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Warning over fake Government grant scam

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

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‘Romance fraud’ victim loses £108,000 to bogus friend

‘Romance fraud’ victim loses £108,000 to bogus friend

A victim of ‘romance fraud’ who lost £108,000 has shared her story to warn others.

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Police helicopter called to early morning break-in

Police helicopter called to early morning break-in

The police helicopter was deployed in the early hours of this morning to deal with a break-in.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman woke up in field after being raped on night out

COUNTY NEWS: Woman woke up in field after being raped on night out

Police are seeking witnesses after a Horsham woman reported being raped following a night out with friends in Crawley.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for November 30 to December 7, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for November 30 to December 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 November 30 to December 7, 2017.

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Crack cocaine stash found in Worthing house

Crack cocaine stash found in Worthing house

The discovery of crack cocaine in a house has led to several arrests.

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Peter Berry, photo provided by Sussex Police

‘Serial thief’ who conned women out of £68,000 is jailed

A man who befriended and then defrauded three women out of a total of £68,000 has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment following an investigation by Sussex Police.

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Police are appealing for information

COUNTY NEWS: Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in the county.

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There are limits on the size of scallops that can be fished

£23k fine over too-small scallops

A fishing company has been fined £23,000 for offences at Shoreham, the Marine Management Organisation has announced.

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Police issue advice on fake PCSOs scam

Police issue advice on fake PCSOs scam

Police have issued advice about a scam involving fake PCSOs in Shoreham.

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Digger and truck stolen in farm raid

Digger and truck stolen in farm raid

Police are hunting for thieves who stole a 1.5tonne digger and a pickup truck from a Climping farm.

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Police search for Arundel tyre puncturer

Police search for Arundel tyre puncturer

A tyre puncturer is on the loose in Arundel – and police need your help to track them down.

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Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

An appeal has been made for information on ‘heartless, callous fraudsters’ making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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Councillor Paul Dendle has hit out at Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne. Picture: Derek Martin/Sussex PCC

Arundel councillor compares police commissioner to Winnie the Pooh character

An Arundel councillor has likened Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne to a Winnie the Pooh character.

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Teenagers arrested over criminal damage to bike

Teenagers arrested over criminal damage to bike

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage to a bicyle.

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Police outside The Amex for Brighton's previous home game against Crystal Palace. Picture: Steve Bailey

Boy arrested for possessing a flare at Brighton’s clash with Liverpool

A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of possessing a flare at The Amex football stadium yesterday.

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Mark Archer behind the bar where the charity boxes were ripped off

Thief steals charity money from Worthing pub on owner’s birthday

Hundreds of pounds intended for charity have been stolen from a popular Worthing pub on the owner’s birthday.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for November 23 to 30, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for November 23 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 November 23 to 30, 2017.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sainsbury’s evacuated after ‘suspicious item’ found

COUNTY NEWS: Sainsbury’s evacuated after ‘suspicious item’ found

A bomb disposal unit was called to Sainsbury’s in West Sussex this afternoon (November 30), after a ‘suspicious item’ was found.

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Members of the public looked on as police arrested the two men

UPDATE: Police injured arresting two men on drug dealing offences

Two officers suffered minor injuries when a struggle ensued outside Worthing library last night.

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