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Children’s home manager dies before trial for 101 sex offence allegations

A 94-year-old man has died before he could stand trial for 14 historic sex offence charges.

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The street was cordoned off. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man released without charge after ‘road rage’ incident

A 37-year-old man who was arrested after a man suffered serious head injuries in an assault over the weekend has been released without charge, according to police.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Neither of the two allegations against Bishop George Bell have been proven to a criminal standard

Police close sex abuse investigation into Bishop Bell

The investigation into Bishop George Bell has been closed by Sussex Police.

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The scene of the incident. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Witnesses sought to ‘road rage’ assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious head injuries following an assault in a Sussex town.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police release CCTV image after woman raped in Chichester park

Detectives are trying to trace a man who they want interview after a woman was raped in a Chichester park.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for April 13 to 19, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from April 13 to 19.

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Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Fire services in West Sussex saw an increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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Bognor taxi driver gets licence ban for drink-driving

Bognor taxi driver gets licence ban for drink-driving

A taxi driver from Bognor has been banned from driving for 20 months for drink-driving.

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The Bridge of Light in memory of the Shoreham Airshow crash victims. An RIP candle is left

COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham airshow pilot enters not guilty plea at court

The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy has entered a not guilty plea to 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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Lady Colin Campbell arrives Worthing Magistrates' Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady Colin Campbell walks free from court as speeding charge dropped

I’m a Celebrity star Lady Colin Campbell walked free from court after prosecutors dropped a speeding charge against her.

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COUNTY NEWS: How police tackle youth crime in wake of teen double-stabbing

After months of vandalism and petty crime, a stabbing in a Sussex town centre which left three teens injured and another in court has brought the issue of youth crime into sharp relief. Dealing with it is more than just a police issue, as reporter James Butler found out.

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Kim Mitchell said she does not think Sussex Police did enough when she reported her abuse to them twice

Woman abused by Chichester schoolteacher is denied compensation

A woman abused by her Chichester schoolteacher when she was just eight years old has been denied Government compensation.

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Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

A ‘dangerous’ man who set out to deliberately infect men in Sussex with HIV has been handed a life sentence, police said.

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Police would like to speak to these people in connection with the incident.

Hunt stepped up after lollipop man hit by car outside school

Police have released images of people they would like to speak to after a lollipop man was hit by a car outside a school.

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Flowers were placed at the scene of Shana Grice's murder (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Huge increase in stalking reports after Shana Grice murder

Sussex Police has seen a dramatic increase in stalking reports since the death of 19-year-old Shana Grice.

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‘Threatening’ man in balaclava reported in Selsey

‘Threatening’ man in balaclava reported in Selsey

Reports of a threatening man in a balaclava in Selsey are being investigated by police.

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Maryna with her husband Giedrius

COUNTY NEWS: Husband pays tribute to woman found dead in Sussex home

The husband of the woman found dead in a Sussex home on Friday has paid tribute to her, police has confirmed.

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Emergency services rescue woman from Brighton roof

COUNTY NEWS: Fire service rescue woman stuck on roof

The fire service and police were called to the rescue of a woman after she got locked out on a roof terrace.

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