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COUNTY NEWS: Man was ‘cowering in the corner screaming’ during killing, court hears

Colin Gale thought Mark Manning would ‘come back and get him’ so he decided to ‘finish him off’, the mother of his daughters told a court.

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The knives are from a previous knife surrender in Sussex. SUS-170117-111605001

Blades in Sussex ‘knife surrender’ will make 20ft sculpture in memory of lives lost

Sussex Police is supporting a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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COUNTY NEWS: Pair plotted to kill man on fishing trip, court hears

Taking him on a fishing trip and throwing his body overboard was one of the methods Colin Gale and Stewart Robertson discussed to ‘get rid of Mark Manning’, a court has heard.

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Richard Jones, 63, formerly known as Richard Ernest Bloch, now of Grange Road, Shanklin. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Prison for historic child sex offender

A man from the Isle of Wight is starting a prison sentence for sexual offences against young girls in Sussex, North West London and Kent over the last 25 years.

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Richard Jones, 63, formerly known as Richard Ernest Bloch, now of Grange Road, Shanklin. Picture: Sussex Police

Prison for historic child sex offender

A man from the Isle of Wight is starting a prison sentence for sexual offences against young girls in Crawley, North West London and Kent over the last 25 years.

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VIDEO: Man charged after suspicious device found in Hassocks

A Hassocks man has been charged with explosive offences after a suspicious device was found at his house on Saturday (January 14).

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Officers evacuated Belmont Close for most of the day on Saturday. Picture: Sussex Police.

UPDATE: Man charged with explosives offences

A Hassocks man has been charged after a suspicious device was found at his home on Saturday, January 14.

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Watch out for fraud

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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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

COUNTY NEWS: Police officer tells court how body was found

“It is not local or in water and only two of us could find it.”

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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

VIDEO: Police officers brutally attacked with hammer

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

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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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Court results - Mid Sussex

The following are results contributed by HM Court Service, of cases sentenced by Sussex Northern magistrates sitting at Crawley.

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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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Three more drivers banned from roads for drink-driving

Three more drivers banned from roads for drink-driving

Three more drivers have been banned from the roads for drink-driving over the Christmas period.

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Police find the stolen cow sculpture SUS-171101-144140001

Stolen cow sculpture recovered by police

A fibre glass sculpture of a cow - stolen from Box Hill in August - has finally been found.

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Police officers told the court of their involvement in the investigation

COUNTY NEWS: Father killed by man who owed him £20,000, prosecutors say

Father Mark Manning was killed after a man who owed him money ‘hit him over the head’ and decided to ‘finish him off’, a court heard today.

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RSA Royal Sun Alliance building in Horsham. Pic Steve Robards  SR1613572 SUS-160513-174440001

Firm fined after ‘losing’ computer device containing 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 Horsham offices.

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The 34-year-old was charged yesterday (January 9). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Drug charge for fiancée of airshow victim

The fiancée of a man killed in the Shoreham Airshow disaster has been charged with dealing speed, police said.

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