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Burglary alert

Alert message sent 22/10/2019 14:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

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 or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at


Reference: 02/60 13/10
Location: Hophurst Hill, Crawley Down
Date: 13 October 2019
Details:  Three males wearing balaclavas were recorded on CCTV. They stole some tools and a car.

Reference: 0446 13/10
Location: Ash Close, Crawley Down
Date: 13 October 2019
Details:  Entry to the property was made while the residents were asleep. A wallet, car key and a car were stolen.

Reference: 1367 14/10
Location: Lingfield Road, East Grinstead
Date: 14 October 2019
Details:  Entry to the property was made via damaged back door. The house was searched and jewellery was stolen.

Reference: 0226 15/10
Location: New Way Lane, Clayton, Hassocks
Date: 15 October 2019
Details: Break to the garage. A quad bike was stolen.

Reference: 0813 15/10
Location: Field Close, Burgess Hill
Date: 15 October 2019
Details:  Fishing equipment was stolen from the shed located in the garden.

Reference: 0516 15/10
Location: Truslers Hill Lane, Albourne, Hassocks
Date: 15 October 2019
Details:  Break to the outbuilding via a broken window. A saddle and tools were stolen.

Reference: 0349 18/10
Location: Covert Mead, Haywards Heath
Date: 18 October 2019
Details:  Front door to the flat was forced open, property was searched but nothing was stolen.

Reference: 1352 18/10
Location: Cambell Crescent , East Grinstead
Date: 18 October 2019
Details:  Suspected burglar was caught inside the garage. He was confronted by the victim and run off. The garage was unlocked at the time and suspect might have tried the door.
Description of the suspect: White male, 6 ft, in his 20s, wearing mauve hoodie and a grey coat.

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