In today’s County Times: ‘Warning on social media dangers’

Front pages of both editions of West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 3).
Front pages of both editions of West Sussex County Times (Thursday March 3).

A victim’s father has spoken about the dangers of social media after a man is convicted of online sexual offences.

In today’s County Times, a man has been jailed for 17 years for the ‘vile’ manslaughter of a student who he burned to death in the boot of a car, police are linking an incident in Horsham park with the robbery of a teenage girl outside a college, love was in the air at a fire station after a surprise proposal on Leap Day, a Horsham man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in Crawley, plus children at a village primary school have created a book about the best lollipop man in the country.

Also in this week’s paper, a police officer has been sacked for tracking his ex on police systems, a ‘lethal’ traffic light failure caused chaos at a major crossroads, a commuter has had two bikes stolen in four months from Horsham station, residents have become ‘trapped’ due to suspended bus stops plus a double page spread on a new exhibition inviting residents to have their say on the future look of the town.

In the South Downs edition, an MP has asked West Sussex County Council to show evidence supporting its decision not to expand a college, an inquest has heard a 20-year-old who died in a crash near Findon was under the influence of drugs, a couple who have been subject to a 12 year hate campaign have begged for it to stop plus a new classic vehicle show is to be held in a village later this year.

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