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Metal thefts on the rise in Sussex, police say

Metal thefts across Sussex are on the rise, according to Sussex Police.

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VIDEO: Bank ‘will not reopen’ following ram raid

Barclays’ Henfield branch will not reopen after suffering significant damage in a ram raid in April, it has been confirmed.

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The month-long operation was launched by Surrey and Sussex Police last week. Picture: Sussex Police

Police arrest 42 as drink and drug-driving campaign kicks off

Police have arrested 42 people in the first week of a summer crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex.

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Do you drive in flip flops?

This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes.

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Thieves steal Go-Kart during farm break-in

Thieves steal Go-Kart during farm break-in

Thieves stole a go-kart when they broke into an outbuilding on a farm in Horsegate Lane, Cuckfield.

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a hammer attack

Efit released after hammer attack near school

Police have issued an efit of a man they would like to speak to after a teenager’s skull was fractured in a hammer attack near a school.

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VIDEO: 60 vehicles stopped in high-tech police crackdown

More than 60 vehicles were stopped by police in Sussex last week as officers conducted a high-tech crackdown on road crime.
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Restrictions on butterfly knives like this one will be extended under the new law

Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.

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Sebastian Trabucatt arrives at court in Heraklion, Crete, where he is due to stand trial. Picture: Flora Thompson/PA Wire

Haywards Heath man spared jail after killing teenager in Malia

A club promoter has been spared jail despite being convicted of killing a public schoolboy with a single punch during a night out at a Greek resort.

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Police are looking to trace these men in connection with racist graffiti discovered in Mid Sussex

Hunt for vandals after racist graffiti discovered

Police are hunting for vandals after racist right wing graffiti was discovered across Mid Sussex

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COUNTY NEWS: Veteran ‘devastated’ as war medals stolen in burglary

A war hero has had his Second World War medals stolen in a burglary at his Sussex home.

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Two hurt in violent park attack

Two hurt in violent park attack

Two 19-year-old men were attacked and threatened during an attempted robbery in a town centre park.

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Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

The true impact of child grooming and abuse is rarely made public.

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The NSPCC is calling for robust laws

Revealed: how child groomers use Facebook and Instagram in Sussex

Social media like Facebook and Snapchat have been used in 33 cases of child grooming in Sussex in the last year, new figures reveal.

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Mohamed Barakat, 63, from Goring, next to his front door which was broken into. The dent can be seen on the doorframe where the burglars forced one of the three locks.

COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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COUNTY NEWS: Body found in city centre

Police are investigating after a body was found in a city centre yesterday (Saturday).

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The two day hearing took place at Sussex Police HQ in Lewes

Horsham detective’s failure over abuse allegations was ‘gross misconduct’

A police detective who failure to properly report allegations of child abuse made by three girls amounted to gross misconduct.

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Liam Allen will be on the sex offender's register for life. Photo provided by Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Student jailed after Freshers’ night rape

A university student who raped a woman after a pub crawl has been jailed for eight years.

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Anthony William was a father of four. Pictures: Sussex Police

Senior detective thanks all involved in investigation into Horsham father’s death

A senior detective has spoken out to thank everyone involved in bringing a Horsham father’s killers to justice.

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Anthony Williams was killed in September last year

Family pay tribute to ‘doting’ Horsham father after killers’ convictions

The family of murdered Horsham father Anthony Williams have issued a moving tribute to him.

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