COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested after seven-hour police siege

A man has been arrested by Sussex Police after a seven-hour siege.

Security news

Ex-convicts warn of lack of home security in Sussex

Ex-convicts have warned of a lack of home security in Sussex and the rest of the south east after research found almost a third of people in the region take no security precautions.

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Network Rail helicopters crack down on trespassing

Helicopter crews have stepped up patrols on the south east’s railway lines as trespassing hits a six-year high.

Charley Tilbury, 15, was last seen on Wednesday evening (August 16). Picture: Sussex Police

Missing teenager from Burgess Hill

Police are searching for a missing teenager from Burgess Hill.

A teenager has died in a crash on the A264 and two others are injured. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Teenager killed in car crash

A teenager died in a car crash last night which left another teenager with serious injuries, police have confirmed.

Arson charge following fire at village home

Arson charge following fire at village home

A woman has been charged with arson after a fire broke out at a home in Wisborough Green.

Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz, 34, launched a ferocious attack on two officers, swinging a hammer and hitting one of them three times. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Killer who attacked police officers with hammer has jail term slashed

A convicted murderer jailed for at least five years for a ‘truly terrifying’ hammer attack on police officers has had his minimum term slashed by appeal judges.

News from the courts

Horsham couple convicted for shouting ‘foul and abusive language’ at disabled man

A man and a woman have been found guilty of verbally abusing a severely disabled man in Horsham, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Missing father and children found safe

Sussex Police has said Robert Roche and his two small children have been found safe and well after an appeal this morning (August 15).

The road was cordoned off for five hours on Sunday (August 13). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged following seven-hour police siege

A Sussex man is facing a firearms charge following a seven-hour police siege on Sunday (August 13).

Three-year-old Joey and 18-month-old Betsy are missing with their father Robert Roche, police said. Sussex Police picture

COUNTY NEWS: Concern for man missing with two children

Police and family are concerned for the welfare of a man and his two small children who have not been seen since Monday morning, August 14.

Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing ‘explosive’ following seven-hour police siege

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ‘explosive’ following a seven-hour police siege in Sussex yesterday.

Armed police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Armed police siege in evacuated road is over

The armed police siege which led to a Crawley road being evacuated is now over.


Road cordoned off in five-hour police siege

A road in Crawley has been cordoned off for five hours while armed police negotiate with a man in a house.

Peter Allan, the hate crime sergeant and trans* equality advocate for Sussex Police

Sussex Police sergeant asks supermarkets to change feminine hygiene signs

A Sussex Police sergeant’s tweets asking supermarkets to change their feminine hygiene signs has sparked debate online.

A fake �50 scam is sweeping the county

COUNTY NEWS: Shop owner warns of fake £50 note scam

A Sussex shop owner has warned people to stay alert as a fake £50 note scam sweeps the south coast.

A car collision on the A27 at Fontwell. Picture: Sussex Roads Police

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Speeding’ teen in A27 collision days after test

A teenager who recently passed his test has been involved in a collision due to him speeding, police have said.

William Flowers, 26, has been convicted of drink-driving following the collision. Picture: Sussex Police

Seriously injured driver convicted of drink-driving

A man who suffered serious injuries after his car collided with a tree has been convicted of drink-driving, police have said.

Donations were stolen after a thief broke through an 'industrial padlock', according to staff

COUNTY NEWS: Emotional plea after break in at popular beauty spot

Staff at a popular Sussex beauty spot have issued an emotional plea after a ‘kick in the teeth’ break in last night.

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