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COUNTY NEWS: “We need the public’s help to defeat terrorism”

The police need the public’s help to defeat terrorism, a top Sussex Police officer has said.

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Police remain at the scene this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Terror arrest in Shoreham as Manchester attack probe continues

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in Sussex on suspicion of terror offences.

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Do you know how to protect yourself from 'smishing'?

Fraudsters trying to steal your identity by text message

Fraudsters are trying to steal your identity by text message, a national anti-fraud group has said.

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Police cars seen in Balkington Avenue earlier today. Picture: Claire Thomas

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested for wielding knives in car park

The search for a knife-wielding man was the reason armed officers were out in Sussex today, police have confirmed.

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Protester arrested at Broadford Bridge drilling site

Protesters against oil drilling at Broadford Bridge were escorted from a road by police yesterday afternoon, Sussex Police has confirmed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Builders who saw armed police incident praise officers

Two builders who got caught up in the armed police incident that closed a town centre road praised officers for their ‘calm and cool’ response.

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Armed police were seen in Salisbury Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Armed police seal road after reports of weapons in house

Armed police have cordoned off a road in a West Sussex town centre after reports of weapons in a house.

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The flag flying at halfmast outside Chichester District Council

Sussex falls silent for Manchester

Council staff across Sussex took part in a national minute’s silence at 11am today for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Robert Conlon. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170524-101926001

COUNTY NEWS: Man is first in Sussex to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour offence

A man has become the first person in Sussex to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship, following an investigation by East Sussex Safeguarding detectives.

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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Sussex student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Sussex who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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Fraudsters taking advantage of global WannaCry attack

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Police near the scene of the explosion in Manchester last night. SWNS

Chichester candidates debate cancelled after Manchester bomb attack

A debate involving Chichester’s parliamentary candidates which was due to take place at the college today has been cancelled after last night’s Manchester bomb attack.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 5 to 12, 2017.

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The dog is said to now be recovering from its ordeal, police said

Dog dragged by mini-bus through Slindon in ‘dreadful ordeal’

A pet dog has suffered ‘serious injury’ after being dragged behind a mini-bus in Slindon when its owners forgot it had been tied to the back, police have confirmed.

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Warning over fake BT ransomware email

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Homeless Brian has to go, court rules

Homeless man Brian Simmonds is to be evicted from his tent pitch near Rother Community College in Midhurst following a court ruling yesterday afternoon.

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Attempted burglary in Fernhurst

An attempted burglary was been reported in Fernhurst this week, police have confirmed.

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Conmen charge pensioner £700 for 30 minutes of gardening

Bogus workmen managed to con a vulnerable 83-year-old out of £300 for just 30 minutes of gardening work, police have confirmed.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 2 to 4, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for May 2 to 4, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 2 to 4, 2017.

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