Tuesday 27th September 2022

Issue 2012

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Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • Violent assault in Swanscombe
  • Appeal following serious collision near Maidstone
  • Teenager assaulted in Canterbury
  • Witnesses are being sought following a robbery in Ashford.

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • Violent Maidstone shoplifter jailed within days of arrest
  • Gravesend arsonist jailed for blowing up ex-partner's garden shed
  • More patrols in Greenhithe following residents' concerns
  • Stolen motorbike located and suspects arrested in Thanet
  • Jail sentence for Canterbury thief who used stolen bank cards
  • Fraud awareness event in Gravesend helps people avoid scammers
  • Police chase following break-in at a shop in Sheerness
  • Officer honoured to attend Her Majesty's funeral procession

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Friday 23rd September

  • Student guide to help stay well and healthy

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • PCC asks what the public wants in a new Chief Constable

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Friday 23rd September

  • Vehicle alight in Dover

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Friday 23rd September

  • 'ReferKent' launches to streamline financial support referrals

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • Scams targeting Kent Residents This Week
  • Scams targeting Kent Residents This Week
  • ALERT! Tonbridge Residents Targeted by Doorstep Criminals
  • ALERT! Equity Release Scam
  • ALERT! Citizens Advice Call Scam
  • ALERT! FIFA online lottery scam

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Saturday 24th September

  • Happi Free From recalls Oat M!lk Chocolate Bars, supplied to Tesco, because of undeclared milk

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5 Ways To Keep Your Mobile Banking Apps Safe

Taking a few simple steps can help protect your smartphone and banking apps from thieves and fraudsters
(If you don't read the whole article you must read step 1. 'Keep phones and cards separate' - Ed.)

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

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Latest Scam Alerts This Week

As the number of scams continues to increase, this is our regular round-up of the latest scams reported by Kent residents. Anyone can be a victim of a scam. It is important to stay alert and follow our guidance.

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

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • Silver Sunday Spectacular
  • Council allocates £1.3m for community infrastructure projects

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.
Ash and New Ash Green
Millfield
in Ash-cum-Ridley
On Wednesday 21st of September around 22:09. Somebody stole both number plates from a Nissan Micra parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185547/22
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Chart Lane
in Brasted
Between 21:30 on Wednesday 21st of September and 07:25 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody stole a green Land Rover Defender, N568***, from a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/184767/22
Cowden and Hever
Hever Lane
in Hever
On Friday 23rd of September around 17:54. Somebody tried to damage a vehicle stopped in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186742/22
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Redmans Lane
in Shoreham
Between 18:00 on Sunday 18th of September and 07:00 on Monday 19th of September. Somebody damaged a lock on a security gate.
Crime Report No. 46/184790/22
Dunton Green and Riverhead
A21 Sevenoaks By-pass
in Riverhead
Between 23:00 on Wednesday 21st of September and 07:00 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody stole fuel from a lorry parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186130/22
Station Road
in Dunton Green
Between 02:30 on Tuesday 13th of September and 04:00 on Friday 16th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items including vehicle keys. They stole the orange Ford Transit, AY20***, with the keys.
Crime Report No. 46/186446/22
Otford and Shoreham
Station Road
in Otford
On Thursday 22nd of September around 21:00. Somebody broke into a building site and stole a mini digger. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/186588/22
Seal & Weald
Maidstone Road
in Seal
On Saturday 24th of September. Somebody broke into a container at a stables. Nothing was taken.
Crime Report No. 46/185925/22
Sevenoaks Northern
Cramptons Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 13:00 on Tuesday 10th of May and 14:00 on Tuesday 23rd of August. Somebody stole cash by deception.
Crime Report No. 46/186915/22
Cramptons Road
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 22nd of September between 00:01 and 16:38. Somebody stole both number plates from a Volkswagen Tiguan All parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185552/22
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Bradbourne Park Road
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 21st of September around 12:16. Somebody stole a an item from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/185014/22
London Road
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 22nd of September around 14:18. A man in a green Toyota RAV4, believed to be using false number plates, stole fuel from a petrol station.
Crime Report No. 46/185475/22
Hitchen Hatch Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Friday 23rd of September between 17:15 and 22:10. Somebody broke into a Tesla Model S parked in the road and stole golf clubs.
Crime Report No. 46/186775/22
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
High Street
in Swanley
On Friday 23rd of September around 10:07. Somebody in a black BMW 325I stole fuel from a petrol station. The police have the registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/186060/22
Swanley St. Mary's
Brook Road
in Swanley
On Saturday 24th of September between 00:01 and 13:54. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole several items.
Crime Report No. 46/186525/22
Swanley White Oak
Wisteria Gardens
in Swanley
Between 01:00 on Tuesday 23rd of August and 10:00 on Saturday 24th of September. Somebody damaged the front door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186313/22
Northview
in Swanley
Between 09:00 on Monday 12th of September and 21:00 on Saturday 17th of September. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from outside a flat.
Crime Report No. 46/185610/22
London Road
in Swanley
Between 19:00 on Wednesday 21st of September and 08:00 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody broke into a Toyota Hiluxltded D-4D parked in the road. They stole a set of golf clubs.
Crime Report No. 46/184807/22
New Barn Road
in Swanley
On Saturday 24th of September around 18:21. Somebody painted graffiti on a wall.
Crime Report No. 46/186647/22


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

Checked : Tuesday 27th September. Updated : Monday 26th September

  • Recycling focus prompts vote to end bulky service

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
Teapot Lane
in Aylesford
Between 18:00 on Thursday 22nd of September and 14:00 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody painted graffiti on a wall.
Crime Report No. 46/185961/22
Borough Green and Long Mill
Maidstone Road
in Borough Green
On Friday 23rd of September around 13:53. Somebody stole fuel from a petrol station. The police have the registration and are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/186083/22
Burham and Wouldham
Rochester Road
in Burham
Between 18:00 on Thursday 22nd of September and 10:00 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody stole scaffolding from a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/186619/22
Castle
Lansdowne Road
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 13th of September and 23:59 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186301/22
High Street
On Wednesday 21st of September around 12:23. Somebody stole a purse from a person.
Crime Report No. 46/184809/22
Annison Street
Between 20:30 on Wednesday 21st of September and 07:40 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody stole an unsecured bicycle from a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/184922/22
Haydens Mews
On Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody stole a black vehicle, KX13***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185191/22
Ditton
Woodlands Road
in Ditton
On Wednesday 14th of September around 17:15. A group of young people broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186002/22
London Road
in Ditton
On Thursday 22nd of September around 13:28. Somebody in a silver Subaru Impreza stole fuel from a petrol station.
Crime Report No. 46/186004/22
Downs and Mereworth
Seven Mile Lane
in Mereworth
Between 00:01 on Sunday 18th of September and 12:28 on Wednesday 21st of September. Somebody stole a black Renault Megane, GF12***, from a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/185126/22
Hildenborough
Lower Street
in Hildenborough
On Thursday 22nd of September between 07:10 and 22:00. Somebody smashed a window of a Toyota Yaris parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185365/22
Philpots Lane
in Hildenborough
On Thursday 22nd of September between 07:40 and 23:20. Somebody broke into a Ford Fiesta parked in the road and stole various items including clothing, gym bag and cash.
Crime Report No. 46/186025/22
Larkfield North
Lunsford Lane
in East Malling and Larkfield
Between 14:00 on Tuesday 20th of September and 07:00 on Wednesday 21st of September. Somebody stole a number plate from a Mercedes parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/184777/22
Snodland East and Ham Hill
High Street
in Snodland
On Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody banged on doors and windows in a block of flats.
Crime Report No. 46/185248/22
Trench
Trench Road
On Sunday 25th of September around 02:45. Somebody failed to pay for taxi trip.
Crime Report No. 46/186606/22
Vauxhall
Lambs Bank
On Thursday 22nd of September around 02:21. Somebody stole a bag from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/184601/22
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Pilgrims Way
in Wrotham
On Saturday 24th of September around 23:16. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186530/22


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.
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Maidstone Road
in Horsmonden
Between 18:00 on Wednesday 21st of September and 08:00 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody broke into a commercial property and stole agricultural equipment and chemicals.
Crime Report No. 46/185699/22
Capel
Hartlake Road
in Capel
Between 12:14 on Wednesday 21st of September and 12:14 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody painted graffiti on signs and brick buildings at the side of a lock and on a boat.
Crime Report No. 46/186327/22
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Wilsley Pound
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 22nd of September around 13:48. Somebody in a grey Nissan Navara stole fuel from a petrol station. They appear to have been with other people in a silver Audi A4. The police have the registrations and are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/185439/22
Paddock Wood East
Commercial Road
in Paddock Wood
On Wednesday 7th of September between 14:00 and 14:15. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from the communal area of a block of flats.
Crime Report No. 46/186319/22
Paddock Wood West
Dumbrell Drive
in Paddock Wood
Between 22:00 on Monday 19th of September and 22:40 on Tuesday 20th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/184694/22
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Broadwater Down
Between 00:01 on Friday 2nd of September and 17:08 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/186186/22
High Street
Between 23:30 on Saturday 17th of September and 11:00 on Sunday 18th of September. Somebody smashed a window of business premises.
Crime Report No. 46/185398/22
Linden Park Road
On Saturday 24th of September between 15:10 and 15:25. Somebody stole an electric bike from outside a supermarket.
Crime Report No. 46/186664/22
Park
Cornford Lane
On Tuesday 20th of September between 09:30 and 10:30. Somebody stole cash from a bag in a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/185366/22
Grove Hill Road
Between 00:01 on Thursday 22nd of September and 09:00 on Sunday 25th of September. Somebody broke into a commercial property and stole cash and a computer tablet. The police are continuing their enquiries.
Crime Report No. 46/186881/22
Mount Pleasant Road
On Friday 23rd of September around 20:20. Somebody broke the wing mirror of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186601/22
Pembury
Tonbridge Road
in Pembury
On Wednesday 21st of September between 16:00 and 16:23. A cyclist shouted at a motorist in a hotel car park and punched the vehicle window.
Crime Report No. 46/185695/22
Sherwood
Longfield Road
On Sunday 18th of September around 23:20. Somebody broke into a commercial property.
Crime Report No. 46/184924/22


Road Works

Maidstone

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.
Barming
Church Lane
in Barming
On Friday 23rd of September between 14:30 and 17:30. Somebody broke into the porch of a church and vandalised the inside.
Crime Report No. 46/186128/22
Boxley
Boarley Lane
in Boxley
Between 07:00 on Tuesday 20th of September and 23:59 on Thursday 22nd of September. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, HF57***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185491/22
Forstal Road
in Boxley
On Thursday 22nd of September around 22:59. Somebody broke into a commercial property and stole a brand new unregistered motorcycle.
Crime Report No. 46/185671/22
Coxheath and Hunton
Park Way
in Coxheath
Between 00:01 on Thursday 22nd of September and 00:01 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185959/22
Headcorn
Pye Corner
in Ulcombe
On Saturday 24th of September between 11:33 and 12:03. Somebody smashed a window of a Mercedes parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186348/22
Oak Lane
in Headcorn
On Sunday 25th of September around 08:15. Somebody broke into a Nissan Micra parked in the road and stole several items.
Crime Report No. 46/186735/22
Heath
Heath Road
On Friday 23rd of September around 20:45. Somebody stole a hoodie with a phone in the pocket from a park.
Crime Report No. 46/186792/22
High Street
Knightrider Street
On Wednesday 21st of September around 16:24. Somebody smashed a window of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/186882/22
Pads Hill
On Wednesday 21st of September between 18:00 and 20:00. Somebody broke into a locker and stole a wallet and a watch.
Crime Report No. 46/184889/22
Coombe Road
On Thursday 22nd of September between 13:00 and 23:57. Somebody broke into a residential property and vandalised the interior.
Crime Report No. 46/185265/22
King Street
On Friday 23rd of September around 13:47. Two or three young ladies entered a shop and sprayed black hairspray over stock.
Crime Report No. 46/185713/22
Union Street
On Friday 23rd of September between 22:05 and 22:50. Somebody smashed a window of a Ford Eco Sport parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186634/22
Rose Yard
On Friday 23rd of September around 23:30. Somebody stole a bank card and used it.
Crime Report No. 46/186733/22
Bishops Way
On Saturday 24th of September between 12:00 and 13:00. Somebody stole a secured black/red Trek bicycle from a bike rack near a playground.
Crime Report No. 46/186359/22
Earl Street
On Saturday 24th of September around 17:15. Somebody stole a secured bicycle from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/186683/22
Marden and Yalding
High Street
in Yalding
On Friday 23rd of September. Somebody tried to steal a Jeep Wrangler from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185297/22
Benover Road
in Yalding
On Friday 23rd of September around 02:15. Somebody broke into a Citroen Dispatch parked in the road and stole tools.
Crime Report No. 46/185308/22
Maidstone Road
in Nettlestead
On Thursday 22nd of September between 18:50 and 19:10. Somebody in a blue Range Rover repeatedly drove into an Audi A1 into a in a pub car park.
Crime Report No. 46/185408/22
The Cockpit
in Marden
Between 19:00 on Thursday 22nd of September and 06:30 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, YP18***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/185500/22
North
Kerry Hill Way
Between 00:01 on Monday 21st of September and 08:03 on Thursday 22nd of September. A group of young people damaged a door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186048/22
North Downs
Pilgrims Way
in Hollingbourne
Between 14:00 on Wednesday 21st of September and 16:00 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody stole a dog from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/186662/22
Woodside Green
in Wichling
On Tuesday 6th of September between 21:15 and 22:26. Somebody stole a Kubota from the road. The vehicle has since been found.
Crime Report No. 46/185987/22
Shepway North
Shepway Court
On Wednesday 21st of September. Somebody damaged a fence at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/186213/22
Shepway South
Sutton Road
Between 10:00 on Thursday 22nd of September and 10:00 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/185607/22
Westmorland Green
On Friday 23rd of September between 19:20 and 19:45. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/185897/22
South
Farleigh Hill
in Tovil
Between 20:30 on Thursday 22nd of September and 07:30 on Friday 23rd of September. Somebody broke into a Toyota Hiluxltded D-4D parked in the road and stole a chainsaw.
Crime Report No. 46/185512/22