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Armed police seen at Eastbourne station

Armed police are currently patrolling Eastbourne Railway Station.

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Eastbourne molester spared jail as he is terminally ill

An Eastbourne abuser who molested a young girl 30 years ago – and uniquely went on trial from his home via Skype as he is terminally ill and unfit to attend court – has been spared a jail sentence because he is dying.

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Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man is first in Sussex to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour offence

A man has become the first person in Sussex to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship, following an investigation by East Sussex Safeguarding detectives.

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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Sussex student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Sussex who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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Fraudsters taking advantage of global WannaCry attack

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Eastbourne man jailed for making indecent images of children

An Eastbourne man has been sent to prison over making indecent images of children.

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Person arrested after Eastbourne woman’s death

Police investigating the circumstances of the death of a 39-year-old woman in Eastbourne District General Hospital have arrested a woman on suspicion of supplying class A drugs.

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Warning over fake BT ransomware email

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Police calling on public to help prevent terrorism

Sussex Police is calling on the public to share information with their friends and family about how they can help counter terrorism – and potentially save lives.

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Anger as charity boxes stolen from Eastbourne fish and chip shop

CCTV footage appearing to show three people stealing charity boxes from an Eastbourne fish and chip shop has sparked public outrage online.

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Police seek witnesses after girl assaulted in Old Town

Police seek witnesses after girl assaulted in Old Town

Police are calling for witnesses after a teenage girl was assaulted in Old Town yesterday (Tuesday).

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Police warning over rise in car thefts in Eastbourne

Police warn there has been an increase in car thefts in Eastbourne, with thieves breaking into homes to take keys.

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UPDATE: Police charge man in Eastbourne drug raids

Police have charged a man after carrying out warrants at Eastbourne addresses.

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Police carry out raids at Eastbourne addresses

Police carry out raids at Eastbourne addresses

Police have carried out three raids at addresses in Eastbourne.

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Police seek wanted Eastbourne man

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a wanted man from Eastbourne.

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Eastbourne man jailed for life for knifepoint rape

An Eastbourne man has been jailed for life for raping a woman at knifepoint, police say.

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Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1,200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Warning over fraud involving fake police officers

Warning over fraud involving fake police officers

The public are being warned about a scam in which victims are approached by people pretending to be police officers.

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Warning after tourists targeted by fake police

Warning after tourists targeted by fake police

Police have released a warning after a series of incidents where tourists were targeted by people claiming to be police officers.

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