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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

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Warning over fake Government grant scam

Warning over fake Government grant scam

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

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‘Serial thief’ who conned women out of £68,000 is jailed

A man who befriended and then defrauded three women out of a total of £68,000 has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment following an investigation by Sussex Police.

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There was a heavy police presence at last week's home match against Crystal Palace

Police apology after incorrect report of weapons at Brighton and Palace clash

Sussex Police has apologised to Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace, after an incorrect report of weapons being found following the derby match.
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Police are appealing for information

COUNTY NEWS: Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in the county.

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From top left: John Harris, Colin Martin, Ryan Higson, Marc James, Kane Wilson, and Barry Allen.

UPDATE: Arrest in hunt for six wanted by police

A man who was one of six people wanted on recall to prison has been arrested.

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Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

An appeal has been made for information on ‘heartless, callous fraudsters’ making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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Willingdon Road in Eastbourne is currently closed following a 'police incident'. Pictures: Dan Jessup

COUNTY NEWS: Man left with serious injuries after stabbing

A Sussex road currently closed after a man was left with serious injuries.

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Police outside The Amex for Brighton's previous home game against Crystal Palace. Picture: Steve Bailey

Boy arrested for possessing a flare at Brighton’s clash with Liverpool

A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of possessing a flare at The Amex football stadium yesterday.

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Drugs raid at Brighton address

Drugs raid at Brighton address

Sussex Police have carried out a drugs raid at an address in Brighton’s Kings Road today (Friday, December 1).

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Brighton club owner jailed for sexual offence against teenage girl

A Brighton pub and club owner is starting a three-year prison sentence for a sexual offence against a vulnerable 17-year-old Brighton girl on his yacht in Majorca two years ago.

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Hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the Shoreham Airshow victims, a year after the tragedy

Police investigation into Shoreham airshow crash complete

The police’s full file into the Shoreham airshow crash has been submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service, the West Sussex Senior Coroner has been informed.

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Heavy police presence at the Amex last night

Six arrests at Albion and Crystal Palace match

The officer leading the policing operation around the Albion and Palace clash last night (November 29), said it was 'most challenging football-related disorder that I have ever experienced'.
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Adam McDermott and Clark Walker  (Photograph: Sussex Police)

Three sentenced after Brighton hit-and-run where victim was 'left for dead'

Three people have been sentenced after a hit-and-run captured on CCTV in Brighton last year, police said.
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Police advice on keeping clear of festive online scams

Police advice on keeping clear of festive online scams

As the festive season approaches and attention turns to buying presents, Sussex Police have issued some guidelines to keep everyone safe from scams.

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Vote on restricting access to crime hotspot

Councillors are set to vote on whether to restrict public access to a city centre car park described as 'an absolute crime magnet'.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Brighton crack dealer put behind bars

A man has been jailed for conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine in Brighton and Hove.

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Illicit tobacco found in a vehicle registered to a Worthing convenience store

Repeat illicit tobacco trader is imprisoned

A man who repeatedly traded in illicit tobacco was sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment yesterday (Wednesday, November 22).

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