DOZENS of police officers have been pictured searching a country lane - and neighbours believe the investigation is linked to a suspected murder of a mother.

It is thought that the search of Rock Lane, Hastings, could be connected with the disappearance of Alexandra Morgan.

Officers from Sussex Police are involved with the investigation into the disappearance of Ms Morgan, who has not been seen since Remembrance Sunday.

A man from St Leonards has been charged with murdering the 34-year-old, although her body has not been found.

Mark Brown, of Squirrel Close, has already appeared at Lewes Crown Court in connection with her disappearance.

Police previously searched a sites in the Hastings and St Leonard's area.

And officers wearing forensic suits, gloves and masks have been spotted this afternoon.

Images taken from the scene show several police vans parked along the road, as Sussex Police officers gather around.

People living nearby believe the search could be connected to the disappearance of Ms Morgan, from Sissinghurst, Kent.

She was last seen at a petrol station near her home on November 14.

Sussex Police were approached for comment. The force told The Argus to contact Kent Police about the matter.

Kent Police officers, with support of Sussex Police, have been searching three locations in the Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea area, and one in Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, as they try to find Ms Morgan.

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