Tuesday 6th September 2022

Issue 2006

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Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Tuesday 6th September

  • Renewed appeal after man injured in Canterbury fire
  • Image of man released following Chatham collision
  • Officers issue new appeal to serious assault in Gravesend
  • Appeal after trainers stolen in Folkestone burglary
  • Fatal collision in Dover

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Friday 2nd September

Stephen Anderson is wanted in connection with incidents of fraud by false representation in the Herne Bay area.

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • Body of man found in Greenhithe
  • Stolen tools recovered and arrest made in Dover
  • Suspect charged with Ashford robbery
  • Suspect charged in connection with Margate burglary
  • Suspect charged following violent Sevenoaks burglary
  • Charges brought after Folkestone cannabis warrant
  • M20 pursuit leads to arrest of men suspected of scamming pensioner
  • Thanet pair who targeted elderly are jailed

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • Care home residents set to get first jabs as Covid-19 autumn booster launches

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • Close windows and doors - derelict building fire in Sheerness
  • Shed and fence fire in Ashford
  • Notification
  • Bungalow fire in Sittingbourne

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • No Use Empty breaking new ground with commercial units
  • Statement on Kent bus services amid planned Arriva industrial action

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • Recall: Tesco / Wicked Kitchen - dessert products
  • Recall: ELC - Little Senses Light and Sound Shape Sorter
  • Recall: Co-op - Irresistible Lemon Curd Yogurt

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Friday 2nd September

  • Tesco recalls various dessert products because of undeclared walnuts (nuts)

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Find Out How Much Your Appliances Will Cost To Run After The Energy Price Increase

Which? energy testing shows the additional annual cost of running washing machines, tumble dryers, fridge freezers, dishwashers and ovens following the 1 October price cap

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Is Windows Defender Good Enough, Or Do You Need Third-party Antivirus Software?

Microsoft's own antivirus service comes pre-installed on Windows, but our expert antivirus tests prove there are better alternatives.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Premium Rate Number Scams

This scam tries to snare people searching online for phone numbers of government advice services, by creating ads which contain premium-rate telephone numbers.

Click HERE for full details on the Consumers' Association (Which?) website.

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Dangerous E-bike Chargers Found On Amazon And EBay

Dangerous e-bike chargers were found on sale on Amazon and eBay, according to consumer safety charity Electrical Safety First (ESF). The charity said online shopping sites Wish.com and AliExpress were also selling the chargers, which can cause risk of fire and electric shock.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.

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Download This Weeks Fraud Updates From The Fraud Team.

Kent Residents targeted by FIFA online lottery scam
Parcel Delivery Scams
How Strong is your password
Energy Scams

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Fraud Alert System website.

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Latest Scam Alerts August 2022

As the number of scams continues to increase, we will be sending a regular round-up of the latest scams reported by Kent residents.

Click HERE for full details on the KCC Public Protection website.

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Residents Targeted By Equity Release Scam

Kent residents targeted by scammers offering an equity release scam. You get a call from someone saying they can give you a great deal on equity release on your property.

Click HERE for full details on the KCC Public Protection website.

Click the district to see its crime list.

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Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Toys Hill Road
in Brasted
Between 12:00 on Tuesday 30th of August and 12:00 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody broke into a barn and stole farm vehicles and tools.
Crime Report No. 46/170896/22
Chart Lane
in Brasted
Between 00:01 on Wednesday 31st of August and 08:00 on Friday 2nd of September. Somebody broke into a business property and stole tools and equipment.
Crime Report No. 46/171303/22
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Campion Square
in Dunton Green
On Thursday 1st of September between 21:00 and 22:22. Somebody tried to break into a vehicle parked in the road. They left when the car alarm was activated.
Crime Report No. 46/171484/22
Edenbridge North and East
Frant Field
in Edenbridge
Between 15:00 on Monday 29th of August and 09:00 on Tuesday 30th of August. Somebody slashed the tyres of a Mercedes C240 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/170479/22
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Holmesdale Hill
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Thursday 1st of September between 20:30 and 21:20. Somebody smashed a window of a Citroen C4 Grand parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172032/22
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Brands Hatch
in West Kingsdown
Between 17:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 10:30 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked at a hotel and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/171950/22
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
London Road
in Badgers Mount
On Saturday 3rd of September between 12:20 and 12:40. Somebody stole the catalytic converter and grill from a Lexus parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172614/22
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Chiddingstone Causeway
in Chiddingstone
On Wednesday 31st of August around 21:56. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, GD10***, from a pub car park.
Crime Report No. 46/171438/22
Otford and Shoreham
Hale Lane
in Otford
Between 00:01 on Thursday 18th of August and 23:59 on Tuesday 23rd of August. Somebody stole a Motability scooter from the shed of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/170727/22
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone
Ide Hill Road
in Chiddingstone
On Friday 2nd of September around 15:14. Somebody broke into a high voltage substation and stole transformers.
Crime Report No. 46/172645/22
Sevenoaks Eastern
Hillingdon Rise
in Sevenoaks
On Monday 20th of June. Somebody damaged the wheel clamp on a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172306/22
Sevenoaks Kippington
Tonbridge Road
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 2nd of September around 10:00. Somebody broke into a Ford Transit parked in a pub car park.
Crime Report No. 46/172188/22
Sevenoaks Northern
Otford Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 22:00 on Saturday 27th of August and 23:59 on Sunday 28th of August. Somebody broke into a commercial property.
Crime Report No. 46/170688/22
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Linden Chase
in Sevenoaks
Between 16:30 on Tuesday 30th of August and 07:30 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/171316/22
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Willow Avenue
in Swanley
Between 12:00 on Saturday 27th of August and 10:00 on Sunday 28th of August. Somebody threw paint over a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171342/22
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Westways
in Westerham
Between 20:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 08:30 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/171074/22
Ash Road
in Westerham
On Friday 2nd of September around 14:00. A man damaged a garden light at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171829/22
London Road
in Westerham
Between 20:45 on Saturday 3rd of September and 06:40 on Sunday 4th of September. Somebody broke into a Seat Mii parked in the road and stole the sat nav.
Crime Report No. 46/172555/22


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Aylesford South
Hermitage Lane
in Aylesford
On Friday 2nd of September around 04:30. Somebody stole a white Mercedes Sprinter, WP67***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172067/22
Burham and Wouldham
Church Street
in Burham
Between 18:40 on Tuesday 30th of August and 06:55 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody stole a white Range Rover, MF68***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/170717/22
Ditton
Kiln Barn Road
in Ditton
Between 19:30 on Friday 2nd of September and 01:30 on Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171765/22
Downs and Mereworth
Pinesfield Lane
in Trottiscliffe
On Thursday 1st of September around 23:29. Somebody stole a green quad bike, V962***, from farmland.
Crime Report No. 46/171537/22
Taylors Lane
in Trottiscliffe
On Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody smashed glasses at a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/172314/22
Higham
Turner Road
On Wednesday 31st of August around 15:35. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/170626/22
Judd
Lawn Road
Between 08:30 on Wednesday 31st of August and 19:00 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody keyed a Toyota Corolla Verso parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171983/22
Larkfield South
New Hythe Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Friday 2nd of September between 01:20 and 01:40. Somebody trespassed at a residential property and seem to have kicked the front door.
Crime Report No. 46/171215/22
Medway
High Street
On Friday 2nd of September between 15:00 and 17:00. Somebody stole a blue Hyundai Tucson CDX, GK68***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172405/22
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Malling Road
in Snodland
On Monday 29th of August between 02:00 and 10:00. Somebody broke into a residential property. They took a television and a laptop.
Crime Report No. 46/170534/22
High Street
in Snodland
Between 18:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 20:27 on Thursday 1st of September. A group of young people threw conkers at a residence's windows twice in two days.
Crime Report No. 46/171839/22
High Street
in Snodland
On Thursday 1st of September around 21:20. Somebody damaged the lock and door in the communal area of a block of flats.
Crime Report No. 46/171031/22
Mill Street
in Snodland
On Sunday 4th of September between 14:40 and 14:55. Somebody damaged the doors and window of a commercial property.
Crime Report No. 46/172873/22
West Malling and Leybourne
Beadsman Crescent
in Leybourne
On Sunday 4th of September between 00:30 and 00:50. Somebody tried to steal an Audi RS5 FSI from the road. They were disturbed by the alarm and fled.
Crime Report No. 46/172543/22
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Plaxdale Green Road
in Stansted
Between 08:00 on Thursday 25th of August and 12:30 on Friday 2nd of September. Somebody stole a Giant electric bike from a park compound.
Crime Report No. 46/171384/22


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Maypole Lane
in Goudhurst
On Friday 2nd of September between 06:20 and 21:22. Somebody stole a caravan from the side of the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171770/22
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
All Saints Road
in Hawkhurst
Between 18:30 on Thursday 1st of September and 08:00 on Friday 2nd of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a Range Rover parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172121/22
Paddock Wood West
Maidstone Road
in Paddock Wood
Between 16:00 on Tuesday 30th of August and 08:00 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody broke into a commercial property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/170829/22
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Warwick Park
On Tuesday 26th of July between 18:00 and 20:00. Somebody stole cash from a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/170967/22
St. James'
St. James Park
On Friday 2nd of September around 02:00. Somebody damaged the front door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171251/22


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 6th September. Updated : Monday 5th September

  • Go Green Information Centre opens in The Mall

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
If you have information about any of these crimes, please phone Kent Police on 101 and quote the Crime Report No.
Boxley
Kemsley Street Road
in Bredhurst
On Tuesday 30th of August around 14:05. Somebody stole a white Peugeot Boxer, CE66***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/170588/22
Bridge
London Road
On Friday 2nd of September between 10:00 and 14:50. Somebody stole keys left in the door of a Vauxhall Astra parked in an hotel car park.
Crime Report No. 46/172401/22
East
Salisbury Road
On Thursday 1st of September between 12:00 and 18:00. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171142/22
Fant
Hart Street
Between 17:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 08:42 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody stole a white Mercedes Sprinter, KY67***, from a repair centre.
Crime Report No. 46/171337/22
Hart Street
On Friday 2nd of September around 10:51. Somebody stole a bag from a customer in a restaurant.
Crime Report No. 46/171309/22
Headcorn
Stonestile Road
in Headcorn
Between 20:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 07:18 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody stole items from a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/170629/22
Heath
Heath Road
On Thursday 1st of September around 19:00. Somebody broke the wing mirror of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171159/22
High Street
Kingsley Road
Between 19:00 on Tuesday 23rd of August and 16:39 on Tuesday 30th of August. Somebody damaged an Audi A3 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/170690/22
Coombe Road
Between 20:00 on Tuesday 30th of August and 13:10 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody stole a silver Mercedes A180, RX15***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/170811/22
Tufton Street
Between 09:00 on Wednesday 31st of August and 13:38 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody painted graffiti on a a door and windows of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171155/22
Fairmeadow
On Saturday 3rd of September between 00:01 and 01:00. Somebody stole a motorcycle jacket from a pub.
Crime Report No. 46/171709/22
Upper Stone Street
On Saturday 3rd of September between 01:00 and 03:00. Somebody cut the battery cords of a motorbike parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172001/22
Hayle Road
On Saturday 3rd of September around 23:35. Somebody smashed a window of a Honda Jazz parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172802/22
Loose
Kirkdale
in Loose
Between 00:01 on Monday 1st of August and 23:59 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody set fire to wooden tree stakes.
Crime Report No. 46/172856/22
Marden and Yalding
Packham Drive
in Marden
Between 00:01 on Saturday 27th of August and 17:47 on Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody smashed rear lights of a BMW parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172583/22
North
Canning Street
Between 12:00 on Thursday 25th of August and 12:00 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody stole a grey Vauxhall Insignia, YT61***, from a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/171379/22
Bambridge Court
Between 07:00 on Saturday 27th of August and 14:31 on Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody broke into a bike shed and stole two mountain bikes. One bike was white/green colour.
Crime Report No. 46/172037/22
Sandling Road
Between 18:10 on Friday 2nd of September and 07:30 on Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody vandalised a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/171927/22
North Downs
The Street
in Stockbury
Between 19:00 on Tuesday 30th of August and 06:46 on Wednesday 31st of August. Somebody stole a white Suzuki Carry, FIL7***, from a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/170696/22
M20 Junction 8
in Hollingbourne
Between 19:00 on Friday 2nd of September and 06:15 on Saturday 3rd of September. Somebody broke into an HGV trailer parked at motorway services and stole goods.
Crime Report No. 46/172165/22
Park Wood
Longshaw Road
Between 21:30 on Wednesday 31st of August and 21:30 on Thursday 1st of September. Somebody damaged the lock of a letterbox at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171116/22
Wallis Avenue
in Loose
On Saturday 3rd of September between 04:00 and 04:30. Somebody damaged the communal area of a block of flats.
Crime Report No. 46/171849/22
Shepway South
Cambridge Crescent
On Saturday 3rd of September between 01:00 and 06:15. Somebody stole a red Honda WW 125 motorbike, GF19***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/172416/22
South
Gosling Walk
in Tovil
On Monday 29th of August between 19:30 and 20:30. Somebody stole a video door bell from a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/171836/22
Staplehurst
Surrenden Road
in Staplehurst
On Saturday 6th of August. Somebody stole personal items from a field.
Crime Report No. 46/171769/22
Sutton Valence and Langley
Headcorn Road
in Sutton Valence
On Monday 29th of August between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody stole a Chevrolet Cruze LS, FE11***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/171263/22