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Armed police tackle town robbery

Armed police descended on Crawley as they tackled a robbery at a home.

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Data reveals only one in 20 criminals convicted by Sussex Police for weapons offences is jailed for at least a year

Data reveals only one in 20 criminals convicted by Sussex Police for weapons offences is jailed for at least a year

Just one in every 20 criminals convicted by Sussex Police for possessing knives, guns or other weapons are sentenced to at least a year in prison.

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Alex Eade said Goodwood is still helping police with its enquiries

Alcohol limit imposed after Goodwood brawl

Goodwood Racecourse has announced it is ‘enhancing its existing security measures’ for all future fixtures, following the review of the brawl that took place at its May 5 event.

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Car stolen in Three Bridges by ‘potential buyer’

A warning about being vigilant when selling cars to private buyers comes after an Audi was stolen last week.

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Man invites himself into elderly couple’s Crawley home to search for gold

Man invites himself into elderly couple’s Crawley home to search for gold

An elderly Crawley couple were very concerned when a man entered their house uninvited and began searching through drawers.

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Former vicar jailed for sex attacks against young girl

A former Warnham vicar has been jailed for historic sex attacks against a young girl, Sussex Police said this week.

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Sussex Police has launched its summer burglary crime prevention and awareness campaign Operation Magpie

Police launch summer burglary crime prevention and awareness campaign

Sussex Police has launched its summer burglary crime prevention and awareness campaign Operation Magpie.

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Investigation launched over criminal damage at Horsham school

Investigation launched over criminal damage at Horsham school

An investigating has been launched after a Horsham school suffered criminal damage over the weekend.

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Terror as staff threatened in Betfred robbery

Terror as staff threatened in Betfred robbery

Frightened staff at a high street bookmakers were forced to hand over cash as they were threatened during a robbery.

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Sussex Police launch new scheme for vulnerable people with dementia

A new scheme to help find vulnerable missing people with dementia and related conditions is being adopted across Sussex.

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Police tape off flats in Park Way as they investigate stabbing. SUS-171122-165859001

Horsham murder trial set to start next week

Two men charged with the murder of a Horsham man are due to appear in court next week.

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Homeowner threatened by knifeman in Horsham break-in

Homeowner threatened by knifeman in Horsham break-in

A masked man forced his way into a Horsham home and threatened the owner with a knife.

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COUNTY NEWS: Murder investigation launched after body found in village

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman’s body was discovered in a Sussex village.

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Sussex Police and Gatwick Airport are launching Operation Disrupt

Police and Gatwick outline measures to tackle disruptive passengers this summer

Holidaymakers are being reminded to drink responsibly at Gatwick Airport as an annual campaign to tackle disruptive passengers is launched.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 4 to 16, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 4 to 16.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 4 to 16, 2018

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 4 to 16.

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Police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Man released after guns and grenades found at business park

A man arrested after several guns and grenades were found at a business park has been released under investigation.

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The bomb squad attended Rosier Business Park

UPDATE: Traders speak out after business park evacuated

Traders have spoken of the ‘surreal’ moment they were asked to evacuated a business park after guns and grenades were found attached to a lorry.

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Five handguns and three hand grenades have been seized following a NCA operation at Rosier Business Park in Billingshurst. Picture: NCA

UPDATE: Guns and grenades seized after NCA operation at business park

Five handguns and three hand grenades have been seized following a National Crime Agency (NCA) operation at a business park in Billingshurst.

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Chief Constable of Sussex Police Giles York supports International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Picture: Sussex Police

VIDEO: Sussex Police officers and staff come out for LGBT colleagues

Officers and staff from across Sussex Police have produced this video in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).

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