Two arrests after Hailsham high street burglary

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Police are appealing for information about a burglary which happened at the Chapter 12 wine bar in Hailsham High Street in the early hours of this morning (January 29).

Cash and alcohol were stolen in the burglary and two arrests were made shortly afterwards.

A 16-year-old boy and one 19-year-old man are currently in police custody, being held on suspicion of burglary.

Sergeant Mark Ritchie said, “Hailsham High Street has suffered from a recent spate of burglaries to commercial premises and we have increased patrols in response, which has resulted in this swift and successful action.

“We are still appealing for witnesses to the incident, and would particularly like to hear from anyone who saw a white Transit van performing a u-turn in the High Street at around 1am on Thursday.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 0037 of 29/01.