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COUNTY NEWS: Teenagers sentenced for ‘horrific’ assault on girl with wheel brace

Three tennagers have been sentenced for assaulting a 14-year-old with a wheel brace in a ‘horrific and violent attack’, according to police.

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The 18 dead ewes after being worried near Boreham Bridge. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police SUS-170217-160756001

COUNTY NEWS: 18 ewes killed in ‘sheep worrying’ incident

Eighteen sheep were killed after it is suspected they were panicked into running into a road by dogs on Sunday (February 12).

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COUNTY NEWS: Police officer sacked after sharing pornographic images at work

A police officer with Sussex Police has been dismissed after sharing pornographic images among colleagues, including a female supervisor who he compared to the women in the images, a spokesperson said.

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Four arrests were made, police said. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

UPDATE: Four bailed over razor attack

Three women and teenaged girl have been bailed as police continue to investigate an incident in which a woman was slashed with a razor blade.

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COUNTY NEWS: Man convicted of raping Sussex woman after drugging her

A man has been given a prison sentence for raping a woman after he gave her a ‘date-rape’ drug during a night out in Sussex.

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An expert examining the scene outside Wilko in Worthing. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

Razor attack on woman condemned by public

Members of the public have condemned a ‘horrific’ and ‘evil’ attack in which a woman was slashed with a razor.

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The man was re-arrested following a search. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

Man arrested twice in one day after fleeing police custody

A man who fled police custody after being arrested this morning has been re-arrested following a helicopter search.

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Drugs link for spate of robberies and assaults

Drugs link for spate of robberies and assaults

Police are investigating several assaults and robberies on people suspected to be linked to drug activities in the Littlehampton area.

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Four arrests were made, police said. Pictures Eddie Mitchell

Homeless woman slashed with razor in Worthing attack

A woman suffered serious injuries after it is believed she was slashed with a razor in an attack in Worthing town centre yesterday evening.

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He will serve four months in detention before being released into the community

Teenager jailed for possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply

A teenaged boy has been jailed for possession of heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply in Worthing.

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Billie-Jo Jenkins

COUNTY: No justice for teenager Billie-Jo 20 years after murder

There is still no justice for murdered Sussex teenager Billie-Jo Jenkins and her family after her death 20 years ago today (Wednesday, February 15).

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A27 Lancing crash. Pictures by Eddie Mitchell

Driver arrested on suspicion of drink driving following Lancing crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a crash on the A27 at Lancing last night.

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Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentines Day

Online daters warned of fraudsters this Valentine’s Day

Online daters looking for love this Valentine’s Day are being warned not to be duped by fraudsters posing as prospective partners.

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Cash stolen in knifepoint robbery at Portslade shop

Staff at a Co-op store in Portslade were held up by two robbers who made off with cash from the tills and safe.

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Lee Heane and Matthew Bryan - photo from Crimestoppers

Rewards offered for whereabouts of two men following 70 burglaries

Following a dozen burglaries across Sussex and several others in the UK, Independent charity Crimestoppers is today offering a reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Matthew Bryan and a separate reward of up to £2,000 for information on the whereabouts of Lee Heane.

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Appeal following ‘bogus police officers’ burglary

Appeal following ‘bogus police officers’ burglary

Investigations are continuing into a burglary carried out by ‘bogus police officers’.

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If anyone has information please contact the police as soon as possible. Picture: Sussex Police

Police seek date with ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s

Sussex Police is seeking a date with its ‘most wanted’ this Valentine’s.

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Kirsty Geoghegan leaves Lewes Crown Court after facing charges of blackmail. Picture by Eddie Mitchell.

Jail for blackmailer who threatened to cut horses’ throats with a machete

A former horseowner has been jailed for threatening to ‘mutilate and kill’ five horses with a machete as part of a blackmail demand.

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Loose animals on highway, increased deer poaching and diggers stolen

Dozens of animals loose on the highway, an increase in hare coursing and deer poaching and Quadbike and diggers stolen have been reported to Sussex Police in the past week.

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Climping driver held after fatal road crash at Lancing is released without charge

A 58-year-old Climping man arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving has been released without charge, police have confirmed.

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