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28/6/2021
Sussex Country Watch Newsletter

Firstly, I must apologise for the quality of the content of the messages below, this is due to me not having the usual access to crime reports as I am having to work away from the office. It is hoped that normal service will resume soon.
 
Reported loose animals on the highway this week is 0.

Please check your boundary hedges and fences to include, especially those that border Highways and Railways at least once every day.


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.

ADVICE AND INFORMATION

The theft of water tanks seems to be a regular occurrence these days, but the other problem is that water gushes out not only flooding fields but the cost of the water is a major concern. As these thefts seem to take place overnight, it could be prudent to switch off the supply at night.

POACHING & HARE COURSING
We are still receiving many calls each week concerning Poaching and/or Hare Coursing, far too many to report on without getting boring, anyone who suspects illegal poaching or hare coursing is taking place, please call Sussex Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency, i.e. poaching or hare coursing is occurring in front of you there and then.

YOUR HELP REQUIRED PLEASE
 A £20.000 theft of Butet saddles took place at Hickstead Showground. See full details below.
Monday 14thJune 2021 to Sunday 20th June 2021  

Adur &
Worthing
Nothing reported
Arun
Nothing reported

Brighton & Hove
Nothing reported

Chichester
Nothing reported

Crawley
Nothing reported

Eastbourne
Nothing reported

Gatwick
Nothing reported

Hastings
Nothing reported

Horsham
Nothing reported

Lewes
1052
1118
17/06/2021
Sussex Police have received several calls regarding lads’ motorcycles on public footpaths and along the cliff edge in Newhaven. If you have any information please call it in on  the non-emergency number 101.

Mid Sussex
0931
14/06/2021
HERITAGE The Grade 1 Listed Church of St John the Baptist, Clayton, Hassocks. Between 06/06/21 and 12/06/21 brickwork damaged, beams exposed, and lead roofing stolen, expected cost to repair is £1000 plus.

1027
14/06/2021
A water tank has been stolen from field in Hassocks.

1148
16/06/2021
An ATV valued at £5,000.00 has been stolen from a barn in Plummers Plain Horsham.

0734
17/06/2021
An outbuilding on a farm in Lindfield was broken into, it is not clear if anything was stolen.

0296
27/06/2021
Overnight intruders entered The Hickstead Showground in London Road Hickstead Haywards Heath and broke into the lockers. They then stole 5 Butet saddles valued at £20,000.00. If you have any information or are offered a Butet saddle please call Sussex Police on the non-emergency number 101.

Rother
1147
14/06/2021
HERITAGE St Ethelburga’s Church, Filsham Road, St Leonards on Sea. Between 28/05/21 and 06/06/21 bottles have been thrown at a stained-glass window resulting in it being smashed

0706
20/06/2021
An agricultural outbuilding in Westfield was broken into and a quantity of tools and machinery was stolen.

Wealden
Nothing reported


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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Phillip Ball (Police, Volunteer Co-ordinator Country Watch, Sussex)
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