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VIDEO: Police release shocking footage of Sussex car theft

Sussex Police have released shocking CCTV footage of a car theft.

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Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

The fifth of the population responsible for 80 per cent of social costs, including crime, benefits and healthcare can be identified as young as three years old, a new study shows.

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Katie Price’s stepfather Paul Price cleared of rape

Paul Price, the stepfather of glamour model Katie Price, has been found not guilty of raping a woman in Worthing.

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Sussex Police report cold caller blocking scam

Sussex Police are warning residents to be cautious of cold callers offering relief from nuisance phone calls after a spate of recent reports.

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Neighbourhood Watch calls for Sussex scam volunteers

Neighbourhood Watch teams in Sussex are calling for volunteers to join the Friends Against Scams scheme, saying the crime has ‘reached epidemic proportions’.

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Police warn shoppers to watch out for Christmas crooks

Sussex Police are warning to residents to keep a close watch when out shopping and celebrating during the Christmas season.

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Ben Bamford has been found guilty of killing 52-year-old Paul Jefferies following a two-week trial.

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex teen found guilty of murder

A Sussex teenager has been found guilty of the murder of 52-year-old civil servant Paul Jefferies.

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Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

Recent research has revealed concerning figures relating to the number of car thieves, and thieves targeting items left in cars, that escape prosecution.

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Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

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11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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COUNTY NEWS: Girls left terrified after knife wielding clown incident at Sussex park

Teenage girls were left terrified after they saw a person dressed as a clown holding a knife close to a Sussex park last night (Monday).

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Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats

Students scammed into renting bogus houses and flats

Students are being warned to be alert when renting accommodation ahead of the new term.

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Call for more action on drink-driving as fatality figures stagnate

Call for more action on drink-driving as fatality figures stagnate

Road safety charities and motoring groups have called on the Government to do more to address drink-driving after the latest figures showed that drink-related fatalities have not fallen since 2010.

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Sick fraudsters target parents with fake text messages

Sick fraudsters target parents with fake text messages

Sick scammers are targeting parents with text messages designed to con them into paying for mobile phone credit.

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UK drivers commit 25,500 fuel thefts a year

UK drivers commit 25,500 fuel thefts a year

Filling stations across the UK have been hit by more than 25,000 incidents of fuel thefts in the last year, new figures have revealed.

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Osmon Koroma, left, and Max N'Gasa, right, have been found guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls from Littlehampton. Picture: Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Two sentenced over child sexual exploitation

Two men have been sentenced over their involvement in a series of 18 sexual exploitation offences against 12 local teenage girls at locations in Littlehampton.

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Lance Corporal James Brynin of the Intelligence Corps was killed in action in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2013 ENGSUS00320131017090808

Soldier ‘terribly sorry’ for killing Sussex Lance Corporal in Afghanistan

A section commander has apologised to the family of a Sussex soldier who he accidentally shot dead while serving in Afghanistan.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police hunting speeding motorcyclist after three hour long pursuit

Two police helicopters were called as officers pursued a motorcyclist, travelling at more than 100mph across Sussex, for over three hours.

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From the left are forensic science adviser Jonathan Smith, 59, crime writer Elly Griffiths, 52, and PC Simon Mound, 48, a crime investigator with Hampshire police  Picture: Malcolm Wells (160305-9680)

CSI Portsmouth returns for sixth year with cops, authors and experts

WRITERS, forensic experts and police gave plenty of clues about what makes a good crime novel at a Bookfest event.

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