Man arrested after medical centre damaged in Hailsham


Police in Hailsham have arrested a man after a wall was damaged at the Medical Centre in the town.

Officers on foot patrol in Hailsham town centre discovered that a wall at the side of the Medical Centre had been damaged just after 10.30pm on Friday (March 6), police said.

A piece of the wall had been dislodged and was on the ground, police said.

Police said a 19-year-old man has been arrested.

He was released on bail until Wednesday (March 25) while police make further enquiries.

Sergeant Mark Ritchie, from the Hailsham Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Crimes like this have a negative effect on communities, making residents and business owners feel unsafe.”

Enquiries are continuing, and police ask anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area around the time the incident happened to contact Sussex Police via 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101, quoting serial 1689 of 6/3.