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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man cheated victims out of almost £100K

An heir hunter from Sussex who cheated 19 victims out of £99,000 faces jail.

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Serial tobacco smuggler sentenced

An unemployed woman who smuggled cigarettes and tobacco into the UK through Gatwick Airport has been sentenced.

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Thousands of customers advised to change password following Virgin Media router concern

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

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Attempted murder arrest following Crawley fire

Attempted murder arrest following Crawley fire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a fire at a Crawley home.

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Teen arrested on suspicion of rape

Teen arrested on suspicion of rape

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault following an incident at a Crawley home.

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Man jailed for blaming speeding offences on ex

A man who was caught speeding twice in 90 minutes in Crawley has been jailed after he tried to blame the offences on his ex-girlfriend.

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Robert Trigg arrives at Lewes Crown Court before his murder trial. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Court hears how son found body of his ‘happy, joyful’ mother

A man who discovered his mother’s dead body on Mother’s Day described her as ‘cheerful and joyful’ at her former partner’s trial.

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Robert Trigg arrives Lewes Crown Court before his murder trial. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man on trial for killing girlfriends is ‘capable of instinctive violence’

A man from West Sussex is on trial for allegedly killing two of his partners five years apart.

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Man left with broken skull after pub attack

A man was left with a broken skull after being punched in the head outside a pub.

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Nigel Pelham pleaded guilty to eight counts of publishing threatening written material intending to stir up religious hatred against Muslims. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed for trying to provoke religious hatred on Facebook

A Sussex man has been jailed for trying to stir up religious hatred against Muslims on Facebook.

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Plea to parents in town’s fight against antisocial behaviour

A desperate plea has been made for parents in Burgess Hill to ‘step forward and take some responsibility’ after a concerning rise in antisocial behaviour in the town.

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The fly-tipping in Squab Lane, Magham Down. Wealden District Council said access to farmland was blocked and on one occasion crops spoiled by the dumping of large amounts of renovation and house clearance waste.

COUNTY NEWS: Fly-tipper jailed for 12 months after dumping spree

A man has been jailed for 12 months after a fly-tipping spree across the Sussex countryside.

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Warning after spate of bike thefts in Horsham

Warning after spate of bike thefts in Horsham

A warning has been issued to cyclists in Horsham following a spate of bike thefts.

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: Top ten tips for keeping safe from fraudsters

"In the UK, our population is ageing; the proportion of those aged over 65 has never been greater.

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Man charged with burglary

Man charged with burglary

A man has been charged with burglary after a break-in at King Edward Road in Christ’s Hospital.

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COUNTY NEWS: Five arrested following drilling protest

Five people were arrested after two activists chained themselves to a 100kg concrete block to prevent vehicles from entering a Sussex drilling site on Monday (June 12), according to Sussex Police.

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RSPCA issues advice after poisonous dog food found

RSPCA issues advice after poisonous dog food found

The RSPCA has issued advice following a series of incidents of food laced with poison being found at dog walking sites in Burgess Hill.

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The 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of entering a security restricted area at Gatwick Airport

Teen arrested in Gatwick Airport ‘security restricted area’

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of entering a security restricted area at Gatwick Airport today (Wednesday June 7).

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Warning to elderly over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man admits having fake gun that shut schools

The man arrested for possession of a fake gun after two Sussex schools were put on lockdown last month has pleaded guilty.

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