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Burglary alert

Alert message sent 04/12/2019 13:59:00

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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: 0791 29/11
Location: Warninglid Lane, Plummers Plain, Horsham
Date: 29 November
Details: Gator and a quad bike were stolen from the address.

Reference: 0945 30/11
Location: Cavalier Way, East Grinstead
Date: 30 November
Details:  Parcel was stolen from the cupboards in the porch.

Reference: 1162 01/12
Location: Lexington Drive, Haywards Heath
Date: 1 December
Details: On return home a resident found his front door unlocked and patio door panel smashed from the inside. Nothing has appeared stolen.

Reference: 0658 03/12
Location: Hammerwood Rd, East Grinstead
Date: 3 December
Details: Attempted break to the garage resulting in the damage to the locks. No entry was gained.

Reference: 1067 03/12
Location: Colwell Rd, Haywards Heath
Date: 3 December
Details: Ground floor window was smashed but no entry was gained.

Reference: 0380 & 0402 26/11 
Location: Horsgate Lane, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath.
Date: 15 - 26 November
Details: Shed was broken into and power tools were stolen.

Reference: 1237 27/11
Location: Bluebell Close, Haywards Heath
Date: 27 November
Details: Property was broken into via forced to open kitchen window.
The house was searched; jewellery and 2 watches were stolen.

Reference: 1444 27/11
Location: Charlesworth Park, Haywards Heath.
Date: 27 November
Details: Property was broken into via the patio door which was smashed. The house and a loft were searched. Bleach was used possibly to remove opportunity for forensics. Jewellery was stolen and £80 in cash.

Reference: 0744 28/11
Location: Hammingden Lane, Ardingly, Haywards Heath
Date: 28 November
Details: Break to the workshop. Door was forced to open and boxes of tools were stolen.

Reference: 0557 28/11
Location: Park Close, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks
Date: 28 November

Details:  Distraction burglary. An elderly victim was visited by a suspect who convinced them that they were from the water board and requested a payment of £800 for repairs.

The victim gave them their bank card. Likely, a neighbour noticed the male acting suspiciously and reported this incident.

The description of the suspect was given as a white male, medium build, 25-30 years old, wearing a black baseball cap and black jacket. No money was taken out from the victim’s account.

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