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Tuesday 14th December 2021


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East Sussex anti-slavery team wins national recognition
Discovery, the multi-agency East Sussex team dedicated to combating modern slavery, have won a national award in recognition of its efforts to raise awareness of the dangers of using loan sharks.

Anyone who believes they might be the victim of a loan shark can contact the Stop Loan Sharks 24-hour confidential helpline on 0300 555 2222, email reportaloanshark@stoploansharks.gov.uk  or complete an online report form at www.stoploansharks.co.uk . Live Chat is available on the website from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

For further information on helping combat modern slavery in Sussex see the Sussex Police website
To read the full story, please click on the link or go to our website.
https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/news/east-sussex-ant-slavery-team-wins-national-recognition/

Sussex Police welcomes 11 new Special Constables
Sussex Police has welcomed 11 new Special Constables to the force who will be heading out on the streets of Sussex in the coming weeks.

The new officers were sworn into the force at a formal attestation ceremony on Sunday 12th December and welcomed by Assistant Chief Constable Tanya Jones.
For more information on this story, please click on the link or go to our website.
https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/sussex-police-welcomes-11-new-special-constables/

Police take action to address continued anti-social behaviour at Worthing property
Police in Worthing have secured a partial closure order at an address in the town following reports of anti-social behaviour and drug-related activity.
Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team submitted an application for the partial closure of a property in Orchard Avenue, Tarring, following concerns from the community about ongoing anti-social and disruptive behaviour.

For more on this story, please click on the link or go to our website.
https://www.sussex.police.uk/news/sussex/news/news/police-take-action-to-address-continued-anti-social-behaviour-at-worthing-property/ 
 
Crime summary
Crown Road, Shoreham – between 1730hrs 8th December and 0700hrs 9th December, a Ford transit van was entered and power tools stolen. No damage was caused to the van. Cad 0185 09/12/21.
Heene Way, Worthing – between 2100hrs 8th December and 0715hrs 9th December, a Ford transit van was stolen. Cad 0211 09/12/21.
Heene Terrace, Worthing – in the afternoon of the 4th December, a parcel was taken from a communal hallway. Cad 0614 11/12/21.
Littlehampton Road, Worthing – over a period of 3 weeks, a Ford Tourneo was stolen. Cad 0511 09/12/21.
Aldsworth Avenue, Worthing – between 2100hrs 11th December and 0830hrs 12th December, a motorhome was stolen from a driveway. Cad 0281 12/12/21.
St Aubyns Road, Fishersgate – between 1600hrs 10th December and 0700hrs 11th December, a laptop bag and some food was stolen from a vehicle. No damage was caused to the vehicle. Cad 0368 12/12/21.
Orient Road, Lancing – between 0100hrs and 0110hea 7th December, ladders were stolen from a roof rack on a van. Cad 0189 13/12/21.
Elm Road, Worthing – between 1800hrs 11th December and 1000hrs 12th December, a side window was damaged believe in an attempt to enter, no entry was gained and nothing was stolen. Cad 0564 13/12/21.
Laburnum Close, Lancing – approximately 1610hrs 13th December, 2 motorbikes were stolen from a garage. Cad 0909 13/12/21.
 
Fraud newsletter
Please see the link to this month’s fraud newsletter. This month it covers Online Shopping & Auction Fraud, Delivery Scams and there are a couple of videos about Cyber Fraud Awareness.
As always your help in spreading word about frauds and scams is really important, especially at this very uncertain time. Thank you. 
https://www.sussex.police.uk/police-forces/sussex-police/areas/campaigns/campaigns/fraud/
 
Rural Crime Monthly Update
The Rural Crime Team monthly update for December has now been published on the Sussex Police website and provides an overview on what the team has been working on.
You can find the latest update by clicking on the link or go to the campaigns section on the Sussex Police website.
https://www.sussex.police.uk/police-forces/sussex-police/areas/campaigns/campaigns/.divisional-campaigns/rural-crime-team-monthly-update/ 
 
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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