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Police appeal for witnesses to assault on child

Police are appealing for information following a report of a sexual assault on a child in Eastbourne.

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COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched over fatal stabbing

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal stabbing in a town in Sussex, police said.

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The A259 in Brighton is closed after a serious collision. Images show a police car with a smashed windscreen. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man injured in ‘serious’ police car collision

A ‘serious collision’ involving a Sussex Police car has injured a man, weeks after a pedestrian died in a police car collision.

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Sussex Police highlight truth behind drug industry

Sussex Police is launching a new hard-hitting campaign to expose the truth behind the UK’s drug industry.

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Elderly people targeted by ‘water company’ scam in Eastbourne

Elderly people targeted by ‘water company’ scam in Eastbourne

Three elderly people have been targeted by people claiming to be from a water company.

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Armed police have been sent to the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Armed stand-off between man and police

Residents in a street in a Sussex town have been evacuated amid a stand-off between police and a man.

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Appeal for witnesses after ‘violent’ assault in Eastbourne town centre

Appeal for witnesses after ‘violent’ assault in Eastbourne town centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after a young man was assaulted in Eastbourne town centre.

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Magistrates Court Results for the Eastbourne area

The following are court results for the Eastbourne area at Hastings Magistrates’ Court from August 24 - September 7.

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BREAKING: Former priest convicted of child sex offences

An Eastbourne man has been convicted of a series of sexual offences against two boys while he was an Anglican priest.

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BREAKING: Former Eastbourne clergyman found guilty of charges

A former parish priest has been convicted today of a number of offences against young boys.

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Katy Bourne’s September video log: First Sussex-wide service for victims of stalking

A support service for victims of stalking in Sussex is to be commissioned by Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne following the success of a pilot project in Brighton & Hove to understand the demand for specialist support.

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Used needles in doorway of Eastbourne town centre street (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Pile of used needles found in Eastbourne town centre

Shopkeepers were horrified to discover a pile of needles left in a doorway in Eastbourne town centre this morning (Wednesday).

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Equifax hack: what it means for customers in the UK

Customers with the credit reporting agency, Equifax, are being urged to check for any unusual activity after a cyber attack has left millions of customers vulnerable to fraud.

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Simon Kenny outside court during the trial. Central News

St Leonards judge ordered to pay just £51,938 for £800,000 fraud

A district judge who stole nearly £800,000 from customers of his Selsey law firm to fund a party lifestyle with his lover has been ordered to pay back just £51,938.

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BREAKING: Firefighters called to ‘deliberate’ blaze on Eastbourne seafront

Firefighters are treating a blaze on Eastbourne seafront this evening (Tuesday) as deliberate.

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Man arrested after car overturns in Eastbourne collision

A man has been arrested after a car flipped over in Langney last night (Monday).

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Father William Haymaker was order to pay 3,700 and carry out 200 hours of unpaid work when he appeared at Hove Crown Court yesterday. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Priest sentenced for Blue Badge fraud

A priest who was caught fraudulently using a dead parishioner's Blue Badge has been fined and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
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Goodwood Revival. The attack happened in the early hours of Saturday morning when visitors had left. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170809-175717008

COUNTY NEWS UPDATE: Armed robbers steal £75,000 at motor festival

Thieves wearing balaclavas brandishing a machete and a crowbar attacked two security guards and stole £75,000 at Sussex motor festival, police said.

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Giles York. Picture supplied by Sussex Police

Police chief reportedly sees ‘no added value’ in visiting some crime victims

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has reportedly said there is no ‘added value’ in his officers visiting many victims of crimes across the county.

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