ARRESTS for assault, robbery and actual bodily harm were among more than 100 made over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Sussex Police made dozens of arrests across the county over the weekend of April 15 to 18.

Arrests were made for offences including actual bodily harm, assault on an emergency worker, possession of an offensive weapon, robbery, stalking, drug driving and more.

In Mid Sussex alone, a total of 45 arrests were made.

In a statement released by Mid Sussex Police, a spokeswoman said: “Our officers and custody centre were busy over the Easter weekend with 45 arrests being made across the Crawley and Mid Sussex district policing teams. 

“These are just a few of the offences drink and drugs driving, robbery, ABH, possession of an offensive weapon and assault of emergency worker.

“If you’ve witnessed or been the victim of crime please report it to us, by calling 101 or report online.”

In the Horsham district, there were 24 arrests over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

“Our officers and custody centres were busy over the Easter weekend with over 24 arrests across the Horsham and Worthing policing teams,” a spokesman said.

The offences including common assault on an emergency worker, ABH, racially aggravated assault, harassment, theft of a motor vehicle and more.

In the Arun and Chichester district, police received 149 emergency calls and 141 priority calls over the four-day bank holiday.

A total of 34 arrests were made by officers for a variety of offences including ABH, grievous bodily harm, driving under the influence of drink and drugs, burglary, theft, assault on an emergency worker and theft from a motor vehicle.