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Three jailed for kidnapping and assaulting man in Crawley

Three men have been jailed for 35 years after a man was kidnapped and assaulted in Tilgate Park, Crawley, Sussex Police has confirmed.

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Police advice on car key ‘jamming’

Police advice on car key ‘jamming’

Police in Sussex are warning drivers to be on the alert for attempts to ‘jam’ their car keys.

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The figure has been revealed in the wake of a number of high profile cases across the country

COUNTY NEWS: Thousands use mobile at the wheel, despite risks

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that 1,424 drivers in Sussex have been prosecuted this year by police for using their mobile phone at the wheel.

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Two arrested after car crashes into roundabout

Two people have been arrested after a car left a road and crashed into a roundabout.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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COUNTY NEWS: Chef arrested in Amsterdam over historic ‘sexual assault’

A former chef accused of sexually assaulting a girl in Sussex eight years ago was arrested in Amsterdam on Tuesday (December 6) after a global police hunt.

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Witness appeal after train passenger exposed himself to teenage girl

British Transport Police officers are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a teenage girl on a train between East Grinstead and Riddlesdown, a spokesperson has said.

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Area taped off in town centre. Photo by Crawley Police.

UPDATE: Shop evacuated after suspicious package closes town centre

A Crawley store was evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the town centre.

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Paul Hodge. Photo contirbuted by Surrey Police.

Man who escaped police in eight hour stand-off jailed

A man who gave officers the run around as they stood guard of an empty house for eight hours has been jailed, Surrey Police have said.

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Family robbed at knifepoint in own home

A knifeman forced a couple to kneel before robbing them in their own home.

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Katy Bourne's December video log: Enabled Justice, tackling elder exploitation, funding community projects and winning awards along the way

It’s been a busy year for Sussex in terms of putting victims of crime first, raising the profile of Elder Exploitation and delivering the best Restorative Justice service in the country.

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Aaron Reeve. Picture: Sussex Police

Man jailed for attempted robbery

A man has been jailed following an attempted robbery in East Grinstead.

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Sussex Police officer sacked after testing positive for cocaine

A detective has been sacked from Sussex Police after testing positive for cocaine.

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Police arrest 35 motorists in first five days of Christmas crackdown

Police have arrested 35 motorists in Sussex in the first five days of their Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers.

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Kathleen Shuster's beloved cat Oscar

Teacher shocked after beloved pet is found beheaded

A woman is distraught after her beloved cat Oscar was found decapitated outside Queen Victoria Hospital.

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Douglas Stack-Pash. Picture: Sussex Police

Man jailed 15 years for child sex offences

A man has been jailed for 15 years after being convicted of 29 serious sexual offences against two young girls and a boy, say police.

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Several hundred pounds cash, saved for relatives Christmas presents, was stolen, police say

Stores fined for selling alcohol to children

Four off-licences have been fined for selling alcohol to under-age children.

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Stephen Bryant. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man from Sussex has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Following nationwide investigations into sexual abuse in football, Sussex County Football Association is urging victims of abuse to come forward.

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Crawley woman jailed for perverting the course of justice

A Crawley woman has been jailed for a year after her false statement almost saw the wrong person convicted of a firearms charge.

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