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Witness appeal after attempted handbag snatch in Littlehampton

Police are looking for a couple who tried to take a handbag from a young woman in a Littlehampton street, a spokesperson confirmed.

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UPDATE: 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 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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UPDATE: Car burnt and puppy stolen in raid on Barnham home

A car was burnt, a puppy, laptops, cash and a handbag stolen in a ‘devastating’ burglary at a Barnham home this week.

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Khalid Masood is said to have stayed at a budget brighton hotl beefore the westminster attack (Photo Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Westminster terrorist’s name has links across Sussex

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

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Puppy ‘stolen from Barnham home’: Desperate appeal

A dog owner has made an urgent plea for help tracking down her puppy she said was stolen from her home in Barnham.

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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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Man attacked with machete in Sompting

Man attacked with machete in Sompting

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a machete in a flat in Sompting today.

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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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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

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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East Preston pupils at Parliament as ‘terror incident’ unfolds

School pupils and teachers from East Preston Junior School are ‘safe’ at Parliament following today’s ‘terror incident’, West Sussex County Council has confirmed.

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The scheme has been relaunched in West Sussex. Picture: Sussex Police

Scheme relaunched to tackle alcohol-related offences

A scheme to tackle alcohol-related offending has been relaunched in West Sussex, police have revealed.

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Justine Caswell had her purse stolen in Worthing. Picture: Derek Martin

Widow’s ‘stolen confidence’ in charity shop purse theft

A distressed widow said thieves have ‘stolen her confidence’ after her purse was taken in a charity shop.

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Parkinson was one of the 'wanted faces' featured on Crimewatch last night. Picture: West Mercia Police

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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