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Break-in Burgess Hill
On 5/12 between 3.30 - 6pm a house in Glendale Road was broken into via a first floor window and stole jewellery and cash. Any info to 101, serial 1183 refers. [08-12-16]
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Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:35:12 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Hassocks Home Break-in
Between 25-29/11 the back door to a house in Damian Way was broken through and silverware and cash were taken. Any info please to 101, serial 573 refers. [02-12-16]
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Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:34:34 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Vehicle Drive-aways
During the current cold spell motorists are reminded not to leave their vehicle unattended with the engine running to clear the windows. Several incidents have occurred where vehicles have been driven off under these circumstances. Click this item for more... [30-11-16]
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Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:03:24 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Hassocks House Burglary
Between 21-26/10 while the occupier was away a home in Wilmington Close was broken into and cash and jewellery stolen. This included a sword shaped clip on a tie pin with mother of pearl inlay, and an analogue Zenith watch with a black leather strap with either Bill or William O’Driscoll engraved on the rear. Any suspicious activity noticed of if offered such items please contact on 101, serial 190 refers. [01-11-16]
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Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 17:26:31 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Outbuildings Break-ins
On 12/10 several sheds were broken into overnight in Woodsland Road, Hassocks when padlocks were forceably removed, and between 10-12/10 another entered in Kemps, Hurstpierpoint and a hedge cutter, power drill and chainsaw taken. Any suspicious activity noticed or info please to 101, serials 938 and 806 refer respectively. [21-10-16]
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Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:10 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Vehicle Break-ins
A number of vans in Mid Sussex have been broken into and items stolen. On 13-14/10 a Mercedes parked at Sayers Common village hall in London Road lost expensive tools, including a Festell saw and vacuum, a black Stanley toolbox with tools, and a Bosch drill. And on 13/10 a hammer and cordless drills, chisels and a 4” cutter were stolen from a van parked in Holders, Albourne. Any info please to 101, serials 627 and 645 refer respectively. Ensure you take adequate security measures to secure your vehicle and stuff. [19-10-16]
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Posted: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:46:23 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Hurstpierpoint Attempted Theft
On 06/10 in College Lane two males, believed to be father and son, were poking about in an old van where three batteries from the adjacent farm plus various other items believed stolen were discovered. Any info to 101, serial 430 refers. [17-10-16]
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Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:11:12 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Suspicious Hay Fire Cuckfield
On 6/10 the fire service attended a hay fire in a field off Ardingly Road where 20 tonnes of hay were lost in a deliberate attack. Any info please on 101, serial 1575 refers. [14-10-16]
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Posted: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:10:10 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Burgess Hill Break-ins
There's been several break-ins in the town, the first between 29/9 and 3/10 at a house in Hazel Grove where the back door was smashed through, a messy search made and jewellery and other items taken. And overnight 2-3/10 a window was broken at the Town Football Club and the nearby hut in the car park where considerable damage was caused although it's uncertain is anything was taken. If you saw or heard anything suspicious for either incident please contact on 101, serials 1830 and 368 refer respectively. [06-10-16]
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Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:33:49 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Burgess Hill Purse Thief
In Waitrose between 11am and 12.30pm on 15/9 two women had their purses stolen while shopping in the store. For a CCTV grab of the suspect please click this item, serial 629 refers. [22-09-16]
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Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:52:04 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Vehicle Crime Burgess Hill
There's been a spate of damage to parked vehicles in Burgess Hill. On 14/9 in the pm a black Ford Fiesta parked in Jane Murray Way had the door lock broken in an entry attempt while a door mirror in Noel Rise was smashed by two youths. On 10/9 overnight an electric door mirror was badly damaged to a Mini parked in Victoria Avenue. Any info please to 101, serials 1284, 1667 & 1427 refer respectively. [20-09-16]
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Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:09:51 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Ditchling Common Quad Theft Attempt
On 7/9 a farmer returning to his yard saw three guys attempting to load his quad bike into an old shiny blue Ford Transit van; scared off they quickly made off minus the quad bike. Contact on 101 with any info surrounding this or similar incidents, or have seen such a van in suspicious circumstances. [16-09-16]
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Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:31:11 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Hassocks Vehicle Tools Thefts
Overnight 12-13/9 a number of trade vehicles were broken into in Flowers Close, Lodge Lane, Cuckfield Road, Queen's Drive and The Quadrant. Tools and other trade kit worth many hundreds pounds were stolen and damage caused to the vehicles. Ensure valuable trade equipment is security marked and removed from vehicles overnight and park in a well-lit place if possible. Any info to 101, serial 239 refers. [14-09-16]
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Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:44:09 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Burgess Hill Vehicle Fuel Theft
Over the weekend 3-4/9 several trucks parked in Consort Way in Braybon Business Park had fuel stolen and some 30 batteries were taken from the same location. Any info please to 101, serial 273 refers. [09-09-16]
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Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:55:56 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Burgess Hill Burglary
On 1/9 in the small hours there was a break-in to a home in Valebridge Road and a mobile phone was taken from the kitchen. If you heard or saw anything contact on 101, serial 327 refers. [07-09-16]
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Posted: Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:06:34 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

New Unofficial NHW Website Warning
Concerns have been raised about a new unofficial NHW website (nhwo.co.uk) which has been canvassing with the aim of getting coordinators to register their scheme and obtain membership resources. Many of the items sold are actually free from official sources. You should only register your scheme(s) on the Home Office approved portal for Neighbourhood Watch, NHWN (OurWatch) at:
https://www.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/30/join  Then you will be able to pin your scheme on the local area map, publicise your scheme, post messages and freely use the publicity materials:
http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/your_local_area
http://www.ourwatch.org.uk/resource_centre
For the NHWN website please click this item. [13-01-12]
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Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:10:01 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

Crimemapping Service
You can now get local crime figures for your street; including burglary, robbery, violence, vehicle crime and anti-social behaviour, updated monthly. Just type in your postcode or town and zoom in to your road. The facility also has contact details and feedback channels for local NPTs and details about forthcoming local police events. Click this item to check it out. [01-02-11]
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Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:58:57 GMT | Permanent Link Permalink Post comments Comments [Disabled]

 

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