Mid Sussex Police expressed gratitude to a conscientious resident of Haywards Heath for alerting them to a man who was sleeping in a car. The police dispatched PCSOs to conduct a welfare check. The man, it was discovered, was wanted by another police force.
On twitter Mid Sussex Police thanked the resident for their vigilance and prompt reporting of the matter, which allowed them to intervene and assist the man. The police provided him with a bed for the night at HM pleasure, ensuring that he was safe and secure.
The police have not disclosed the identity of the man, nor have they revealed the details of the alleged offence or the police force that is seeking him.