COUNTY NEWS: Tom Hanks’ son sought by police after hotel room damage

Tom Hanks pictured in 2013. Photo: PA Wire/Press Association Images
Tom Hanks pictured in 2013. Photo: PA Wire/Press Association Images

The son of Hollywood film star Tom Hanks is being sought by police in connection with damage caused to a hotel room.

Chester Hanks has been named by national media as the man Sussex Police want to speak to after £1,200 of damage was caused to the Arora International hotel in Crawley.

Police were alerted to the incident at the hotel in Southgate Avenue on Friday May 29.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.15pm on Friday (May 29) by a member of staff at the Arora International hotel in Crawley to a report that a guest had caused an estimated £1,200 of damage to a hotel room.

“We have been given the name of a suspect - a 24-year-old man from the USA - and we are currently working with other agencies to try to trace him so he can be interviewed.”

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