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Witness appeal after car fleeing police abandoned in Worthing

Police are continuing enquiries after a car, stopped during a routine check in Milton Street, sped away and was later found abandoned, a spokesperson said.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for November 14 to 18, 2016

HM Courts Service: Results list for November 14 to 18, 2016

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from November 14 to 18, 2016.

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A man has been arrested after a police hunt

Woman threatened with knife in Eastergate burglary

A woman who uncovered a man burgling her property this morning had a knife waved at her before the thief made off on a bicycle, police said.

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Two men caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to railway stations

Railway vandals who caused £72,000 worth of damage sentenced

Two men who caused £72,000 worth of damage to West Sussex railway stations last Christmas, before bragging about it on Instagram, have been handed suspended sentences, a British Transport Police spokesperson has confirmed.

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Katy Bourne

Katy Bourne's December video log: Enabled Justice, tackling elder exploitation, funding community projects and winning awards along the way

It’s been a busy year for Sussex in terms of putting victims of crime first, raising the profile of Elder Exploitation and delivering the best Restorative Justice service in the country.

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Worthing woman verbally assaulted and ‘spat on’ in Chichester store

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Worthing woman was ‘verbally abused’ and ‘spat on’ in a reportedly racially aggravated assault in Chichester, according to Sussex Police.

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Sussex Police officer sacked after testing positive for cocaine

A detective has been sacked from Sussex Police after testing positive for cocaine.

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The man in his 40s, who is white, of slim build and around 6ft, and has white hair, went into the Trespass store in Montague Street on Sunday (November 27). Picture: Sussex Police

Witness appeal after man steals ski gear worth £370

Police are appealing for witnesses to a man who stole two ski jackets worth £370 from a shop in Worthing.

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Sussex Police's Christmas drug and drink drive crackdown SUS-160612-105234001

Police arrest 35 motorists in first five days of Christmas crackdown

Police have arrested 35 motorists in Sussex in the first five days of their Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers.

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Kathleen Shuster's beloved cat Oscar

COUNTY NEWS: Teacher shocked after beloved pet is found beheaded

A woman is distraught after her beloved cat Oscar was found decapitated.

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Stephen Bryant. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man sentenced to life for chopping off victim’s thumbs

A man from Sussex has been sentenced today (Friday, December 2) to life imprisonment after chopping off the thumbs of his victim.

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Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Sussex County FA urges abuse victims to come forward

Following nationwide investigations into sexual abuse in football, Sussex County Football Association is urging victims of abuse to come forward.

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Police have cordoned off an area

Man attempts to rob cash box from Worthing bank guard

Police have cordoned off an area of South Street, Worthing after an attempted robbery, police have confirmed.

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Paul Price at an earlier court appearance. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160941001

Katie Price’s stepfather ‘relieved’ after not guilty rape verdict

Paul Price has spoken of his relief at being cleared of what he called ‘despicable allegations’ of rape.

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Paul Price pictured at an earlier court appearance in Worthing. Picture by Darren Cool Images SUS-160501-160930001

Katie Price’s stepfather Paul Price cleared of rape

Paul Price, the stepfather of glamour model Katie Price, has been found not guilty of raping a woman in Worthing.

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The investigation was also looking into money laundering offences

COUNTY NEWS: Two charged with drugs offences following ‘dark web’ investigation

Two men Sussex men have been charged with conspiracy to supply drugs over the internet following an investigation on the ‘dark web’.

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The Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving has started today (December 1), and runs until January 1. Picture: Sussex Police

Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-driving starts

Sussex Police has made a significant investment in its ongoing campaign to tackle drink and drug-driving this Christmas.

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William Green and Terry Green were found guilty following a Trading Standards investigation. Picture: West Sussex County Council

Father and son guilty of scamming vulnerable residents

Father and son ‘rogue traders’ have been found guilty of scamming elderly West Sussex residents.

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Sussex Police image of Sompting couple jailed for sex offences involving a child

Sompting couple jailed for serious sex offences against children

A couple from Sompting have been given long prison sentences for serious sex offences involving children, a Sussex Police spokesperson has confirmed.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for November 7 to 11, 2016

HM Courts Service: Results list for November 7 to 11, 2016

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from November 7 to 11, 2016.

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