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Eastbourne Weekly Report 27th April

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Friday, 27th April 2018


News and appeals
 

Sussex residents invited to complete the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey

 

It has been three years since the first National Rural Crime Survey asked the public for their views on matters relating to rural crime.

 

This year’s survey is now live, and Sussex Police encourages those who live, work or visit rural communities in the county to respond and have their voice heard.

 

In late 2017, the force appointed T/Supt Emma Brice and Sgt Tom Carter as dedicated leads for rural crime, to address the vulnerabilities and crime types which are specific to rural areas.

 

T/Supt Emma Brice said: “A large proportion of Sussex residents live, work in or visit rural areas regularly and we really want to hear your views on issues related to rural policing and crime.

 

“We know that there are certain types of crime and areas of vulnerability which impact rural communities and businesses differently from those in urban areas.”

 

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne said: “One of the focuses of this year’s survey is whether rural crime continues to be underreported. Three years ago, one in four people who responded to the survey nationally said they didn’t report the last crime they’d been a victim of because they didn’t see the point.

 

“This is uncomfortable thing to hear, and for all those involved in protecting rural areas, so it’s important we ask these questions again and find out whether people are more willing to report crime and if they feel safer.

 

“It’s vital that the voice of rural communities is heard by those who can make a difference – from the Police to Government. I urge residents to take part in the survey and help us build a clear picture of crime and anti-social behaviour in rural Sussex and to understand the impact it has where you live or work.”

 

The survey is available now at www.nationalruralcrimenetwork.net/survey and is open for submissions until Sunday 10 June.



Crime summary

On 19th April 2018 a burglary occurred on Blackwater Road, in which a male entered a communal shed.

On 22nd April 2018 a burglary occurred on Upperton Gardens, in which a garage was broken into, nothing was taken from the property.

On 24th April overnight a burglary occurred on Leeward Quay, in which a mobility scooter was taken from a shed.
 

Help us keep Sussex safe

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

 
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