Police search for suspect

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at a house in the Old Town.

The incident happened at a property in Tackleway at 3.20pm on August. The occupant disturbed a woman who was trying to break into a kitchen window. After realising the occupant was home the woman gestured to a nearby man and ran off.

The woman is described as white, aged 20 to 22, 5’ 4” and of slim build with blonde hair tied up in a bun. She was wearing a pale pastel v-neck t-shirt, an unzipped navy blue shell suit type hooded jacket and tracksuit bottoms. She had blue eyes and possibly a tattoo on the side of her neck. The man is described as a white, aged 20 to 25 and 5’ 8” to 5’ 10”. He was wearing a baseball cap, possibly with the letters ‘NYC’.

Witnesses can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 981 of 21/08. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.