Lewes market trader has takings stolen


Police are appealing for witnesses after a street trader at the Saturday market in Lewes had her day’s takings and other valuables stolen.

The theft was reported on Saturday afternoon (January 17) while the trader’s white van was parked outside W E Clark & Sons between 1.20pm and 1.30pm.

The cash, bank cards, driving licence and other personal possessions were in an orange rucksack stolen from inside the van.

Anyone who noticed anything suspicious or who has other information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 837 of 17/1.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.