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Magistrates Court Results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from July 14 - July 19.

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Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz, 34, launched a ferocious attack on two officers, swinging a hammer and hitting one of them three times. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Killer who attacked police officers with hammer has jail term slashed

A convicted murderer jailed for at least five years for a ‘truly terrifying’ hammer attack on police officers has had his minimum term slashed by appeal judges.

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Man injured in road rage incident in St Leonards

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered minor injuries in a road rage incident in St Leonards, on Sunday (August 13).

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Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

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Naomi Oxley, 35, of Beach Head View, St Leonards appeared at court this morning charged with causing death and serious injury by dangerous driving. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Driver charged with causing death of mum-of-three appears in court

A driver who allegedly caused the death of a mum-of-three in Battle has appeared in court this morning (Wednesday).

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COUNTY NEWS: Missing father and children found safe

Sussex Police has said Robert Roche and his two small children have been found safe and well after an appeal this morning (August 15).

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The road was cordoned off for five hours on Sunday (August 13). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged following seven-hour police siege

A Sussex man is facing a firearms charge following a seven-hour police siege on Sunday (August 13).

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Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing ‘explosive’ following seven-hour police siege

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ‘explosive’ following a seven-hour police siege in Sussex yesterday.

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Armed police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Armed police siege in evacuated Sussex road is over

The armed police siege which led to a Sussex road being evacuated is now over.

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Sussex road cordoned off in five-hour police siege

A road in Sussex has been cordoned off for five hours while armed police negotiate with a man in a house.

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Peter Allan, the hate crime sergeant and trans* equality advocate for Sussex Police

Sussex Police sergeant asks supermarkets to change feminine hygiene signs

A Sussex Police sergeant’s tweets asking supermarkets to change their feminine hygiene signs has sparked debate online.

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A fake �50 scam is sweeping the county

COUNTY NEWS: Shop owner warns of fake £50 note scam

A Sussex shop owner has warned people to stay alert as a fake £50 note scam sweeps the south coast.

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This switchblade was among the weapons seized by police. Picture: Sussex Police

PICTURES: Several weapons seized in East Sussex drugs bust

A wicked-looking switchblade was among the weapons seized by Sussex Police during a drugs bust in East Sussex.

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Magistrates Court Results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from July 5 - July 13.

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Hastings woman fined for not having her dog on a lead

Hastings Borough Council has successfully prosecuted a local woman for twice not having her dog on a lead in an area where she is required to do so.

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Scam warning

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Police appeal after Hastings rape

Police are appealing to any potential witnesses to after a girl reported being raped in Hastings.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court fromJune 19 - June 21.

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

Arrests after man left with fractured eye socket in St Leonards attack

Three men were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after a man was attacked in St Leonards.

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Bogus traders posing as officials

Bogus traders posing as officials and using Grenfell fire tragedy to sell goods

Bogus council and fire safety officials have been approaching home owners to fraudulently sell them fire safety services in light of the recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower.

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