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Arrest after gun scare at Brighton Royal Mail delivery office

Police were called to the Royal Mail delivery office in Brighton to reports a man had a gun.

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The Co-op in Abinger Road (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Cash stolen from Portslade shop - just months after knifepoint robbery

Sussex Police are investigating a robbery at a Co-op store in Portslade this afternoon (May 25).

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Police appeal after woman assaulted in Brighton play park

Officers are appealing for witnesses to an assault in a children’s play park in Brighton.

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L-R  Lee Compton, Huseyin Deniz and Devrim Oguzca

Four men jailed for plot to supply heroin in Brighton

Four men including a father and son have been jailed for a total of 37 years for a conspiracy to supply hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of heroin into Brighton, according to Sussex Police.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Sussex student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Sussex who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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Fraudsters taking advantage of global WannaCry attack

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Warning over fake BT ransomware email

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Brighton and Hove City Council is warning of the latest scam

Council warns scammer is targeting Brighton businesses

A man claiming to be a senior police officer in Sussex has been demanding money from business in Brighton and Hove, the council has said.

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Man sentenced after attacking transgender woman in Brighton

A Hove man has received a suspended prison sentence after admitting to attacking a transgender woman in Brighton, police say.

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Sussex Police want to hear from anyone who may know this man.

Police seek suspect after vandalism at Brighton cinema

A Brighton cinema has been left with a £1,500 repair bill after a man allegedly smashed the screen of an automated ticket machine, police say.

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Appeal after cyclist ‘bottled’ in Hove

Appeal after cyclist ‘bottled’ in Hove

Sussex Police is renewing its appeal for witnesses after a serious assault with a glass bottle in Hove.

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Shoreham man robbed after night out in Brighton

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Brighton during the early hours of Friday (May 5).

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Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1,200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Warning over fraud involving fake police officers

Warning over fraud involving fake police officers

The public are being warned about a scam in which victims are approached by people pretending to be police officers.

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Five men have been jailed for a total of 72 years after keeping two men against their will and torturing them using a knife and an iron before leaving them in the boot of a car in Brighton.

Gang jailed for kidnap and torture in Brighton

Five ‘extremely dangerous men’ have been jailed for a total of 72 years after keeping two men against their will and torturing them, before leaving them in the boot of a car in Brighton, police have said.

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COUNTY NEWS: Arrest made after man with gun spotted near schools

COUNTY NEWS: Arrest made after man with gun spotted near schools

Police have made an arrest after a man was spotted with a firearm near two Sussex schools was seen again yesterday evening (May 4).

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COUNTY NEWS: Police search for man with firearm spotted near two Sussex schools

COUNTY NEWS: Police search for man with firearm spotted near two Sussex schools

Pupils were kept inside two Sussex primary schools this afternoon after police received reports of a man with a firearm in the area.

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The McDonald's branch in Chichester Gate, Chichester, where the assault happened

COUNTY NEWS: McDonald’s worker assaulted by customer

An abusive McDonald’s customer attacked a member of staff after refusing to leave the Sussex restaurant, police have confirmed.

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Sussex Police has released an e-fit of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an attempted abduction in Hove

E-fit released after attempted abduction in Hove Cemetery

Police investigating an attempted abduction of a girl in Hove Cemetery have released an e-fit of the suspect.

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