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Two charged in connection with Eastbourne burglary

Two local people have been charged in connection with a burglary at a couple’s home in Eastbourne this week.

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Police calling on young people to talk about consent and rape

Sussex Police are encouraging young peope to talk about sexual consent and rape.

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Sussex Police released footage from body-worn video camera of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170113-171344001

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Police officers being assaulted hundreds of times a year

Being assaulted in the line of duty remains a serious problem for police officers in Sussex who are already dealing with biting budget cuts.

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Police seek second victim of Eastbourne attack

Police seek second victim of Eastbourne attack

Police are appealing for witnesses following a double assault in Eastbourne in the early hours of Christmas Eve.

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Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Sussex Police was named in the Stonewall top 100 employers list. Picture: Sussex Police

Sussex Police in LGBT top 100

Sussex Police has been praised for its commitment to its LGBT staff and the communities it serves.

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Illegal number plates across the UK

Sussex high up illegal licence plate table

Sussex is high up the list of counties falling foul of the law by driving or keeping a car with an illegal number plate in 2015.

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Blades in Sussex ‘knife surrender’ will make 20ft sculpture in memory of lives lost

Sussex Police is supporting a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Sussex Police has released body worn video of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Police officers attacked with hammer in graphic video

Police have released graphic footage of a man attacking two officers with a hammer.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men released on bail after fatal hit and run

Two men who were arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run in Sussex have been released on bail.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

Two men handed themselves in to Sussex Police yesterday (January 11) in connection with a fatal hit and run.

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Hailsham takeaway manager fined for not having a TV licence

Hailsham takeaway manager fined for not having a TV licence

The manager of a Hailsham takeaway caught without a TV Licence has been ordered to pay £680 by magistrates.

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County News: Sussex smokers fined £440 each for dropping a cigarette butt

Three people who dropped cigarette butts and then failed to pay an initial fixed penalty of £75 have been slapped with £440 fines – plus £450 costs and a £44 victim surcharge.

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Dead Eastbourne mum’s body lay hidden for more than 12 years – court hears

An Eastbourne mother whose body lay under builder’s rubble in a back garden for over 12 years had been strangled by her former husband in a crime of passion, a jury heard today.

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Eastbourne man and woman convicted in police drink-driving crackdown

Eastbourne man and woman convicted in police drink-driving crackdown

The police campaign to target drink- and drug-drivers throughout the month of December resulted in the arrest of 208 individuals in Sussex.

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Bungling Eastbourne burglar caught after leaving drop of blood

Bungling burglar David Robert Jones left traces of his own blood behind after breaking into people’s homes in Eastbourne.

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COUNTY NEWS: Firm fined after ‘losing’ 60,000 customers’ bank details

An insurance firm has been fined £150,000 after a computer device containing the names, addresses and bank details of nearly 60,000 customers was stolen from its Sussex offices.

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BREAKING NEWS: Eastbourne woman jailed after duping people out of £5 million

A financial adviser convicted of duping investors out of £5 million by promising impossible returns on property deals in Cyprus has been jailed for eight and a half years.

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Hailsham businessman given suspended prison sentence

A company director who duped investors into paying out thousands of pounds has received a suspended prison sentence, Trading Standards say.

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