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Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

A drink-driver found slumped over the wheel of his mother’s car on Christmas day with the engine still running has been banned from the roads.

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Music teacher on child sex charges

Music teacher on child sex charges

A music teacher has been charged with historic child sex offences alleged to have happened at locations in Warnham and South London, say police.

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Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

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Hoodie in town centre bag snatch

Hoodie in town centre bag snatch

A hoodie snatched a handbag from an elderly woman in a mobility scooter in a town centre daylight theft.

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Video: Thieves target church ... for the second time

Thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused when a Catholic church was broken into for the second time within weeks.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery

Employee forced into fridge-freezer during armed robbery at golf club

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was tied up, robbed and put in an industrial fridge-freezer at Hassocks Golf Club.

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Flytipping costs councils and farmers thousands each year

‘Hidden cost’ of flytipping on Horsham and Crawley farmer

An agricultural expert has warned of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping on innocent farmers, after it was revealed that councils have spent more than £4.5m on cleaning up the South East in just 12 months.

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Two cars caught in the act. Picture Sussex Raods Police/Twitter

Motorists caught reversing on sliproad to avoid M23 gridlock

The M23 north of Crawley was a total standstill yesterday because of its closure, and those who tried to illegally escape the gridlock found themselves in even deeper trouble with the law.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Sussex

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Sussex.

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A property in Horsham, associated with incidents of anti-social behaviour, has been shut down.

Horsham flat shut down

A Horsham flat associated with drugs and criminal activities has been shut down by police.

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Four teenagers arrested after group assault

Four teenagers arrested after group assault

Police officers have arrested four teenagers in relation to an assault in Burgess Hill.

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Two arrested after alleged assault at village restaurant

Two arrested after alleged assault at village restaurant

Two men were arrested following an alleged attack at a village restaurant.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman’s ankle broken after being ‘stamped on’ in fight

Police are investigating a fight which left a woman in West Sussex with a broken ankle.

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Arrests after teens injured at party

Arrests after teens injured at party

Four boys were arrested after three Crawley teenagers were injured at a party.

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Katy Bourne

Council tax rise to help protect 480 Sussex Police posts

An increase in Sussex Police’s share of council tax would help protect 480 officer and staff posts, according to the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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Mills was jailed for taking advantage of a man with autism and Cerebral palsy. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Care worker jailed for stealing £2,000 from disabled men to fund gambling

A care worker who stole almost £2,000 from two disabled men at a Sussex care home to fund luxury gifts and online gambling has been jailed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman arrested for hiding wanted husband from police

A woman has been arrested after hiding her wanted husband from police officers, according to police.

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Ashley Richardson. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Drug dealer jailed for supplying ‘cocktail of drugs’

A Sussex drug dealer has been jailed for supplying a cocktail of drugs including crystal meth, cocaine and amphetamines which he advertised as ‘party bags’ in the city, police have said.

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Mohammed Toofek Salih. Picture supplied by the Home Office

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man jailed for smuggling illegal migrant into UK

A Sussex man has been jailed for attempting to smuggle an illegal migrant into the UK through the Port of Dover, according to the Home Office.

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Peter Burr arrives at Hove Crown Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Second former Christ’s Hospital teacher sentenced for indecent assault

A second former teacher from Christ’s Hospital School, near Horsham, has been jailed for historic indecent assault against four boys.

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