Wealden Weekly Update

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Thursday, 4th March 2019

News and appeals

Witness Appeal

Did you take pictures of an attempted robbery at a post office in Groombridge on Tuesday (April 2)?

Two men were reported to have forced their way into the post office on Station Road around 3.10pm and then ran away on foot.

Anyone who has images, saw what happened or has any information is asked to contact us online or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 810 of 02/04.

Sheep Worrying

Following local incidents of sheep worrying, PCSO Matthews has an important message to share with ewe :Livestock worrying is a criminal offence and comes under the Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953, ‘worrying’ is where a dog attacks or chases livestock causing injury or suffering.

This isn’t just a threat to a farmer or land owner’s livelihood, it’s also a dangerous situation for the animals involved, and could lead to more risk if the animals get onto the road....
A farmer is allowed to kill the dog if it’s worrying their livestock.

Remember-always keep your dog under control around other animals, and if you see a dog on the loose worrying animals, contact us on 101 or in an emergency 999.


Witness Appeal

Uckfield Officers are asking for witnesses to an assault that happened Saturday the 30th around 1900/1930 hours.

Our victim was followed from Tesco, through the High Street by 3 young males, and was then assaulted near Regency Close.

Please contact us, quoting 1134 of 30/03

TISPOL Speed Campaign

This week has been the TISPOL Speed Campaign, where officers, speed watch and partner agencies have been showing a presence around the county to help reduce speeding.

Running up to this week, PCSO Tomsett attended a Speed Watch group over the weekend where he met Jack the 'speedy' tortoise.

With an average speed of only 0.63mph, it's unlikely Jack is going to get reported to Operation Crackdown!

However should you witness excessive speeding, or any other anti-social driving, you can report it directly to Op Crackdown here: http://socsi.in/nYMjT

Crime summary

A burglary occurred on 28th March 2019, on The Drive, Uckfield, in which a house was entered via a back door, electricals were stolen alongside garden equipment (Ref: 47190050626)

A burglary occurred on 1st April 2019, on Saxonbury Close, Crowborough, where a garage was broken into and a motorcycle was stolen (Ref: 47190051451).

A burglary occurred on 2nd April 2019, in Heathfield, where a garage was broken into and a pressure washer was stolen (Ref: 47190052869)

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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