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COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested after seven-hour police siege

A man has been arrested by Sussex Police after a seven-hour siege.

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Ex-convicts warn of lack of home security in Sussex

Ex-convicts have warned of a lack of home security in Sussex and the rest of the south east after research found almost a third of people in the region take no security precautions.

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Police investigate Chichester stabbing

Police are investigating after a stabbing in Chichester during the early hours of this morning (Saturday, August 19).

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Network Rail helicopters crack down on trespassing

Helicopter crews have stepped up patrols on the south east’s railway lines as trespassing hits a six-year high.

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Police investigating attempted sex attack in Bognor

Police investigating attempted sex attack in Bognor

Police are appealing for witnesses after the attempted rape of a 22-year-old woman in Bognor Regis.

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Man charged in connection with grooming a child

A Chichester man has been charged with inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity, police have confirmed.

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Unexpected lifeline in fight to save Chichester courts

The two-year-long battle to save Chichester’s courts has taken a significant turn.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for August 10 to 16, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for August 10 to 16, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from August 10 to 16, 2017.

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A teenager has died in a crash on the A264 and two others are injured. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Teenager killed in car crash

A teenager died in a car crash last night which left another teenager with serious injuries, police have confirmed.

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Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz, 34, launched a ferocious attack on two officers, swinging a hammer and hitting one of them three times. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Killer who attacked police officers with hammer has jail term slashed

A convicted murderer jailed for at least five years for a ‘truly terrifying’ hammer attack on police officers has had his minimum term slashed by appeal judges.

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UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with A259 crash

Police have confirmed a 27-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with a collision on the A259 this morning.

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The blue Mitsubishi Shogun involved in the collision. Eddie Mitchell picture

Bognor man injured in ‘serious’ A259 crash while other driver ‘fled the scene’

A ‘serious’ crash on the A259 between Bognor Regis and Chichester early this morning left one driver injured while the other fled the scene, police said.

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Attempted murder arrest after people are hit by van in Emsworth

Attempted murder arrest after people are hit by van in Emsworth

A man is under investigation for attempted murder after two people were hit by a van in Emsworth, police have confirmed.

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Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

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COUNTY NEWS: Missing father and children found safe

Sussex Police has said Robert Roche and his two small children have been found safe and well after an appeal this morning (August 15).

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The road was cordoned off for five hours on Sunday (August 13). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged following seven-hour police siege

A Sussex man is facing a firearms charge following a seven-hour police siege on Sunday (August 13).

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Three-year-old Joey and 18-month-old Betsy are missing with their father Robert Roche, police said. Sussex Police picture

COUNTY NEWS: Concern for man missing with two children

Police and family are concerned for the welfare of a man and his two small children who have not been seen since Monday morning, August 14.

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Police investigate gull shootings in Aldwick

Police have issued an appeal for information following two incidents of herring gulls being shot with airguns in Aldwick.

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Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing ‘explosive’ following seven-hour police siege

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ‘explosive’ following a seven-hour police siege in Sussex yesterday.

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Armed police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Armed police siege in evacuated West Sussex road is over

The armed police siege which led to a West Sussex road being evacuated is now over.

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