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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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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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Katy Bourne

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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POLL: Should pet theft sentencing guidelines be changed?

A petition to make stealing a pet a specific crime by itself has gathered more than 100,000 signatures.

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Do you think the law on pet theft should be changed?

Pet theft sentencing guidelines to be considered for Parliament debate

Calls to create a specific crime for stealing a pet are to be considered for a debate in Parliament.

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Bishop Peter Ball will be subject of several days of the inquiry. Picture: SWNS

Sussex abuse inquiry invites witness statement from Prince Charles

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has invited a witness statement from Prince Charles.

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VIDEO: Kebab sauce complaints among Sussex 999 calls

Prank calls can be a nuisance for any business, but for Sussex Police they can get in the way of real emergencies.
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Chief Superintendent Jane Derrick in the control room

Public shown how Sussex Police tackle 70,000 calls a month

The head of Sussex Police’s 999 call centre says her staff deal with 70,000 calls every month – and that number is rising.

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Tony Aslett worked at Buckingham Palace as a Visitor Services Warden

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man arrested at Buckingham Palace jailed over images of children

A Sussex man arrested at Buckingham Palace has been jailed after more than 15,000 pictures and videos of child sex abuse were found on his computers.

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Chief Constable Giles York hit out at the campaign

Sussex Police chief says Lush #SpyCops campaign is ‘clumsy’

Sussex Chief Constable Giles York has hit out at cosmetics company Lush’s controversial campaign about undercover policing.

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Patches of sun – here’s your Sussex weather for the week ahead

Patches of sun – here’s your Sussex weather for the week ahead

Sussex is set for several days of sunny spells and cloud cover, according to the Met Office.

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SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, June 3

SUSSEX TRAVEL: Sunday, June 3

Out and about in Sussex today? Here’s what you need to know.

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UPDATE: Eastbourne’s Luke and his dog found safe

UPDATE: Eastbourne’s Luke and his dog found safe

A man who went missing from Eastbourne on Friday with his dog has been found safe.

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Police respond to collision in Frant

Police respond to collision in Frant

Police are on the scene of a collision in Frant on the A267.

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VIDEO: Pod of dolphins filmed off coast

A pod of up to 40 dolphins were filmed off the coast of England yesterday evening.

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HMRC says the hefty saving is from taking down fraudsters

HMRC saves taxpayer £2.4m by taking down copycat websites

HM Revenue and Customs saved the taxpayer £2.4million by busting fraudsters carrying out a ‘brazen con’.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested 270 miles away for allegedly attempting to meet a child

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested 270 miles away for allegedly attempting to meet a child

A Sussex man has been arrested 270 miles away and charged with attempting to meet a girl after grooming her.

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It is set to be a cold week in Sussex

SUSSEX WEATHER: Bitter cold, frost and snow

Sussex is set for a bitterly cold night tonight with some snow showers, according to the Met Office.

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Armed police were called to the shooting on Friday. Picture: Mitchell/Jessup

COUNTY NEWS: Heartbreaking tribute to ‘beautiful’ mum and daughter who died in shooting

The family of the two women who tragically died in the shooting on Friday night have paid tribute to them.

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