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Burglary alert

Alert message sent 14/11/2019 18:50:00

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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 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: 1029 10/11
Location: Downs View Road, Hassocks
Date: 10 November
Details: Attempted break to the house. Intruder alarm was activated and tool marks were left on the front door.

Reference: 0464 11/11
Location: Holtye Road, East Grinstead
Date: 11 November
Details:  Break to the shed. A petrol hedge trimmer was stolen.

Reference: 0081 12/11
Location: Oak Close, Copthorne
Date: 12 November at 1:25am
Details:  Residents were woken up by a loud bang coming from the front door of their home.  Resident looked out of the window and saw an unknown male in dark clothing, who together with another suspect, run away from the location. Police attended and assisted by dog unit conducted a search. Unfortunately, suspects were not located.

Reference: 0213 12/11
Location: Erica Way, Copthorne
Date: 12 November
Details: Entry to the property was made via the back door. Two sets of car key and subsequently two vehicles were stolen.

Reference: 1308 12/11
Location: Charlswood Road, East Grinstead
Date: 12 November
Details:  Break to the garage. Door was forced to gain access

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