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Victims’ advocate visits Sussex to hear how police are tackling stalking and fraud

Progress in cracking down on stalking was among the topics on the agenda when the Victims’ Commissioner visited Sussex on Thursday.

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Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts across Sussex are on the rise, according to Sussex Police.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for June 15 to 22, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from June 15 to 22.

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The month-long operation was launched by Surrey and Sussex Police last week. Picture: Sussex Police

Police arrest 42 as drink and drug-driving campaign kicks off

Police have arrested 42 people in the first week of a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex.

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Do you drive in flip flops?

This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes.

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VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
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Restrictions on butterfly knives like this one will be extended under the new law

Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.

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Sebastian Trabucatt arrives at court in Heraklion, Crete, where he is due to stand trial. Picture: Flora Thompson/PA Wire

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man spared jail after killing teenager in Malia

A club promoter has been spared jail despite being convicted of killing a public schoolboy with a single punch during a night out at a Greek resort.

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COUNTY NEWS: Veteran ‘devastated’ as war medals stolen in burglary

A war hero has had his Second World War medals stolen in a burglary at his Sussex home.

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Gosport hospital deaths: Up to 650 patients died after being prescribed opioids ‘without medical justification’

At least 456 patients died after being given opioids ‘without medical justification’ at a Gosport hospital where ‘there was a disregard for human life,’ a major report has found.

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Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

The true impact of child grooming and abuse is rarely made public.

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The NSPCC is calling for robust laws

Revealed: how child groomers use Facebook and Instagram in Sussex

Social media like Facebook and Snapchat have been used in 33 cases of child grooming in Sussex in the last year, new figures reveal.

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Mohamed Barakat, 63, from Goring, next to his front door which was broken into. The dent can be seen on the doorframe where the burglars forced one of the three locks.

COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Body found in city centre

Police are investigating after a body was found in a city centre yesterday (Saturday).

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The two day hearing took place at Sussex Police HQ in Lewes

COUNTY NEWS: Detective’s failure over abuse allegations was ‘gross misconduct’

A police detective who failure to properly report allegations of child abuse made by three girls amounted to gross misconduct.

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Liam Allen will be on the sex offender's register for life. Photo provided by Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Student jailed after Freshers’ night rape

A university student who raped a woman after a pub crawl has been jailed for eight years.

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Bridge (left) was convicted of murder, while Onofeghare was convicted of manslaughter by majority verdict. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Two found guilty of killing father

Two men have been convicted of killing a Sussex father after a three week trial.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for June 8 to 14, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from June 8 to 14.

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Sussex Police issued a warning on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

£10m stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in one year

More than £10million was stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in just one year, police have confirmed.

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William Flynn, photo provided by Sussex Police

Wanted man could be in Sussex

A man wanted by police could be in Sussex.

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