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Midhurst teenagers sentenced for assaulting 14-year-old

Three girls who assaulted a 14-year-old with a wheel brace in a ‘horrific and violent attack’ have been sentenced today, according to police.

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

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COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.

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Four arrests were made, police said. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Four bailed over razor attack

Three women and teenaged girl have been bailed as police continue to investigate an incident in which a woman was slashed with a razor blade.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Razor attack on woman condemned by public

Members of the public have condemned a ‘horrific’ and ‘evil’ attack in which a woman was slashed with a razor.

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Sheep killed in Billingshurst during dog attack

Sheep have been mutilated and killed in an attack by a dog or dogs in Billingshurst, recently.

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Homeless woman slashed in razor attack

A woman suffered serious injuries after it is believed she was slashed with a razor in an attack yesterday evening.

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Billie-Jo Jenkins

COUNTY: No justice for teenager Billie-Jo 20 years after murder

There is still no justice for murdered Sussex teenager Billie-Jo Jenkins and her family after her death 20 years ago today (Wednesday, February 15).

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Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentines Day

Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Online daters looking for love this Valentine’s Day are being warned not to be duped by fraudsters posing as prospective partners.

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Lee Heane and Matthew Bryan - photo from Crimestoppers

Rewards offered for whereabouts of two men following 70 burglaries

Following a dozen burglaries across Sussex and several others in the UK, Independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Matthew Bryan and a separate reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Lee Heane.

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If anyone has information please contact the police as soon as possible. Picture: Sussex Police

Police seek date with ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s

Sussex Police is seeking a date with its ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s.

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‘Mindless vandals’ leave Midhurst residents at risk

‘Mindless vandals’ leave Midhurst residents at risk

Trustees who run the historic almshouses in Midhurst were left angry and frustrated when all the fire extinguishers were stolen for the third time.

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Kirsty Geoghegan leaves Lewes Crown Court after facing charges of blackmail. Picture by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Jail for blackmailer who threatened to cut horses’ throats with a machete

A former horseowner has been jailed for threatening to ‘mutilate and kill’ five horses with a machete as part of a blackmail demand.

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Loose animals on highway, increased deer poaching and diggers stolen

Dozens of animals loose on the highway, an increase in hare coursing and deer poaching and Quadbike and diggers stolen have been reported to Sussex Police in the past week.

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Mr Mannings son Kane said: "My father was a hero, he saved many peoples lives around the world." Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Slain man was a ‘hero’, son says

The son of Mark Manning has spoken out about his father after the conclusion of the trial looking into his death.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 23 to 27, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from January 23 to 27, 2017.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man admits role in cinema acid attack

A man has admitted his role in an acid attack outside a cinema which left another man with ‘life-changing’ injuries.

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Colin Gale (right) was found guilty of manslaughter with loss of control

Sussex father’s killer found guilty of manslaughter

The man who admitted to killing Sussex father Mark Manning has been found guilty of manslaughter.

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Officers at the scene on Friday. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched after Sussex man dies

One of two men attacked in a town centre on Friday (February 3) has died from his injuries with two men arrested on suspicion of murder, police said today (Monday, February 6).

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