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Various road traffic collisions, Chichester: The A27 was closed westbound west of Chichester at ... http://t.co/IFbNyclNCd #sussexpolice 22/12/2014 09:59:33

Driver charged with six motoring offences, St Leonards-on-Sea: Police have charged Stanley Charl... http://t.co/tx4h3YmrfC #sussexpolice 22/12/2014 07:52:29

Obviously, because of my disability, I need assistance. But I have always tried to overcome the ... http://t.co/QdpMLwYLHA #sussexpolice 21/12/2014 19:44:08

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The Friday evening before Christmas has historically been very busy for us. Lots of office parti... http://t.co/L92hcWvgtj #sussexpolice 19/12/2014 19:06:34

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UPDATE: A27 at Brighton now open: The A27 is now open between the A23 and the A270 at Brighton. ... http://t.co/KNbw3lsORx #sussexpolice 19/12/2014 17:13:56

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver caught after running out of petrol: A 28-year-old man drink-dr... http://t.co/h55fuvSLYh #sussexpolice 19/12/2014 17:13:55

A27 remains closed eastbound at Brighton: Police are warning drivers about significant delays on... http://t.co/AIzvmxp4Gw #sussexpolice 19/12/2014 16:34:09

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Various road traffic collisions, Chichester

22 December 2014

The A27 was closed westbound west of Chichester at 12.30pm on Sunday (21 December) following a collision between a Ford Ka hatchback car and a Ford Transit van.   An elderly man driving the Ka was trapped in his...

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Driver charged with six motoring offences, St L...

22 December 2014

Police have charged Stanley Charles Perry, 48, from Larchfield Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, with six motoring offences following an incident in Norman Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, at around 9.20pm on Thursday, 11 Decemb...

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UPDATE: A27 at Brighton now open

19 December 2014

The A27 is now open between the A23 and the A270 at Brighton. Motorists are thanked for their patience and urged to drive carefully on their onward journey.

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Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver caught after running out of petrol

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver caught after ...

19 December 2014

A 28-year-old man drink-driver was caught after his car ran out of petrol on his way home. Jonathan Viney spent the evening of 5 December drinking beer and spirits at The Beresford, a pub in Middleton, before decidi...

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A27 remains closed eastbound at Brighton

19 December 2014

Police are warning drivers about significant delays on the A27 near Brighton on the busiest Friday of the year (December 19). Emergency services are on scene at a collision involving two vans and a lorry on the A27 ...

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Don't get the police 'taxi' this Christmas

Don't get the police 'taxi' this Christmas

19 December 2014

As Christmas week approaches, the distinctively marked Police/Taxi vehicle is continuing its patrols of the Rother area, as part of the Sussex Police's drink and drug-drive campaign. The car which aims to act as a v...

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Hairdressers and convenience store burgled in S...

19 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after two St Leonards businesses were burgled overnight between Wednesday 17 December and Thursday 18 December. Around £1,000 in cash was stolen from Clippers hairdressers on Sedle...

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New Pegasus scheme will speed up emergency communication

New Pegasus scheme will speed up emergency comm...

19 December 2014

A creative new scheme will make contacting the police and other emergency services easier and could cut vital seconds off an emergency phone call. Working in conjunction with partner emergency services, Sussex Polic...

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Paintball guns stolen in burglary

Paintball guns stolen in burglary

19 December 2014

A number of paintball style gun have been stolen from a garage in Haywards Heath. The garage, attached to a house in Syresham Garden, between 8.30am on Tuesday, December 9 and the 8.30am on Wednesday (December 10). ...

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Do you recognise this woman?

Do you recognise this woman?

19 December 2014

Do you recognise this woman? Police want to speak to her over a series of shoplifting incidents at stores in Crowborough. At about 3pm on 7 November a woman was seen stealing 11 black rectangular Ted Baker fragranc...

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Boy caught shoplifting in Hailsham gives birthd...

19 December 2014

An 11-year-old who was caught shoplifting got in such trouble with his family that he donated his birthday money to charity as penance. The boy stole an e-cigarette and cartridges from Superdrug in The Quintins Shop...

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Wealden Pubwatch message to festive drinkers

19 December 2014

Those seeking their festive fun in the pubs and clubs of Wealden district are being warned to behave or risk a Christmas and New Year ban. That's the message from the licensees signed up to the Wealden Pubwatch sche...

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One dead, one seriously injured in Newhaven col...

19 December 2014

A man has died and another man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after they were in collision with a lorry in Newhaven on Friday morning (December 19). The 35-year-old man from Newhaven sadly died at ...

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Part of A27 closed at Brighton after collision

19 December 2014

Emergency services are currently at a collision on the A27 between the A23 and junction with Lewes Road in Brighton. Two vehicles are believed to be involved in the collision which happened shortly before 1pm. Part ...

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Man forces himself into pensioner's home and ro...

19 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 75-year-old woman was robbed by a man who forced himself into her home in Brighton. The victim withdrew money from a post office in Whitehawk Way between 10am and 10.3...

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Two pedestrians seriously injured in Newhaven

19 December 2014

Two pedestrians have been seriously injured following a collision with a lorry in Newhaven on Friday morning (December 19). Emergency services are attending the scene at South Heighton at the junction of the B2109 A...

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Handbag returned after Worthing burglary

19 December 2014

Police are trying to find out how a green and beige spotted handbag stolen in a burglary at a house in Orchard Avenue, Worthing, came to be returned to the owner's doorstep.   The theft occurred overnight on T...

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Three road traffic collisions north of Brighton

19 December 2014

Three collisions in the space of 30 minutes caused widespread traffic congestion north of Brighton early on Friday morning (19 December)   At 7.46am police were called to the A23 at its junction with the A273 at...

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Arun police support Littlehampton school's road safety initiative

Arun police support Littlehampton school's road...

19 December 2014

Sussex Police have donated £500 to a Littlehampton school's innovative scheme to improve road safety. River Beach Primary School in York Road is encouraging parents who drive their children to school to sign up to a...

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Arun police launch Operation Tinsel

19 December 2014

Police in the Arun district have launched Operation Tinsel to target shoplifters and other criminals taking advantage of the festive season. Officers and PCSOs from the neighbourhood policing team will be conducting...

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Suspected West Sussex burglar extradited from P...

19 December 2014

 A suspected burglar who skipped bail and returned to his native Poland has been extradited back to England.   Tomasz Krukowski, 33, formerly of The Croft, Bognor Regis, failed to return on bail to Sus...

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Police appeal for witnesses to series of robberies

18 December 2014

Detectives are investigating four robberies across Portslade and Hangleton and one in Shoreham. The first one happened as the Martin's newsagents in Station Road, Portslade was opening for the day at 6am on November...

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Sussex Police donate £500 to fund new play equipment for Staplecross Playing Fields

Sussex Police donate £500 to fund new play equi...

18 December 2014

Battle police have donated £500 to Staplecross Playing Field Charity to fund new play equipment for their playing field.   Ewhurst Parish Council Chairman Brigitte Fifield said: "Financing community projects i...

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Sussex Police donate £500 to Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance

Sussex Police donate £500 to Bexhill Dementia A...

18 December 2014

Bexhill police have donated £500 to Bexhill Dementia Action Alliance to help them raise awareness of dementia in the community and with local businesses. The organisation aims to transform the quality of life for pe...

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Make sure your UAV doesn't fly you into trouble this Christmas

Make sure your UAV doesn't fly you into trouble...

18 December 2014

Are you hoping Father Christmas will bring you an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for you to fly on 25 December? Reports in the media suggest that the flying craft - that can cost less than £50 - could be one of the m...

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Woman killed in Bucks Green fatal named

18 December 2014

The woman who sadly died in a collision on the A281 Guildford Road at Bucks Green, near Horsham, on Monday (15 December) has been named, as Denise Osborne.   The 67-year-old of Old Road, Buckland, Betchwo...

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Charity shop burglary, London Road, Brighton

18 December 2014

Police are trying to trace callous burglars who broke into a charity shop in London Road, Brighton, to steal stock and takings.   Thieves got into the British Red Cross Society's shop between 6.30pm on Wednesd...

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Racially abusive man prosecuted and barred from Brighton’s taxis

Racially abusive man prosecuted and barred from...

18 December 2014

A criminal anti-social behaviour order has been put on a Brighton and Hove man after a number of racially motivated crimes against taxi drivers in Brighton and Hove. John Michael Hughes, 50, of Dean Gardens, Portsla...

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East Sussex police target Christmas 'Grinches'

18 December 2014

Police across all five East Sussex districts are targeting Christmas criminals as the run up up to the festive season enters its last week. Christmas is a time where the shops are very busy, but it is also a time th...

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Operation Dragonfly: Another five motorists cha...

18 December 2014

Another five motorists have been charged with offences as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Richard Faithfull, 24, was arrested after police stopped him on suspicion of speeding ...

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Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians urged to take...

18 December 2014

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are being urged to take extra care on the roads after a spate of serious and fatal crashes in Sussex. There have been five fatal crashes this month alone and officers are encouragin...

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Two missing West Sussex girls now found

18 December 2014

Police in West Sussex have found two 14-year old girls who had not been seen since Monday (15 December). Emmelyne Blackwell of Arundel and Charlotte Bell of Littlehampton were found safe at an address in Arundel thi...

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Tackling New Psychoactive Substances in Hasting...

18 December 2014

Hastings and Eastbourne based traders selling New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) are being left in no doubt as to their obligations in law. Sussex Police, the Safer East Sussex Team and East Sussex County Council's t...

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Eastbourne collision - now fatal

18 December 2014

A five-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a collision in Friday Street, Eastbourne, on Tuesday (16 December) has sadly died in hospital.   Andrea Gada, of Downland Close, Eastbourne, passed a...

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Appeal for witnesses to double fatal RTC at Han...

18 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after two passengers sadly died when the car they were travelling in left the road and hit a tree at Handcross on Wednesday night (17 December).   A man aged 21, from Lindfie...

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Eastbourne police donation to Bourne School

Eastbourne police donation to Bourne School

17 December 2014

Sussex Police have donated £500 to the Friends of Bourne School Association in Eastbourne. The association consists of parents and staff past and present and looks after the best interests of the current pupils. The...

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Eastbourne Business Crime Group wins prestigious award

Eastbourne Business Crime Group wins prestigiou...

17 December 2014

The Eastbourne Business Crime Group (EBCG) which includes Eastbourne Borough Council, Sussex Police, Eastbourne Arndale Shopping Centre and members of the local business community, has been awarded the Safer Busines...

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Sussex Police makes donation to CHIPS

Sussex Police makes donation to CHIPS

17 December 2014

Sussex Police has donated £500 to Chailey Information and Parents/Carer Support (CHIPS) to contribute towards the creation of a parent's room within Chailey Heritage School.   The room will give CHIPS, a paren...

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Phone, watch and Christmas cards stolen in Bexh...

17 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Constable Way, Bexhill-on-Sea, between 11.30pm on Wednesday 10 December and 7.30am on Thursday 11 December. A number of items were stolen including a bl...

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Officers given awards for their life saving actions

Officers given awards for their life saving act...

17 December 2014

Two Brighton officers who saved a man's life have been given two awards for their incredible actions. PC Ali Deller and PC Alec Barrett were two of the first officers on the scene when reports came in of a fight in ...

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Police concern for two missing girls from West ...

17 December 2014

Police in West Sussex are searching for two 14-year old girls who have not been seen for two days. Emmelyne Blackwell and Charlotte Bell left school in Littlehampton together at lunchtime on Monday 15 December and a...

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UPDATED: Police seek man over knife attack at Blackboys, near Uckfield

UPDATED: Police seek man over knife attack at B...

17 December 2014

(* Please note revised serial number - 1240, not 1230)   A 57-year-old man suffered a knife wound to his forehead following an argument with another man outside the Blackboys Inn, Lewes Road, Blackboys, at aro...

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Man slaps child in Crawley supermarket

17 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man slapped a child across the face in a supermarket in Crawley. The six-year-old boy was in a shopping trolley at Morrisons in High Street at 10.45am on Monday (15 Decembe...

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Operation Dragonfly: Two more people charged with drink-driving in Christmas crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: Two more people charged wi...

17 December 2014

Two more people have been charged with offences after being arrested as part of Sussex Police's crackdown on drink and drug-driving. Alicia Hinton, 45, was arrested at 9.25pm on 15 December after police were called ...

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Rye police donation to local disability organisation

Rye police donation to local disability organis...

17 December 2014

Sussex Police has donated £200 to Activities Respite Rehabilition Care Centre (ARRCC) to fund some internal redecoration of its visitors lounge. The donation comes from the Police Property Act Fund (PPAF), made up o...

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Dog bites woman in Goring recreation ground

17 December 2014

At about 10am on Tuesday 9 December a 76- year old local woman was bitten on the wrist by a dog described as a Doberman, when she tried to stop it attacking her own dog, a Labrador, in the recreation ground adjacent ...

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Valuables stolen in Billingshurst burglary

17 December 2014

Police are searching for burglars who took valuable items from a Billingshurst house.   Between Friday 5 December and Monday 8 December the house in Kingsfold Close, Billingshurst, was broken into  .  ...

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Missing Worthing man, Kevin Murray, found

17 December 2014

Missing Worthing man, Kevin Murray, 49, was found safe and well in Chichester on Tuesday night (16 December) Police had issued a public appeal to assist in finding him earlier that day.

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UPDATED Girl in critical condition after Eastbo...

17 December 2014

At  3.15pm on Tuesday 16 December police and ambulance crews were called to a collision in Friday Street, Eastbourne, near the junction of Shinewater Lane. A light blue Ford Fusion travelling north west collide...

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Child in collision with car in Eastbourne

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a girl pedestrian was in collision with a car in Friday Street, Eastbourne, on Tuesday (16 December).   The young girl suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to St...

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UPDATE: Wanted man Malcolm Smith arrested in St...

16 December 2014

Malcolm Christopher Smith, 35, of no fixed address, wanted by police for breaching a court order requiring him to live in Portsmouth, was arrested by officers on Friday (12 December) after being traced to Warrior Squ...

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Burglars now linked to more than 200 burglaries across the south east

Burglars now linked to more than 200 burglaries...

16 December 2014

A group of burglars are now believed to be responsible for more than 200 break-ins across the south east. It is thought that one group of up to a dozen burglars are involved in 59 offences in Sussex, 24 in Surrey, 1...

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Police appeal for witnesses after man is assaul...

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 61-year-old man who was attacked in a Spanish restaurant in Graham Road, Worthing, on Saturday (13 December). The man was eating a meal when he tried to stop a f...

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UPDATED: Woman attacked in Foredown Drive area ...

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and robbery in the Foredown Drive area in the early hours of December 14. The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was travelling in a taxi back from Brighton with her partne...

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Goodwood fatal RTC - appeal for Land Rover driv...

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for the driver of a Land Rover Defender who they believe witnessed a fatal collision in Selhurstpark Road, Goodwood, last month, to come forward and speak to them.   The crash involved a b...

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£10,000 worth of watches stolen from Eastbourne...

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at Ernest Jones Jewellers in the Arndale Centre, Eastbourne, on Friday 5 December. Two men were seen breaking a door to get into the Arndale centre around 11.30pm. ...

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Missing Worthing man found

16 December 2014

David Whittaker, 33,  who had been missing from his hospital accommodation in Worthing since Saturday, December 6) has been found by Metropolitan Police at a London Underground station and returned to hospital. ...

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13-year-old cyclist seriously injured in Worthing

16 December 2014

A 13-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after his bicycle was in collision with a van in Worthing on Tuesday morning (December 16). Emergency services were called to the scene in Offington Lane, Sal...

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Image of man involved in knife point robbery in Petworth

Image of man involved in knife point robbery in...

16 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a knife point robbery at a garage in Petworth. At around 7.45pm on Monday (December 15) at The Flower Bowl Garage in London Road, a man walked into the garage with a knife. He t...

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CCTV image of man who attempted to rob Horsham bank

CCTV image of man who attempted to rob Horsham ...

16 December 2014

Police have published a CCTV image of a man suspected of attempting to rob a bank in Horsham and offered a £500 reward for information leading to a successful arrest and conviction.   Just before 11....

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Police step up patrols to combat domestic abuse...

16 December 2014

Police in Sussex have a pre-Christmas surprise for more than 40 people who have records for repeated domestic abuse of partners. They are all receiving visits from officers in plain clothes, working with Independent...

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Two arrested after drug warrants carried out in...

16 December 2014

Two people were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply following the execution of a drugs warrant at a property in Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, on Thursday (11 December).   A 38-year-old man...

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Concern for missing Kevin Murray

16 December 2014

Police are growing concerned for a man missing from Worthing. Kevin Murray, 49, was last seen at around 6pm on Monday (December 15) when he visited his daughter in Dominion Road. He has not been seen since and ...

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East Sussex man wanted for recall to prison

East Sussex man wanted for recall to prison

16 December 2014

Police are searching in East Sussex and West Kent for 33-year old Gareth Cooper, who is wanted for recall to prison for breaching the terms of his prison release licence.   Cooper, who is know to have frequent...

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Road closed in Salvington following collision

16 December 2014

A cyclist has been injured in a collision with a vehicle in Worthing. Offington Lane in Salvington has been closed as emergency services deal with the incident, which happened at 7.07am on Tuesday (December 16). An...

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Guide dog bitten by dog in Portslade street

15 December 2014

Police are searching for a woman whose dog bit a guide dog in a Portslade street. At about 10.45am on Thursday 6 November, a 52-year old local woman who is severely sight impaired, was waiting at a bus stop in Mill ...

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Police appeal for witnesses to robbery at the O...

15 December 2014

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery at the One Stop shop in Buckingham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, which occurred just as the shop had ceased trading for the day at around 11pm on Wednesday (10 December).   A...

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CCTV footage of Horsham house burglary suspects

15 December 2014

Do you recognise these two men who are suspects for a burglary at a house in Forest Road, Colgate, near Horsham?   A home was broken into on 8 September sometime between 2.30pm and 5.30pm and a large amount of...

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Man charged with cannabis production following ...

15 December 2014

A man has been charged with the production of cannabis following a drugs warrant in Peacehaven on Friday (12 December). Ha Hoang, 19, of South Coast Road, Telscombe Cliffs, Peacehaven, appeared at Brighton Magistrat...

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UPDATE: serious road traffic collision, A281 Bu...

15 December 2014

Further details have been released about a serious road traffic collision on the A281 Guildford Road at Bucks Green, near Horsham, which is expected to be closed to traffic until at least 5pm today. (Monday. 15 Decem...

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Police in Rother support Bexhill food bank

15 December 2014

Rother's Neighbourhood Policing Teams continue to support the Bexhill Food Bank, which exists to donate food to local families or individuals in crisis. The Food Bank is a social project run by members of Churches T...

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CCTV image published of Bexhill robber

CCTV image published of Bexhill robber

15 December 2014

Police investigating an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Bexhill have published a CCTV image of one of the robbers in the shop. Officers were called to Betfred in Cooden Sea Road, Little Common, at 8.45pm on Wednesd...

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Police close A281 Guildford Road, Bucks Green, ...

15 December 2014

Police have closed the A281 Guildford Road on the Sussex-Surrey border at Bucks Green, near Horsham, following a serious road traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. It happened just before 12.30pm on...

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Woman attacked in Foredown Road area of Portslade

15 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault and robbery in the Foredown Road area in the early hours of December 14. The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was travelling in a taxi back from Brighton with her partner...

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Reward offered for fatal Littlehampton arson

15 December 2014

Detectives are offering a reward in connection with a fatal arson in Littlehampton last year. On Thursday, September 12, 2013 fire and police were called to a fire in a property on South Terrace shortly before 1am. ...

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Missing Eastbourne teenager Tonie Cox found

15 December 2014

Missing teenager Tonie Cox from Eastbourne was found safe and well in Brighton on Friday (12 December).   The 17-year-old had been missing since 28 November. Police would like to thank the media and ...

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Operation Dragonfly: 17 more drivers charged with offences as part of drink-driving crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: 17 more drivers charged wi...

15 December 2014

Another 17 motorists have been charged with offences after they were arrested as part of Sussex Police's Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving across the county. Stanley Perry, 48, was arrested at 8.25pm on ...

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Serious assault in Storrington

15 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man in his 20s and a second man in his 40s who were attacked in Spierbridge Road, Storrington, in the early hours of Saturday (6 December)   The victims were...

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Man charged with two Brighton robberies

15 December 2014

A man has been charged in connection with two robberies in Brighton. Jermaine Edwards, 22, unemployed of no fixed address has been charged with robbery and false imprisonment on June 30 this year at a hotel in Kings...

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Bexhill-on-Sea police promote disability awareness

Bexhill-on-Sea police promote disability awareness

15 December 2014

Disability engagement officer PC Alison Puddefoot was at Bexhill-on-Sea's public library on Tuesday (9 December) to raise awareness of disability within the community and show how Sussex Police can help and support t...

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Operation launched to prevent young women suffe...

15 December 2014

Officers from Sussex Police are to run an operation at Gatwick Airport to try to tackle the problem of young women becoming victims of female genital mutilation (FGM). In the run up to Christmas, officers will be ra...

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Appeal after man stabbed in Hove

15 December 2014

A 31-year-old Hove man is being treated for stab wounds to his leg. Officers were called to Brunswick Place, Hove, in the early hours of Saturday morning (13 December) where there had been an incident between two me...

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Sentimental locket stolen in Bognor Regis

15 December 2014

A distinctive locket has been stolen from a property in Bognor Regis during a burglary. The house on Lincoln Avenue was broken into between November 21 and November 27 by smashing a door. A number of items of jewel...

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Operation Tinsel targets Christmas thieves in H...

12 December 2014

Christmas shoppers across Sussex are being warned to keep an eye on their valuables as shopping centres and streets become busier with just over a week to go. Operation Tinsel aims to reduce incidents of theft,...

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Operation Magpie: Burglar jailed for targeting vulnerable pensioner

Operation Magpie: Burglar jailed for targeting ...

12 December 2014

A burglar who targeted a vulnerable pensioner with health problems has been jailed for more than three years. Graham Brook snuck into his 89-year-old victim's home in Bexhill while she was in on 8 September and...

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Police in East Sussex seek man wanted for breaching court order

Police in East Sussex seek man wanted for breac...

12 December 2014

Police are trying to trace Malcolm Smith, 35, (pictured) who is wanted for breaching conditions of a court order.   These include a requirement to live at approved premises in Portsmouth...

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Operation Dragonfly: Man charged with drink-driving after crash in Brighton

Operation Dragonfly: Man charged with drink-dri...

12 December 2014

A 48-year-old man has become the latest to be charged with an offence as part of Sussex Police's Christmas drink and drug-driving crackdown. Hamilton Smith was arrested at 1.25pm on 11 December after a car cra...

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Man sentenced for Goring dangerous driving inci...

12 December 2014

The driver of a car which collided with a parked car in Goring-by-Sea, seriously injuring three of his passengers, has been sentenced for dangerous driving. Ross John Smalley, 21, of Shelby Road, Worthing, was ...

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Missing Martin Smyth found

12 December 2014

A missing man from Littlehampton has been found. Martin Smyth, 56, was reported missing on Tuesday (December 9) but was found in Portsmouth on December 11, safe and well.

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Police appeal for witnesses as woman is attacke...

12 December 2014

A woman was attacked in the early hours of Friday morning (December 12) as she was walking home along Dyke Road in Brighton. The victim, a 21-year-old woman from Brighton, became aware of a man as she wal...

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Innovation hub will help police meet the challenges of modern day policing

Innovation hub will help police meet the challe...

11 December 2014

Cutting edge technology and equipment that will help police meet the challenges of modern day policing are being developed in Sussex. Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry was at the opening of the Security In...

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Reward put up for arrest of burglar on the run

Reward put up for arrest of burglar on the run

11 December 2014

A reward has been put up to try and find wanted burglar Jonathon William King. The 43-year-old was charged with breaking into a home in Cowbeech on 1 July 2013 during which more than £50,000 of antique silverw...

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Appeal to taxi driver for information on Haywar...

11 December 2014

Police are keen to trace a taxi driver who was in the area when a woman was sexually assaulted in Haywards Heath on Sunday (December 7). The driver of a red taxi which drove along Franklyn Road at around 11.30...

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Missing Jennifer Watts found

11 December 2014

Missing Jennifer Watts, 73, was found safe and well on Wednesday (10 December) after she went missing from Bognor Regis on Monday 8 December. Police would like to thank the public and the media for their help....

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Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver who tried to outrun police banned from the roads

Operation Dragonfly: Drink-driver who tried to ...

11 December 2014

A 43-year-old man has been banned from the roads for three years after he sped off to try to avoid police while more than four times the drink-drive limit. Police were called after Darren Moore almost crashed h...

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Advice to combat car and cycle crime in Adur an...

11 December 2014

Following a recent spate of thefts from vehicles and of bicycles in Adur and Worthing, police have issued advice to help owners safeguard their property.   Cars and vans should always be locked and wind...

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Missing Crawley man found

11 December 2014

Missing Crawley man Mohsin Uddin Mohammed, 37, has been found safe and well in Pease Pottage. Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.

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NOW FOUND: Concern for missing Crawley man Mohs...

11 December 2014

Police are growing concerned for a missing man from Crawley. Mohsin Uddin Mohammed, 37, was reported missing on Tuesday (December 9) from his home town of Crawley. His last known address was in Horsham Road but...

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Farm machinery stolen from Uckfield

Farm machinery stolen from Uckfield

10 December 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Furners Green, Uckfield. The burglary happened between 10am on Wednesday, December 3 and 4.30pm on Friday (December 5) A dark green, two-seat...

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Director sentenced to seven years for defrauding Brighton-based timber company

Director sentenced to seven years for defraudin...

10 December 2014

A former company director has been sent to prison for seven years for systematically defrauding his Brighton and Hertfordshire-based timber company of £2.6 million.   On Friday (5 December), Robert Austin, ...

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