Pevensey church damaged in attempted lead theft

A church in Pevensey has been damaged in an attempted lead theft.

St Nicolas’ Church in Church Lane was targeted on Monday, September 13.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “Although the suspects had already caused damage to the building, they were disturbed before they could make off with the lead thanks to quick reporting.

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“Response officers pursued the suspects and arrested the man involved.”

St Nicolas' Church, Pevensey SUS-150604-153411001

The investigation is continuing, according to police.

If you have any information that may assist with the investigation, please call 101 quoting reference number 47210156774.