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VIDEO UPDATE: Builders who saw armed police incident praise officers

Two builders who got caught up in the armed police incident that closed a town centre road praised officers for their ‘calm and cool’ response.

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Further damage at Shoreham Fort following attempted burglary

Further damage at Shoreham Fort following attempted burglary

There have been two incidents of damage being caused at Shoreham Fort in May, one during an attempted burglary, following an act of vandalism last month.

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Armed police were seen in Salisbury Road, Worthing. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: Armed police seal road after reports of weapons in house

Armed police have cordoned off a road in Worthing’s town centre after reports of weapons in a house.

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The flag flying at halfmast outside Chichester District Council

Sussex falls silent for Manchester

Council staff across Sussex took part in a national minute’s silence at 11am today for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack.

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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Ferring student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Ferring who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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Brighton Railway Station

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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Robert Conlon. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police. SUS-170524-101926001

COUNTY NEWS: Man is first in Sussex to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour offence

A man has become the first person in Sussex to be convicted of exercising coercive and controlling behaviour in a relationship, following an investigation by East Sussex Safeguarding detectives.

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Just some of the thousands of people who attended the vigil in Manchester's Albert Square. Ferring student Emily Barleycorn, who took this picture, was among them

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Ferring student

‘Manchester is not afraid’ – those were the words of a student from Ferring who attended Tuesday’s vigil in Manchester.

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Fraud warning

Fraudsters taking advantage of global WannaCry attack

Action Fraud has received the first reports of Tech-Support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

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High Street Multi-Storey car park, Worthing

Man found dead in Worthing car park stairwell

The body of a 39-year-old man has been found in the stairwell of a multi-storey car park in Worthing, police have confirmed.

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Damaged cricket pitch cover at Manor Sports Ground. Picture: Derek Martin

Lout exposes himself after cricket pitch vandalism

The chairman of Worthing Cricket Club has blasted the ‘mindless violence’ of youths who destroyed a pitch cover and another who exposed himself to a bystander.

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HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

HM Courts Service: Results list for May 5 to 12, 2017

The following are the latest results contributed by HM Courts Service, for cases sentenced by West Sussex Magistrates’ Court sitting at Worthing from May 5 to 12, 2017.

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Warning over fake BT ransomware email

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Jewellery taken in Steyning theft

Jewellery taken in Steyning theft

Thieves broke into a house in Steyning this week.

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Travellers have moved  onto a playing field at Hazelwick School SUS-170519-141938001

COUNTY NEWS: Travellers take over school playing field

Police are now at the scene of a school whose grounds were taken over by travellers this morning in West Sussex.

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Beware of bogus dog wardens knocking on doors, council warns

Beware of bogus dog wardens knocking on doors, council warns

The council has issued advice after reports that individuals claiming to be dog wardens have been knocking on pet owners’ doors.

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Picture: Simon Law from Montr�al, Canada via Wikimedia

Police call for witnesses to Champagne burglary

Champagne was among the valuables stolen in a recent house burglary – and police are looking for witnesses.

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UPDATE: Police chase ends with man’s arrest at railway station

UPDATE: Police chase ends with man’s arrest at railway station

A man has been arrested at a busy railway station following a dramatic police chase.

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Peter Fardell outside Hove Crown Court. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Man imprisoned and pensioner sentenced for drug factory in home

A couple has been sentenced for a large-scale drugs operation that was run out of their mock Tudor home in Worthing.

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Illegal cigarettes stashed at All Sorts convenience store. Picture: West Sussex County Council

Shopkeeper sentenced for selling dangerous cigarettes hidden in wall

A shopkeeper has been given an 18 month community order after Trading Standards caught him selling dangerous cigarettes hidden at his store.

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