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VIDEO: Chief Constable speaks out on law change for drivers caught on mobiles

The Chief Constable of Sussex Police has spoken out on the law change for motorists caught on their mobiles, which has come into force today (March 1).

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Woman jailed for defrauding elderly Bexhill victim

A woman who stole an estimated £240,000 from an elderly Bexhill man after taking over his life has been jailed for five years.

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Rother garages targeted by criminals

Police are appealing for information after a number of garages in Rother have been targeted by criminals with eight cars stolen from one.

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David Garner was featured on last night's Crimewatch. Picture: West Mercia Police

COUNTY NEWS: Wanted man seen on Crimewatch might be in Sussex

A wanted man featured on BBC’s Crimewatch last night might be in Sussex.

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Sussex Police issue warning as penalties for using your mobile phone while driving increase

Sussex Police issue warning as penalties for using your mobile phone while driving increase

Sussex Police are asking the public to help crack down on motorists using mobile phones while driving.

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Two men arrested over Bexhill burglary

Police are seeking witnesses to a burglary which happened in the early hours of Valentine’s Day.

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Missing Bexhill boy found in Eastbourne

A 14-year-old boy from Bexhill who was not in his bed when checked on this morning (Monday, February 27) was found in Eastbourne.

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New penalties for motorists using mobile phones

New penalties for motorists using mobile phones while driving come into force on Wednesday (March 1).

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Four men arrested for violent attack after ‘armed siege’

Four men arrested for violent attack after ‘armed siege’

Four men have been arrested after a violent attack involving a firearm that was attended by armed police.

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UPDATE: Armed police called to 20-hour-long incident

UPDATE: Armed police called to 20-hour-long incident

Armed police were called to an incident that has been unfolding overnight.

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Portland Avenue in Hove was closed while fire crews put out the car fire

COUNTY NEWS: ‘Drive-by arson attack’ closes road

A road was shut down due to a car fire, which witnesses described as a drive-by arson attack.

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Deputy chief constable Bernie O'Reilly holding up the type of spit hood used by Sussex Police. Picture: Sussex PCC

Tasers and spit hoods backed by Sussex Police bosses

Tasers and spit hoods are worthwhile at a time when up to three officers are being assaulted every 24 hours, senior Sussex Police bosses have said.

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Driver sought after schoolgirl hit by car in Bexhill

Police are seeking witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a car in Bexhill this morning (Friday, February 24).

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Police have released a second piece of footage

COUNTY NEWS: Armed robber in Santa hat assaults staff member

Police have released footage of second store robbery showing an armed robber wearing a Santa hat threaten a staff member.

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COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from January 13.- 18

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Two men robbed the store of �2,500 at knifepoint

COUNTY NEWS: Shocking footage shows knifepoint robbery at store

Shocking police footage shows the moment two men brandishing an 11 inch knife robbed a store of £2,500.

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New phone scam

‘Can you hear me?’ – Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Sussex are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK...

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Lady Colin Campbell appeared at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Thursday, February 23. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

COUNTY NEWS: Lady C guilty of careless driving

Lady C has been found guilty of careless driving following a collision on the A27 last year.

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COUNTY NEWS: Family to sue after hospitals turned away dying mum

Legal action is being launched by the family of a woman who died from a brain haemorrhage after being turned away from at least three hospitals because of bed shortages.

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Princess Anne makes royal visit to Sussex

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Sussex today to mark the third year of co-ordinated restorative justice across the county.

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