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Barnham church targeted during spate of burglaries

‘There is a sense of outrage that this has happened to this holy place, but we pray for all those who feel they have no choice but to commit such crimes.’

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Sebastian Trabucatt arrives at court in Heraklion, Crete, where he is due to stand trial. Picture: Flora Thompson/PA Wire

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man spared jail after killing teenager in Malia

A club promoter has been spared jail despite being convicted of killing a public schoolboy with a single punch during a night out at a Greek resort.

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COUNTY NEWS: Veteran ‘devastated’ as war medals stolen in burglary

A war hero has had his Second World War medals stolen in a burglary at his Sussex home.

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Gosport hospital deaths: Up to 650 patients died after being prescribed opioids ‘without medical justification’

At least 456 patients died after being given opioids ‘without medical justification’ at a Gosport hospital where ‘there was a disregard for human life,’ a major report has found.

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Did you see what happened? Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Man tried to rob Chichester supermarket with ‘baton’

Did you witness a man trying to rob a supermarket with a baton on Sunday?

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Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

The true impact of child grooming and abuse is rarely made public.

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The NSPCC is calling for robust laws

Revealed: how child groomers use Facebook and Instagram in Sussex

Social media like Facebook and Snapchat have been used in 33 cases of child grooming in Sussex in the last year, new figures reveal.

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Mohamed Barakat, 63, from Goring, next to his front door which was broken into. The dent can be seen on the doorframe where the burglars forced one of the three locks.

COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Body found in city centre

Police are investigating after a body was found in a city centre yesterday (Saturday).

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The two day hearing took place at Sussex Police HQ in Lewes

COUNTY NEWS: Detective’s failure over abuse allegations was ‘gross misconduct’

A police detective who failure to properly report allegations of child abuse made by three girls amounted to gross misconduct.

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Liam Allen will be on the sex offender's register for life. Photo provided by Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Student jailed after Freshers’ night rape

A university student who raped a woman after a pub crawl has been jailed for eight years.

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Bridge (left) was convicted of murder, while Onofeghare was convicted of manslaughter by majority verdict. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Two found guilty of killing father

Two men have been convicted of killing a Sussex father after a three week trial.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for June 8 to 14, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from June 8 to 14.

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Sussex Police issued a warning on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

£10m stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in one year

More than £10million was stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in just one year, police have confirmed.

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William Flynn, photo provided by Sussex Police

Wanted man could be in Sussex

A man wanted by police could be in Sussex.

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Tracy Patsalides. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged with murder after woman’s body found on seafront

A man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a woman’s body on a Sussex seafront this week.

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Police propose to close custody centre in Chichester

Sussex Police has proposed to close its custody centre in Chichester in November.

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Police are seeking these two men in connection with a robbery

COUNTY NEWS: Police seek two men after service station robbery

Police would like to identify two men following a robbery at a service station.

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Arrest after man stabbed in Bognor

Arrest after man stabbed in Bognor

A man in his 20s from Bognor Regis was taken to hospital with minor stab wounds after an altercation last night, according to police.

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What questions about crime and policing do you want answered?

Have you got a question for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner?

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