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COUNTY NEWS: Ambulance crew call police after man stabbed in Sussex street

Paramedics called police after attending a man with stab wounds to his back and neck on Friday evening, Sussex Police has confirmed.

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Haywards Heath Cricket Club was vandalised for the ninth time in 18 months. Photo contributed by Matt Jones.

Heartbreak as cricket club targeted by vandals for ninth time

The chairman of a cricket club has spoken of his heartbreak after a clubhouse was broken into for the ninth time in 18 months.

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Adrian Taylor. Picture courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man jailed after punching female police officer unconscious

A man who attacked a police officer, leaving her with a severe head injury, has been jailed.

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COUNTY NEWS: Police seek man seen punching and kicking muzzled dog

Police are investigating after a man was caught on CCTV appearing to punch, kick and pour a pint over a muzzled dog.

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Man jailed for Crawley acid attack

A man who threw acid on another man outside a Crawley cinema has been jailed for eight years, the court service has confirmed.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police

Police appeal after man robbed in graveyard

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed as he walked through a graveyard in East Grinstead.

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COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

COUNTY UPDATE: 11 arrested after illegal South Downs rave shut down

Police have made 11 arrests after shutting down an illegal rave in the Sussex countryside, which caused a road to be closed for much of Easter Sunday.

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Pet cat shot in second callous airgun attack

A pet cat was left in agony after being callously shot with an airgun - the second such attack in Mid Sussex this year.

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Wanted man arrested in Horsham

Wanted man arrested in Horsham

A man wanted on recall to prison has been arrested in Horsham.

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What are the rules?

Mobile phone use while driving is illegal, but what other distractions can land you in trouble?

New laws passed last month mean that using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of a car could get you a fine of £200, six penalty points and a possible loss of licence.

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Gavin Reading with two of his dogs

Horror as dogs ‘walloped with pickaxe’ in break-in

A family has spoken of their horror after burglars broke into their home and ‘walloped their dogs with a pickaxe handle’.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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A number of break-ins have been reported in the Mablethorpe area.

UPDATED: Two men charged with murder of 21-year-old Sam Caulfield

Police investigating the death of young dad Sam Caulfield in Crawley have charged two men with his murder.

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Crimestoppers and Openreach are appealing for information

Up to £1,000 reward for information on cable thieves

There could be a £1,000 reward up for grabs if anyone has information on cable thieves in Crawley.

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Emergency services were called to the man last Thursday (April 6)

Man found dead in bog

A man has been found dead in a bog in Crawley.

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Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with a theft of a laptop on a train.

Search for man following laptop theft

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with a theft of a laptop on a train.

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The CCTV image released by police in the hunt for the armed robber. Picture: Sussex Police

Police release CCTV image after armed robbery at Co-op

Police investigating an armed robbery at a Co-op store near Haywards Heath have released a CCTV image.

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A mother has spoken of her horror after a man attacked her five year old in Crawley town centre. Nadia Winnifrith with her sons Ryder and Bobby. Pic Steve Robards SR1706058 SUS-170327-220004001

Horror as 5-year-old ‘booted’ in unprovoked attack

A horrified mother has spoken of her outrage over the sentence given to man who attacked her five-year-old son.

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Investigation launched after ‘racist’ graffiti daubed on skate park

Police have said they are investigating racist, homophobic, anti-Semitic and sexually explicit graffiti at a Burgess Hill skate park.

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