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CCTV released after man stabbed in Brighton

Police release CCTV after man stabbed in Brighton Credit: Sussex Police

Police in Brighton are appealing for witnesses after they were called to reports of a man being stabbed in East Street on Saturday 27th May.

The victim, a 25 year old man from Tadworth in Surrey, was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County hospital where he was treated for a single stab wound to his back. He was discharged from hospital the next day.

The suspect is described as a black man, 6 feet tall and is in his mid-20s. He had his hair tied back into two buns and wore a grey hooded top.

Anyone who was in the area at the time or recognises the man in the CCTV image is asked to contact police online or call 101 quoting serial 1480 of 27/05.

Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Have you seen Simon? He's missing from Chichester

Simon Dalwood has been missing for more than 24 hours Credit: Sussex Police

Concern is growing for the welfare of a man who went missing on Good Friday. Simon Dalwood, aged 36, was last seen at his mother's home in Cornflower Close at lunchtime on Friday 14th April.

Sussex Police are appealing for anyone who sees him to contact the force by either emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk ; or by telephoning 101 and quoting serial number 1225 of 14/04.

If Simon is in danger or in need of urgent medical help please dial 999.

"We are concerned about Simon as he has left without his wallet and car and this is out of character for him. If anyone has seen him please let us know."

– Inspector Jim Collen, Sussex Police

Full report: Fatal crash in Battle - injured mum has died

A mother critically injured when a car crashed into her and her family while out on a Sunday afternoon walk in Sussex - has died. The 37 year old woman was hit alongside her husband and three children - one of whom was in a pram - in Battle. Andy Dickenson reports.

The report features viewer video, and an interview with Sgt Dan Pitcher from Sussex Police.

Mum-of-3 injured by car which crashed into cafe dies

The emergency services closed off the road for several hours Credit: Nick Fontana

A 37-year-old mother of three children who was left fighting for her life after being seriously injured by a car which then crashed into a cafe in Battle in Sussex, has died from her injuries.

The police are appealing for witnesses. The tragedy happened on the afternoon of Sunday 19th March in Upper Lake off the High Street in Battle.

"Our thoughts are very much with the family at what is a very difficult time, and we would ask people to respect their privacy while they try to come to terms with what has happened."

– Sergeant Peter Verney, Sussex Police Roads Policing Unit

Three injured after car crashes into Sussex coffee shop

Battle High Street was closed for several hours Credit: Nick Fontana

A couple and their three children have been injured after a car crashed into them, in Battle on Sunday afternoon.

According to reports the family were walking along the high street when a black Volkswagen Beetle collided with them, before driving into the front of a cafe window, leaving customers trapped inside.

The female driver and the three children, including an infant in a pram, were treated for shock and minor injuries.

However the parents suffered severe injuries. The mother has been described as being in a critical condition and the father seriously ill with head injuries.

Police examining the circumstances of the crash are investigating reports that the car driver may have been under the influence of alcohol when it occurred.

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Headteacher says '... we'll pick ourselves up and move forward' after school fire

A school in Sussex is due to reopen again today after a suspected arson attack. The Yapton Church of England Primary School near Arundel was shut after an outbuilding was set alight on Saturday.

The Sussex Police and the fire service are investigating. The headteacher, Nick Sharp, thanked the local community for its support and said the school would open today, and the reception classes would be moved to the hall instead.

A statement on the school website said that there are fenced off areas on the way onto the school grounds and reception class children will need to be dropped off at the main hall doors on the playground.

Four men arrested after attack on 2 men in Bexhill flat

Four men have been arrested after a violent attack on two men at a flat in Bexhill, Sussex.

The victims aged 23 and 29 were set upon and tied up by several men - one was holding what looked like a firearm. The flat on London Road was searched by the intruders - but Sussex Police said nothing is known to have been taken. It happened at about 4.25pm on Saturday 25th February. Four men in their twenties were arrested later - on suspicion of aggravated burglary. Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses.

Razor attack on homeless woman - 4 women bailed

Women bailed as police investigation continues into razor attack

Four women in their late teens and twenties have been bailed in the police investigation into a razor attack which left a homeless woman with severe injuries to her hands. The assault is believed to have happened near the Guildbourne Centre in Worthing town centre at around 6.45pm on Wednesday 15th February.

Two women from Worthing aged 20 and 21 who were arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent, common assault and violent disorder have been bailed until the end of March while enquiries continue.

The other two young women, a 19-year-old from Lancing and a 17-year-old from Worthing, who were arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent are also on bail until the end of March.

Sussex Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident or who has information to get in touch by filling out a Response to Appeal form quoting serial number 1013 of 15/02.

New measure to protect police assaulted on duty

Every year hundreds of police officers in our region are assaulted while on duty. Some suffer serious injuries, others are left with mental scars.

Figures show that: In Hampshire in 2015 to 2016 - there were 993 assaults on police officers while on duty - a fifth of those were verbal assaults. While in Sussex there were 917 assaults on police officers.

Now, Sussex Police has launched a new plan to make sure that staff who are victims of violence get the same help as members of the public. Malcolm Shaw has more.

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