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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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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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Spalding outside court (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Bus driver jailed for nine years over sexual assaults

A Brighton bus driver has been sentenced to nine years in prison after admitting sexual offences against girls and young women, police said.

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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 road is over

The armed police siege which led to a Crawley road being evacuated is now over.

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Road cordoned off in five-hour police siege

A road in Crawley 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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Homes and a shed broken into in Horsham district

Homes and a shed broken into in Horsham district

Three homes and a shed in the Horsham district were broken into in the past week, according to Sussex Police.

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

COUNTY NEWS: Emotional plea after break in at popular beauty spot

Staff at a popular Sussex 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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Dean Lawless

Man wanted after failing to appear at court

Police are hunting for a man last seen in the Horsham and Crawley areas who is wanted after failing to appear at court.

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Left to right: Kieron Everitt, Daniel Rogers and Timothy Wirtz.

Burglars found hiding in shed jailed after 80mph pursuit

Three men found hiding in a shed and bushes after burgling a house in Horsham and forcing police off the road in a high-speed pursuit have been jailed.

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Four former teachers from Christ's Hospital School appeared before Crawley Magistrates'  Court. Pic by Jon Rigby

Former Christ’s Hospital teachers appear at court charged with sex offences

Four former teachers of Christ’s Hospital School, near Horsham, have appeared before Crawley Magistrates’ Court today (August 9) charged with non-recent sex offences.

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Piries Place car park -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-150601-111657001

Woman raped in Horsham car park

Police are appealing for information after a woman was raped in a Horsham car park over the weekend.

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A 19-year-old man from Crawley has been arrested

Man arrested after teen attacked with ‘knife or screwdriver’

A man has been arrested after a teenager was attacked with a ‘knife or screwdriver’ in Crawley, police have said.

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Saif Khan, 22, has been sentenced to six months in prison

VIDEO: Dangerous motorcyclist jailed after high-speed chase

This shocking police dashcam video shows a dangerous motorcyclist going around 100mph during a high-speed chase in Crawley before riding on the wrong side of the road.

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