Issue 1652

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

  • Attempted robbery of woman in Tunbridge Wells
  • Detectives seek witnesses after supermarket in Ash is targeted by thieves
  • Suspected knife wound inflicted during Dartford attempted robbery
  • Man alleged to have used false identity to meet Swanley teen
  • Appeal following overnight damage to cars in Pembury
  • Thieves could be trying to sell items stolen during Chatham burglaries
  • Police investigate after graffiti reported on church doors in Ramsgate
  • Appeal for witnesses after a woman is seriously assaulted by a man in Maidstone

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Tuesday 16th April

  • Maidstone drug dealer who wore dagger around neck jailed
  • Prison sentence for man who carried out violent Folkestone stabbing
  • Sheppey drug dealer jailed

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

  • Cashpoint robbery in Dover leads to arrest
  • Gravesend drug dealing suspects remanded in custody
  • Discovery of false wall in Maidstone house reveals suspected cannabis cultivation
  • Conspiracy to supply cocaine in Tunbridge Wells - man charged
  • Maidstone murder detectives charge two more suspects
  • Teenager arrested after knife seized by officers in Maidstone

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Wednesday 17th April

  • More primary school pupils offered their first choice

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

  • Firefighters called to a motor cruiser fire on the River Medway
  • Garage fire in Ashford
  • Tumble dryer fire near Canterbury
  • Shed alight in garden of Sevenoaks home
  • Fire in Ashford flat
  • Shed and tree fire in Pembury
  • Lorry fire near Forest Hill
  • Forklift truck fire in Rochester

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

  • Know where to go this Easter for health services

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Wednesday 17th April

  • ALERT - Doorstep criminals roofing scam across Kent

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Tuesday 16th April

  • ‘£45 Tesco Voucher to Every Family’ Facebook Scam

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Thursday 18th April

  • Lidl recalls HealthyCo Proteinella Smooth Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread because allergenic ingredients are not declared in English

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Microsoft Email Hack: What You Need To Know

Some people who use email addresses managed by Microsoft have had their inboxes hacked

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


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Thousands Of 'fake' Customer Reviews Found On Popular Tech Categories On Amazon

A Which? investigation reveals products from 'unknown' brands that could mislead shoppers with fake customer scores

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


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Warning Over Holiday Deposit Rules

Travel companies have been warned against mistreating unfortunate customers by relying on unenforceable deposit and payment demands.

Click HERE for full details on the BBC website.


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Two-thirds Of People Find Credit Score Errors After Bank IT Failures

Errors on your file could stop you getting a mortgage or loan

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


Sevenoaks and Swanley

Checked : Friday 19th April. Updated : Tuesday 16th April

  • Nearly £54k secured for the Council’s Rough Sleeping Initiative
  • X marks the spot! Make sure you have your say on 2 May

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Ash and New Ash Green
Michaels Lane
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 11th of April and 8:00am on Friday 12th of April. Yard has been broken into and vehicle parts have been stolen. Vehicle was empty on the inside.
Redhill Wood
in Ash-cum-ridley
Between 12:01am on Monday 8th of April and 8:35am on Tuesday 9th of April. A shed at a residential property was broken into.
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Larkfield Road
in Chevening
On Thursday 4th of April between 1:30am and 7:30am. A blue BMW M5 has been stolen.
Goathurst Common
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
On Sunday 7th of April between 12:01am and 9:30am. Person/s have attempted to break into a building by cutting a gate to gain access.
Dryhill Lane
in Sundridge With Ide Hill
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 1st of January and 6:32pm on Monday 15th of April. A barn at a farm was broken into and a chainsaw was stolen.
Toys Hill
in Brasted
On Friday 12th of April around 3:44pm. A vehicle has been broken into and items inside stolen.
Cowden and Hever
Station Road
in Cowden
On Tuesday 9th of April between 8:00am and 7:00pm. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Crockenhill and Well Hill
Sounds Lodge
in Crockenhill
Between 11:30pm on Saturday 13th of April and 3:21pm on Sunday 14th of April. A Range Rover parked in the road was broken into. Some small items were stolen.
Dunton Green and Riverhead
Barretts Road
in Dunton Green
Between 9:00am on Thursday 11th of April and 1:30pm on Saturday 13th of April. A residential garage has been broken into by cutting through a lock. Nothing has been reported stolen.
Edenbridge North and East
Plover Close
in Edenbridge
On Thursday 11th of April between 4:00pm and 9:30pm. Damage has been caused to a vehicles door.
Edenbridge South and West
Norman Court
in Edenbridge
Between 1:30pm on Sunday 14th of April and 6:00am on Monday 15th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Lingfield Road
in Edenbridge
Between 7:00pm on Thursday 11th of April and 7:00am on Friday 12th of April. The victim has come to their vehicle and has discovered the wing mirror has been removed, windscreen smashed and the drivers door damaged.
Station Road
in Edenbridge
On Monday 15th of April between 12:45am and 12:59am. A shop was broken into and various items have been stolen.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
London Road
in Farningham
On Sunday 7th of April between 6:00am and 8:40am. Person/s have broken into a vehicle and stolen a phone.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Brands Hatch Road
in West Kingsdown
Between 8:00pm on Friday 12th of April and 6:50am on Saturday 13th of April. A vehicle has been broken into.
Halstead, Knockholt and Badgers Mount
Old London Road
in Knockholt
On Friday 12th of April between 8:00am and 6:00pm. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Bramblefield Close
in Longfield
Between 12:01am on Tuesday 9th of April and 4:27pm on Thursday 11th of April. The wing mirror of a VW Beetle parked in the road was broken off.
Kemsing
Beechy Lees Road
in Kemsing
Between 10:25pm on Saturday 13th of April and 1:32pm on Monday 15th of April. A Nissan X-Trail parked in the road was broken into. A wallet and sunglasses were stolen.
Leigh and Chiddingstone Causeway
Richards Close
in Chiddingstone
Between 7:30pm on Monday 15th of April and 7:00am on Tuesday 16th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Otford and Shoreham
Station Road
in Shoreham
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 7:00am on Thursday 11th of April. A container unit has been broken into and numerous tools and equipment has been stolen.
Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone
Hever Road
in Chiddingstone
Between 5:00pm on Wednesday 10th of April and 12:01am on Thursday 11th of April. Person/s have attempted to steal a motor cycle, damage has been caused to the wiring loom.
Spring Hill
in Fordcombe
On Saturday 13th of April around 8:13am. A building has been broken into,beer and sweets have been stolen.
Seal and Weald
High Street
in Seal
On Sunday 14th of April around 1:05am. Damage has been caused to a door of a property.
Sevenoaks Northern
Bradbourne Vale Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 5:00pm on Tuesday 9th of April and 5:20pm on Saturday 13th of April. A vehicle has been broken into and items stolen.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Clarendon Road
in Sevenoaks
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 20th of March and 1:45pm on Wednesday 3rd of April. A black Vauxhall Vectra VN06 *** has been stolen.
Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village
Highlands Hill
in Swanley
Between 6:00pm on Monday 15th of April and 8:30am on Tuesday 16th of April. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
Swanley White Oak
London Road
in Swanley
On Monday 8th of April between 4:30pm and 5:30pm. Person/s have broken into a vehicle and stolen items from inside.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Hosey Hill
in Westerham
On Monday 8th of April between 2:00pm and 3:30pm. A Yamaha motorbike was stolen from the road and later recovered .

Tonbridge and Malling


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford North and Walderslade
Mackenders Close
in Aylesford
On Friday 29th of March around 4:50pm. The suspect was seen by a neighbour that a young individual was firing a catapult towards a property. The next morning, the victim found that the window was damaged.
Aylesford South
Mills Road
in Aylesford
On Thursday 11th of April between 9:30am and 11:30am. A van has been broken into and tools have been stolen.
Royal British Legion Village
in Aylesford
Between 4:00pm on Monday 8th of April and 9:00am on Tuesday 9th of April. A garage lock with fibre glass resin.
Wood Close
in Aylesford
On Friday 5th of April around 10:19am. Two vehicles have been damaged and on stolen. Access to the stolen vehicle believed to have been via a rear window.
Royal British Legion Village
in Aylesford
On Thursday 11th of April between 7:30am and 8:59am. The lock of a residential property was filled with expanding foam.
Burham and Wouldham
St. Marys Walk
in Burham
On Wednesday 17th of April around 3:02pm. Two intruders were disturbed inside a property. When challenged they left with various items not belonging to them.
Church Street
in Burham
On Wednesday 17th of April between 2:30pm and 3:30pm. A vehicle parked in the road was broken into.
Cage Green
Rowan Shaw
On Thursday 11th of April between 11:00am and 12:30pm. A van has been broken into. Offenders have drilled a hole and lifted the latch up to gain entry.
Castle
Dernier Road
Between 6:30pm on Sunday 14th of April and 1:00pm on Tuesday 16th of April. A car was keyed on the bonnet and then down the side of the vehicle.
Downs and Mereworth
Forge Lane
in West Peckham
Between 6:00am on Tuesday 2nd of April and 2:30pm on Saturday 6th of April. A shed at a residential property was broken into - various things have been stolen.
Hadlow and East Peckham
Court Lane
in Hadlow
Between 12:01am on Thursday 21st of March and 11:46am on Monday 8th of April. A tractor has been stolen from a shed.
Hildenborough
Tonbridge Road
in Hildenborough
On Thursday 11th of April between 11:45am and 12:01pm. Person/s were seen getting out off a vehicle and attempting to gain access to another.
Noble Tree Road
in Hildenborough
On Monday 15th of April between 12:01am and 10:01am. A shed has been broken into and benches that were inside have been set alight.
Medway
The Pavilion
On Monday 8th of April around 10:15am. Person/s have attempted to break into a building.
The Pavilion
Between 9:00pm on Tuesday 16th of April and 5:26am on Wednesday 17th of April. A building was broken into.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
High Street
in Snodland
Between 6:00pm on Friday 12th of April and 8:45am on Saturday 13th of April. A store has been broken into over night and the safe has been stolen.
High Street
in Snodland
On Wednesday 10th of April between 5:00pm and 5:30pm. Some youths were seen kicking a door at a residential property.
Vauxhall
Quarry Hill Parade
On Thursday 11th of April between 12:01am and 11:34am. Black spray paint has been put across most of the walls in an empty flat.
Wateringbury
Fields Lane
in Wateringbury
Between 12:01am on Saturday 23rd of March and 9:23am on Wednesday 10th of April. Damage has been caused to a trailer.
West Malling and Leybourne
Little Market Row
in Leybourne
On Saturday 13th of April between 2:40am and 9:00am. Suspects have gained access to the building and stolen laptops from within.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Common Road
in Ightham
Between 6:00pm on Friday 12th of April and 10:11am on Monday 15th of April. Person/s have broken into a property and stolen items from within.

Tunbridge Wells


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Broadwater
Langton Road
Between 6:45pm on Sunday 14th of April and 8:01am on Monday 15th of April. The cricket club was broken broken into, numerous items stolen and damaged caused in the process.
Culverden
Bishops Down Road
Between 5:30pm on Tuesday 16th of April and 7:45am on Wednesday 17th of April. Person/s have attempted to steal a vehicles battery, in the process the latch to the bonnet was broken.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Lurkins Rise
in Goudhurst
Between 12:01am on Thursday 14th of March and 11:59pm on Monday 15th of April. A Silver Mercedes was stolen, it has now been found damaged and abandoned.
Paddock Wood West
Mount Pleasant
in Paddock Wood
On Sunday 7th of April between 6:00pm and 11:20pm. A van was broken into and moved to gain access into a garage. A black KTM motorbike was then stolen.
Pantiles and St. Mark's
Birling Road
On Monday 15th of April around 7:30am. Person/s have broken into a building and stolen various tools.
Pembury
Henwood Green Road
in Pembury
Between 6:30pm on Tuesday 9th of April and 7:30am on Wednesday 10th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Ridgeway
in Pembury
On Wednesday 10th of April between 12:01am and 1:30pm. Offensive wording has been keyed into a car bonnet, with further damage along the side and on the back of the car.
Ridgeway
in Pembury
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 9th of April and 6:30pm on Wednesday 10th of April. Offensive words have been scratched into a vehicles bonnet.
Beagles Wood Road
in Pembury
Between 10:45am on Sunday 7th of April and 7:21pm on Sunday 14th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Rusthall
Bretland Road
in Rusthall
On Sunday 14th of April between 4:00am and 4:30am. Overnight person/s tried to gain access to a door of a property, they then also tried to gain access via a back gate.
Southborough and High Brooms
North Farm Road
in Southborough
Between 7:45am on Sunday 14th of April and 5:30am on Monday 15th of April. Person/s have entered a building,it appears that nothing has been stolen.
Bondfield Close
in Southborough
Between 7:00pm on Monday 8th of April and 7:00am on Tuesday 9th of April. A BMW X3 was stolen from a driveway. It was later found burnt out.
Juniper Close
in Southborough
Between 10:30pm on Sunday 14th of April and 8:45am on Monday 15th of April. A Suzuki Swift parked in the road was broken into and a carpet cleaner was stolen.
St. James'
Albion Road
On Sunday 14th of April between 1:00pm and 2:30pm. Person/s have attempted to break into a property, no access was gained but the door has been damaged.
St. John
Stephens Road
Between 7:30pm on Wednesday 3rd of April and 8:00am on Thursday 4th of April. A Land Rover has been stolen from outside a property, the owner still has all the keys to the vehicle.

Maidstone


We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
Castle Road
On Tuesday 9th of April between 4:12pm and 7:11pm. Four youths have been throwing stones at a boat causing damage.
Nightingale Road
On Saturday 13th of April between 3:45am and 4:07am. A residential property was broken into and keys to a White Fiat were stolen as well as the vehicle.
Barming
South Street
in Barming
On Sunday 14th of April between 3:00am and 9:41am. A vehicle was stolen and it was later found burnt out.
Boxley
Spenlow Drive
in Boxley
Between 12:01am on Thursday 28th of March and 1:37pm on Thursday 11th of April. The lock was damaged on a shed at a residential property.
Bridge
Buckland Road
Between 9:00pm on Saturday 6th of April and 9:00am on Sunday 7th of April. A vehicle parked in the road was keyed.
Buckland Road
On Saturday 6th of April around 9:00pm. A vehicle has been keyed.
Bower Mount Road
On Friday 29th of March around 6:22pm. A bus window has been smashed.
Coxheath and Hunton
No Road Name
in West Farleigh
Between 5:00pm on Friday 5th of April and 9:00am on Saturday 6th of April. Both number plates were stolen from a vehicle parked in the road.
East
Ashurst Road
On Monday 15th of April between 6:30pm and 10:10pm. A window of an Audi A4 parked in the road was smashed.
Marston Drive
On Wednesday 10th of April between 12:00pm and 3:00pm. An access gate to a property has been damaged.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Station Road
in Harrietsham
On Friday 12th of April between 10:00pm and 10:30pm. A window of a vehicle has been smashed.
Headcorn
New Road
in Headcorn
On Sunday 7th of April between 8:00am and 11:00am. Youths were seen taking money from an honesty box.
Heath
Hermitage Lane
On Tuesday 9th of April between 12:01am and 11:59pm. A catalytic converter has been stolen from a vehicle.
High Street
Coombe Road
On Thursday 11th of April around 7:30pm. A loud bang was heard and upon investigation damage has been caused to a window due to an object hitting it.
Courtenay Road
Between 5:00pm on Friday 12th of April and 7:00am on Saturday 13th of April. Both wing mirrors on a vehicle have sustained damage overnight.
Loose
Copper Tree Court
in Loose
Between 12:00pm on Thursday 4th of April and 12:00pm on Monday 15th of April. A residential property was broken into. A list of stolen property is not available yet.
Marden and Yalding
Bow Bridge
in Yalding
Between 12:01am on Sunday 31st of March and 2:00pm on Saturday 6th of April. An outboard motor was stolen from a boat.
Bow Bridge
in Yalding
Between 12:01am on Sunday 31st of March and 2:00pm on Saturday 6th of April. A boat has been stolen.
Bramley Court
in Marden
Between 12:01am on Sunday 17th of March and 12:01am on Thursday 11th of April. A residential property was broken into.
North
Sandling Lane
On Monday 8th of April between 6:00pm and 7:00pm. A bicycle was stolen, it has since been recovered.
Boxley Road
Between 10:00pm on Saturday 13th of April and 10:00am on Sunday 14th of April. A side window off a vehicle has been smashed, but the glass is still in place and it appears that no entry has been gained.
Sandling Lane
On Tuesday 9th of April around 1:40pm. Two youths were seen breaking into a property and stealing a bicycle.
Calder Road
On Monday 15th of April between 12:00pm and 6:00pm. A window was damaged at a residential property.
Peel Street
On Sunday 7th of April between 11:00am and 6:00pm. A blue Sinnis Shuttle 125 scooter has been stolen.
North Downs
M20 Junction 8
in Hollingbourne
On Saturday 6th of April between 1:45am and 2:15am. Offender(s) have stolen goods from HGV whilst driver was asleep in cab.
Park Wood
Belts Wood
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 4th of April and 3:45pm on Friday 5th of April. A window of a property has been smashed.
Wallis Avenue
Between 6:00pm on Saturday 13th of April and 7:07am on Sunday 14th of April. Motorcycle stolen from outside home address, chain was cut in order to steal.
Shepway North
Lincoln Road
On Wednesday 3rd of April around 1:30pm. A child's bicycle has been stolen.
Shepway South
Nottingham Avenue
Between 1:00pm on Thursday 11th of April and 7:30am on Friday 12th of April. A vehicles front left tyre has been slashed and and the rim pulled away.
Staplehurst
Clapper Lane
in Staplehurst
Between 12:01am on Saturday 13th of April and 12:38pm on Monday 15th of April. A tool shed has been broken into and various items stolen.