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UPDATE: Man arrested for wielding knives in car park

The search for a knife-wielding man was the reason armed officers were out in Worthing today, police have confirmed.

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VIDEO: Police out in force as arrest made

Police cars out in force today have been captured on camera by a member of the public.

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Arrest made as police flood Worthing street

Arrest made as police flood Worthing street

An arrest has been made in Worthing after members of the public reported seeing up to ten police cars in Tarring.

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PC Watson appeared at Sussex Police headquarters in Lewes this morning. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PC’s career in jeopardy as he faces allegations of lying to Barclays

A Durrington police officer’s career is on the line as he faces accusations of lying about fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs.

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The 20-year-old man has been arrested for drug offences

Man arrested for drug offences after police chase crash

A man has been arrested for drug offences after he tried to evade police in Worthing on Thursday (25 May), police said.

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VIDEO UPDATE: Builders who saw armed police incident praise officers

Two builders who got caught up in the armed police incident that closed a town centre road praised officers for their ‘calm and cool’ response.

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Armed police were seen in Salisbury Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Armed police seal road after reports of weapons in house

Armed police have cordoned off a road in Worthing’s town centre after reports of weapons in a house.

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Teenager ‘threatened with knife’ and ‘punched in the face’

Teenager ‘threatened with knife’ and ‘punched in the face’

A 17-year-old boy was threatened with a knife and punched in the face as he walked along Chapel Road, according to police.

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The flag flying at halfmast outside Chichester District Council

Sussex falls silent for Manchester

Council staff across Sussex took part in a national minute’s silence at 11am today for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack.

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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

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Ferring student

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

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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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Robert Conlon. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170524-101926001

COUNTY NEWS: Man is first in Sussex to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour offence

A man has become the first person in Sussex to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship, following an investigation by East Sussex Safeguarding detectives.

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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

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Ferring student

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

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Fraud warning

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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High Street Multi-Storey car park, Worthing

Man found dead in Worthing car park stairwell

The body of a 39-year-old man has been found in the stairwell of a multi-storey car park in Worthing, police have confirmed.

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Damaged cricket pitch cover at Manor Sports Ground. Picture: Derek Martin

Lout exposes himself after cricket pitch vandalism

The chairman of Worthing Cricket Club has blasted the ‘mindless violence’ of youths who destroyed a pitch cover and another who exposed himself to a bystander.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 5 to 12, 2017.

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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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Travellers have moved  onto a playing field at Hazelwick School SUS-170519-141938001

COUNTY NEWS: Travellers take over school playing field

Police are now at the scene of a school whose grounds were taken over by travellers this morning in West Sussex.

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Beware of bogus dog wardens knocking on doors, council warns

Beware of bogus dog wardens knocking on doors, council warns

The council has issued advice after reports that individuals claiming to be dog wardens have been knocking on pet owners’ doors.

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