Bonfire Aftermath

Around 30,000 people attended this year's Lewes Bonfire celebration on Monday 5 November.

20,000 travelled by train.

Police estimate around 80 people were injured with 7 people needing hospital treatment

 A total of 15 people were arrested during the course of the evening directly related to the event.
 
They include:
 
A 25-year-old man was arrested for throwing fireworks in Friars Walk and given a fixed penalty notice.
 
A 25-year-old man was arrested for possessing an offensive weapon. He was reported for summons to court.
 
A 23-year-old man was arrested for throwing fireworks and possession of cannabis in Lewes High Street and was given a fixed penalty notice and a cannabis warning.
 
An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs and bailed until further notice.
 
A woman aged 21 was arrested for throwing firework in Cliffe High Street and given a fixed penalty notice.
 
A 32-year-old man from Eastbourne arrested for throwing fireworks in Lewes High Street was later released without any further action.
 
A man aged 21 from London arrested for a public order offence in the High Street was given a fixed penalty notice and a 20-year-old man from Midhurst also arrested for a public order offence (being drunk and disorderly) was given a caution.
 
A 17-year-old boy from Eastbourne arrested for breaching a section 27 notice after he was ordered to leave the area by a police officer has been charged with the offence. He is due to appear before Eastbourne Youth Court on 20 November.
 
A 21-year-old Brighton man and a boy aged 14 from Hove both arrested for throwing fireworks on the Waterloo Bonfire Society site have been released on bail until 8 December.
 
A boy aged 16 from Brighton arrested for throwing fireworks also on the Waterloo Bonfire Society site is still in custody.
 
A 20-year-old man from Hove arrested for throwing fireworks in Brooks Road and theft of a credit card was given a fixed penalty notice.
 
A man aged 20 from Brighton arrested for affray in Tesco car park has been bailed until 8 December.
 
An 18-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on a warrant for failing to appear at Brighton Magistrates Court on 29 October when he was stopped and checked. He has been detained for court.

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