Man charged with 20 Sussex burglaries

Sussex Police
Sussex Police

A man has been arrested and charged with committing 20 burglaries including eight in Hastings.

Gareth Lee, 23, of no fixed address, is accused of carrying out three burglaries in Newhaven between October 26, and November 2, three burglaries in Peacehaven on November 8, six burglaries in Seaford on November 11, and eight burglaries in Hastings on November 16, and 17.

He is also charged with taking a car without the owner’s consent and driving a vehicle without insurance on November 11.

He appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (November 18) and was remanded in custody until December 4, to appear at Lewes Crown Court.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage

2) Like our Facebook page

3) Follow us on Twitter

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

Always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.