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COUNTY NEWS: 22-year-old found with stab wound in flat

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital with a stab wound after police were called to a Sussex flat last night, a spokesperson said.

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

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COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.

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Warning over scam HMRC calls in Hastings

People living in the Hastings and St Leonards are warned to beware of a telephone scam where they are accused of owing HM Revenue and Customs money.

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Thieves target motor repairs and garages in Hastings

Thieves target motor repairs and garages in Hastings

Motor businesses and garages in Hastings have been targeted by burglars stealing tools, diagnostic equipment and car parts recently, police said.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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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 from January 11 - 13

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Homeless woman slashed in razor attack

A woman suffered serious injuries after it is believed she was slashed with a razor in an attack yesterday evening.

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William John Moore, 40, unemployed, of Southmead Close, Mayfield, was jailed for a total of three years after admitting four counts of fraud. SUS-170215-105000001

Fraudsters sentenced after scamming elderly Hastings woman

A couple who defrauded cash and possessions from a string of elderly women including one in Hastings were sentenced on Monday (February 13).

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Billie-Jo Jenkins

No justice for Hastings teenager Billie-Jo 20 years after murder

There is still no justice for murdered Hastings teenager Billie-Jo Jenkins and her family after her death 20 years ago today (Wednesday, February 15).

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Man pleads guilty to causing death of his wife in A21 crash

The husband of a woman who was killed in a head-on collision on the A21 last year has pleaded guilty to causing her death.

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Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentines Day

Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Online daters looking for love this Valentine’s Day are being warned not to be duped by fraudsters posing as prospective partners.

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Lee Heane and Matthew Bryan - photo from Crimestoppers

Rewards offered for whereabouts of two men following 70 burglaries

Following a dozen burglaries across Sussex and several others in the UK, Independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Matthew Bryan and a separate reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Lee Heane.

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Some of the people police would like to have a date with this Valentine's Day

VIDEO: Appeal to find ‘long lost love’ wanted Hastings man

Police are embracing the spirit of Valentine’s Day with an appeal for information on the whereabouts of a ‘long lost love’ and wanted Hastings labourer.

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If anyone has information please contact the police as soon as possible. Picture: Sussex Police

Police seek date with ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s

Sussex Police is seeking a date with its ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s.

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Four arrested following execution of drugs warrant in Hastings

Three men and one woman have been arrested after a drugs warrant was executed at an address in Cambridge Road, Hastings.

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Kirsty Geoghegan leaves Lewes Crown Court after facing charges of blackmail. Picture by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Jail for blackmailer who threatened to cut horses’ throats with a machete

A former horseowner has been jailed for threatening to ‘mutilate and kill’ five horses with a machete as part of a blackmail demand.

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Loose animals on highway, increased deer poaching and diggers stolen

Dozens of animals loose on the highway, an increase in hare coursing and deer poaching and Quadbike and diggers stolen have been reported to Sussex Police in the past week.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates Court from January 3 - 11

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Social media tip off helps find missing Hastings pensioner

A tip off to police on social media helped find a missing elderly man from Hastings today (Wednesday, February 8).

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