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COUNTY NEWS: Police federation hit out on killer’s ‘lenient’ jail sentence

The Police Federation of England and Wales have hit out on a killer’s ‘lenient’ jail sentence after he attacked police officers with a hammer in Sussex.

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Hertfordshire police officers taking a wheelchair out on the streets to test drivers' parking. Pictures: Hertfordshire Constabulary

Could a pushchair be used to fight dangerous parking in Worthing?

Could a creative way to keep pavements safe for prams and wheelchairs work in Worthing?

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Police said Louis Makai could be in Sussex

COUNTY NEWS: Reward for wanted man in £12m heroin conspiracy case

Police are offering a £1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Louis Makai, who is wanted for breaching the terms of his court bail.

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Uncle Sam’s staff threatened by knife-wielding man

Uncle Sam’s staff threatened by knife-wielding man

Police are seeking witnesses after a member of staff at an Uncle Sam’s restaurant was threatened with a knife.

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Thieves wash stolen car during Sussex crime spree

Thieves wash stolen car during Sussex crime spree

A pair of burglars who took a stolen Jaguar through a car wash during a crime spree in Sussex have been jailed.

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PICTURES: Man arrested after seven-hour siege in Worthing

A man has been arrested after a seven-hour siege at a home in Worthing.

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Ex-convicts warn of lack of home security in Sussex

Ex-convicts have warned of a lack of home security in Sussex and the rest of the south east after research found almost a third of people in the region take no security precautions.

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Network Rail helicopters crack down on trespassing

Helicopter crews have stepped up patrols on the south east’s railway lines as trespassing hits a six-year high.

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Teenager arrested in Lancing

Teenager arrested in Lancing

A sixteen-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage and assaulting a police officer in Lancing, police have confirmed.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for August 10 to 16, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for August 10 to 16, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from August 10 to 16, 2017.

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Pulborough teenager dies in A264 crash

A teenager from Pulborough died in a car crash last night which left another teenager from Billingshurst with serious injuries, police have confirmed.

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Afghan-born Jamshid Piruz, 34, launched a ferocious attack on two officers, swinging a hammer and hitting one of them three times. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Killer who attacked police officers with hammer has jail term slashed

A convicted murderer jailed for at least five years for a ‘truly terrifying’ hammer attack on police officers has had his minimum term slashed by appeal judges.

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Network Rail is calling for drivers to not risk their lives for the sake of a few minutes at Yapton crossing. Picture: Network Rail

COUNTY NEWS: School bus among 150 vehicles caught risking lives on level crossing

A school bus was among more than 150 vehicles caught ignoring warning lights at a busy level crossing in two months.

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Trinity Gibbs from Lancing. Sussex Police

Police concern for missing 13-year-old

Police are concerned about missing Lancing teenager Trinity Gibbs, who is believed to be in Bognor Regis.

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Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Missing father and children found safe

Sussex Police has said Robert Roche and his two small children have been found safe and well after an appeal this morning (August 15).

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The road was cordoned off for five hours on Sunday (August 13). Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged following seven-hour police siege

A Sussex man is facing a firearms charge following a seven-hour police siege on Sunday (August 13).

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Three-year-old Joey and 18-month-old Betsy are missing with their father Robert Roche, police said. Sussex Police picture

COUNTY NEWS: Concern for man missing with two children

Police and family are concerned for the welfare of a man and his two small children who have not been seen since Monday morning, August 14.

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Emergency services at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing ‘explosive’ following seven-hour police siege

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an ‘explosive’ following a seven-hour police siege in Sussex yesterday.

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Armed police at the scene. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Armed police siege in evacuated West Sussex road is over

The armed police siege which led to a West Sussex road being evacuated is now over.

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West Sussex road cordoned off in five-hour police siege

A road in West Sussex has been cordoned off for five hours while armed police negotiate with a man in a house.

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