A woman from Lewes, who is suffering from the early stages of dementia, has gone missing from her home in Newton Road.
Cathleen Spencer, 59, was last seen at 10.30pm on Sunday evening (December 22).
She said she was going shopping and took a rucksack filled with carrier bags. She is known to shop at Waitrose and Tesco in Lewes. She is described as white, 5' 6", of slim build with long straight shoulder-length dark blonde hair. She has an American accent.
Anyone who sees her or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1210 of 23/12. If she is in danger or requires medical attention, please dial 999 immediately.
An investigation has been launched after an 89-year-old woman died in a fire at a farm in East Sussex. Emergency services were called at 6.15am on Saturday to Mill Farm at Barcombe Mills near Lewes. Firefighters forced their way into the building and rescued an 89-year-old woman but she died later.
The cause of the fire is not yet known. Police know who the victim is but she has not yet been formally identified. Detective Inspector Mark O'Brien from Sussex Police said: 'This is a tragic incident and the victim's family are being supported by police and the coroner's officer.
'At this stage we are treating the cause of the fire as unexplained and we remain open minded as to how it may have started. We expect to be at the property for the next couple of days while we assess the scene and establish any causes.'
Armed Metropolitan police officers have fired "Hatton Rounds" - a type of shotgun blast - to stop a car on the A27 in Lewes. No-one was injured. There are long delays on the roads in the area. The police say no more details can be given at the moment.
It's thought to be the biggest bonfire night celebration in the world. 30 thousand people descended on the town of Lewes in Sussex last night to watch 6 bonfire societies parade through the narrow streets.
86 people were treated for minor injuries and 14 arrests were made. But overall, it was a spectacular night - Charlotte Wilkins was there.