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Concern for missing epilepsy sufferer in Sussex

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Sandra Sheen Credit: Sussex Police

A woman who suffers from epilepsy has gone missing from her home in St Leonards.

Police say they are concerned for the welfare of Sandra Sheen, 54, who was last seen at Hastings railway station at 3.30pm on Saturday, September 26.

Sandra is white, 5' 3", of heavy build, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

She has learning difficulties and does not like to be touched by anyone without her permission, potentially becoming quite aggressive.

When she went missing she was wearing a short black coat, dark red trousers and black trainers and was carrying a bright orange rucksack.


Hospital Trust rated inadequate

The trust that runs hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne has been placed in special measures.

The Chief Inspector of Hospitals found problems with services, run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, including accident and emergency and maternity.

Managers say improvements are being made.

ITV Meridian spoke to Professor Edward Baker from the Care Quality Commission, and Medical Director, Dr David Hughes.


Concern over missing 13 year old boy

Police are concerned for a teenager, who has been missing from Hastings for two days.

Elliott Hedger, who's 13, hasn't been seen since Tuesday 1st September.

Missing teenager Elliott Hedger Credit: Sussex Police

The 13-year-old was last seen at 10am saying he was gong into town to meet his friends.

We are concerned for the welfare of Elliott due to his age. He has links to Eastbourne and Ashford in Kent and may have travelled there.

– Wai Lee, missing persons co-ordinator
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