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Police seek witnesses to armed incident in Hastings

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in which a man armed with what appeared to be a shotgun pointed it at another man inside a house and made threats.

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The street was cordoned off. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man released without charge after ‘road rage’ incident

A 37-year-old man who was arrested after a man suffered serious head injuries in an assault over the weekend has been released without charge, according to police.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Kyle Declan Smith. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-180423-093010001

Man wanted by police for breaching restraining order

Police are appealing for help tracing a St Leonards man wanted on recall to prison.

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The scene of the incident. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Witnesses sought to ‘road rage’ assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious head injuries following an assault in a Sussex town.

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Richard Moughton, 59, of Fairstone Close, Hastings, was jailed for a total of seven years when he appeared at Brighton Law Courts on Friday, April 13.

Brave victim speaks out after paedophile jailed

A paedophile has been jailed for seven years after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting two young girls over a 12-year period.

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Man stabbed in the stomach in St Leonards

Man stabbed in the stomach in St Leonards

A man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in St Leonards last night (Thursday, April 19).

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Magistrates Court results

These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for April 9 - April 11.

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The Bridge of Light in memory of the Shoreham Airshow crash victims. An RIP candle is left

COUNTY NEWS: Shoreham airshow pilot enters not guilty plea at court

The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy has entered a not guilty plea to 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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Lady Colin Campbell arrives Worthing Magistrates' Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady Colin Campbell walks free from court as speeding charge dropped

I’m a Celebrity star Lady Colin Campbell walked free from court after prosecutors dropped a speeding charge against her.

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COUNTY NEWS: How police tackle youth crime in wake of teen double-stabbing

After months of vandalism and petty crime, a stabbing in a Sussex town centre which left three teens injured and another in court has brought the issue of youth crime into sharp relief. Dealing with it is more than just a police issue, as reporter James Butler found out.

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Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

COUNTY NEWS: Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

A ‘dangerous’ man who set out to deliberately infect men in Sussex with HIV has been handed a life sentence, police said.

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Hastings man sent for trial for alleged sex offences against young girls

A man faces trial over alleged sexual offences against seven young girls, as well as blackmail, possessing indecent images of children, and possessing an offensive weapon.

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Police investigate the scene at Bexhill Road. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Man denies double murder charge

A man accused of shooting dead two women at a St Leonards home has denied committing murder.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: #StandUpToStalking

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, explains why it is important that we all #StandUpToStalking

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Police drone search Bexhill. Photo contributed.

Police drone deployed in Bexhill

A man was arrested and released after a police drone search operation in Bexhill on Sunday.

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Flowers were placed at the scene of Shana Grice's murder (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Huge increase in stalking reports after Shana Grice murder

Sussex Police has seen a dramatic increase in stalking reports since the death of 19-year-old Shana Grice.

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Hastings Law Courts

Retired dentist fined for running illegal service

A retired East Sussex dentist has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 after pleading guilty to running an illegal dental service.

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Restaurant owner praised for pursuing robber in St Leonards

Restaurant owner praised for pursuing robber in St Leonards

Police have commended the bravery of a restaurant owner after he pursued an armed robber in St Leonards.

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Maryna with her husband Giedrius

COUNTY NEWS: Husband pays tribute to woman found dead in Sussex home

The husband of the woman found dead in a Sussex home on Friday has paid tribute to her, police has confirmed.

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