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New police powers for business wardens in Bognor Regis

Targeted police powers to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour have been given to business wardens in Sussex.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 13 to 17, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for February 13 to 17, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from February 13 to 17, 2017.

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SUSSEX NEWS: Four men arrested for violent attack after ‘armed siege’

SUSSEX NEWS: Four men arrested for violent attack after ‘armed siege’

Four men have been arrested after a violent attack involving a firearm that was attended by armed police.

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SUSSEX NEWS: Armed police called to 20-hour-long incident

SUSSEX NEWS: Armed police called to 20-hour-long incident

Armed police were called to an incident that has been unfolding overnight.

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Portland Avenue in Hove was closed while fire crews put out the car fire

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drive-by arson attack’ closes road

A road was shut down due to a car fire, which witnesses described as a drive-by arson attack.

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Firefighters tackled the blaze in Franklin Road in Durrington. Picture: Jeff Baker

COUNTY NEWS: Residential arson blaze destroys phone cable

A phone cable and hedges were destroyed outside people’s homes in a fire that police are treating as arson.

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Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods are worthwhile at a time when up to three officers are being assaulted every 24 hours, senior Sussex Police bosses have said.

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Police have released a second piece of footage

COUNTY NEWS: Armed robber in Santa hat assaults staff member

Police have released footage of second store robbery showing an armed robber wearing a Santa hat threaten a staff member.

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Two men robbed the store of �2,500 at knifepoint

COUNTY NEWS: Shocking footage shows knifepoint robbery at store

Shocking police footage shows the moment two men brandishing an 11 inch knife robbed a store of £2,500.

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New phone scam

‘Can you hear me?’ – Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Sussex are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK...

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Public appeal after jewellery snatched

Public appeal after jewellery snatched

Police are asking the public for help after jewellery was stolen in a burglary near Arundel.

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Jewellery stolen in village break-in

Jewellery stolen in village break-in

Items of jewellery were stolen as thieves broke into a village home.

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UPDATE: West Sussex pensioner cautioned for sending offensive messages to MPs

A pensioner has accepted a caution for sending offensive messages to Members of Parliament.

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Lady Colin Campbell appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday, February 23. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady C guilty of careless driving

Lady C has been found guilty of careless driving following a collision on the A27 last year.

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Princess Anne makes royal visit to Sussex

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Sussex today to mark the third year of co-ordinated restorative justice across the county.

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British Transport Police want to speak to this man following the incident. Picture: British Transport Police

Police appeal after rail staff ‘sworn at and spat on’

Commuters have been asked to help trace a man wanted in connection with spitting at a member of rail staff, British Transport Police has confirmed.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for February 6 to 10, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for February 6 to 10, 2017

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 February 6 to 10, 2017.

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Man arrested in West Sussex over MP message allegations

A man has been arrested in West Sussex this morning by detectives investigating allegations of malicious messages sent to two MPs, police have confirmed (Wednesday, February 22).

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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017

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 January 30, 2017, to February 3, 2017.

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Christopher Hunnisett. Photo courtesy of CONNORS BRIGHTON.

COUNTY NEWS: Murderer claims rights are being violated after ‘home-made sex change’ in prison

A Sussex murderer claims her rights as a transgender woman are being violated after performing a home-made sex change operation in prison.

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