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Crowborough OAP scammed out of £5,000

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A pensioner from Crowborough has been conned-out out of £5,000 by fraudsters. On Monday the 79-year old man received a telephone call from someone impersonating...

Latest Crime Statistics

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In February there were 59 reported crimes in Crowborough.  Most of the crimes were for anti-social behaviour, but four were violent or sexual offences...

Police hunt for arsonists

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Hundreds of homes lost power just after 7 o'clock on Thursday (1st May) after thieves stole copper cables and then set fire to old...

Shed Break-in

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a shed break-in in Crowborough. The property on Glenmore Road was broken into between 4pm and 9.45pm on Tuesday...

Laser attacks on aircraft

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Sussex Police are warning of the dangers of lasers being pointed at aircraft, after two incidents in the Crowborough area in recent days. On Saturday...

Keep up with your children

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The Wealden District Commander for Sussex Police is encouraging parents to take an active role in their children’s activity on the internet to keep...

Charity’s JCB Stolen

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The mini digger worth about £4,000 was stolen from the Crowborough Animal Welfare Society in Alice Bright Lane on Friday morning shortly after 8am. The...

Safer in Sussex

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Community groups in Crowborough are been invited to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to tackle crime and improve community safety. Sussex Police &...

Phone Scam

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Sussex Police are warning residents not to get caught out by a phone scam. Offices are telling residents not to be conned by callers pretending...

Valuable Irish silver teapot stolen in burglary

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Detectives investigating a £10,000 burglary from a house on the Ashdown Forest are asking antique dealers to be on the look-out for a distinctive...