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COUNTY NEWS: Westminster attacker studied at Sussex university

The Westminster attacker was a former student at the University of Sussex, the university has revealed.

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The inspection was carried out by Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabulary (HIMC) and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. Picture: Sussex Police

Detainees in Sussex ‘treated with respect’ but safety concerns remain

Most prisoners in Sussex are treated with respect but concerns remain over jail cell safety, an inspection of Sussex Police has found.

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(Back row from left) Danny Pike, John Wright, Phil Mawhinney, Keith Sharp and Laura Flack; (seated from left) Katy Bourne, Lisa Bell and Louise Baxter at a summit organised by the Sussex PCC to tackle elder exploitation

‘Tougher sentences for fraudsters who target elderly’

One national number to report scams and tougher sentences for fraudsters who deliberately target the elderly were both backed by attendees of a Sussex summit on elder exploitation.

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Some of the fake goods recovered from McGee's home by West Sussex Trading Standards. Picture: West Sussex County Council

Facebook ‘faker’ sentenced for selling fake designer products

A Facebook ‘faker’ has admitted selling fake branded goods after she was caught by trading standards.

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COUNTY NEWS: Barney the puppy found after arrest

A puppy stolen in the burglary of Sussex home has been found and returned to its owner, police have confirmed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Heartbroken victim of ‘professional’ burglary says ‘I just want my puppy back’

A homeowner has spoken of her heartbreak after ‘professional’ burglars stole her 13-week-old puppy from her home while she slept.

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Police launch appeal for information on Westminster terrorist

Police investigating the terror attack in Westminster on Wednesday (March 22) have released a picture of the killer.

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COUNTY NEWS: Elderly driver who caused death of Sussex woman is spared jail

An elderly motorist who caused the death of an Udimore woman after his car crashed into a Costa Coffee shop on Christmas Eve 2015 has been spared jail.

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Khalid Masood is said to have stayed at a budget brighton hotl beefore the westminster attack (Photo Eddie Mitchell)

COUNTY NEWS: Westminster terrorist’s name has links across Sussex

A name reported to have been used by the man who police say carried out the Westminster terror attack has been linked to areas across Sussex.

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Update: Met Police confirm terror raid in Sussex - but no arrests made

Counter terror officers confirmed a property in Sussex was searched in relation to the Westminster terror attacks.

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COUNTY NEWS: Reports of anti-terror raid in Sussex

Police are reportedly carrying out an anti-terrorism raid at a property in Sussex, possibly linked with the terror attack in Westminster yesterday (March 22).

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Man attacked with machete in Sompting

Man attacked with machete in Sompting

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a machete in a flat in Sompting today.

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Katy Bourne: ‘Sussex Police has an awful lot to learn’ from Shana Grice’s murder

Sussex Police and other forces have an ‘awful lot to learn’, Katy Bourne has said after Michael Lane was today sentenced to 25 years in jail for murdering Shana Grice.

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VIDEO: Katy Bourne says terror attack will ‘strengthen, not weaken our resolve’

Katy Bourne has assured residents that Sussex Police is working hard to keep them safe in the wake of yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.

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Michael Lane has been jailed for 25 yeard for the murder of Shana Grice (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell) SUS-170323-124433001

Update: Shana Grice killer jailed for 25 years

The stalker ex-boyfriend of Mile Oak teenager Shana Grice was sentenced to 25 years in prison this morning (March 23).

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Paramedics on the scene outside the Houses of Parliament. SUS-170322-153855003

Public ‘crucial’ in fighting terrorism after London attack

Police forces across the south are calling on members of the public to help them fight terrorism following the horrific attack in London yesterday.

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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

COUNTY NEWS: Terrorist in London attacks ‘may have had links with Sussex’

A terrorist who murdered three people in an attack in London yesterday may have had links with Sussex.

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Photography by Tom Hull. The child pictured is a model

Rise in child sex offences recorded by Sussex Police

The number of child sex offences recorded by Sussex Police rose to 1,496 last year – an average of four a day – according to figures obtained by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

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Police apologise to victim’s family after ‘stalker’ ex-boyfriend convicted of murder

Sussex Police has apologised to the family of Shana Grice, after her ex-boyfriend Michael Lane was convicted of her murder this afternoon (March 22).

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