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HM Courts Service: Results list for December 7 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from December 7 to 12, 2017.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for December 7 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for December 7 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and Sussex (Central) Magistrates’ Court sitting at Brighton from December 7 to 12, 2017.

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Crawley man jailed over bogus repairs scam

Two bogus workmen, including a man from Crawley, who attempted to con elderly victims by falsely claiming urgent repair works were required on their properties have been jailed.

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Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

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Worthing Magistrates Court

Ex-will writing firm owner convicted after Department for Work and Pensions investigation

A former will-writing firm owner avoided an immediate prison sentence after she was convicted of benefit fraud-related offences.

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Police wish to speak to the girl pictured in the CCTV images. Picture: BTP SUS-171213-104520001

County News: Police appeal after train hits bike thrown on to tracks

CCTV images have been released by British Transport Police (BTP) after a bike was thrown on to a railway line, causing major disruption.

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Open House staff 'devastated' after theft of charity minibus

Staff at Crawley Open House have been left “devastated” after thieves stole the homeless charity’s minibus.

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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

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Warning over fake Government grant scam

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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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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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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Two hurt in attack after house break-in

Two hurt in attack after house break-in

A Romanian man has been charged with assaulting two men aged 83 and 50 following a break-in at a house in Crawley yesterday morning.

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Man admits four month spate of thefts from parked cars

Man admits four month spate of thefts from parked cars

A prolific thief stole items from parked vehicles in a four month spate across the Horsham district.

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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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Parents warned over explicit video sent to schoolchildren

Parents warned over explicit video sent to schoolchildren

Parents at a West Sussex school are being warned about an explicit video involving a child which has been distributed to youngsters via social media.

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Man suffers fractured eye socket in town attack

Man suffers fractured eye socket in town attack

A man was left with a fractured eye socket after an attack outside a parade of shops.

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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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