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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

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Manchester is not afraid’ – says Sussex student

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

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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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Plane evacuated after ‘suspicious white powder’ found on board

An easyJet plane was evacuated earlier today (May 23) at Gatwick Airport after a ‘suspicious white powder’ was found on board.

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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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Sean Denham, 48, appeared at Guildford Magistrates' Court on Tuesday (May 16)

Man charged with death by careless driving appears in court

A Haywards Heath man has appeared in court in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in Guildford in August last year, said police.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted by touching in Crawley.

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Two men charged in connection with train robbery

Two Mid Sussex men have been charged in connection with an attempted robbery on a train in Hastings.

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Man charged with Horsham Park attempted robbery

A man has been charged with attempted robbery after thieves tried to steal a handbag from a woman in Horsham Park.

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Burlington Dart mini car

Rare vintage car stolen in ‘audacious’ burglary

Police are appealing for help after a rare Burlington Dart mini car, more than £2,000 worth of tools and other valuables were stolen from a property just over the border in Surrey.

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Police have confirmed the body found in woodland has been formally identified as missing Ervin Underdown

Body found in woods identified as missing Balcombe man

A body found in woodland has been formally identified as missing Balcombe man Ervin Underdown, police have confirmed.

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Schoolboy left with broken cheek in Horsham Park attack

Schoolboy left with broken cheek in Horsham Park attack

A 15-year-old boy was left with a broken cheek after he was attacked by a gang in Horsham Park.

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An AED machine supplied by The Sussex Heart Charity

Life-saving heart restarter machine stolen from Ifield railway station

A heart charity is appealing for help after it says its life-saving AED machine was stolen from Ifield railway station.

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Robin Carter. Picture: Sussex Police

Ex-care worker sentenced for abusing vulnerable boys

An ex-care worker at a special school in West Sussex has been sentenced to a total of nine years imprisonment for a series of sexual offences against young boys, following a Sussex Police investigation, according to police.

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Horsham conman helped defraud hundreds of people out of millions

A Horsham man was among a gang who duped hundreds of people out of nearly £8 million in savings and pensions during a precious metals investment scam.

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Do you recognise this man? Picture supplied by Sussex Police

Police release e-fit of burglary suspect

Police have released an e-fit of a man they believe to be connected to two burglaries in Horsham.

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Police appeal after man stabbed in newsagents

Police appeal after man stabbed in newsagents

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in a newsagents in Crawley.

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Police said the body is believed to be that of missing Ervin Underdown

Body found believed to be missing Balcombe man

A body, believed to be that of missing Balcombe man, Ervin Underdown, has been found, said police.

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