Illicit Eastbourne metal detecting: Police want to talk to two men
Police are keen to talk to two men in connection with illicit metal detecting which took place at Butts Brow, Eastbourne, on Sunday, November 6.
The site is close to a memorial for a B24 Liberator bomber crew whose aircraft crashed there during the Second World War.
PCSO Daryl Holter, a heritage crime officer with Sussex Police, said earlier publicity about the incident had brought positive information from the public.
He added, “We would now like to follow up on this information and we’re keen to trace the two men seen with metal detectors in the images shown.
“If you know who they are, or if you recognise yourself, please get in touch so that we can discuss the matter.”
Illicit use of metal detectors can lead to permanent loss of important historical information or artefacts, and damage land which may be protected.
To contact police concerning this incident, please email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting serial 0720 of 21/11.
Alternatively, you can get in touch with the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).
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