Woman arrested over alleged theft of funds from Hailsham Memorial Institute

Police have confirmed they are investigating an alleged theft of funds from the Hailsham Memorial Institute.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4:01 pm
The Hailsham Memorial Institute. Photo: Google Streetview

The total amount of money believed to have been taken is still being established, police said.

A 62-year-old local woman was arrested on suspicion of theft and has been released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing, confirmed police.

The Hailsham Memorial Institute is a family social club based in Western Road, Hailsham.

It has a fully licenced bar and holds regular live entertainment and events.

The venue has been closed due to coronavirus restrictions but plans to reopen on Monday 17 May, according to a post on social media.