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Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer tells court how body was found

“It is not local or in water and only two of us could find it.”

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Sussex Police has released body worn video of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police

VIDEO: Police officers brutally attacked with hammer

Police have released graphic footage of a man attacking two officers with a hammer.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men released on bail after fatal hit and run

Two men who were arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run in Sussex have been released on bail.

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Court results - Crawley

The following are results contributed by HM Court Service, of cases sentenced by Sussex Northern magistrates sitting at Crawley.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

Two men handed themselves in to Sussex Police yesterday (January 11) in connection with a fatal hit and run.

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County News: Sussex smokers fined £440 each for dropping a cigarette butt

Three people who dropped cigarette butts and then failed to pay an initial fixed penalty of £75 have been slapped with £440 fines – plus £450 costs and a £44 victim surcharge.

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Stolen cow sculpture recovered by police

A fibre glass sculpture of a cow - stolen from Box Hill in August - has finally been found.

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Two more banned from roads for drink-driving

Two more banned from roads for drink-driving

Two more drivers from Crawley and East Grinstead have been banned from the roads for drink-driving over the Christmas period.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

COUNTY NEWS: Father killed by man who owed him £20,000, prosecutors say

Father Mark Manning was killed after a man who owed him money ‘hit him over the head’ and decided to ‘finish him off’, a court heard today.

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Firm fined after ‘losing’ computer device containing 60,000 customers’ bank details

An insurance firm has been fined £150,000 after a computer device containing the names, addresses and bank details of nearly 60,000 customers was stolen from its Horsham offices.

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The 34-year-old was charged yesterday (January 9). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Drug charge for fiancée of airshow victim

The fiancée of a man killed in the Shoreham Airshow disaster has been charged with dealing speed, police said.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

COUNTY NEWS: Man accused of murder admits preventing burial

The man on trial for the murder of a former bomb disposal expert has admitted to a charge of preventing the lawful burial of a body.

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Man arrested in Crawley on suspicion of grooming

A man has been arrested in Crawley on suspicion of attempting to meet with children under-16 following alleged grooming on social media dating sites.

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Sharpthorne man accused of child grooming offences

A man has been charged with in connection with child grooming offences in Hove after an investigation by Brighton detectives, police have said.

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Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Court results - Crawley

The following are results contributed by HM Court Service, of cases sentenced by Sussex Northern magistrates sitting at Horsham and Crawley.

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Laura Tyler, 31, and Grant Fraser, 27, from Littlehampton. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Public sex acts pair blame trains for court lateness

A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to committing sexual acts in a public place and blamed train ticket prices for turning up late to court.

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Man airlifted to hospital after Crawley stabbing

A man was airlifted to hospital after he was stabbed at a house in Crawley.

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Crawley top cop leaves for new job

Crawley’s police district commander is moving on to a new job in East Sussex.

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