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17/07/2019


Sussex Country Watch Bulletin

Reported loose animals on the highway this week is 12.
This was made up by 8 Sheep 3 Horses and 1 Cow.
Please check your boundary hedges and fences including Railways every day.

For further information on securing your belongings and how to mark your equipment, visit our burglary advice pages or the Secured by Design website click here.


Crime and incident update

 Reported items stolen in the last week include
2 diesel thefts, electric tools, gas bottle and regulator, post and rail fencing,
car sun roof, caravan, quad bike, hedge cutter, chain saw, scaffolding and
a tractor.
 
The total value of reported rural crime this week is £87,625.00
See reports below for detail.
 
If you have any evidence, no matter how small, on any of the crimes listed below, please call it in on the non-emergency number 101 and quote the reference number and date as given to the left of the report, of for that matter any other crime.
 
WORDS OF ADVICE
 
Sussex Police receives many call from people saying that their vehicle has been broken into and valuables stolen. Please ensure that all valuables are locked in the boot and out of sight when the vehicle is unattended.
 
 
Monday 08th July 2019 to Sunday 14th July 2019

Area
Ref
Date
Details

Adur &
Worthing
 
 
Nothing reported

Arun
1636
08/07/2019
A livery yard in the Bognor Regis area was entered overnight and the back part of all four legs were shaved. Be aware.

0444
10/07/2019
A farm in Blakehurst Arundel has had several break ins over recent weeks, machinery has been moved, a vehicle has been emptied of diesel and last night a freight container was broken into. Tools to the value of £1,500.00 were stolen, these include a battery powered grinder, a battery powered impact driver and a battery powered grease gun.

Brighton & Hove
 
 
Nothing reported

Chichester
0619
10/07/2019
A gas bottle and regulator have been stolen from a caravan in Bracklesham, value £175.00.

0904
12/07/2019
WSF&R attended a roof fire on a farm in London Road Liss.

Crawley
 
 
Nothing reported

Eastbourne
 
 
Nothing reported

Gatwick
 
 
Nothing reported

Hastings
0933
11/07/2019
ESF&R attended a hay bale fire in Upper Bromgrove road Hastings, the fire service confirm that ignition was deliberate.

Horsham
0477
10/07/2019
WSF&R attended a field fire off Church Place Pulborough.

Lewes
0003
10/07/2019
A section of post and rail fencing to a field in Lewes Road Ringmer has been vandalised and the repair costs are likely to be around £1,000.00.

0433
11/07/2019
An unsuccessful attempt was made to steal a blue New Holland P4. 75 from a barn in Streat Hassocks.

0247
12/07/2019
Approximately £175 worth of red diesel has been stolen from a farm in Plumpton Lane Lewes.

Mid Sussex
1355
08/07/2019
A farm in Hammerwood Road Ashurst Wood East Grinstead was entered and the sun roof of a Range Rover was smashed, repair costs £1,200.00 and 4 sections of fencing was smashed, repair costs £750.00.

Rother
Nothing reported

Wealden
1243
10/07/2019
A white Fleetwood Sonata Noturne has been stolen from a farm in Foords Lane Road Pevencey. Value £6,000.00.

1176
11/07/2019
A red Honda Relation quadbike which had a hedge cutter and a chain saw on it were all stolen from a farm in Shepherds Hill Uckfield. Value £10,000.00.

0347
12/07/2019
A farm in Lewes Road Uckfield was entered and scaffolding poles and plastic tubes to the value of £3,000.00 was stolen.


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 or their dedicated rural crime reporting number 0800 783 0137 or online here


Wildlife Officers can be contacted via local email addresses
Please only contact your local Wildlife Officers for any general enquiries or questions, not to report a crime. Report all crimes and incidents to Sussex Police online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101.
Adur and Worthing: adurandworthing@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Arun: arun@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Brighton and Hove: brightonandhove@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Chichester: chichester@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Crawley: crawley@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Eastbourne: eastbourne@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Hastings: hastings@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Horsham: horsham@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Lewes: lewes@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Mid Sussex: midsussex@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Rother: rother@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Wealden: wealden@sussex.pnn.police.uk
 


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