Thursday, February 25, 2010

Crime Report from Battle, Sussex

A MOTORBIKE was stolen from an unlocked shed in Bodiam Road, Bodiam, on February 16. The Suzuki DRZ125, which was also not locked, was taken between 7.30am on February 8 and 10am on February 16

THIEVES stole heating oil from a tank in the front garden of a property in Borders Lane, Etchingham. Police believe a lorry or truck pulled up nearby and drained the oil out through a pipe. The theft happened between 11am on February 9 and 10am the next day.

(Reproduced from Bexhill-on-Sea Observer 24th Feb)

GARDIEN Tip: Motorbikes are too valuable to leave unprotected and any tank full of heating oil should have a strong padlock fitted (preferably with an inbuilt alarm). See the advice at and

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