Burglars target village
Burglars have targeted a string of houses in
Thieves struck at six homes in the village over the festive
season, taking hoards of goods such as iPads, iPods, laptops,
cameras and jewellery.
Kent Police is linking incidents at properties in The Rocks
Road, The Heath, Chapel Street and Clare Lane.
The the break-ins and attempted burglaries were reported between
Tuesday, November 20, and Sunday, December 30, when the homeowners
Patrols have been increased in the area and officers have made
Nick Sparkes, Tonbridge and Malling Neighbourhood Inspector,
said: “We have heard of people knocking on doors in the area and
then leaving when someone answers, and of people asking odd
questions such as whether a certain person lives at an address or
what road they are on. These visits may be significant.
“I urge anyone who has seen anyone around who looks out of
place, or a suspicious vehicle, or who has answered the door to
someone acting suspiciously, to call 101 and report it.
"Your information might not seem helpful at first - but these
pieces of the puzzle could prevent further burglaries.”
Anyone with any information can also call Crimestoppers
anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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