Police investigating allegations of sexual offences against young men in Sussex have received a 'substantial amount of new information' from members of the public since two arrests were made on Tuesday 13th November. Another 10 people have come forward, making allegations.
An 80-year-old man arrested at his home address near Langport, Somerset, on suspicion of eight sexual offences in East Sussex and in one case elsewhere, almost all during the late 1980s and early 1990s, was released on medical advice. Police intend to interview him at a later date
A 67-year-old man arrested his home address near Haywards Heath, West Sussex, on suspicion of two separate sexual offences against two boys aged 17 and 18 at the time, in East Sussex between 1981 and 1983, was interviewed in Sussex. He was released on police bail.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.