Local Crime

March 20, 2020

Business Targeted

Overnight on the 13th a business address off Coppice Avenue, Willingdon was broken into when unknown suspects have smashed glass front doors to gain entry. Products from the business and cash was targeted (0211 of 13/03 relates

March 4, 2020

Computer Fixing Scam

WNW has been advised of a recent scam from a resident who lives in Goodwood Close, Willingdon. The residents husband received a phone call from an individual with a far eastern accent saying they had a problem with their computer, and that they could fix it. Unfortunately the resident involve gave up his password and their laptop was infiltrated, fortunately when the resident realised what he had done he switched off the laptop and replaced the telephone receiver. It was later discovered that Maleware had been placed on the laptop, which was subsequently removed. The scammer involved telephoned another three times before realising that they had been rumbled.

February 7, 2020

Attempted Break In - Huggets Lane

During the day time 03/02/2020 a property on HUGGETTS LN, WILLINGDON reported seeing, two males in masks get out of a van and attempt to enter garages. A vehicle registration number was obtained and passed to the Police. (321 of 3/2 relates)

January 31, 2020

Attempted Burglary - Watermill Close

An attempted burglary occurred on Watermill Close, Polegate, between 26/01/2020 at 20:00hrs – 27/01/2020 09:00hrs whereby damage was caused to the garage door but no entry was gained (Ref: 47200016175)