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Katy Bourne welcomes £5 police council tax rise

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne says she ‘welcomes’ confirmation of a £5 increase to the police’s share of council tax for next year.

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Simon Kenny, 61, of Old Hunt Stables in Catsfield, near Battle, East Sussex. Picture Central News

Judge from Catsfield facing jail over £1m fraud

A district judge and his assistant are facing jail for stealing £1m from clients of their law firm in Selsey to fund their lavish lifestyles.

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Saltdean teen sentenced for selling fake Bestival tickets

A teenager who admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake festival tickets has been sentenced to 21 months in a young offender institution.

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The man received a cut which required hospital treatment

Young couple assaulted in late-night robbery

The shocking robbery of a young couple in the middle of the night has prompted a police appeal.

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Sussex Police have made several videos to aid the discussion. Picture: Sussex Police

Police calling on young people to talk about consent and rape

Sussex Police are encouraging young peope to talk about sexual consent and rape.

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Sussex Police released footage from body-worn video camera of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170113-171344001

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Police officers being assaulted hundreds of times a year

Being assaulted in the line of duty remains a serious problem for police officers in Sussex who are already dealing with biting budget cuts.

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Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Sussex Police was named in the Stonewall top 100 employers list. Picture: Sussex Police

Sussex Police in LGBT top 100

Sussex Police has been praised for its commitment to its LGBT staff and the communities it serves.

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Allison Smith released photographs of her injuries SUS-170118-115247001

University apologises after ‘inadequate’ response to domestic violence case

The new vice-chancellor of the University of Sussex has apologised to a former student over the institution’s handling of a domestic violence case involving a senior lecturer.

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Illegal number plates across the UK

Sussex high up illegal licence plate table

Sussex is high up the list of counties falling foul of the law by driving or keeping a car with an illegal number plate in 2015.

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Tiger Lilly Watson was last seen yesterday (Monday, January 16). Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170117-152659001

Missing teenage girl ‘could be in Crowborough’

A teenage girl is missing for the second time in a matter of days and could have travelled to Crowborough.

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Blades in Sussex ‘knife surrender’ will make 20ft sculpture in memory of lives lost

Sussex Police is supporting a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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Lewes man accused of being nearly five times over drink-drive limit

A Lewes builder has been charged with drink driving after being allegedly nearly five times the legal limit just after 11am.

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VIDEO: Man charged after suspicious device found in Hassocks

A Hassocks man has been charged with explosive offences after a suspicious device was found at his house on Saturday (January 14).

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Watch out for fraud

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Sussex Police has released body worn video of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Police officers attacked with hammer in graphic video

Police have released graphic footage of a man attacking two officers with a hammer.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men released on bail after fatal hit and run

Two men who were arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run in Sussex have been released on bail.

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Police at Old Steine after a fatal hit and run in Brighton (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

County news: Two men arrested in connection with fatal hit and run

Two men handed themselves in to Sussex Police yesterday (January 11) in connection with a fatal hit and run.

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Hailsham takeaway manager fined for not having a TV licence

Hailsham takeaway manager fined for not having a TV licence

The manager of a Hailsham takeaway caught without a TV Licence has been ordered to pay £680 by magistrates.

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County News: Sussex smokers fined £440 each for dropping a cigarette butt

Three people who dropped cigarette butts and then failed to pay an initial fixed penalty of £75 have been slapped with £440 fines – plus £450 costs and a £44 victim surcharge.

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