UPDATE: Illegal workers ‘not direct employees’ says company

Five men illegally working on the regeneration of Queens Square were ‘not direct employees’ of the construction company, it has said.

A CCTV image of a man officers wish to speak to in connection with the incidents. Picture: British Transport Police

Police appeal after indecent exposures on trains near Gatwick

British Transport Police (BTP) have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a series of indecent exposures on trains near Gatwick.

Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: National Stalking Awareness Week 2017

To mark National Stalking Awareness Week 2017, PCC Katy Bourne explains why it's so important to support the week, and what's being done in Sussex to help victims of this crime.

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Worthing Magistrates' Court

Former Selsey boxer avoids jail for attacking elderly parents

A former amateur boxer from Selsey has narrowly avoided jail for attacking his elderly parents.

The Weald School in Billingshurst is on fire. Picture: Stephen Khoo SUS-170328-191632001

Girl, 16, arrested in connection with Weald school fire

A girl has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a Billingshurst school.

Stalking Awareness Week

Stalking - ‘criminal and malicious behaviour’ highlighted

The debilitating impact stalking and harassment can have on people is being highlighted by Sussex Police as they support National Stalking Awareness Week which started today (Monday April 24).


Man accused of trying to groom young girl

A man has been arrested in Horsham on suspicion of attempting to lure a girl under the age of 16 into a sex act.

COUNTY NEWS: Girl has ‘glass bottle smashed in her face’

COUNTY NEWS: Girl has ‘glass bottle smashed in her face’

Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl had a glass bottle smashed in her face in a Sussex city over the weekend.

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A 25-year-old Midhurst woman has been arrested and remains in custody, BTP said

COUNTY NEWS: Ambulance crew call police after man stabbed in Sussex street

Paramedics called police after attending a man with stab wounds to his back and neck on Friday evening, Sussex Police has confirmed.

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Haywards Heath Cricket Club was vandalised for the ninth time in 18 months. Photo contributed by Matt Jones.

Heartbreak as cricket club targeted by vandals for ninth time

The chairman of a cricket club has spoken of his heartbreak after a clubhouse was broken into for the ninth time in 18 months.

Adrian Taylor. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed after punching female police officer unconscious

A man who attacked a police officer, leaving her with a severe head injury, has been jailed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police seek man seen punching and kicking muzzled dog

Police are investigating after a man was caught on CCTV appearing to punch, kick and pour a pint over a muzzled dog.

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Michael McPherson.

Man jailed for Crawley acid attack

A man who threw acid on another man outside a Crawley cinema has been jailed for eight years, the court service has confirmed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police

Police appeal after man robbed in graveyard

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed as he walked through a graveyard in East Grinstead.

COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

Police have made 11 arrests after shutting down an illegal rave in the Sussex countryside, which caused a road to be closed for much of Easter Sunday.

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Pet cat Pepsi SUS-171204-123216001

Pet cat shot in second callous airgun attack

A pet cat was left in agony after being callously shot with an airgun - the second such attack in Mid Sussex this year.

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Man sentenced for online sex offences

Man sentenced for online sex offences

A Burgess Hill man has been sentenced for a series of online sexual offences involving young girls, including attempts to meet several for sex, according to police.

What are the rules?

Mobile phone use while driving is illegal, but what other distractions can land you in trouble?

New laws passed last month mean that using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of a car could get you a fine of £200, six penalty points and a possible loss of licence.

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Gavin Reading with two of his dogs

Horror as dogs ‘walloped with pickaxe’ in break-in

A family has spoken of their horror after burglars broke into their home and ‘walloped their dogs with a pickaxe handle’.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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