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‘It was like a drug addiction’... Widow’s warning after losing £100,000 in ‘romance fraud’

A Sussex widow who was conned out of more than £100,000 in an online befriending scam has issued a warning to others.

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Mario Bove (Photograph: Sussex Police)

Brighton restaurateur jailed after hitting a motorbike with his Mercedes

A driver who deliberately crashed into a motorcycle in Brighton, injuring the rider and his passenger, has been jailed for one year, police said.
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Hove man jailed for breaching domestic violence order

'Domestic violence will not be tolerated', police said, after a man was jailed for breaching a prevention order this week.
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Sussex Police warning as work vans are targeted by thieves

Sussex Police warning as work vans are targeted by thieves

A large number of tools have been stolen from work vans across Sussex in the past few weeks, according to Sussex Police.

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Daryll Rowe (Photograph: Sussex Police)

Hairdresser found guilty of deliberately infecting Brighton men with HIV

A man who set out to infect men in Brighton with HIV has been found guilty in the first case of its kind in the country, Sussex Police said.
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Katy Bourne

PCC's video log: Would you pay more to support policing in Sussex?

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne has launched a county-wide consultation to ask the public if they would be prepared to pay more for policing in Sussex.

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COUNTY NEWS: East Sussex crime ringmaster jailed for £108million fraud

Six members of a crime ring, including their boss, an engineer from East Sussex, have been jailed for a £107.9 million fraud following a ten-year investigation.

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East Street in Shoreham was partially cordoned off after a man was stabbed. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Man stabbed in Shoreham town centre

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in Shoreham’s town centre.

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The A24 near Horsham was closed while a forensic investigation was carried out. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Police manhunt for hit-and-run driver after woman dies

Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after a hit-and-run which killed a 70-year-old woman.

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Have you seen any of these people? Pictures: Sussex Police

Violent crime suspects and recalled prisoners among Sussex’s most wanted

Have you seen any of these people?

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COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Man climbs on roof and throws tiles at police car

Police have arrested a man who stood on a roof and threw tiles at a police car and houses early this morning.

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The IPCC has handed files on a Brighton-based police inspector to the CPS (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

'Serious allegations' on Brighton police inspector passed to CPS

The police watchdog investigating a Brighton inspector for ‘improper relationships with women’ said it has passed its findings to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

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Sussex police warning over illegally-killed game

Sussex police warning over illegally-killed game

Game dealers, restaurateurs, hotels and public houses are being advised to check that they are not buying illegally-killed game.

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Sussex Police's light-hearted Twitter siren post has split opinion

Police celebrate 280 characters with new Twitter siren...

Sussex Police have celebrated the new 280 character limit for tweets with a special Twitter siren.

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Brighton police officer charged with child porn offences

A Sussex Police officer has been charged with three offences following an investigation, including two related to indecent images of children, the force said.

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Police released CCTV of a suspect

Police appeal for information on 'surprised burglar'

Officers are investigating a burglary at a house in Bevendean, Brighton, in which intruders were disturbed by the owners returning home.

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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving ‘money off vouchers’.

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Chief Constable Giles York

VIDEO: Police working smarter to keep communities safe

Sussex Police is taking a smarter approach to the way it prevents, detects and tackles crime in your area.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested in Sussex murder investigation released from custody

A 37-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of the murder of 58-year-old Stephen Frith from West Sussex has been released under investigation, police have confirmed.

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Jessica McCubbing. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

Have you seen Jessica McCubbing from Brighton?

Police are concerned for a missing teenager from Brighton.

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