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Man found with head injuries on St Leonards seafront

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on the seafront in St Leonards in the early hours.

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One of the motorcycles reportedly stolen. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170116-110710001

Police investigating motorcycle thefts in Hastings and Rother

Police in Hastings and Rother are appealing for information after receiving reports of three locked motorbikes being stolen.

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

COUNTY NEWS: Police officers attacked with hammer in graphic video

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

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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 for December 13 -15.

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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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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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Hundreds arrested during crackdown on drink and drug-drivers

Hundreds arrested during crackdown on drink and drug-drivers

Surrey and Sussex Police’s campaign to target drink and drug drivers throughout the month of December resulted in the arrest of 208 individuals in Sussex.

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COUNTY NEWS: Firm fined after ‘losing’ 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 Sussex offices.

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Driver re-bailed over death of Harley Simpson

A motorist who was arrested on suspicion of causing the death of an 11-year-old boy, has been bailed again.

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Van theft spate sparks police appeal

A spate of van thefts in Hastings and Rother has prompted a police appeal for information and advice on how to stop them.

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‘Assault by two men’ on St Leonards seafront

‘Assault by two men’ on St Leonards seafront

A man was reportedly assaulted by two men while he sat on a bench on St Leonards seafront in the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday, January 8).

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A similar Manx Norton to the one that was stolen in Hastings. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170601-104125001

Rare motorcycle stolen in Hastings

A very rare motorcycle worth £22,000 was stolen in Hastings on Monday (January 2).

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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 for December 7 - December 12.

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Sumon Thapa was last seen in Hastings. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

UPDATE: Missing Hastings man found safe and well

A man from Hastings was found safe and well within hours of being reported missing today (Thursday, January 5).

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St Leonards woman’s handbag snatched at supermarket

A man was arrested after a St Leonards shopper had her handbag snatched by two men in a supermarket car park.

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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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Leah Silvester is missing and is thought to be in the Hastings area. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170501-104855001

One of missing London teenage girls found in Hastings

One of the two missing teenage girls from London was found in Hastings yesterday (Wednesday, January 4), but the other 16-year-old is still missing.

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Leah Silvester (left) and Tia Brade (right), both from Islington, London, are missing and are thought to have met up in Hastings. Photos courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170401-164205001

Missing London teenage girls ‘could be in Hastings’

Two missing teenage girls from London are believed to have joined up in the Hastings area together.

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