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Former Christ’s Hospital teacher sentenced for sex offences

A former teacher at Christ’s Hospital School near Horsham has been sentenced for historic sex offences against young boys.

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A girl has been identified following the incident

UPDATE: Girl identified after bike thrown onto tracks at Wivelsfield

A girl has been identified in connection with a malicious obstruction at Wivelsfield railway station.

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Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

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Police wish to speak to the girl pictured in the CCTV images. Picture: BTP

Police release CCTV images after bike thrown onto tracks at Wivelsfield

British Transport Police investigating a malicious obstruction at Wivelsfield railway station have released CCTV images of a girl they wish to speak to.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Wanted man arrested in Handcross

A wanted man has been arrested in Handcross.

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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

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Warning over fake Government grant scam

Warning over fake Government grant scam

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

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‘Romance fraud’ victim loses £108,000 to bogus friend

‘Romance fraud’ victim loses £108,000 to bogus friend

A victim of ‘romance fraud’ who lost £108,000 has shared her story to warn others.

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Woman woke up in field after being raped on night out

Woman woke up in field after being raped on night out

Police are seeking witnesses after a Horsham woman reported being raped following a night out with friends in Crawley.

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Two hurt in attack after house break-in

Two hurt in attack after house break-in

A Romanian man has been charged with assaulting two men aged 83 and 50 following a break-in at a house in Crawley yesterday morning.

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Man admits four month spate of thefts from parked cars

Man admits four month spate of thefts from parked cars

A prolific thief stole items from parked vehicles in a four month spate across the Horsham district.

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Station Road Carpets in Burgess Hill. Picture: Steve Robards

UPDATE: Carpet shop window smashed by vandals

Police are appealing for witnesses after vandals smashed a carpet shop window in Burgess Hill.

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Police are appealing for information

COUNTY NEWS: Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in the county.

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Police are appealing for information

Keyboard from church organ stolen in Hassocks

Police are appealing for information after thieves stole a keyboard from a church organ in Hassocks.

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From top left: John Harris, Colin Martin, Ryan Higson, Marc James, Kane Wilson, and Barry Allen.

UPDATE: Arrest in hunt for six wanted by police

A man who was one of six people wanted on recall to prison has been arrested.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the dog attack

Pensioner attacked by dog in East Grinstead

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pensioner was attacked by a dog at a park in East Grinstead.

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Parents warned over explicit video sent to schoolchildren

Parents warned over explicit video sent to schoolchildren

Parents at a West Sussex school are being warned about an explicit video involving a child which has been distributed to youngsters via social media.

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Man suffers fractured eye socket in town attack

Man suffers fractured eye socket in town attack

A man was left with a fractured eye socket after an attack outside a parade of shops.

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Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

An appeal has been made for information on ‘heartless, callous fraudsters’ making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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