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Horsham Weekly Bulletin

Alert message sent 18/08/2020 11:45:00

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Tuesday 18th August 2020


Crime Summary

Burglary – There are no burglary to dwellings to report this week.
 
 
Burglary other than Dwelling – There are no burglaries to sheds, garages or outhouses to report this week.
 
Other
August Fraud newsletter
Here is the fraud newsletter for August. The newsletter is published monthly to give you a short summary of the type of fraud that is being reported to us, the methods fraudsters use so you can be alert to them, and advice on how you can protect yourself and your friends and family.
This month we’re bringing your attention to TV Licensing scams as well as warning about fake mortgage rebates and doorstep requests for cash.
https://bit.ly/34hhZuq
The newsletter can be found on the Sussex Police website.
 
News and appeals
Witness appeal following fire in Horsham

Officers investigating a fire in Horsham are appealing for witnesses to come forwards. 
Police were called by fire crews to a blaze in Old Wickhurst Lane in Horsham at 4.45pm on Tuesday (11 August).

A large grassy area was burnt but no injuries were reported.

Two 14-year-old boys were arrested on suspicion of arson and have been released under investigation.

Officers are working to identify two additional male suspects who may have been involved in the incident. 

Detective Sergeant Joanna Duncan said: "We're appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time or who saw what happened to come forwards and speak to us.  
"We suspect that this fire was started deliberately and it is fortunate that nobody was hurt and that this did not become a much more serious incident.
"Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting 1157 of 11/08." 
https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/witness-appeals/witness-appeal-following-fire-in-horsham/
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

 

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