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Eight men sentenced to more than 60 years as part of crackdown on drugs in Crawley

Eight men sentenced to more than 60 years as pa...

29 July 2015

The following eight men from Sussex have been sentenced to a total of 25 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine. They all pleaded guilty at on May 15 at Hove Trial Centre to the charge of conspiracy to supply cocain...

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Brighton man convicted of sexually assaulting a...

29 July 2015

A 32-year-old Brighton man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.   Samuel James Day, of no fixed address, was convicted following a seven day trial at Hove Crown Court, which ended ...

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Traffic delays expected after lorry overturns i...

29 July 2015

Police are warning motorists to expect delays on the A27 after a lorry overturned in Chichester this morning (July 29).   Officers were called to the A259 Bognor Road at around 2.30am.   A lorry ca...

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Operation Dragonfly - Man caught drink-driving with no licence for the second time

Operation Dragonfly - Man caught drink-driving ...

28 July 2015

A 38-year-old man has been banned from the roads for almost four years after he was caught driving without a licence while drunk for the second time. Lee Moore was arrested at 12.50am on 30 June after he was found a...

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Injury caused to Selsey attacker by victim coul...

28 July 2015

Police hunting the man who dragged a female driver into an alleyway in Selsey hope he could be identified by the injury his victim gave him. At about 8.30pm on Wednesday (22 July) the 21-year-old victim was driving ...

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Police seek witnesses to air weapon incident in...

28 July 2015

Police in Bexhill-on-Sea are trying to trace someone who injured a passer-by while taking pot-shots with an air weapon, ball bearing gun or catapult.   The incident happened at 12.50pm on Sunday (26 July) whil...

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Witnesses sought to Cloverleaf crash on the A27...

28 July 2015

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the A27 at Shoreham-by-Sea which occurred on the eastbound A281 Steyning off-slip at the Cloverleaf roundabout.   It happened at about 10.30am on Monday (27 July...

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Man jailed after filming himself driving in smoke-filled car

Man jailed after filming himself driving in smo...

28 July 2015

A motorist who bragged about his dangerous driving and posted a video of it on Facebook has been jailed. Charlie Jones, 21, uploaded a video clip of himself laughing hysterically as he drove his Vauxhall Astra throu...

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Missing Crawley man Leslie Turner found

28 July 2015

Missing Leslie Turner from Crawley was found in Essex on Monday (27 July) at 3.45pm.  Leslie, 37, had last been seen on 16 July.

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Vulnerable woman raped in Horsham

Vulnerable woman raped in Horsham

27 July 2015

Do you recognise these men? Police want to speak to them after a vulnerable woman was raped in Horsham. The 32-year-old was drinking in the Kings Arms pub in Bishopric on Sunday 12 July but left at about 9.30pm tha...

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Operation Dragonfly: Man banned for the fourth time for drink-driving

Operation Dragonfly: Man banned for the fourth ...

27 July 2015

A serial drink-driver has been banned for the fourth time after officers spotted him behind the wheel while banned - as he headed to a pub. Adrian Ing had been given two drink-driving bans in 2000 that he had served...

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Woman jogger pepper-sprayed in Hastings park

27 July 2015

Police want to trace a man who pepper-sprayed a woman jogger in Alexandra Park, Hastings, at around 7pm on Friday (24 July).   The woman, in her 20's and from Ashford, Kent, was running alone when a ...

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Man attacked by gang of youths near Hove seafront

27 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a gang of youths attacked and robbed a man out for a walk near Hove seafront. The 51-year-old victim was walking at the junction of King's Esplanade and Medina Terrace at abo...

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Police seek witnesses to assaults in Seaside, E...

27 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on two men which took place at around 2am on Sunday, 19 July in The Busker's Bar, Seaside, Eastbourne.   The victims were both white, one age 55 and one 34. The...

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Overnight burglary in Bexhill-on-Sea

27 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Newlands Avenue, Bexhill-on-Sea, between 11pm on Friday (24 July) and 6.30am on Saturday (25 July). A number of brass ornaments were stolen....

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Woman arrested over charity collection scam in ...

27 July 2015

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested by police investigating reports of a mother and children falsely claiming to be charity collectors. Police have received a number of reports of residents being contacted on thei...

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Police investigate street robbery in Bognor Regis

27 July 2015

Police are seeking anyone who may have information about a street robbery in Bognor Regis on Sunday, 12 July.   It happened between 11.15pm and 11.30pm in an alleyway between Normanton Avenue and Marshall Aven...

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Teenager wounded in Hastings street scuffle

26 July 2015

  Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl suffered a deep cut to her forearm during a scuffle in Middle Street, Hastings, at about 4pm on Friday (24 July)   She was hur...

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Witnesses sought after four men were assaulted ...

26 July 2015

Police are seeking witnesses to an incident in Teville Gate, Worthing, at around 3am on Saturday, 18 July, in which four men were assaulted.   The group was attacked by two black men. Two of the victims, aged ...

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Missing Hastings man James Ogilvie found in Kent

25 July 2015

James Ogilvie, 81, reported missing from Hastings earlier this week, was found safe and well at Pembury, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on Saturday morning (25 July). Police would like to thank the media and members of ...

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Search for two men who stole puppies from Lancing woman

Search for two men who stole puppies from Lanci...

24 July 2015

Police are searching for men who stole two puppies from a Lancing woman who had advertised them for sale. At about 8.40pm on Thursday (23 July) the two men, one in his 30's and one in his 60's, along with two young ...

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Police seek witnesses to serious car crash at K...

24 July 2015

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the Ashdown Forest on Friday (24 July) which left two people from Hartfield  critically ill.   It happened shortly before 1pm at Kingstanding, near Crowborough, ...

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Operation Dragonfly: Two more people convicted as part of summer 2014 crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: Two more people convicted ...

24 July 2015

A 47-year-old man who was found in a van that had crashed in Brighton has been convicted of refusing to allow himself to be breathalysed. A police patrol was flagged down shortly before 10pm on 11 June 2014 by a mem...

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Brighton man jailed for Lanes attack

Brighton man jailed for Lanes attack

24 July 2015

Wade Ian Crosweller, who attacked and seriously injured a 30-year-old Hove man in The Lanes, Brighton, has been jailed for four years.   Using a weapon, he struck his victim several times from behind...

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Police seeking help in tracing Hastings man Jam...

24 July 2015

Police are seeking help in tracing James Ogilvie, reported missing from his home in Hastings where he was last seen on Tuesday morning (21 July).   Mr Ogilvie is 81, about 5 ' 4",, stocky with grey hair and stub...

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Teenage girl sexually assaulted in St Leonards

24 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a park in St Leonards. Detective Police Constable David Elcock said: "We believe the incident happened sometime between 5pm and 8...

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East Sussex burglar sentenced to three years imprisonment

East Sussex burglar sentenced to three years im...

24 July 2015

A would-be East Sussex burglar has gone to prison thanks to a good neighbour who spotted him in a house across the road.    Glen Lockey, 56, unemployed, of Colwood Crescent, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty...

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Witness appeal following serious assault in Eas...

24 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Eastbourne on July 15. Officers were called after three men were seen fighting in Elms Road near the junction with Seaside Road at around 6:55pm. On...

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*UPDATE* A280 Long Furlong closed following RTC

24 July 2015

Police have closed the A280 between the A24 at Findon and A27 following a collision between a car and a lorry at 12:20pm today (July 24). The female driver of the car is thought to have suffered serious injuries. E...

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Body of man confirmed as that of missing student Diogo Moreira

Body of man confirmed as that of missing studen...

24 July 2015

British Transport Police (BTP) officers have confirmed that the body of a man that had been recovered in Brighton is that of missing Portuguese student Diogo Moreira. An investigation into his death is being ru...

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Police wish to speak to East Grinstead man Ryan Edson

Police wish to speak to East Grinstead man Ryan...

24 July 2015

Police wish to speak to Ryan Wayne Edson, aged 18 (see photograph) in connection with a motoring incident during the early hours of Wednesday, 8 July.   He lives in East Grinstead but is also known to fre...

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Four men arrested for possession with intent to...

24 July 2015

Four men have been arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and money laundering after three simultaneous drugs raids in Littlehampton yesterday (23 July).   A 44-year-old from Rustington; a...

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Disabled man steals cash from boy in Littlehampton

24 July 2015

Police are seeking witnesses to an incident on a path behind Greenfields, Wick, Littlehampton, in which a disabled man stole money from a 15-year-old boy.   It happened at around 5pm on Monday (20 July) w...

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Witnesses sought to robbery in Teville Road, Wo...

24 July 2015

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a man being robbed near the junction of Teville Road and Victoria Road, Worthing.   It happened just before 3pm on Thursday, 16 July when the 34-year-old vic...

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Extra patrols sent to help hunt for man who dra...

23 July 2015

Police hunting the man who dragged a female driver into an alleyway in Selsey are continuing to search the area for evidence and the attacker.  At about 8.30pm on Wednesday (22 July) the 21-year-old victim was ...

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Heroin and cash seized in Littlehampton

Heroin and cash seized in Littlehampton

23 July 2015

About £25,000 worth of heroin and thousands of pounds worth of cash were seized during drugs warrants in Littlehampton on Thursday morning (23 July) As a result of intelligence, information and work by local officer...

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Do you recognise these holiday snaps?

Do you recognise these holiday snaps?

23 July 2015

Are these photographs yours? Police investigating a series of burglaries in Mid Sussex and Horsham have recovered an SD card containing photographs that appear to show a family holiday to China and a wedding in the ...

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Have you seen missing 37-year-old Leslie Turner?

23 July 2015

Police are concerned about the welfare of missing 37-year-old Leslie Turner from Horsham. Leslie was last seen on Thursday 16 July at 8am in Stephenson Way, Crawley. He is described as white, 5' 3" and of slim buil...

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Stolen Bexhill-on-Sea defibrillator found dumped

23 July 2015

A defibrillator ripped from a wall outside the Co-Op store in Western Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 0.35am on Friday (17 July) has been recovered.   The G3 defibrillator, worth £850 and used to help resuscitate vic...

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Operation Dragonfly: Man caught drink-driving for the third time

Operation Dragonfly: Man caught drink-driving f...

23 July 2015

A 57-year-old man has been banned from the roads for third time after being caught drink-driving. Terence Rosen was arrested at 10.45pm on 28 June after police saw him speeding in his Renault Kangoo van in High Stre...

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Sussex Police supporting Trans Pride in Brighto...

23 July 2015

Sussex Police and Brighton's LGBT Police Liaison Team will be supporting Trans Pride in Brighton on Saturday (July 25). LGBT liaison officer Rory Smith and PC Sarah Laker of the Brighton LGBT team will be hosting an...

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Three men charged with sex offences against gir...

23 July 2015

Three men are due to appear in court in Brighton charged with sexual offences against young girls in the city. Rasul Zerak, 20, of Seafield Road, Hove; Mohammed Latfulakhel, 22, of Terminus Road, Brighton; and Qaher...

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Cyclist hurt in collision with a caravan at Fis...

23 July 2015

Police want to trace the driver of a silver car towing a caravan which was in collision with a cyclist on the A259 westbound at Fishbourne, near Chichester, at around 1.50pm on Sunday (19 July)   They would al...

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Man flags down female driver and attacks her in...

23 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man flagged down a female driver and dragged her into an alleyway in Selsey. At about 8.30pm on Wednesday (22 July) a 21-year-old was driving in Fontwell Road in the town w...

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Police seek witnesses to Portslade robbery

22 July 2015

Police are investigating a street robbery which occurred at around 4.30am on Saturday (18 July) in Victoria Road, Portslade.   A 22-year-old Brighton man was walking home with a friend when a dark-coloured car...

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Sussex officers cycling 170 miles for charity

22 July 2015

A Sussex team of 12, including Deputy Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney, are taking part in an annual 170 mile charity bike ride in honour of police officers who have died on duty. The UK Police Unity Tour starts at th...

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Thousands of pounds' worth of jewellery stolen in Wadhurst burglary

Thousands of pounds' worth of jewellery stolen ...

22 July 2015

Tens of thousands of pounds' worth of jewellery and a substantial amount of cash were stolen in the burglary of a house in Wadhurst. Entry was gained to the cottage in Newbury Lane at some time after the owners had ...

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Witnesses sought to Crawley robbery

22 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in which a 41-year-old man from Seaford was attacked in Springfield Road, Crawley, on Sunday (19 July).   The victim was walking to a friend's add...

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Thousands of pounds worth of drugs seized in Wo...

22 July 2015

A police operation aimed at disrupting the supply of drugs in Worthing has seen 49 arrests and £10,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin seized.   A team of officers have run Operation Oven over 31 days with t...

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Woman assaulted by two men in Hastings

22 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 28-year-old woman who was attacked in Priory Road, Hastings, on Friday (17 July). The victim was walking towards Old London Road at 10.30pm when she was assaulte...

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Operation Magpie: Most wanted Sussex burglar jailed

Operation Magpie: Most wanted Sussex burglar ja...

22 July 2015

Sussex's most wanted burglar has been jailed for more than five years for a series of break-ins across the south east. Simon Knights broke into eight homes in Sussex, two in Kent and one in each of Surrey, Hampshire...

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Police appeal for witnesses after racist assaul...

22 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 23-year-old Asian man who was attacked by the Old Steine, Brighton, on Saturday 27 June. The victim was walking with a friend by Steine Gardens towards the seafr...

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Nuisance 999 and 101 caller fined by magistrates

22 July 2015

A man who bombarded police with hundreds of nuisance calls has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 by magistrates. Clive Solly called Sussex Police almost 200 times in six weeks on the 101 service as well as sendin...

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Operation Dragonfly: Four more people charged with offences as part of summer crackdown

Operation Dragonfly: Four more people charged w...

22 July 2015

Four more motorists have been charged with offences as part of Sussex Police's summer drink and drug-drive campaign. Stephen Williams, 46, was arrested at 9.30pm on 4 June after officers stopped his Vauxhall Astra v...

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Police seek man over Littlehampton sex attack

22 July 2015

In the early hours of the morning on Sunday (19 July), a 31-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in the Surrey Street and High Street areas of Littlehampton.  Her attacker is described as an Eastern European m...

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Theft of public defibrillator, Western Road, Be...

22 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a theft which occurred outside the Co-Op in Western Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, at 0.35am on Friday (17 July).   A G3 defibrillator worth £850, made by Cardio Science ...

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Three suspected scam attempts thwarted in Eastb...

22 July 2015

Three attempts to scam people living in Eastbourne last week all failed thanks to intended victims being alert to the criminals' methods.   But it has prompted Eastbourne police to remind people to be on their...

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Hastings Police donate to local Girl Guides

Hastings Police donate to local Girl Guides

22 July 2015

Hastings Police has donated £200 to Hastings Girl Guiding to go towards this year's week-long international camp being held at East Grinstead.   The camp is being organised by Sussex East Guiding and will...

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Witnesses sought to attack on man in Blackman A...

22 July 2015

Police in Hastings are seeking witnesses to a man being attacked near the One Stop shop in Blackman Avenue, St Leonards-on-Sea.   It happened at around 6.30am on Wednesday, 15 July when a white works van pulled ...

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Man appears in court charged with starting fire...

21 July 2015

A 67-year-old man has appeared in court accused of starting a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards on Saturday 11 July. Rodney Smith, of Quarry Hill, St Leonards, appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court via v...

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Do you recognise these two men?

Do you recognise these two men?

21 July 2015

Do you recognise these two men? Police want to speak to them about an attack in Brighton city centre that left one man with a broken ankle. The 43-year-old victim was with his two brothers on a stag night in the ci...

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Motorbike stolen in St Leonards burglary

Motorbike stolen in St Leonards burglary

21 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a property in Watermint Close, St Leonards, during the early hours of Friday 17 July. A number of items were stolen including a white Husqvarna motorbike (pictured...

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Officers and staff recognised in Divisional Awards ceremony

Officers and staff recognised in Divisional Awa...

21 July 2015

Police officers, staff, special constables, volunteers and members of the local community from across West Sussex have all been recognised for their outstanding contribution to policing over the past year in an award...

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Vans involved in road rage incident in Battle

21 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in which a van was repeatedly rammed in Battle. A man and woman from Bexhill were travelling along Marley Lane towards the A21 at about 8am on Wednesday 8 J...

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Operation Dragonfly: 68-year-old banned for drink-driving for the second time

Operation Dragonfly: 68-year-old banned for dri...

21 July 2015

A 68-year-old man has been banned from the roads after he was found drink-driving for the second time. William Seed was arrested at 3.45pm on 19 June after he parked over a junction in Edward Street, Brighton. The ...

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Sompting man imprisoned over indecent images of children

Sompting man imprisoned over indecent images of...

21 July 2015

A Sompting man has been sent to prison for possessing indecent images of children.   Nicholas Eaton, 51, of Nelson Close, Sompting, was sentenced to six months in prison at Brighton Crown Court on Friday (17 Jul...

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Crawley teenager Cameron Gittins found

21 July 2015

Crawley teenager Cameron Gittins has been found safe and well. Thanks to everyone for their help tracing him.

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Attempted knifepoint robbery in Bexhill

20 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after two teenage girls were threatened at knifepoint by a man who tried to steal a bag from them in Bexhill.   The two 17-year-olds were approached by a man in the alle...

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Police seize 50 cannabis plants from premises i...

20 July 2015

Some 50 mature cannabis plants were seized by police officers who executed a drugs warrant at premises in Sackvile Road, Bexhil-on-Sea, on Thursday (16 July) The plants were being grown in the basement of a four-sto...

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Operation Dragonfly: Man banned for drink-driving for the second time

Operation Dragonfly: Man banned for drink-drivi...

20 July 2015

A 50-year-old man who was caught drink-driving for the second time claimed he had only had two glasses of wine the night before. Graham Edwards was arrested at 6.55am on 17 June after officers stopped his Vauxhall A...

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Brighton and Hove bars and clubs caught selling...

20 July 2015

A number of Brighton and Hove pubs and clubs face action after they were caught selling alcohol to children. On Friday (17 July) Sussex Police ran an alcohol test purchase operation in Brighton and Hove using volunt...

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Two missing teenagers have now been found

20 July 2015

Debbie Sales, 15, from Seaford was found safe and well in Eastbourne on Friday (July 17). Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne returned home also on Friday (July 17).

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Missing Eastbourne teenager Abigail Beach found

20 July 2015

Missing teenager Abigail Beach has been found safe and well in St Leonards on Saturday night (18 July). The 15-year-old had gone missing from her home in Eastbourne at 1am on Friday (17 July).

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Man jailed following spate of break-ins across Chichester District

Man jailed following spate of break-ins across ...

20 July 2015

A man has been jailed following a number of break-ins to cars, sheds and garages across the Midhurst and Petworth area last July (2014). Chichester Police executed two warrants in North West London which led to the ...

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Two sentenced for attack on girl in Chichester

20 July 2015

Two young women have been sentenced for a vicious assault on a then 16-year old girl they knew in Chichester in the early hours of 7 November 2013.    A girl now aged 17, and Chanice Hammond, now 19, ...

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Ford Prison absconder Mark Chatfield arrested in Surrey

Ford Prison absconder Mark Chatfield arrested i...

20 July 2015

Ford Prison absconder Mark Chatfield has been arrested and returned to custody. Chatfield, 39, was jailed for four years for burglary in August 2014 after he broke into a home in Guildford, Surrey, in December 2013....

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Driver racially abused in road rage incident in...

20 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to a road rage incident in Eastbourne during which a driver was threatened. At about 5.15pm on Saturday 11 July two drivers began arguing at the junction of Brassey Parade and Edge...

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Man charged with the murder of Donald Lock in F...

19 July 2015

A 34-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Donald Lock in Findon. Matthew Daley, of St Elmo Road, Worthing, was charged with murder and possession of a knife in a public place today (Sunday 19 July). He ...

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Man charged with starting fire at hospice in St...

18 July 2015

A 67-year-old man is to appear in court accused of starting a fire in a hospice. Rodney Smith, of Quarry Hill, St Leonards, has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life. He will appear before magistrate...

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Have you seen 15-year-old Abigail Beach?

18 July 2015

Have you seen Abigail Beach? The 15-year-old has gone missing from her home in Eastbourne and police are becoming concerned for her welfare. Abigail was last seen at 1am on Friday (17 July) but officers have been u...

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Op Wise - searches continue in investigation into Donald Lock murder

Op Wise - searches continue in investigation in...

18 July 2015

Police investigating the murder of Donald Lock in Findon are continuing to search for evidence at a number of locations in Worthing. Mr Lock was driving south on the A24 when he was involved in a minor collision wit...

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Op Wise - Family pay tribute to murder victim Don Lock

Op Wise - Family pay tribute to murder victim D...

17 July 2015

The family of Don Lock has issued the following tribute:   "Don has been a keen cyclist since the age of 12 and had been an active member of the Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club since 1960. He was not ...

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Uckfield man convicted of sex offences against young boys

Uckfield man convicted of sex offences against ...

17 July 2015

An Uckfield man has been convicted of sexual offences against two boys. Christopher Howarth, aged 68, retired, of Rocks Park Road, Uckfield, was convicted at Hove Crown Court on Friday (17 July) after a ten-day tria...

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Renewed witness appeal for Funtington fatal crash

17 July 2015

Police have renewed their appeal for information about a collision in which a 42-year-old Fishbourne man died. Paulo Pinto of Common Lane, Fishbourne, died when his red Seat Leon, travelling west on Common Road, Fun...

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Missing teenagers found in Eastbourne

17 July 2015

Missing teenagers Debbie Sales, 15 from Seaford and Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne were found safe and well in Eastbourne around 1pm on Friday (July 17). Shannon Marchesani from the missing person team said: "...

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UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of murder aft...

17 July 2015

A 34-year-old Worthing man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man, believed to be Donald Lock, was stabbed on the A24 at Findon last night (Thursday). Following information armed officers arrested a ma...

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Amanda Keating found safe

17 July 2015

Amanda Keating, 26, has been found safe after she went missing from Eastbourne on Wednesday 8 July. Police would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.  

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Police hunt man responsible for frenzied murder

17 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to the murder of a grandfather in Findon, near Worthing. At about 8.40pm on Thursday (16 July) believed to be Donald Lock, 79, was driving south on the A24 when he struck the rear ...

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Ford prison absconder Meechan recaptured

17 July 2015

A recent absconder from Ford prison has been recaptured after a successful joint operation involving Sussex and Surrey police and the prison service. Stephen Meechan, 29, was recaptured in the Dorking area of S...

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Newhaven burglar captured on CCTV

Newhaven burglar captured on CCTV

17 July 2015

Do you recognise this man? He was caught on camera burgling a shop in Newhaven and police are very keen to speak to him. The burglary was discovered on the morning of Wednesday, July 8 and the CCTV images show the i...

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A24 Findon murder - Police appealing for witnesses

17 July 2015

Police investigating a fatal stabbing of a man following a collision between two cars on the A24 at Findon are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 79-year...

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Chichester woman jailed for drug offence

Chichester woman jailed for drug offence

16 July 2015

When police executed a drugs warrant at a top floor flat in Oving Road, Chichester, on 6 December last year they seized a quantity of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The flat's occupants were arrested on suspicion ...

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St Leonards hospice fire victim - family statement and photo

St Leonards hospice fire victim - family statem...

16 July 2015

The family of a man who died following a fire at St Michael's Hospice in St Leonards in the early hours of Saturday (11 July) have released a photo of him.   David Denness, 81, was a patient at the hospice and...

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Humberside sex offender Benjamin Mercer may have committed offences in Brighton

Humberside sex offender Benjamin Mercer may hav...

16 July 2015

This Release is issued on behalf and at the request of Humberside Police Yesterday (Wednesday July 15) at Hull Crown Court 41-year-old Benjamin Mercer was sentenced to 17 years in prison after being found guilty of ...

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Man charged with Handcross burglary

16 July 2015

A 22-year-old man is to appear in court charged with breaking into a home in Handcross. An address in High Beeches Lane was broken into on 9 April and a laptop computer was stolen. Thomas Doherty, of no fixed addre...

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Concern for two 15-year-olds last seen in Eastb...

16 July 2015

Police are growing concerned for two teenagers who they believe could be together. Debbie Sales, 15 from Seaford and Charlie Saunter, 15, from Eastbourne have been friends for many years and were last seen together ...

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Witness appeal following fatal RTC near Battle

16 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Battle on Wednesday evening (July 15). At around 9.40pm a silver Hyundai heading north collided with a blue Triumph Bonneville motorbike on the A21...

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Assault in Robertson Street, Hastings

16 July 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a man in his 20s who was attacked on Sunday, 12 July outside the Funky Bhudda in Robertson Street, Hastings.   The victim was arguing with a woman ...

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Czech woman and girl assaulted in St Leonards-o...

16 July 2015

A motorist could provide vital information concerning an assault on a Czech woman and girl which took place in Battle Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, on Tuesday 7 July.   The victims, aged 19 and 14, were walki...

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Concern for missing teenagers from East Sussex

Concern for missing teenagers from East Sussex

15 July 2015

Two Vietnamese teenagers have gone missing from East Sussex. Anh Tuan Tran, 16, was last seen in Bexhill on Sea on Tuesday afternoon around 2.30pm (July 14) and Hai Mank Nguyen, 17, was last seen in Heathfield aroun...

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