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Crowborough paedophile jailed for 8-years

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A Crowborough man was convicted last week for attempting to meet a 12-year old "child" in Brighton for sex. Last August, Danny Watson from Crowborough was arrested...

Assaults on emergency workers in Sussex

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The leaders of police, fire and ambulance services across Sussex have come together to condemn a steep rise in assaults against emergency workers.

Sussex Police Blitz Crowborough

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Operation Blitz will be tackling crime and disorder in Crowborough and Uckfield tomorrow night (Saturday 22nd). A dedicated team of police officers will be deployed...
Ben Bamford from Crowborough found guilty of the muder of Paul Jefferies in Mayfield

Crowborough teen jailed for at least 16-years

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Ben Bamford has been jailed for at least 16-years.  In sentencing Bamford, Mr Justice Spencer said he caused "merciless carnage" by using at least three...

CCTV shows thief stealing purse from elderly shopper

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Sussex Police have released this video showing how unwary shoppers can become victims of thieves. The video shows a man, suspected of being one of...

Jury sworn in for Mayfield murder trial

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A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a teenager from Crowborough accused of murdering a Government tax adviser in Mayfield earlier...

Man kicked and punched in supermaket car park

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Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to an unprovoked attack in Crowborough. At about 7.55am on Wednesday (9th December), a man was driving out of...

Crowborough will lose dedicated PCSO in radical shake-up of local policing

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Today Sussex Police have announced the start of a consultation with Police Community Support Officers about their role within a new model of local...

Katy Bourne re-elected as Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

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Katy Bourne has been re-elected as the Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner for a further four year term of office. The election, which saw a...

Do you recognise these bikes?

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Police would like to reunite two mountain bikes with their rightful owners after they were seized from Tollwood Park in Crowborough. The bikes were...