Crime in Sussex – here’s what happened in November

Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing in Crawley
Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing in Crawley

The tragic killing of a young man, armed police called to a beauty spot and a sentencing for a stabbing conspiracy are just some of the crime stories you have been talking about this past month.

Sussex remains one of the safest counties in the country, with lower levels of crime than many other parts of England.

However it is not without crime. Here are some of the incidents our newspapers covered in November.

An armed robber who raided a Horsham Tesco and tried to steal a police car was jailed for 10 years.

Police released a video of the ‘harrowing’ attack

The trial of a man accused of killing a homeless woman in Eastbourne ended in his conviction for manslaughter.

He was jailed for 14 years

Police arrested two people on suspicion of kidnap and assault after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man from Hastings.

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A young man sadly died in a stabbing attack in Crawley.

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder

Five people were sentenced in connection with a stabbing in Durrington that left a father with life-threatening injuries.

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Armed police were called to incident at Birling Gap

An image taken by a member of the public shows the scene