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Jury dismissed in Crowborough baby death trial

Baby Holly was pronounced dead by paramedics at her home in Alderbrook Road in September 2018.

‘Deliberate’ fire at Crowborough barbers

‘Deliberate’ fire at Crowborough barbers.
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Appeal after man robbed in Crowborough

On 5th December a 19-year-old man was assaulted in Crowborough by two suspects who took his mobile phone. 

Appeal after new signs are “systematically removed” from the Forest

Police are appealing for information after a number of signs were stolen from Ashdown Forest.

Baggage handler beat his lover to death in a vicious attack

Jayesh Gobar, from Crawley, was unanimously found guilty of murdering Nelly Myers from Rotherfield by a jury at Hove Crown Court.

Stolen tools & equipment recovered by Sussex Police

More than 50 stolen tools and machines were recovered after Sussex Police executed a search in Wealden.
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Police are warning of scam calls in Wealden

Sussex Police are warning of an increase in fraudulent telephone calls to the elderly, especially in Wealden, from fraudsters proclaiming to be either bank staff or police officers.

New funding to stop domestic abuse

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner has successfully secured £402,000 from the Government to set up the first county-wide domestic abuse perpetrator programme.
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Drugs raid in Crowborough

Police seized a large quantity of cannabis and arrested one man after executing a drugs warrant in Crowborough.
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Crackdown on drink and drug-drivers in Sussex

Sussex Police have made a further 24 arrests over the weekend, bringing the total since the start of their Christmas crackdown on 1st December to 84.