Eastbourne police have stepped up patrols across Sovereign Harbour.

They say: “Following a spate of crime around the North Harbour area, including break ins to vehicles and criminal damage, patrols in the area have been increased.

If you have been a victim of crime in the area please report it to us online.

If you see or hear anything suspicious in the area, or witness a crime taking place let us know.”

There have been many crimes in the area, which we have been reporting on in the past two weeks.