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Ban for St Leonards builder found drink-driving on Christmas Day

A total of 195 arrests were made in Sussex during Surrey and Sussex Police’s Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving, which ran from December 1 to January 1.

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Connor Mackay. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-180117-170101001

Police hunt for wanted man in St Leonards

Have you seen wanted teenager Connor Mackay?

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Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

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Steven Harry Down has Parkinson's and diabetes and no access to the medicine he needs. Sussex Police picture

Search continues for vulnerable man missing from Ore

Police trying to trace a vulnerable missing man from Ore have released this image showing the clothes he was wearing when last seen.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Sussex

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Sussex.

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UPDATE: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

UPDATE: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

Police have confirmed they are now investigating an incident where hunting dogs caused chaos at a cat sanctuary, which could lead to prosecution.

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Missing 70-year-old found in London

Missing 70-year-old found in London

A missing man who suffered from mental illness has been found after a extensive search.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police seeking information following two armed robberies in Hastings

A police investigation has been launched after two armed robberies took place in town in the same evening.

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Police were called to the incident

BREAKING: Hunting dogs 'out of control' at cat sanctuary, says charity

A cat sanctuary in Brede has criticised a local hunt group saying a pack of dogs was 'out of control' on its grounds this evening (Tuesday).

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CCTV footage of the Ore robbery. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

Armed robberies at Ore and Winchelsea Co-op stores

Police searching for two robbers who held up staff in a two Co-op stores at knifepoint and stole cash, have released CCTV images and are appealing for information.

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Katy Bourne

Council tax rise to help protect 480 Sussex Police posts

An increase in Sussex Police’s share of council tax would help protect 480 officer and staff posts, according to the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman arrested for hiding wanted husband from police

A woman has been arrested after hiding her wanted husband from police officers, according to police.

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Ashley Richardson. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Drug dealer jailed for supplying ‘cocktail of drugs’

A Sussex drug dealer has been jailed for supplying a cocktail of drugs including crystal meth, cocaine and amphetamines which he advertised as ‘party bags’ in the city, police have said.

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Mohammed Toofek Salih. Picture supplied by the Home Office

St Leonards man jailed for smuggling illegal migrant into UK

A St Leonards man has been jailed for attempting to smuggle an illegal migrant into the UK through the Port of Dover, according to the Home Office.

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Peter Burr arrives at Hove Crown Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Second former independent school teacher sentenced for indecent assault

A second former teacher from an independent school in Sussex has been jailed for historic indecent assault against four boys.

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He was given a suspended sentence

COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for December 6 - December 14.

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Boy surrenders himself to police after St Leonards car vandalism appeal

A teenage boy has voluntary surrendered himself to police following an investigation into damage caused to a car.

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Henry McKeever made his way across country without any shoes, and had a large tear in his jeans, which were soaking wet

Drink driver flees crash scene and gets covered in mud

A drink driver crashed a car, and then fled the scene across fields in freezing temperatures, police said.

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The chase

COUNTY VIDEO: Escaped Sussex prisoner tries to drive wrong way down motorway in dangerous police chase

An escaped prisoner who tried to evade officers by attempting to drive down the wrong way of a busy motorway has been jailed.

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These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws.

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