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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

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Police investigate Burgess Hill assault in which a man had a bottle smashed over his head

One of a group of youths who attacked a lone 23-year-old man in Burgess Hill town centre on Sunday evening (11 February) was described by the victim as looking like Gaten Matarazzo, the actor who plays Dustin in the US web television series, Stranger Things.

Crime summary

Cranston Road, East Grinstead

A garage was broken into and a number of tools were stolen on Sunday 18 February; this happened sometime during the day. If anyone has any information please contact us on 101 quoting the reference number: 0622 18/02/18.


Calluna Drive, Copthorne

We have received a report of a house that has been broken into in Calluna Drive. It is not known at present, precisely what has been stolen. The perpetrators broke the patio doors to gain entry. Reference number: 1056 19/02/18


Criminal Damage by Youths in East Grinstead.

In the very early hours of the morning of Friday 16 February, a number of vehicles’ wing mirrors were deliberately damaged and a display sign vandalised in the Wood Street area of East Grinstead; this happened between 1.30 & 1.45 am. If anyone saw what happened or has captured any relevant images on cctv please contact us on 101 quoting reference number: 1069 16/02/18.


Catalytic Converter stolen from vehicle in Haywards Heath

Between Sunday, 10 February and Sunday 17 February a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle parked in St Francis Close in Haywards Heath. Again, if anyone saw anything suspicious please contact us on 101 quoting reference number: 0728 19/02/18.


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