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COUNTY NEWS: Raids as police crackdown on drugs in Sussex

Police have made several arrests after drug raids in Sussex this week.

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Jonny Lea, 44, was almost a victim of the crime. Picture: Steve Robards

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Act now in improving your security’ warns kitchen fitter

A Sussex kitchen fitter who almost had his tools stolen from his van is warning other tradesmen to ‘act now in improving their security’.

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Don Grasty appearing at Worthing Magistrates' Court in February. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Children’s home manager dies before trial for 101 sex offence allegations

A 94-year-old man has died before he could stand trial for 14 historic sex offence charges.

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Renewed appeal for missing Bersted man

Sussex Police has renewed its appeal for information regarding missing Bersted man James Leedham.

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The street was cordoned off. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man released without charge after ‘road rage’ incident

A 37-year-old man who was arrested after a man suffered serious head injuries in an assault over the weekend has been released without charge, according to police.

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Landlady tormented by youth gang urges police action

A pub landlady terrorised by a gang in Littlehampton town centre has had enough.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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The scene of the incident. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Witnesses sought to ‘road rage’ assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious head injuries following an assault in a Sussex town.

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Chloe Postlethwaite (right) and Amber Kalliari. Picture: Sussex Police

UPDATE: Missing Angmering teenagers believed to be together

Two missing Angmering teenagers are believed to be together, police have said.

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Georgina Gharsallah. Picture: Sussex Police

VIDEO: Two men ‘spotted with missing Worthing woman’

Police want to speak to two men who were allegedly spotted talking to missing Worthing woman Georgina Gharsallah.

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The plaque on the football table in East Preston for Peter Field was taken off and reglued with expanding foam

DIY vandals desecrate football table for village’s paper boy

A man has blasted a ‘despicable act’ of vandalism after a football table in memory of East Preston’s paper boy was defaced.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for April 13 to 19, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from April 13 to 19.

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Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Increase in arsons across West Sussex last year

Fire services in West Sussex saw an increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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Chloe Postlethwaite. Picture: Sussex Police

Appeal after Angmering teen goes missing

Police are appealing for information about a missing 15-year-old from Angmering.

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The Bridge of Light in memory of the Shoreham Airshow crash victims. An RIP candle is left

Shoreham airshow tragedy: Pilot enters not guilty plea to manslaughter charges

The pilot involved in the Shoreham airshow tragedy has entered a not guilty plea to 11 counts of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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Kim Mitchell said she does not think Sussex Police did enough when she reported her abuse to them twice

COUNTY NEWS: Woman abused by schoolteacher is denied compensation

A woman abused by her schoolteacher when she was just eight years old has been denied Government compensation.

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Lady Colin Campbell arrives Worthing Magistrates' Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Lady Colin Campbell walks free from court as speeding charge dropped

I’m a Celebrity star Lady Colin Campbell walked free from court after prosecutors dropped a speeding charge against her.

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Teen double-stabbing a rare youth crime, Arun chief inspector says

After months of vandalism and petty crime, a stabbing in the town centre which left three teens injured and another in court has brought the issue of youth crime into sharp relief. Dealing with it is more than just a police issue, as reporter James Butler found out.

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COUNTY NEWS: Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

A ‘dangerous’ man who set out to deliberately infect men in Sussex with HIV has been handed a life sentence, police said.

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A man and woman were found dead at a house in Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Police establish theory over deaths in Worthing house

Police have established a theory as they continue to investigate a man and a woman found dead in Worthing on Friday.

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