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Tributes to acrobat killed while performing stunt

Pedro Monroy died while performing at a festival in Madrid Credit: Facebook

The director of a performing arts company based at Portslade, in Sussex, was killed last night when his showbiz act went badly wrong.

Acrobat Pedro Monroy was performing at a festival in his native Spain when he fell one-hundred feet to his death. An inquiry is underway.

Appeal to trace wanted man on recall to prison

Dean Keily had been serving time for driving while disqualified Credit: Sussex Police

Police have issued a fresh appeal to trace a Brighton man wanted on recall to prison after breaching the terms of his early release.

Dean John Keily - who's 34 - has a distinctive scar on his right cheek.

He had been serving time for driving while disqualified.


Indecent exposure on Brighton Pier

Police appeal Credit: Sussex Police

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an assault and an indecent exposure on Brighton Palace Pier.

A 35-year-old woman was on the pier, where she was approached by a man who became aggressive towards her.

When she walked away, he followed her and indecently exposed himself to her before throwing a football at her head.

When she shouted at him to go away, a woman who was with him shouted and swore at her.

The man then pulled his shorts down again before hitting her around the side of her head and running off.

The suspect is white, aged in his 40s, 6', slim with short brown hair and was was wearing light coloured shorts, a t-shirt, trainers and a black puffa coat.

The woman in the CCTV image is white, 5' 2", of large build, with dark brown hair and was wearing a light orange pink vest top and was pushing a dark blue pram with a toddler in it.

She also had a boy aged about 10 with her.


Simon speaks to the 'floating voters' of Brighton

The General Election may be just around the corner but many people still don't know which way they will vote.

Some won't decide until they stand in the polling booth with their ballot paper in front of them.

What's become clear during the campaign is that many people are still undecided and others keep changing their minds.

Simon went to Brighton to see if people there have made up their minds or if they're still a so-called 'floating voter'.

Simon spoke to Adam Chinery from Brighton Watersports.

CCTV released after man stabbed in Brighton

Police release CCTV after man stabbed in Brighton Credit: Sussex Police

Police in Brighton are appealing for witnesses after they were called to reports of a man being stabbed in East Street on Saturday 27th May.

The victim, a 25 year old man from Tadworth in Surrey, was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County hospital where he was treated for a single stab wound to his back. He was discharged from hospital the next day.

The suspect is described as a black man, 6 feet tall and is in his mid-20s. He had his hair tied back into two buns and wore a grey hooded top.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or recognises the man in the CCTV image is asked to contact police online or call 101 quoting serial 1480 of 27/05.

Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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