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COUNTY NEWS: Fraud who stole £690k and tried to ‘trash’ ex-wife jailed

A man has been jailed for stealing £690,000 from the company that fixes Sussex trains.

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Serious assault leaves one man needing surgery

Serious assault leaves one man needing surgery

One man requires reconstructive facial surgery following a serious assault on two men near McDonald’s in Haslett Avenue East, Crawley.

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Police are seeking the driver who fled the scene of the crash

Man rushed to hospital after town centre stabbing

A man was stabbed in the chest following a fight in the town centre.

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Vacuum cleaner and knife block stolen in burglary spree

Vacuum cleaner and knife block stolen in burglary spree

A vacuum cleaner and a knife block were among items stolen in a burglary spree in Littlehampton.

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Arrests in crackdown on Horsham car break-ins

Arrests in crackdown on Horsham car break-ins

Two arrests have been made as police continue to crack down on thefts from parked cars around Horsham.

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Reece Pettitt

Man jailed for Horsham rape

A man has been jailed for raping a teenage girl in Horsham.

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Two people have been arrested

Witness appeal after reports of man with gun

Police are appealing for witnesses after receiving reports of a man in possession of a gun in Broadfield Barton last Friday (October 13).

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Shop owner Steve Coombes (pictured) said the thief or thieves smashed through the inner back door. Pictures: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Father ‘broken’ after £12,000 theft cancels Christmas holiday

A father-of-two says he feels ‘broken’ after theives stole £12,000 of equipment from his store on Sunday night.

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Manager Dave Curran with some of the young adults outside the building broken into by thieves

‘Devastating’ break-in at village care centre

Thieves stole money earmarked to help disabled young people when they broke into a village care centre on Saturday.

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Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement

Police welcome for new post to help combat modern slavery in Sussex

Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement, coinciding with Anti-Slavery day tomorrow (October 18), of funding for a new post to help the force combat modern slavery.

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Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Those responsible for hate crime in Sussex, Surrey and Kent are much more likely to be convicted for their crimes than in other parts of the country.

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Two people have been arrested

Appeal after woman attacked during attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked during an attempted robbery in Haywards Heath.

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Police are looking to speak to these two men in connection with a distraction burglary.

‘Despicable’ thieves target vulnerable pensioner in distraction burglary

Police are hunting for two men who pretended to be workmen to get into a pensioner’s home before stealing £1,000.

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Kelly Jane Hodd, 29, unemployed, of Martingale Close, St Leonards admitted to 19 counts of fraud and related offences

COUNTY NEWS: Fraudster admits to taking £20,000

A 'convincing liar' who admitted to stealing more than £20,000 in a series of fraud offences has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Police tape off flats in Park Way as they investigate stabbing.

Two in court charged with Horsham murder

Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Horsham.

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Photo: Sussex Police

Builder one of 150 drivers caught in drink and drug driving crackdown

A Crawley builder has been disqualified from driving for 18 months after failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis when he was pulled over by police.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC’s video log: Working together is key to fighting anti-social behaviour

Filmed ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner's ‘Listen Live: Partners Together’ crime summit this video examines anti-social behaviour in Hastings and Rother, and some of the great partnership work which is taking place in the area to tackle it.
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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Killer drivers could face life behind bars

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads.

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