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Police appeal after woman assaulted in Hastings

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a woman in Hastings.

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Magistrates Court results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for November 8 - November 16.

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Video: Partygoers warned of the dangers of being drunk near a railway line

Revellers are being advised to take extra care as newly-released data reveals a sharp increase in the number of alcohol-related incidents across the rail network during the festive period.

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David Cotton was jailed after admitted two counts of burglary. Photo from Sussex Police

Man jailed for two Chichester burglaries

A man who was caught shortly after burgling a house in Chichester after a neighbour dialled 999, has been jailed.

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Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Sussex farmers warned over Payment Diversion Fraud

Farmers across Sussex are being warned about a possible scam.

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Warning over fake Government grant scam

Warning over fake Government grant scam

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.

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Magistrates Court results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for November 1 - November 8.

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Police are appealing for information

COUNTY NEWS: Fears ‘UK cat killer’ has struck in Sussex

There are fears that the notorious ‘UK cat killer’ may have struck in the county.

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Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

Public urged to be on the lookout for fake banknotes

An appeal has been made for information on ‘heartless, callous fraudsters’ making, buying or selling counterfeit banknotes.

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Willingdon Road in Eastbourne is currently closed following a 'police incident'. Pictures: Dan Jessup

COUNTY NEWS: Man left with serious injuries after stabbing

A Sussex road currently closed after a man was left with serious injuries.

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Police outside The Amex for Brighton's previous home game against Crystal Palace. Picture: Steve Bailey

Boy arrested for possessing a flare at Brighton’s clash with Liverpool

A teenage boy was arrested on suspicion of possessing a flare at The Amex football stadium yesterday.

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Witnesses sought to knifepoint robbery in Bexhill

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery of cash and cigarettes from a Bexhill convenience shop.

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Magistrate Court results

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for October 25 - November 1.

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Police are offering a 500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Bexhill man Nigel Fry.

Police offer £500 reward for Bexhill man

Police are offering a £500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a wanted Bexhill man.

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Police advice on keeping clear of festive online scams

Police advice on keeping clear of festive online scams

As the festive season approaches and attention turns to buying presents, Sussex Police have issued some guidelines to keep everyone safe from scams.

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Floral tributes to the victim of a stabbing in St Leonards SUS-171126-095821001

Floral tributes for teenage victim of St Leonards stabbing

Floral tributes have been laid in honour of a 16-year-old boy who died after a stabbing in St Leonards last week.

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Teenage victim of stabbing in St Leonards dies in hospital

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed in the street in St Leonards on Saturday (November 18) has sadly died, police have confirmed.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Police specials join teams in Hastings and Rother

Sussex Police says it is to begin deploying volunteer special constables to assist with a new operation in Hastings and Rother.

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