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Girl, 16, arrested in connection with Weald school fire

A girl has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a Billingshurst school.

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Immigration vans in Crawley town centre

UPDATE: Council concerned after men found working illegally on Crawley development

Crawley Borough Council says it was ‘concerned to hear’ that five men were working illegally on the redevelopment of Queens Square.

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Immigration vans in Crawley town centre

UPDATE: Five arrested in Crawley for illegally working in UK

Five men illegally working on a construction site in Queens Square are facing deportation, the Home Office has confirmed.

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Immigration vans in Crawley town centre

BREAKING NEWS: Immigration officers called to town centre

Immigration officers have been called to Crawley town centre this morning (April 25).

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The 77-year-old man fell on his back after leaving the bus on Friday (April 21)

Police appeal after elderly man injured

Police are appealing for a motorcyclist who assisted an elderly man who became injured when leaving a bus in Forest Row.

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Stalking Awareness Week

Stalking - ‘criminal and malicious behaviour’ highlighted

The debilitating impact stalking and harassment can have on people is being highlighted by Sussex Police as they support National Stalking Awareness Week which started today (Monday April 24).

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Man accused of trying to groom young girl

A man has been arrested in Horsham on suspicion of attempting to lure a girl under the age of 16 into a sex act.

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Police incident in Chichester

COUNTY NEWS: Girl has ‘glass bottle smashed in her face’

Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl had a glass bottle smashed in her face in a Sussex city over the weekend.

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COUNTY NEWS: Ambulance crew call police after man stabbed in Sussex street

COUNTY NEWS: Ambulance crew call police after man stabbed in Sussex street

Paramedics called police after attending a man with stab wounds to his back and neck on Friday evening, Sussex Police has confirmed.

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Haywards Heath Cricket Club was vandalised for the ninth time in 18 months. Photo contributed by Matt Jones.

Heartbreak as cricket club targeted by vandals for ninth time

The chairman of a cricket club has spoken of his heartbreak after a clubhouse was broken into for the ninth time in 18 months.

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Adrian Taylor. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed after punching female police officer unconscious

A man who attacked a police officer, leaving her with a severe head injury, has been jailed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police seek man seen punching and kicking muzzled dog

Police are investigating after a man was caught on CCTV appearing to punch, kick and pour a pint over a muzzled dog.

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Michael McPherson.

Man jailed for Crawley acid attack

A man who threw acid on another man outside a Crawley cinema has been jailed for eight years, the court service has confirmed.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police

Police appeal after man robbed in graveyard

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed as he walked through a graveyard in East Grinstead.

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COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

Police have made 11 arrests after shutting down an illegal rave in the Sussex countryside, which caused a road to be closed for much of Easter Sunday.

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Pet cat Pepsi SUS-171204-123216001

Pet cat shot in second callous airgun attack

A pet cat was left in agony after being callously shot with an airgun - the second such attack in Mid Sussex this year.

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What are the rules?

Mobile phone use while driving is illegal, but what other distractions can land you in trouble?

New laws passed last month mean that using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of a car could get you a fine of £200, six penalty points and a possible loss of licence.

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Gavin Reading with two of his dogs

Horror as dogs ‘walloped with pickaxe’ in break-in

A family has spoken of their horror after burglars broke into their home and ‘walloped their dogs with a pickaxe handle’.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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