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Crawley Burglaries

Alert message sent 21/05/2019 13:24:00

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Please contact us on 101 or report online if you have any information relating to the following;

Ref: 0633 18/05
A suspected distraction burglary took place in Maiden Lane, Langley Green, Crawley which is believed to have taken place on Wednesday 15 May around 6pm.  The suspect knocked at the door of the address, they said they were from the Waterboard, that they were doing work in the area and they needed to turn the stopcock off therefore the victim granted the suspect access to the address.  The victim later found money and personal valuables missing. 

It was later confirmed that the Water board company have confirmed that there were no engineers or works planned in the area.
Please see our Police newsletter for information about Distraction Burglaries and share with any vulnerable neighbours or relatives whom may not have access or use of a computer.

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Sarah Bonnell (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

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