A known burglar who had absconded from prison was arrested in Pevensey on Saturday evening (December 8), according to a Sussex Police officer.
Police constable Elliott, who is based in Eastbourne, said another person was also arrested for assisting an offender.
On twitter, the officer said: “A known burglar who absconded from prison earlier this week, has been arrested in Pevensey this evening in a joint effort by A and C section officers.
“His friend is also in custody for assisting an offender.”
A number of users responded to congratulate the officers on their ‘great work’.