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Concern for teenager missing from Sidlesham

Did you witness a teenager trying to get a lift in the Chichester area?

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Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne spoke to residents

Commissioner questioned over lack of police presence in Arundel

Facing criticism about levels of policing in Arundel, Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said the town could have had a community police presence but missed its chance.

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Shop owner Steve Coombes (pictured) said the thief or thieves smashed through the inner back door. Pictures: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Father ‘broken’ after £12,000 theft cancels Christmas holiday

A father-of-two says he feels ‘broken’ after theives stole £12,000 of equipment from his store on Sunday night.

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Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement

Police welcome for new post to help combat modern slavery in Sussex

Sussex Police has welcomed the announcement, coinciding with Anti-Slavery day tomorrow (October 18), of funding for a new post to help the force combat modern slavery.

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Trooper Chris May was in Las Vegas following training with the American army

Chichester-born soldier ran to help Vegas shooting victims

‘We don’t feel like we did anything that another British soldier wouldn’t have done’ – that was the comment from a man who ran to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

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Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Sussex conviction rates for hate crime amongst the highest in the country

Those responsible for hate crime in Sussex, Surrey and Kent are much more likely to be convicted for their crimes than in other parts of the country.

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Julian Yele, 18, has been charged

Man charged after being found with large quantity of crack cocaine

A man has been charged after being found with a large quantity of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of £1,000 in Bognor Regis, said police.

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Stuart Hope-Kirk, 55. Sussex Police picture

Chichester paedophile who attempted to meet a young girl for sex is jailed

A Chichester man has been sentenced after attempting to meet a young girl for sex, police have confirmed.

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Kelly Jane Hodd, 29, unemployed, of Martingale Close, St Leonards admitted to 19 counts of fraud and related offences

COUNTY NEWS: Fraudster admits to taking £20,000

A 'convincing liar' who admitted to stealing more than £20,000 in a series of fraud offences has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC’s video log: Working together is key to fighting anti-social behaviour

Filmed ahead of the Police & Crime Commissioner's ‘Listen Live: Partners Together’ crime summit this video examines anti-social behaviour in Hastings and Rother, and some of the great partnership work which is taking place in the area to tackle it.
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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Campaign success

Killer drivers could face life behind bars

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads.

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Castle Street, Hastings

COUNTY NEWS: Police investigate after alleged acid attack in Sussex

Police are investigating after receiving reports of an alleged acid attack in Sussex last night (Friday, October 13).

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Driver arrested after two vehicles collide in Hunston

Driver arrested after two vehicles collide in Hunston

Police have confirmed a driver was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a two car collision in Hunston early this morning (Saturday, October 14).

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HM Courts Service: Results list for October 6 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for October 6 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from October 6 to 12, 2017.

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Report hate incidents and hate crime to West Sussex County Council (WSCC)

Report acts of hate crime to council

Help West Sussex County Council (WSCC) by reporting hate incidents and hate crimes in our communities.

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Crawley and Horsham hunt master, Kim Richardson

COUNTY NEWS: Hunt Master threatened to ‘ram’ bugle down throat of saboteur

A Hunt Master was fined £2,500 after threatening to ram his bugle down the throat of a saboteur he thought had kidnapped one of his hounds.

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Defendants in the case: Macauley Lawless, 22, (top left), John Mitchell, 21 (top right), Jessica Roberts, 25 (bottom right) and Leah Delgado, 24, (bottom left). Also pictured: slain Samuel Caufield (right)

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Man jailed for killing young father

A man who stabbed a young father he called his friend to death has been jailed for 11 years.

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News. Photo: Shutterstock SUS-150807-174846001

Chichester solicitor struck off by tribunal

A long-standing Chichester lawyer whose political client was jailed has been struck off the roll.

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Pensioner Eric de Bues (left) tackled Patrick Dayneswood (right) after seeing him steal a woman's handbag. Picture: Derek Martin/Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Handbag thief jailed after pensioner tackles him

A thief who tried to take a woman’s handbag has been jailed after a brave pensioner tackled him.

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