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16/09/2020
Sussex Country Watch Newsletter
 
Reported loose animals on the highway this week is 26.
This was made up by 21 cattle, 4 Horses and 1 Sheep.
Please check your boundary hedges and fences, to include Railways, at least twice each day.

 
ITEMS STOLEN THIS WEEK
2 Tractor batteries, 1 Mule (4x4), 4 Motor scooters,
a very large quantity of tools and Damage to premises
Total £35,050.00.

 

POACHING & HARE COURCING
 
Sussex Police would like to raise public awareness regarding poaching and Hare Coursing in rural areas. We find a sharp increase in this type of crime now that harvesting of corn is over. Anyone who suspects illegal poaching is taking place, please call Sussex Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency, i.e. poaching is occurring in front of you there and then.
 
 

YOU’RE HELP REQUIRED PLEASE
 
Sussex Police rely heavily on people like you to advise them of any suspect vehicle hanging around of entering your property. Please, if you see any such vehicle contact the police on the non-emergency number 101 with as much information as possible. This includes date and time, where and a good description of the vehicle including the reg no and of any people. Please do not put yourself in any danger but if possible take a photograph. By suppling this information, it puts a vehicle in a location at a certain time, this could help us if a crime takes place in your locality around that time.
 

Crime and incident update
 
If you have any evidence, no matter how small, on any of the crimes listed below, please call it in on the non-emergency number 101 and quote the reference number and date as given to the left of the report, of for that matter any other crime.
 
Monday 07th September 2020 to Sunday 13th September 2020

Adur &
Worthing

0327
07/09/2020
2 scram tractor batteries were stolen from farm premises in Sompting. Valued at £30.00.

0322
10/09/2020
HERITAGE The Lychgate to St Julians Church Hall in Rectory Road Shoreham by Sea has been covered in Graffiti. This type of behaviour will not be tolerated. If you have any information on this crime please call it on the 101 number. Repairs will cost £200.00.

Arun
Nothing reported

Brighton & Hove 
Nothing reported

Chichester
1586
08/09/2020
4 suspicious persons from a grey Subaru were seen acting suspiciously on a farm in Lordington Chichester.

Crawley
Nothing reported

Eastbourne
Nothing reported

Gatwick
Nothing reported

Hastings
Nothing reported

Horsham
0343
10/09/2020
3 males with dogs, from a white Ford Transit, on a 56 plate, were seen acting suspiciously on a farm in Turnpike Road Arundel. It is suspected that they were Lamping.

1054
12/09/2020
HERITAGE A historic building in Church Place Pulborough has suffered damage by person/s unknown. Lead flashing has been jemmied from a wall causing damage to the mortar. Damage is estimated at £420.00.

Lewes
0319
08/09/2020
A Kawasaki Mule valued at £7,000.00 has been stolen by forcefully entering a barn in Newick Lewes.

0583
13/09/2020
HERITAGE The Parish Church of St Leonards in Church Lane Seaford has had damaged caused to its 900 year old stained glass window. The cost of repairs are likely to be around £10,000.00. Did you see anything, if so please call Sussex Police on the non-emergency number of 101.

Mid Sussex
0457
11/09/2020
A farm in Mill Lane Haywards Heath has been entered and a metal barn forcefully entered, various items were stolen, these include tools worth £1,900.00, and 4 motorcycles A Vespa GTS300 worth £2,500.00, A KCM 350 SXF worth £6,000.00, A FC350 Husqvarna worth £4,000.00, A Honda CRF150 worth £1,500.00. Please keep an eye out for any of these items.

Rother
0204
07/09/2020
A shipping container on a farm in Beckley Rye was broken into, nothing was stolen.

0288
07/09/2020
A Farm in Beckley Road Rye was broken into overnight and several items were stolen, these include a Yamaha 550FI quadbike, a Kawasaki motocross bike, Styhl 260 chainsaws, 5 x Dewalt tools, a drill, cordless driver, impact driver, angle grinder Multitool. Valued at £7,000.00.

1336
09/09/2020
ESF&RS dealt with a deliberate field fire in Bexhill on Sea.

Wealden
1969
07/09/2020
An outbuilding in Cackle Street Nutley has been broken into and items were stolen including a petrol strimmer and a long arm hedge cutter. Value of haul is estimated at £2,400.00.

1519
07/09/2020
Reports of suspects Lamping in Friston Eastbourne.



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 or their dedicated rural crime reporting number 0800 783 0137 or online here



Wildlife Officers can be contacted via local email addresses
Please only contact your local Wildlife Officers for any general enquiries or questions, not to report a crime. Report all crimes and incidents to Sussex Police online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101.
Adur and Worthing: adurandworthing@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Arun: arun@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Brighton and Hove: brightonandhove@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Chichester: chichester@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Crawley: crawley@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Eastbourne: eastbourne@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Hastings: hastings@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Horsham: horsham@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Lewes: lewes@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Mid Sussex: midsussex@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Rother: rother@sussex.pnn.police.uk
Wealden: wealden@sussex.pnn.police.uk

 



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