Tuesday 16th November 2021

Issue 1922

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Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Monday 15th November

  • Appeal to locate missing woman last seen in Deal
  • Appeal following theft of defibrillator near Ashford
  • Appeal following robbery in Ashford
  • Witnesses sought to Ashford town centre rape
  • Man injured in Ashford robbery
  • Kent residents urged to check home security to prevent burglary

There are no new headlines today but you can still use the link to access the webpage.

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Monday 15th November

  • Community action in Tonbridge to tackle scams targeting older people
  • Suspect charged after attempted cash machine theft
  • Call handler prevents violent situation from escalating
  • National campaign targets uninsured drivers
  • Kent Police officers taking part in Operation Sceptre
  • Robber armed with knife targeted Medway taxi driver
  • Medway assaults lead to prison sentence totalling more than three years
  • Sheppey man jailed for possession of indecent images
  • Pensioners robbed of cars near Maidstone
  • Officers aid van driver following medical incident in Medway.

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Monday 15th November

  • Abuse: Not in a day's work
  • Designate Chief Executive for Integrated Care Board announced
  • Doing our part to keep people safe

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Friday 12th November

  • Children say Cyber Bullying Awareness scheme works

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Friday 12th November

  • KFRS supports Fire Aid mission to help Ukraine firefighters

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Sunday 14th November

  • Bedroom fire in Gillingham
  • Driver cut free from crash in Barham near Canterbury
  • Two HGVs on fire at lorry park in Ashford

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Monday 15th November

  • Covid Concern Kicks Off New 'Know Your Score' Alcohol Campaign

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Friday 12th November

  • SCAM ALERT!! Kent resident targeted by TomTom update scam

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Tuesday 16th November

  • Get Safe Online launching bi-lingual websites in Pacific region

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Monday 15th November

  • Recall: Dorset Oysters
  • Recall: Porthilly Shellfish - oysters from Camel Estuary, Cornwall
  • Recall: JSVER - Eight Way Tower Extension Lead with USB Slots
  • Recall: Banglin - HD Spy Hat Camera with 16GB Memory
  • Recall: Flexible E27 Lamp Bulbs Holder
  • Recall: Stone and Clark - Pull n Play Xylophone
  • Recall: KingbeefLIU - science magnet compass kit for kids
  • Recall: DrainX - Power Liquid Unblocker 1000 ml
  • Recall: Specialized Tarmac SL7 - bicycles and framesets
  • Recall: MAOZUA - Extension Lead USB Power Strip Tower

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Sunday 14th November

  • Dorset Oysters recalls Dorset Oysters because of possible contamination with norovirus
  • Porthilly Shellfish recalls oysters from Camel Estuary, Cornwall because of possible contamination with norovirus

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Warning: New Fake NHS COVID Pass Emails And Texts

Scammers are hoping to cash in on any confusion around the end of pandemic restrictions - watch out for these fake emails and texts.

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

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More Cold & Flu Medicines Recalled: Capsules Sold At Wilko, Tesco, Boots And More Affected

Labelling error incorrectly overstates under-12's dosage information

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

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Gift Card Warning: Avoid Getting Stuck With A Worthless Voucher This Christmas

New Which? research finds one in 10 people have received a gift card for a retailer which went bust since the start of the pandemic

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

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7 Ways To Help Your Child Stay Healthy This Winter

We've spoken to the experts to find out what to do if your child is affected by illness and how to keep them healthy

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

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How Do Cryptocurrency Scams Work?

A cryptocurrency inspired by the hit Netflix show Squid Game made headlines last week when it completely collapsed. Do you know how apparent 'rug pull' scams work?

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

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Kent Resident Targeted By TomTom Update Scam

We have received reports of a Kent resident being targeted by a TomTom sat nav update scam.

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

Click the district to see its crime list.

West Kent North Kent & Medway


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Tuesday 16th November. Updated : Friday 12th November

  • New grant bid for Bradbourne Lakes

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
Chapmans Road
in Sundridge with Ide Hill
On Saturday 13th of November around 18:30. Somebody damaged a BMW 318 parked in the road by pouring paint over it.
Crime Report No. 46/232795/21
Edenbridge North and East
Kestrel Close
in Edenbridge
Between 00:01 on Sunday 10th of October and 21:10 on Wednesday 10th of November. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. They stole a black/yellow off road motor bike and other items including fishing equipment and tools.
Crime Report No. 46/230815/21
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
High Street
in Farningham
On Wednesday 10th of November between 00:01 and 12:00. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230058/21
Montgomery Road
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 18:00 on Saturday 6th of November and 10:50 on Saturday 13th of November. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/231861/21
Lombard Street
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 16:00 on Monday 8th of November and 09:26 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody stole a white BMW X5, WG62***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230984/21
Holmesdale Hill
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Tuesday 9th of November between 00:01 and 19:59. Somebody stole a blue Volkswagen Passat, AK02***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/229792/21
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Brambledown
in Hartley
Between 00:01 on Friday 29th of October and 01:26 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Honda CR-V parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230976/21
Wellfield
in Hartley
Between 19:00 on Wednesday 10th of November and 09:49 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody broke into a Fiat parked in the road and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/231592/21
Hextable
Lower Road
in Hextable
On Wednesday 10th of November between 10:00 and 16:00. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, SK71***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230684/21
Kemsing
Clarkes Green Lane
in Kemsing
Between 11:00 on Friday 12th of November and 14:41 on Saturday 13th of November. Somebody stole a white BMW 320, N10***, from the road. It was unsecured with the keys in the ignition.
Crime Report No. 46/233057/21
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Charcott
in Leigh
On Wednesday 10th of November between 19:00 and 21:00. Somebody broke into a Citroen Berlingo parked in the road and stole a hedge cutter.
Crime Report No. 46/230015/21
Otford and Shoreham
The Old Walk
in Otford
Between 15:00 on Wednesday 10th of November and 07:15 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody stole a dumper and the hydraulic breaker stored in it from a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/230643/21
Evelyn Road
in Otford
On Friday 12th of November between 14:00 and 19:27. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole jewellery.
Crime Report No. 46/231400/21
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone
Hoath Corner
in Chiddingstone
On Friday 12th of November around 19:36. Somebody broke into a Ford Ranger 4X4 parked in the road and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/232210/21
Sevenoaks Eastern
Quakers Hall Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 11th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/230382/21
Sevenoaks Northern
Oakdene Road
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 9th of November between 21:30 and 22:00. Somebody damaged the back gate of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/233498/21
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
High Street
in Sevenoaks
Between 16:30 on Wednesday 10th of November and 13:00 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit minibus , HG61***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/231175/21
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Station Road
in Swanley
On Saturday 6th of November between 00:30 and 08:00. Somebody broke into a restaurant. They stole money from the till and various bottles of alcohol.
Crime Report No. 46/231232/21
Swanley St. Mary's
Cherry Avenue
in Swanley
On Thursday 11th of November between 16:30 and 17:00. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/231045/21
Swanley White Oak
Leydenhatch Lane
in Swanley
On Saturday 13th of November around 21:12. Somebody smashed a window of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232586/21
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Croft Road
in Sevenoaks And Swanley
Between 22:00 on Wednesday 10th of November and 07:00 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody stole a vehicle, RK16***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/229820/21


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
London Road
in Aylesford
On Wednesday 10th of November between 00:01 and 12:00. Somebody stole tools from a container at a building site.
Crime Report No. 46/233010/21
Cage Green
Whistler Road
On Saturday 13th of November between 18:00 and 18:30. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole jewellery..
Crime Report No. 46/233009/21
Castle
Shipbourne Road
Between 20:00 on Saturday 13th of November and 12:00 on Sunday 14th of November. Somebody smashed a window of a Vauxhall Corsa parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/233514/21
East Malling
Blacklands
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Sunday 14th of November between 06:00 and 08:00. Somebody stole a dog from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/233489/21
Hadlow and East Peckham
Victoria Road
in Hadlow
Between 12:20 on Tuesday 26th of October and 06:00 on Wednesday 27th of October. Somebody tried to break into a shed at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/230702/21
Larkfield South
Grebe Court
in East Malling and Larkfield
On Tuesday 9th of November between 17:00 and 17:21. Somebody stole jewellery from a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/231670/21
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Simpson Road
in Snodland
Between 18:00 on Wednesday 10th of November and 06:00 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody threw eggs over a Peugeot 108 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230945/21
High Street
in Snodland
On Friday 12th of November around 20:05. Somebody pulled the wire out of a security camera.
Crime Report No. 46/231665/21
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Freelands Road
in Snodland
On Wednesday 10th of November around 14:02. Somebody stole some ladders from near garages.
Crime Report No. 46/231883/21
Trench
Clyde Road
On Thursday 11th of November between 11:55 and 12:15. Two young people damaged a road sign.
Crime Report No. 46/230844/21
Bishops Oak Ride
On Saturday 13th of November. Somebody set fire to a garden green house.
Crime Report No. 46/232855/21
West Malling and Leybourne
Castle Way
in Leybourne
On Friday 12th of November between 06:00 and 21:00. Somebody stole both number plates from a SAAB 9-3 18T parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232237/21
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Common Road
in Ightham
Between 22:00 on Thursday 7th of October and 20:00 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody stole a Volvo XC90, OO03***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232013/21


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.
Benenden and Cranbrook
Frythe Way
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Wednesday 10th of November around 09:11. Somebody painted graffiti on a door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/229988/21
Waterloo Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Sunday 14th of November between 18:00 and 18:45. Somebody damaged a Ford Fiesta parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/233609/21
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Orchard Close
in Horsmonden
On Wednesday 10th of November. Somebody put screws into tyres of a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230894/21
Culverden
Mount Ephraim
On Thursday 11th of November around 04:40. Somebody broke into a commercial property and opened packages in the post room.
Crime Report No. 46/230769/21
Culverden Park Road
Between 18:45 on Thursday 11th of November and 08:00 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole a grey Abarth Grande Punto, GJ20***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/231848/21
Court Road
Between 23:00 on Thursday 11th of November and 07:45 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole a vehicle, KP69***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230744/21
Frittenden and Sissinghurst
Ayleswade Lane
in Frittenden
Between 12:28 on Saturday 12th of June and 12:18 on Tuesday 9th of November. Somebody stole a Hitachi excavator from a farm.
Crime Report No. 46/231046/21
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Mount Pleasant
in Lamberhurst
On Thursday 11th of November between 17:00 and 17:41. Somebody stole a bank card and used it.
Crime Report No. 46/232786/21
Hawkhurst and Sandhurst
Winchester Road
in Hawkhurst
Between 20:00 on Saturday 6th of November and 06:00 on Sunday 7th of November. Somebody stole an acer tree in a ceramic pot from a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/230952/21
Delmonden Lane
in Hawkhurst
On Thursday 11th of November between 10:30 and 14:35. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/230543/21
Paddock Wood West
Mount Pleasant
in Paddock Wood
On Saturday 13th of November around 15:00. Somebody stole a number plate from a Mini One parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232878/21
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Benhall Mill Road
Between 16:00 on Wednesday 10th of November and 07:30 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody broke into a storage unit at a crematorium and stole gardening tools.
Crime Report No. 46/233090/21
Warwick Park
On Thursday 11th of November between 13:40 and 18:45. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property. They may have entered the house but nothing was stolen.
Crime Report No. 46/230878/21
Park
Royal Victoria Place
On Wednesday 10th of November between 02:30 and 02:55. Somebody stole ear buds from a gym.
Crime Report No. 46/230649/21
Pembury
Stone Court Lane
in Pembury
Between 16:30 on Thursday 11th of November and 07:45 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody damaged tyres and keyed a Seat Leon 20V parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/231501/21
Sherwood
Sandhurst Road
Between 20:00 on Friday 12th of November and 12:36 on Sunday 14th of November. Somebody smashed a window of a Ford Focus parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/233529/21
Southborough and High Brooms
Chestnut Close
in Southborough
Between 00:01 on Monday 1st of November and 23:59 on Monday 8th of November. Somebody tried to break into a residential property and damaged a door.
Crime Report No. 46/230733/21
Crundwell Road
in Southborough
Between 17:00 on Thursday 11th of November and 06:00 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole a vehicle, GL69***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/230670/21
Norstead Gardens
in Southborough
On Friday 12th of November between 15:30 and 22:45. Somebody tried to break into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/231771/21


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.
Allington
London Road
On Sunday 14th of November around 01:00. Somebody damaged a glass door at an hotel.
Crime Report No. 46/233186/21
Boxley
Wildfell Close
in Boxley
Between 17:00 on Tuesday 9th of November and 09:00 on Wednesday 10th of November. Somebody broke into a building site, and broke into a container. They stole tools and a generator.
Crime Report No. 46/231780/21
Bridge
Cornwallis Road
On Saturday 13th of November between 17:00 and 20:13. Somebody damaged a Nissan Juke Tekna parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/233015/21
East
Alkham Road
On Thursday 11th of November between 00:01 and 10:09. Somebody damaged pumpkins outside a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/232993/21
Harrietsham and Lenham
Church Crescent
in Harrietsham
Between 00:01 on Monday 8th of November and 14:07 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Ford Mondeo parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232048/21
Waterditch Lane
in Lenham
Between 23:59 on Thursday 11th of November and 12:50 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody drove a vehicle over a field and damaged the crops.
Crime Report No. 46/231602/21
Heath
Manor House Drive
On Sunday 31st of October between 10:45 and 11:15. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole jewellery.
Crime Report No. 46/230671/21
Astor Park
Between 13:11 on Saturday 13th of November and 10:46 on Sunday 14th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Volkswagen Golf parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/233461/21
High Street
Union Street
On Thursday 11th of November between 14:00 and 15:30. Somebody stole a mobile phone from the counter of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/230664/21
Bank Street
On Sunday 14th of November between 03:30 and 04:15. Somebody stole a bag from its owner while at a club.
Crime Report No. 46/233520/21
Leeds
Ashford Drive
in Broomfield and Kingswood
Between 16:00 on Friday 12th of November and 08:30 on Saturday 13th of November. Somebody slashed the tyres of a Seat parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232844/21
Marden and Yalding
The Cockpit
in Marden
On Saturday 6th of November around 14:49. Somebody set fire to some cardboard outside a flat and damaged the door.
Crime Report No. 46/231585/21
North
Peel Street
Between 00:01 on Saturday 30th of October and 10:31 on Saturday 13th of November. Somebody stole the number plate from a Suzuki parked in a car park.
Crime Report No. 46/233294/21
Station Road
On Saturday 13th of November around 21:05. Somebody tried to damage a Volkswagen Golf parked in the road by throwing objects at it.
Crime Report No. 46/233027/21
Station Road
On Saturday 13th of November between 21:00 and 21:11. Somebody damaged a Toyota Yaris parked in the road by throwing objects at it .
Crime Report No. 46/233081/21
Station Road
On Saturday 13th of November around 21:05. Somebody damaged a BMW X5 parked in the road by throwing objects at it.
Crime Report No. 46/233144/21
Park Wood
Longshaw Road
On Wednesday 10th of November between 16:55 and 17:15. Somebody was driving a Toyota Verso down the road when a group of young people threw something at the car. There was no damage but the distraction was dangerous.
Crime Report No. 46/229718/21
Shepway North
Cumberland Avenue
On Tuesday 9th of November. A group of young people ran over a car in the road but there was no damage.
Crime Report No. 46/232172/21
Shepway Court
Between 17:00 on Thursday 11th of November and 09:50 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody stole a black Hyundai Santa FE, PY07***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232108/21
Kent Avenue
Between 18:30 on Thursday 11th of November and 04:00 on Friday 12th of November. Somebody keyed a Peugeot parked on a drive.
Crime Report No. 46/231973/21
Shepway South
Essex Road
On Friday 12th of November between 12:00 and 17:03. Somebody smashed a window of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/231611/21
Westmorland Road
On Saturday 13th of November between 17:00 and 19:14. Somebody broke into a residential property. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Crime Report No. 46/232633/21
Middlesex Road
Between 19:00 on Saturday 13th of November and 09:00 on Sunday 14th of November. Somebody broke into a Mercedes ML350 Auto parked on the drive. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/232960/21
South
Church Road
in Tovil
Between 23:59 on Friday 5th of November and 07:40 on Thursday 11th of November. Somebody damaged a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/229894/21
Staplehurst
Jaggard Way
in Staplehurst
On Thursday 11th of November between 17:30 and 18:30. Somebody saw a group of young people damaging vehicles parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/232880/21
Jaggard Way
in Staplehurst
On Thursday 11th of November between 20:00 and 20:28. Somebody damaged a BMW parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/231537/21
Station Road
in Staplehurst
On Friday 12th of November between 00:01 and 21:03. A group of young people damaged a sign at a supermarket.
Crime Report No. 46/231646/21