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Four-time Littlehampton mayor jailed for fraud and forgery offences

A four-time Littlehampton mayor has been jailed after convictions for fraud and forgery left his ‘reputation in tatters’.

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COMMENT: Hidden threat of cybercrime under the radar – but no longer

The humble bobby on the beat is the traditional symbol of security.

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EXCLUSIVE: Investigation reveals tens of thousands of Sussex residents victim of cybercrime

Blackmail, viewing indecent images of children and threats to kill are among a raft of cybercrimes being committed in Sussex, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

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COUNTY NEWS: Teen in ‘serious condition’ after stabbing at fast food chain in Sussex

COUNTY NEWS: Teen in ‘serious condition’ after stabbing at fast food chain in Sussex

An 18-year-old, who was stabbed at a KFC restaurant in Sussex last night, is in a ‘serious but stable condition’ after being transferred to a London hospital.

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PC Rob Luff presented the cheque to Gym Hub manager Ruth Stevens

Police buy life-saving device thanks to Sussex’s criminals

Who said crime does not pay?

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Sussex Police highlight consequences of carrying a knife

Sussex Police highlight consequences of carrying a knife

Sussex Police have joined a major campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who carry knives.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for June 26 to 30, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for June 26 to 30, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from June 26 to 30, 2017.

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Eric leapt onto the thief as he tried to escape. Picture: Derek Martin

Pensioner grabs thief who snatched woman’s purse

A brave grandfather who caught a thief snatching an elderly woman’s bag said he ‘grabbed hold of him without thinking’.

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COUNTY NEWS: Driver charged over mother’s death

A woman has been charged over a car crash which claimed the life of a mother in Sussex.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for July 3 to 7, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for July 3 to 7, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from July 3 to 7, 2017.

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WhatsApp warning

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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The medium female Specialized Myka Elite Black and Lime bike stolen

Appeal over Barnham bikes theft

Police are appealing for information to track down two bikes stolen in Barnham.

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Peter and Elizabeth Skelton with a picture of their daughter Susan Nicholson

Victim’s mother welcomes police review into Robert Trigg killings

The mother of one of killer Robert Trigg’s victims has welcomed a police review into their handling of the case.

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Thieves broke into the shed at the Littlehampton Yacht Club. Picture: Derek Martin

Digger stolen in dead-of-night ram-raid

A £12,000 digger was stolen from Littlehampton Yacht Club in a dead-of-night ram-raid.

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COUNTY NEWS: Former private school teachers charged with non-recent sex offences

Four former teachers at a Sussex public school have been charged with non-recent sex offences, police have said.

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The final moments of the armed siege in Rochester Close, Durrington yesterday. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Man with sword ‘was not shot with rubber bullet’

Sussex Police has quashed rumours that the man with the sword in yesterday’s siege was shot with a rubber bullet.

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The siege was lifted this evening after more than seven hours

BREAKING NEWS: Armed siege over as man with sword is arrested

A seven-hour armed siege in Durrington has been brought to an end after police arrested a man with a sword.

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Man in court for Arundel co-op burglary

A man has appeared in court charged with burgling a Co-op store in Arundel earlier this month, police have confirmed.

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Nursery children had been putting their pocket money into the collection tin in the hope of buying a minibus. Picture: Derek Martin. SUS-171107-170315008

Help for nursery after thieves steal children’s pocket money

Help for children upset after thieves broke into their nursery and stole their pocket money is coming in from the community.

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