Police hunt drugs suspect

Barry Didsbury
Barry Didsbury

POLICE are searching for 35-year old Barry Didsbury, pictured, who is suspected of several offences of supplying heroin in the town in October last year.

He may currently be living in Eastbourne or Manchester, where he was born.

Didsbury is described as being 5’10”, slim, with light brown hair.

Detective Constable Barrie Jeapes said, “If you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting Operation Colne. “

Operation Colne was an intelligence-led Sussex Police investigation into alleged drug dealing in East Sussex which involved a series of arrests in December last year.

Fifteen people were charged in Eastbourne with drugs supply offences and one with conspiracy to commit robbery. Of these, 11 have already been sentenced to a total of 21 years imprisonment, three are currently awaiting sentence and one man, the man charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, died whilst on court bail in non-suspicious circumstances.