof rails, alloy wheels and LED headlights. The occupants were a bald-headed man and a woman with blonde hair in a pony tail. Continue reading Nine Burglaries in 24 Hours
Witness appeal after car and motorcycle collide near Bodiam
Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the B2244 Junction Road between Sedlescombe and Hawkhurst, some 400 metres south of its junction with Bodiam Road, which occurred on Friday 20 October and involved a car and a motorcycle.
The rider of a silver Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, a 25-year-old man from Rye, sustained a fractured wrist and severe grazing for which he was treated at the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea. The driver of the silver BMW 3-series car involved, a 20-year-old man from Tonbridge, Kent, was unhurt.
The collision occurred at around 2.15pm. Anyone who saw what happened or who noticed either vehicle being driven shortly beforehand is asked to contact police online or phone 101, quoting serial 753 of 20/10.
St Leonards-on-Sea man charged with causing grievous bodily harm
Following an incident in Norman Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, at around 10.40pm on Tuesday (17 October) in which a 46-year-old local man suffered serious injuries, Simon Snashall, 51, unemployed, of Norman Road, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon – a commercial rolling pin – in a public place.