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‘Tougher sentences for fraudsters who target elderly’

One national number to report scams and tougher sentences for fraudsters who deliberately target the elderly were both backed by attendees of a Sussex summit on elder exploitation.

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Samurai-sword wielding robbers launch terrifying attack on service station staff

Robbers wielding a samurai sword and a large knife assaulted staff at the Esso Service Station in Mayfield Road, Cross in Hand.

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COUNTY NEWS: Heartbroken victim of ‘professional’ burglary says ‘I just want my puppy back’

A homeowner has spoken of her heartbreak after ‘professional’ burglars stole her 13-week-old puppy from her home while she slept.

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Police warn of ‘suspicious caller’ in Seaford

Police warn of ‘suspicious caller’ in Seaford

Police are asking people to be on the look out for a man acting suspiciously and knocking on doors in Seaford.

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The latest Eastbourne court results

February 15:

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Police launch appeal for information on Westminster terrorist

Police investigating the terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday (March 22) have released a picture of the killer.

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COUNTY NEWS: Elderly driver who caused death of Sussex woman is spared jail

An elderly motorist who caused the death of an Udimore woman after his car crashed into a Costa Coffee shop on Christmas Eve 2015 has been spared jail.

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Westminster terrorist name linked to Eastbourne

A name reported to have been used by the man who police say carried out the Westminster terror attack has been linked to Eastbourne.

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Update: Met Police confirm terror raid in Sussex - but no arrests made

Counter terror officers confirmed a property in Sussex was searched in relation to the Westminster terror attacks.

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COUNTY NEWS: Reports of anti-terror raid in Sussex

Police are reportedly carrying out an anti-terrorism raid at a property in Sussex, possibly linked with the terror attack in Westminster yesterday (March 22).

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Katy Bourne: ‘Sussex Police has an awful lot to learn’ from Shana Grice’s murder

Sussex Police and other forces have an ‘awful lot to learn’, Katy Bourne has said after Michael Lane was today sentenced to 25 years in jail for murdering Shana Grice.

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VIDEO: Katy Bourne says terror attack will ‘strengthen, not weaken our resolve’

Katy Bourne has assured residents that Sussex Police is working hard to keep them safe in the wake of yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.

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Public ‘crucial’ in fighting terrorism after London attack

Police forces across the south are calling on members of the public to help them fight terrorism following the horrific attack in London yesterday.

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COUNTY NEWS: Terrorist in London attacks ‘may have had links with Sussex’

A terrorist who murdered three people in an attack in London yesterday may have had links with Sussex.

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Rise in child sex offences recorded by Sussex Police

The number of child sex offences recorded by Sussex Police rose to 1,496 last year – an average of four a day – according to figures obtained by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

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Robber seen on BBC’s Crimewatch linked to Sussex

A convicted robber wanted on recall to prison has been linked to Sussex.

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ID fraud reaches record levels

Warning as ID fraud reaches record levels

People across Sussex are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016 in the UK.

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COUNTY NEWS: Singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan attacked in Sussex

A former X Factor contestant was attacked and bitten after a gig in Sussex in the early hours of Friday morning (March 17).

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Fears over families falling victim to fraudsters

Fears over families falling victim to fraudsters

One in seven people across the South-East are worried about their families falling victim to fraudsters, according to a new poll1.

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