Friday, May 15, 2009

Battle crime round-up

Amongst this week's round-up of crimes committed in the Battle area in Sussex were the following items

A HEDGE cutter, strimmer and chainsaw were stolen from a barn at a farm in Main Road, Westfield, overnight on May 7-8. Noises were heard at around 11pm and the incident was reported to police the following morning at 8.10am.

POLICE were called to Beauport Park in Hastings Road following reports that three men were trying to steal a horsebox trailer. The incident happened at around 9.10am on Saturday. A St Leonards man was later arrested and charged with theft. He was released on bail until May 19.

THIEVES stole a yellow compactor from a garden in Balcombe Green, Sedlescombe between 11.30pm on Friday May 1 and 10.15am the next day. They also attempted to break into a garden shed at the property.

If you have information on any of these crimes, call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999

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