Please be vigilant and don't be afraid to question someone who comes to your property claiming to be from a company, such as Southern Water. Always ask for identification and if they are legitimate, they will not mind waiting whilst you call the company to check. If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about the below incident please contact us online, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org
Reference: 1596 10/07
Details: A male approached a property claiming to be from Southern Water and stated he was there to change the locks on the Southern Water meter door. When the resident called Southern Water, they stated there were no such works going on in that area on that day. Visit our Website for burglary prevention advice
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Tabitha Baker (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)