Shania Witt-Mann, of Priors Leaze Lane in Hambrook, was pursued through Chichester by police on Christmas Eve after they attempted to pull her over in her car. She sped off in her Toyota, reaching speeds of 60mph in a 30mph limit, before being arrested and charged with dangerous driving, failing to provide a specimen of blood for analysis and driving with no insurance. The 34-year-old was jailed for six months on July 28 and disqualified from driving for 27 months. SUS-200109-142525001

Locked up in Sussex: These are the most high profile criminals jailed in August

Sussex’s courts may be experiencing a backlog of cases brought on by lockdown, but our county’s criminals continue to be brought to justice.

Here are some of the most high profile sentencings, from late July through August, including a bomb hoax in Hailsham, an armed robbery with a meat cleaver and some harrowing accounts of sexual assaults made public by their extremely courageous victims. All information is from our reporters attending court in person or official Sussex Police spokesmen.

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