Thieves break into Eastbourne home and snatch iPad in string of burglaries

Burglary (stock image)
Burglary (stock image)

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in Eastbourne.

A house was broken into in Pulborough Avenue on Thursday (March 22) between 7pm-7.30pm. Police say a school bag containing an iPad and PE kit was taken (reference 0656 23/03).

The same evening a garage was broken into on The Broadway and a large amount of mechanical items were taken (ref: 0774 23/03).

There was an attempted burglary at a house on Grassington Road in Eastbourne on Saturday morning (March 23). Access was not gained so nothing was taken (ref: 0529 24/03).

There was another attempted burglary at a house on Seaside on Tuesday (March 27) between Again, access was not gained so nothing was taken (ref: 1211 27/03).

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident contact police online, email or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at