Thieves steal jewellery from homes over Christmas

Over the Christmas period two homes on Beeches Farm Road in Crowborough were burgled.

Beeches Farm Road in Crowborough (Image Google)Between Friday 23rd and Tuesday 27th December a house was broken into whilst the home owners were away.  An untidy search of the property was made and a number of items of jewellery were taken including a pearl necklace and a diamond and ruby ring.

Another property on the same road was also broken into some time between Friday 23rd and Friday 30th December, again whilst the owners were away over the festive period.

Upon their return home they discovered a number of items of jewellery were taken, although other high value items such as electronics were not touched.

Police are currently considering whether these two break-ins are linked to a series of burglaries that have taken place across the north of Sussex.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen anyone acting suspiciously is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1138 of 27/12 or 819 of 30/12.

Crime Prevention Advice

According to the National Police Chiefs’ Counci an estimated 80 per cent of burglaries occur when no one is home.  The Home Office website offers some advice to protect your valuables and make your home looked lived-in when you go away on holiday.

Cars Broken Into

You might also want to read about the spate of cars broken into in Crowborough over Christmas on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CrowboroughLife.

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