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Alert message sent 20/08/2019 14:05:00

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A burglary has been reported in your neighbourhood

If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about the below incident 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

Reference: 0835 19/08
Location: Albourne Road, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks
Date and time: Between 12pm on 18 August and 3.55pm on 19 August 2019
Details: Access to the property was gained via patio door after the window was smashed and patio door forced. TV and Macbooks were stolen.

Reference: 0579 19/08
Location:  Woodbury Avenue, East Grinstead
Date and time: Between 11:30 am and 1pm on 19 August 2019
Details: Window was smashed at the back of the property and entry gained.
Cash and bank cards were stolen. Ipad and TV were not taken.

Reference: 0384 17/08
Location: Beech Hill, Haywards Heath
Date: Between 11:30pm on 16 August and 8am on 17 August 2019
Details: A lock on the back door was drilled, entry gained and a hand bag was stolen. It is believed that the suspect was looking for the car key. Electrical items were not taken.

Reference: 0750 16/08
Location: Brooklands, Haywards Heath
Date and date: Around 3pm on 16 August 2019
Details: Windows at the front and the back of the property were smashed and access gained.
High value jewellery and cash were stolen. Suspiciously acting white male in a blue hoodie was noticed around the property.

Reference: 0668 15/08
Location: Furzefield Road, East Grinstead
Date: Between 13 and 15 August 2019
Details: Break to the shed. A leaf blower of value of £460 was stolen.

Reference: 0677 13/08
Location: Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks
Date: 12 August 2019
Details: Break to the shed which has been a target before. Nothing was reported stolen.

Reference: 0895 19/08
Location: Wivelsfield Road, Haywards Heath
Date: 15 August 2019
Details:  On 15 August an elderly victim received a call  from a person saying they were from the bank and that they needed to issue them a new card. They asked for details on the card and for the pin number.
Suspect told victim to withdraw £2,500 and was told to say it was for carpets and home improvements. Short time after, one of the suspects turned up at victim’s home address, entered house whilst another suspect knocked on the back and said he was there to collect the money. Back door suspect took the money and victim thinks the other suspect took her bank card.


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