Neighbourhood Watch Update 2013 (updated 22 Feb)
The national non-emergency telephone number is 101. (The old number has now been switched off)
20 Feb - There has been a burglary in Billingshurst Road - a window was taken out & although the alarm went off the thieves had time to go upstairs & ransack the bedroom.There was no-one in & no lights on.PLEASE LEAVE LIGHTS ON WHEN YOU ARE OUT OR AWAY & EVEN A RADIO ON WITH A TIMED SWITCH. The Police say an alarm is not enough on its own.
1 Feb - A women in Loves Lane, Newpound, returned home to find two men in her garden. She went inside to fined that her phones were not working. The Man ran away towards Loxwood when they saw her. Please will everyone be especially careful at the moment as we have had 4 incidents in the last few weeks .The wall safe in the church was damaged due to someone trying to get into it - luckily they did not succeed. We have also had the copper pipe theft & the oil.Please be careful & lock all windows & doors of house, garage ,sheds etc Priscilla Pinkham
19 Feb - We have seen an increase in vehicle crime where valuables have been left on display in vehicles. Please do not leave any items on display this includes; Sat Navs, wallets/purses, mobile phones, Ipads, laptops and even small change. It is always best to empty your vehicle of all valuables. Please do not leave any items in your vehicle even if it is locked on your driveway.
19 Feb - Burglary from outbuildings on the increase.
19 Feb - Chichester District has
seen a rise in Burglary offences during January and the first week in February
2013 and the local teams are working hard to try and catch these criminals and
protect our communities but, how can you help? For security advice and information
here for the latest community bulletin - 3 Feb 2013
Click here for more information about protecting your home and property.