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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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A teenager has died in a crash on the A264 and two others are injured. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Teenager killed in car crash

A teenager died in a car crash last night which left another teenager 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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Peter Allan, the hate crime sergeant and trans* equality advocate for Sussex Police

Sussex Police sergeant asks supermarkets to change feminine hygiene signs

A Sussex Police sergeant’s tweets asking supermarkets to change their feminine hygiene signs has sparked debate online.

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A fake �50 scam is sweeping the county

COUNTY NEWS: Shop owner warns of fake £50 note scam

A Sussex shop owner has warned people to stay alert as a fake £50 note scam sweeps the south coast.

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A car collision on the A27 at Fontwell. Picture: Sussex Roads Police

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Speeding’ teen in A27 collision days after test

A teenager who recently passed his test has been involved in a collision due to him speeding, police have said.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for August 2 to 10, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for August 2 to 10, 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 2 to 10, 2017.

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Donations were stolen after a thief broke through an 'industrial padlock', according to staff

Emotional plea after break in at Highdown Gardens

Staff at a popular Worthing beauty spot have issued an emotional plea after a ‘kick in the teeth’ break in last night.

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Police search for key witness after tyre fitter charged with kidnapping woman

Police search for key witness after tyre fitter charged with kidnapping woman

Detectives want to speak to a driver who saw a couple having an altercation in the Horsham area after an East Preston man was charged with the kidnap, harrassment and assault of a young woman.

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Worthing Magistrates Court, in Christchurch Road, Worthing

Former practice manager at Southwick GP surgery accused of £30,000 fraud

The former practice manager of a doctor’s surgery in Southwick has pleaded not guilty to defrauding the practice out of more than £30,000.

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Police believe the two men pictured, working with others, have pocketed �20,000 by targeting supermarket shoppers. Picture: Sussex Police

Police hunt for supermarket thieves who stole £20,000 from shoppers

Police are warning people in Worthing, Shoreham and Littlehampton to be alert after thieves are thought to have stolen £20,000 from unwary shoppers.

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Scam warning

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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