POLICE have issued a warning this morning about youths throwing branches into the road in Eastbourne.

A spokesman said: “We have received and are aware of several reports of youths throwing branches into the road along Paradise Drive.

“This is not acceptable and offenders will be caught and dealt with appropriately.

“When driving around this area, be mindful that it is dark and there may be obstructions around the corner that are not visible straight away.

“We will continue to patrol around the area and actively stop and engage with anyone there.

“Should you see anything we need to know about, call 101 or report online – always call 999 in an emergency.”