Tuesday 30th November 2021

Issue 1926

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Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Monday 29th November

  • CCTV issued following Gravesend robbery
  • Appeal after attempted burglary at Margate shop
  • Appeal after teenager assaulted in Gillingham
  • Vulnerable woman reported missing from Ashford
  • Appeal after fatal collision in Chatham
  • Appeal after woman injured in Ramsgate
  • Witnesses sought after takeaway delivery driver assaulted in Gravesend
  • Witnesses sought following two assaults in Ramsgate
  • Bag stolen from woman in Ashford
  • CCTV images released in Folkestone shoplifting investigation

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Monday 29th November

  • Court appearance for man charged with murder of Sissinghurst woman
  • Arrests made as officers tackle anti-social behaviour in Ramsgate
  • Weapons seized and arrests made during Op Sceptre week
  • Police dogs help detain two men near Swanley
  • Dartford teen arrested following prompt police response
  • Arrest made in Margate burglary investigation
  • Five arrests after protest in Dartford
  • Man remanded in custody after pursuit near Sittingbourne

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Friday 26th November

  • Green light for new mental health facility
  • Covid-19 vaccine update 26 Nov 2021

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Monday 29th November

  • Man rescued from the river in Tonbridge
  • Lorry fire on A299 Thanet Way, near Brenley Corner, Faversham
  • Caravan fire in Eastchurch
  • Car fire on M2
  • Kitchen fire in Ramsgate

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Saturday 27th November

  • Cold weather warning – Kent urged to keep warm and well

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Monday 29th November

  • Public urged to donate safely this Christmas as it's revealed £1.6m was lost to online charity fraud over the past year

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Friday 26th November

  • Recall: Shein - Children's sleepwear
  • Recall: Adventuridge - Hiking Baby Carrier
  • Recall: RS-96 Kid's Pyjama Set
  • Recall: ECE Collection Girls Hooded Tracksuit
  • Recall: Black Bear W-08A Boys Hooded Tracksuit
  • Recall: FXL Power - Laptop Charger, AC Adapter-65 W
  • Recall: Halfords I-Size Revolve Child Seat
  • Recall: Shein - Toddler Girl Ruffle Trim Trench Coat / Mini Flap Satchel Bag

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Friday 26th November

  • COOK Kitchen recalls Mango and Passionfruit cheesecake and Chocolate and Almond Torte because of undeclared allergens

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Scam Watch: £800 Lost On Virtual Gifts

We were contacted when a gaming account was used by hackers to spend £800 on in-game purchases. Here's how it happened.

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

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Black Friday Scam Alert: How To Shop Safely (actually, Any Day Of The Week! - Ed.)

Shoppers should be wary of fake retailers and dodgy deals over the festive period

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

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HMRC Issues Tax Scam Warning To Self-assessment Taxpayers - Here's What To Watch Out For

The tax authority has received 800,000 scam reports in the past year

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

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Doorstep Criminals Active In Maidstone

We have had reports of cold callers telling residents in Maidstone that their roof has been damaged by Storm Arwen.

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

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
Park Place
in Chevening
On Saturday 27th of November between 18:00 and 19:45. Somebody keyed a Kia parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246412/21
Main Road
in Sundridge with Ide Hill
On Saturday 27th of November between 18:00 and 19:00. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/245930/21
Edenbridge North and East
Templar Court
in Edenbridge
On Saturday 13th of November around 14:26. Somebody kicked a ball at a residential wall. The resident was afraid they would smash a window.
Crime Report No. 46/244221/21
Goodwood Road
in Edenbridge
Between 17:00 on Thursday 25th of November and 09:42 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody keyed a MG parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/244923/21
Eynsford
St. Martins Drive
in Eynsford
On Sunday 28th of November between 00:11 and 00:52. Somebody tried to steal a vehicle from the drive.
Crime Report No. 46/246427/21
Eynsford Rise
in Eynsford
On Sunday 28th of November around 00:15. Somebody saw someone trying to steal a vehicle from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246230/21
Pollyhaugh
in Eynsford
On Sunday 28th of November around 01:50. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked in the drive.
Crime Report No. 46/246407/21
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Forge Lane
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
On Saturday 20th of November between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody smashed a window of a Mercedes Vito parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245654/21
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Terrys Lodge Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 17:00 on Monday 22nd of November and 11:00 on Tuesday 23rd of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole some jewellery.
Crime Report No. 46/244452/21
Kingsingfield Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 00:01 on Wednesday 24th of November and 13:00 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody broke into an office at a residential property. They stole the keys of a yellow Ford Transit, NC53***, then stole the van.
Crime Report No. 46/245570/21
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Brasted Lane
in Knockholt
Between 22:00 on Saturday 27th of November and 07:30 on Sunday 28th of November. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Prius parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246281/21
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Hartley Bottom Road
in Ash-cum-Ridley
Between 18:00 on Sunday 14th of November and 05:00 on Monday 15th of November. Somebody drove a vehicle in a field damaging the grass.
Crime Report No. 46/243861/21
Kemsing
West End
in Kemsing
On Wednesday 24th of November between 00:01 and 15:07. Somebody tried to break into a Citroen parked in the road. They damaged the door handle.
Crime Report No. 46/244420/21
Park Lane
in Kemsing
On Thursday 25th of November between 00:01 and 07:30. Somebody stole a black motorbike, GN15***, from a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/244115/21
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Camp Hill
in Chiddingstone
Between 00:01 on Monday 22nd of November and 14:50 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody stole the batteries from temporary traffic lights.
Crime Report No. 46/245533/21
Sevenoaks Eastern
Cedar Terrace Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 16:00 on Wednesday 24th of November and 10:00 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody smashed a window of an Audi A4 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/244932/21
Sevenoaks Northern
Bradbourne Vale Road
in Sevenoaks
On Thursday 25th of November between 07:30 and 14:00. Somebody keyed a Vauxhall Insignia parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245499/21
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Lower Croft
in Swanley
On Tuesday 23rd of November around 21:14. Somebody tried to break into a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/243881/21
Swanley St. Mary's
London Road
in Swanley
On Tuesday 23rd of November around 18:24. A group of young people were throwing stones at the window of a commercial building.
Crime Report No. 46/244238/21
London Road
in Swanley
Between 21:00 on Wednesday 24th of November and 09:54 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody stole a silver Mercedes, LT18***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/244786/21
Farm Avenue
in Swanley
Between 23:30 on Wednesday 24th of November and 06:00 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody stole a white Triumph Tiger 800 motorbike, GF14***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/243948/21
Apple Orchard
in Swanley
On Thursday 25th of November around 01:26. Somebody tried to break into a Rover 114 parked in the road. They damaged the driver's door. They were interrupted by a neighbour and ran off without taking anything.
Crime Report No. 46/244847/21
St. Marys Road
in Swanley
On Friday 26th of November between 14:00 and 14:50. Four young people have used catapults to damage a building on a recreation ground.
Crime Report No. 46/245591/21
Swanley White Oak
Alder Way
in Swanley
Between 00:01 on Friday 22nd of October and 23:59 on Wednesday 17th of November. Somebody slashed the tyres of a Peugeot 206 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245789/21
Wisteria Gardens
in Swanley
Between 14:00 on Thursday 18th of November and 10:30 on Tuesday 23rd of November. Somebody damaged a Ford Eco Sport parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245615/21
London Road
in Swanley
On Friday 26th of November between 09:00 and 09:30. Somebody stole an envelope containing cash which had temporarily been left unattended.
Crime Report No. 46/246052/21
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Deanery Road
in Westerham
Between 21:00 on Sunday 21st of November and 07:00 on Monday 22nd of November. Somebody stole a bird bath from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/243871/21
Croydon Road
in Westerham
Between 17:00 on Friday 26th of November and 10:30 on Saturday 27th of November. Somebody tried to steal a vehicle from the road. They damaged the steering lock.
Crime Report No. 46/246323/21


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.
Borough Green and Long Mill
Stumble Hill
in Shipbourne
On Friday 26th of November between 18:50 and 20:50. Somebody tried to steal a vehicle from the road. They caused some damage to the vehicle.
Crime Report No. 46/245823/21
Castle
New Wharf Road
On Monday 8th of November between 18:00 and 23:00. Somebody stole a mobile phone from the coat pocket of a pedestrian.
Crime Report No. 46/245138/21
Downs and Mereworth
The Street
in Ryarsh
On Sunday 21st of November around 00:05. Somebody tried to break into a garage at a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/244578/21
Judd
Lower Haysden Lane
Between 18:00 on Tuesday 23rd of November and 08:00 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody broke into a lockup at a business property and stole stock including frozen sausages, hot chocolate and canned drinks.
Crime Report No. 46/243974/21
Gladstone Road
On Tuesday 23rd of November around 19:00. A resident saw a man in the back garden. He ran off when challenged but had damaged a window of a shed.
Crime Report No. 46/244339/21
Snodland West and Holborough Lakes
Poynder Drive
in Snodland
On Wednesday 17th of November around 17:40. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/244800/21
Trench
Whitelake Road
On Thursday 25th of November. Somebody tried to break into a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/244607/21
Trench Road
On Sunday 28th of November between 05:45 and 05:58. Somebody tried to break into a residential property. They did not get inside.
Crime Report No. 46/246037/21
Wateringbury
Bow Road
in Wateringbury
Between 17:00 on Wednesday 24th of November and 18:52 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Peugeot 207 parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245773/21
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Old London Road
in Wrotham
On Saturday 27th of November. Somebody stole a vehicle, W19***, from a driveway.
Crime Report No. 46/245458/21


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.
Culverden
Upper Grosvenor Road
On Tuesday 23rd of November around 11:34. Somebody stole a recently delivered parcel from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/246414/21
Paddock Wood East
Kent Close
in Paddock Wood
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 1st of June and 02:11 on Sunday 28th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and took various items.
Crime Report No. 46/246071/21
Park
Rookley Close
Between 12:00 on Monday 22nd of November and 01:00 on Sunday 28th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property. They damaged a door to get inside. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/246114/21
Pembury
Henwood Green Road
in Pembury
On Monday 22nd of November between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody broke into a Citroen Dispatch parked in the road and stole tools.
Crime Report No. 46/244736/21
Rusthall
Ashley Gardens
in Rusthall
Between 00:01 on Wednesday 1st of September and 23:59 on Sunday 14th of November. Somebody damaged two vehicles parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246206/21
Sherwood
Sherwood Road
Between 11:04 on Tuesday 23rd of November and 11:04 on Wednesday 24th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property. The owner is still to provide a list of stolen items, if any.
Crime Report No. 46/244997/21
Harries Road
Between 18:00 on Thursday 25th of November and 09:00 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole jewellery.
Crime Report No. 46/246121/21
Sherwood Road
Between 20:30 on Thursday 25th of November and 05:20 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody stole a white Ford Transit, YP63***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/244884/21
Speldhurst and Bidborough
Groombridge Hill
in Speldhurst
On Wednesday 24th of November between 19:50 and 20:10. Somebody stole cables between a substation and a generator .
Crime Report No. 46/244113/21
Fordcombe Road
in Speldhurst
On Wednesday 24th of November between 20:00 and 20:15. Somebody stole cables between a substation and a generator.
Crime Report No. 46/244144/21


Road Works

Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 30th November. Updated : Monday 29th November

  • Shop local this Christmas
  • MBC puts SWEP in place during cold weather

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.
Bridge
Tonbridge Road
Between 00:01 on Monday 1st of November and 19:50 on Wednesday 24th of November. Somebody stole recently delivered parcels from a doorstep.
Crime Report No. 46/244080/21
Coxheath and Hunton
Clock House Rise
in Coxheath
On Friday 26th of November around 15:30. Some young people damaged a Mini Cooper parked in a private car park.
Crime Report No. 46/245171/21
East
Northfleet Close
On Wednesday 20th of October between 00:01 and 23:59. Somebody smashed a residence window and scratched a car.
Crime Report No. 46/246051/21
Snowdon Avenue
On Monday 1st of November. Somebody stole a black Toyota Yaris, EU03***, from the road.
Crime Report No. 46/244806/21
Brewer Street
On Wednesday 24th of November around 23:50. Three men damaged the windscreen and wing mirrors of a Volkswagen Golf parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/243780/21
Fant
Acorn Close
Between 18:00 on Saturday 27th of November and 09:00 on Sunday 28th of November. Somebody smashed a window of a Smart parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246135/21
Harrietsham and Lenham
Chegworth Lane
in Harrietsham
On Thursday 25th of November around 21:38. A man set fire to a stables.
Crime Report No. 46/244738/21
Heath
Fullingpits Avenue
On Thursday 25th of November between 17:00 and 18:00. Somebody broke into the garden of a residential property then tried to break into the house but failed.
Crime Report No. 46/244692/21
High Street
Week Street
On Monday 8th of November around 03:17. Somebody smashed a window of a shop.
Crime Report No. 46/246287/21
Kingsley Road
On Thursday 25th of November around 10:15. Somebody stole an iPad from where it had been temporarily left on a wall.
Crime Report No. 46/245634/21
Knightrider Street
On Saturday 27th of November around 18:45. Somebody kicked the door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/245897/21
Week Street
On Sunday 28th of November between 00:01 and 01:08. Somebody damaged a vehicle stopped in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246142/21
Quarry Road
On Sunday 28th of November between 19:00 and 23:12. Somebody damaged a residential property by throwing eggs at it.
Crime Report No. 46/246481/21
Marden and Yalding
Kenward Road
in Yalding
On Friday 26th of November between 15:30 and 16:30. Somebody broke into an unlocked vehicle parked in the road and stole a dog.
Crime Report No. 46/246131/21
Medway Terrace
in Nettlestead
Between 15:00 on Friday 26th of November and 15:05 on Saturday 27th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Citroen parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/246311/21
North
Sandling Lane
On Friday 26th of November around 19:25. Somebody damaged a Ford Fiesta parked in the road by throwing something at it.
Crime Report No. 46/246416/21
North Downs
Coldharbour Lane
in Hucking
Between 09:00 on Tuesday 23rd of November and 16:29 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody stole various items from a farm.
Crime Report No. 46/246103/21
Park Wood
Edmett Way
in Boughton Monchelsea
Between 18:00 on Sunday 21st of November and 13:00 on Friday 26th of November. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Crime Report No. 46/245683/21
Shepway North
Loose Road
On Thursday 18th of November between 14:00 and 15:00. Somebody tried to break into a residential property on three occasions in the past week. They caused some damage to a door and a gate.
Crime Report No. 46/245000/21
Oxford Road
Between 11:30 on Wednesday 24th of November and 15:30 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody broke windows at a school with ball bearings.
Crime Report No. 46/246092/21
Kent Avenue
Between 18:00 on Wednesday 24th of November and 06:25 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody stole a silver Vauxhall Astravan, GJ62***, from the road using keys stolen from the house door.
Crime Report No. 46/243983/21
Sittingbourne
William Street
in Sittingbourne
Between 00:01 on Tuesday 23rd of November and 23:59 on Thursday 25th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Crime Report No. 46/245540/21
South
Millers Wharf
in Tovil
On Wednesday 24th of November around 12:00. Somebody stole a fence from a residential garden.
Crime Report No. 46/244008/21
Staplehurst
King Road
in Staplehurst
On Thursday 25th of November around 18:01. Somebody kicked the door of a residential property.
Crime Report No. 46/245685/21