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@mrmgooding Thanks for this , which town are you in and i'll make some enquirys ! 06/07/2015 18:45:23

North Street in #Brighton is now open to traffic eastbound but is still blocked westbound. The pedestrian footways are also open. 06/07/2015 15:32:21

Things not to do - go on a bender, get behind the wheel, crash off the #A27 and lose your licence. #OpDragonfly http://t.co/HX61QibMxM 06/07/2015 15:23:23

Thanks to all for their help tracing Ford prison absconder Lee Fudge who has now been arrested. http://t.co/1mElSTfzDF 06/07/2015 14:37:04

A man was attacked by a group of people & a dog on Tuesday 8 June in a #Shoreham churchyard. Did you see anything? http://t.co/QWs8wfVKAO 06/07/2015 14:33:22

@Marmoset_Jones apologies for late reply, @BrightonHoveBus should be able to help 06/07/2015 14:24:04

RT @AirAmBird53: Hi @sussex_police pls RT our Trek along your beautiful coast for @ChildrensAirAmb https://t.co/29fOHZluyf everyone welcome! 06/07/2015 13:58:28

@chichesternigh2 unfortunately that is all we have at this time. 06/07/2015 13:55:06

@samheselton certainly. 06/07/2015 13:44:38

Four men arrested after a nightclub security officer was stabbed in the leg on Brighton beach http://t.co/fgnnJ7kcCY 06/07/2015 13:37:16

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Updated - Sussex Police fully supports IPCC investigation into the treatment of an 11-year-old disabled girl

08 February 2013

 

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is carrying out an investigation into Sussex Police's treatment of an 11-year-old girl.

Officers came into contact with the girl, who suffers from Smith-Magenis Syndrome, a genetic condition with symptoms similar to autism. On five occasions she was physically restrained and on four of these she was also arrested and taken into custody.

Police arrested the girl four times in 2012:  under the Mental Health Act on 9 February; for assault on 16 February; for a public order offence on 29 February and for criminal damage on 2 March. The IPCC is investigating the circumstances of these arrests.

A police spokesman said: "We take our responsiblity for any use of force very seriously particularly when it involves young people or those who are disabled.

"Given the unusual circumstances of the case and that is it being independently investigated  we cannot go into full detail until the conclusion of the investigation. We welcome the IPCC's scrutiny and we fully support its investigation."

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