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Witnesses sought to car chase and crash in Ore

Witnesses are being sought to an incident in Ore in which a group of men tried to attack two men.

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Police outside the flats in Horsham

COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched over fatal stabbing

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in a town in Sussex, police said.

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The A259 in Brighton is closed after a serious collision. Images show a police car with a smashed windscreen. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man injured in ‘serious’ police car collision

A ‘serious collision’ involving a Sussex Police car has injured a man, weeks after a pedestrian died in a police car collision.

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Part of Sussex Police's 'hard-hitting' new drugs campaign SUS-170918-155102001

Sussex Police highlight truth behind drug industry

Sussex Police is launching a new hard-hitting campaign to expose the truth behind the UK’s drug industry.

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Thomas Fear, 22, is wanted by Sussex Police after failing to appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court SUS-170918-155451001

Police search for wanted man

Police are searching for 22-year-old Thomas Fear who failed to appear at court earlier this month.

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Armed police have been sent to the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Armed stand-off between man and police

Residents in a street in a Sussex town have been evacuated amid a stand-off between police and a man.

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Toddler in hospital after St Leonards dog attack

A one-year-old girl was taken to hospital after she was attacked by a dog in St Leonards this week.

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Alan Haldane, 63,  was found guilty of the rape and attempted rape of a girl young girl. SUS-170915-092404001

Hastings man jailed for serious sex offences

A Hastings man has been convicted of serious sexual offences for the second time in 18 months, police say.

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Hastings and Rother court results

Hastings and Rother court results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from August - August 16 - August 23.

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Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne’s September video log: First Sussex-wide service for victims of stalking

A support service for victims of stalking in Sussex is to be commissioned by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne following the success of a pilot project in Brighton & Hove to understand the demand for specialist support.

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Alan Jardine

Police seek Hastings man after window smashed

Police are seeking a Hastings man after a window was smashed at a home in St Leonards.

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Cybercrime

Equifax hack: what it means for customers in the UK

Customers with the credit reporting agency, Equifax, are being urged to check for any unusual activity after a cyber attack has left millions of customers vulnerable to fraud.

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Simon Kenny outside court during the trial. Central News

St Leonards judge ordered to pay just £51,938 for £800,000 fraud

A district judge who stole nearly £800,000 from customers of his Selsey law firm to fund a party lifestyle with his lover has been ordered to pay back just £51,938.

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The Sara Lee Trust charity shop, Endwell Road, Bexhill, targeted by theives during the evening of Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Witness appeal after thieves target charity

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after ruthless thieves targeted a Bexhill charity shop, stealing cash, watches, and vintage goods estimated to be in the region of £1,000.

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Body found in search for missing Hastings man

Body found in search for missing Hastings man

A body has been found in the search for missing Dene Brazil from Hastings.

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A court warrant has been issued for the arrest of 39-year-old Hastings man Clinton Goodfellow.

Police search for wanted Hastings man

Police are searching for a wanted man from Hastings who failed to appear at court this week.

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Father William Haymaker was order to pay 3,700 and carry out 200 hours of unpaid work when he appeared at Hove Crown Court yesterday. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Priest sentenced for Blue Badge fraud

A priest who was caught fraudulently using a dead parishioner's Blue Badge has been fined and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
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Goodwood Revival. The attack happened in the early hours of Saturday morning when visitors had left. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170809-175717008

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Armed robbers steal £75,000 at motor festival

Thieves wearing balaclavas brandishing a machete and a crowbar attacked two security guards and stole £75,000 at Sussex motor festival, police said.

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Douglas Warren. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

St Leonards man jailed for child sexual offences after international police co-operation

A man has been jailed after trying to arrange online sexual activity with someone he thought was a teenage girl.

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