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COUNTY NEWS: Teenager sentenced for selling thousands of fake Bestival tickets

A teenager who admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake festival tickets has been sentenced to 21 months in a young offender institution.

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Katy Bourne, Sussex Police crime and commissioner

Katy Bourne welcomes £5 police council tax rise

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne says she ‘welcomes’ confirmation of a £5 increase to the police’s share of council tax for next year.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for January 3 to 6, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for January 3 to 6, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from January 3 to 6, 2017.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for December 29 and 30, 2016

HM Courts Service: Results list for December 29 and 30, 2016

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing and South East Hampshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Portsmouth from December 29 and 30, 2016.

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Michelle Edwards and Michael Walsh. Photo by Metropolitan Police

Police seek two in connection with Horsham theft

Police are looking to speak to two people in connection with multiple thefts from premises in London and Horsham.

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Ten burglaries and car thefts linked in West Sussex

Ten burglaries and car thefts linked in West Sussex

Police are issuing warnings after detectives link ten daytime house burglaries during which vehicles have been stolen.

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Police ask anyone who may have seen Neil to contact them as a matter of urgency. Picture: Surrey Police

Missing ‘vulnerable’ man might be in Worthing

A missing ‘vulnerable’ man in his sixties might be in Worthing, police said.

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Sussex Police have made several videos to aid the discussion. Picture: Sussex Police

Police calling on young people to talk about consent and rape

Sussex Police are encouraging young peope to talk about sexual consent and rape.

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Elderly woman targeted in ‘distraction burglary’

Elderly woman targeted in ‘distraction burglary’

Police are appealing for witnesses to a distraction burglary at a Worthing property, a spokesperson has said.

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VIDEO: ‘Perfect girlfriend’ mannequin scares burglars

Shela Louise is not your typical security guard; six foot four, German, a snappy dresser – and made of plastic.

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Sussex Police released footage from body-worn video camera of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170113-171344001

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Police officers being assaulted hundreds of times a year

Being assaulted in the line of duty remains a serious problem for police officers in Sussex who are already dealing with biting budget cuts.

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Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Sussex Police was named in the Stonewall top 100 employers list. Picture: Sussex Police

Sussex Police in LGBT top 100

Sussex Police has been praised for its commitment to its LGBT staff and the communities it serves.

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A house in Westcourt Road, Worthing had been turned into a cannabis factory by tenants. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Landlady’s shock as house turned into cannabis factory

A landlady has spoken of her shock after she discovered her property had been turned into a cannabis factory.

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Sussex Police have released an image of a cartier watch stolen during a burglary in Littlehampton

Cartier watch and jewellery stolen in Littlehampton burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after a ladies Cartier Basculante watch and other items of jewellery were stolen during a Littlehampton burglary.

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Illegal number plates across the UK

Sussex high up illegal licence plate table

Sussex is high up the list of counties falling foul of the law by driving or keeping a car with an illegal number plate in 2015.

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Man was ‘cowering in the corner screaming’ during killing, court hears

Colin Gale thought Mark Manning would ‘come back and get him’ so he decided to ‘finish him off’, the mother of his daughters told a court.

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The knives are from a previous knife surrender in Sussex. SUS-170117-111605001

Blades in Sussex ‘knife surrender’ will make 20ft sculpture in memory of lives lost

Sussex Police is supporting a national initiative to tackle knife crime.

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Former bomb disposal expert Mark Manning SUS-140617-144513001

Pair plotted to kill Lancing man on fishing trip, court hears

Taking him on a fishing trip and throwing his body overboard was one of the methods Colin Gale and Stewart Robertson discussed to ‘get rid of Mark Manning’, a court has heard.

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Richard Jones, 63, formerly known as Richard Ernest Bloch, now of Grange Road, Shanklin. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Prison for historic child sex offender

A man from the Isle of Wight is starting a prison sentence for sexual offences against young girls in Sussex, North West London and Kent over the last 25 years.

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