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Teen hospitalised after seafront attack

A teenager was knocked unconscious and left with serious head injuries following an attack on Brighton seafront.

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Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

Drink-driver found slumped over wheel of mum’s car banned from roads

A drink-driver found slumped over the wheel of his mother’s car on Christmas day with the engine still running has been banned from the roads.

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Ebay pages selling the goods

Concern old Sussex Police uniforms could be used by criminals

Sussex Police has been criticised for selling off uniforms on eBay to plug a £26.5million funding shortage over fears the equipment could be used by fraudsters targeting the elderly.

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Man jailed for ‘repeatedly’ stabbing friend

A man who stabbed his friend ‘repeatedly’ while he was working on scaffolding has been jailed.

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Police investigate alleged sexual assaults on New Year’s Eve

Sussex Police is appealing for a woman to come forward following a report of two sexual assaults in a Brighton pub.

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Police are appealing for witnesses. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

Six teens in custody after man stabbed in Hangleton

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men in their 20s were assaulted last night in Hangleton.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

COUNTY NEWS: Police now investigating hunting dog incident at cat sanctuary

Police have confirmed they are now investigating an incident where hunting dogs caused chaos at a cat sanctuary, which could lead to prosecution.

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Police are at the scene

TRAVEL: Accident closes Brighton road both ways

Rock Place in Brighton has closed both ways due to an accident.

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Katy Bourne

Council tax rise to help protect 480 Sussex Police posts

An increase in Sussex Police’s share of council tax would help protect 480 officer and staff posts, according to the county’s police and crime commissioner.

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COUNTY NEWS: Woman arrested for hiding wanted husband from police

A woman has been arrested after hiding her wanted husband from police officers, according to police.

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Ashley Richardson. Picture: Sussex Police

Brighton drug dealer jailed for supplying ‘cocktail of drugs’

A Brighton drug dealer has been jailed for supplying a cocktail of drugs including crystal meth, cocaine and amphetamines which he advertised as ‘party bags’ in the city, police have said.

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Mohammed Toofek Salih. Picture supplied by the Home Office

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man jailed for smuggling illegal migrant into UK

A Sussex man has been jailed for attempting to smuggle an illegal migrant into the UK through the Port of Dover, according to the Home Office.

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School pupil approached by ‘unknown man’

Police are investigating after a pupil was approached by an unknown man on a footpath close to a Brighton school on Wednesday (January 3).

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Peter Burr arrives at Hove Crown Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Second former independent school teacher sentenced for indecent assault

A second former teacher from an independent school in Sussex has been jailed for historic indecent assault against four boys.

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Henry McKeever made his way across country without any shoes, and had a large tear in his jeans, which were soaking wet

Drink driver flees crash scene and gets covered in mud

A drink driver crashed a car, and then fled the scene across fields in freezing temperatures, police said.

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These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws.

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Orges Dema (left) and Olsi Fizzlaj (right)

Men wanted for 'firearms and drugs offences' in Brighton

Sussex Police said it is searching for two men over alleged firearms and drugs offences in Brighton and Hove.
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Worthing Magistrates Court

Pair face abuse claims at former children’s home

Two men are set to appear in court to answer to 26 charges of sexual abuse against young boys at a children’s home in Sussex more than 30 years ago, police said.

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COUNTY NEWS: Armed police called to New Years’ Eve incident in Sussex

Armed police were called to an incident in the early hours of New Year’s morning (Monday).

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Police have been targeting drink and drug drivers

172 motorists arrested so far in police Christmas crackdown

A total of 172 motorists have been arrested as part of Surrey and Sussex Police’s Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers which runs until January 1.

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