Officers responding to reports of shoplifting in Bexhill have arrested a teenager.
At about 7.02pm on Monday (September 16), police received a report of shoplifting at B&M, at Ravenside Retail Park, Bexhill.
Officers attended and a suspect was arrested at the scene, police said.
A police spokesman said: “A 16-year-old boy from Bexhill, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with theft from a shop, assault, assault of an emergency worker and possession of a Class A drug (cocaine). “He is due to appear before Hastings Youth Court on 14 October.”