Tuesday 19th November 2019

Issue 1713

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

  • Efit released following attempted robbery in Whitstable
  • Plank and pole seized after man assaulted in Margate
  • Man assaulted during Folkestone burglary
  • Lectern stolen from Edenbridge church
  • Safety advice following report of fraudulent cold caller in Canterbury
  • Sexual assault in Snodland
  • Motorcycle stolen in Herne Bay
  • Watch stolen from Folkestone home

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Sunday 17th November

  • Wraps of cocaine seized during arrest in Tonbridge
  • Suspected drug dealer to appear in court
  • Arrest made in Maidstone rape investigation
  • Suspected thief charged with Gillingham burglary
  • Burglar jailed after being arrested by off duty police officer in Sittingbourne
  • Dartford sex offender jailed for making indent images of a child

Checked : Monday 18th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

  • Domestic property fire in Canterbury
  • Hot ash starts fire in Whitstable
  • Notification
  • Industrial building fire - Swanscombe
  • Roof fire - Tonbridge
  • Building basement fire - Brompton

Checked : Monday 18th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

  • ‘Give HIV the Finger’ Home Test Kits Available in Kent

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Friday 15th November

  • Amazon Refund Scam Alert

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

  • Kohl’s ‘$100 Anniversary Coupon’ Facebook Giveaway Scam
  • ‘Undelivered Email’ Phishing Scam Hitting Inboxes

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Monday 18th November

  • Recall: Welsh Cottage Cakes - Spelt and Fruit Cake

Checked : Tuesday 19th November. Updated : Saturday 16th November

  • Mondelez UK recalls Cadbury Dairy Milk Little Robins because of undeclared almonds

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Netflix Customers Targeted By Scam Emails

Sophisticated phishing emails purporting to be from Netflix are attempting to extort customer bank details. Here are two examples you need to watch out for.

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

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Winter 2019: Will Your Home Insurance Protect You?

Burst pipes and boiler breakdowns are more likely during the colder months, but the majority of home insurance policies don't cover these emergencies, according to new research.

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

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What To Do If You're The Victim Of A Bank Transfer (APP) Scam

We explain what bank transfer scams are and share the five things you need to know if you're a victim of this scam.

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

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Argos Recalls More Cuggl Stair Gates Due To Safety Risk

We exposed serious safety flaws in Cuggl stair gates earlier this year - and now more have come to light. Is yours affected?

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

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Reminder: Email Harvesting. Are You Contributing To The Spammers Database Of Valid Email Addresses?

Some of you may have forgotten about email harvesting, others may never have been aware of what email harvesting is and how to avoid contributing to it...

Click HERE for full details on the e-watch website.

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Brasted, Chevening and Sundridge
Chesterfield Drive
in Chevening
On Monday 11th of November between 6:30am and 6:45pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
London Road
in Farningham
On Thursday 14th of November between 10:45am and 11:15am. Somebody broke into a Mitsubish L200 parked at a golf club. They stole some tools.
London Road
in Farningham
On Thursday 14th of November between 10:30am and 12:00pm. Somebody broke into a van parked at a golf club and stole some tools.
Fawkham and West Kingsdown
Scratchers Lane
in West Kingsdown
On Thursday 14th of November between 2:57am and 3:10am. Somebody broke into the restaurant via the rear doors. It is not known as yet if anything was stolen.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Church Road
in Hartley
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 14th of November and 9:00am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke the driver's and passenger's side windows of a Toyoyta Yaris parked in the road.
Sevenoaks Kippington
Brittains Lane
in Sevenoaks
On Wednesday 13th of November between 1:40pm and 7:40pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. Items of jewellery were stolen.
Sevenoaks Northern
Bosville Drive
in Sevenoaks And Swanley
Between 7:50pm on Thursday 14th of November and 6:20am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property. Scrap copper and lead were stolen.
Sevenoaks Town and St. John's
Pembroke Road
in Sevenoaks
On Tuesday 12th of November around 10:00pm. Somebody damaged the door of the premises causing the alarm to sound. No entry was gained.
Swanley White Oak
New Barn Road
in Swanley
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 4:53am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody has stolen a caravan.
Birchwood Road
in Swanley
Between 12:00pm on Monday 11th of November and 5:00pm on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody stole both number plates from a Vauxhall Corsa parked in the road.
Squirrels Close
in Swanley
Between 7:15pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 5:12am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody stole a black Honda WW125 motorbike, EX64***, from where it was chained to a tree in the car park of a block of flats.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Granville Road
in Westerham
On Wednesday 13th of November between 9:00am and 1:15pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Socks were stolen from the radiator. No other property was taken.

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Downs and Mereworth
The Green
in Offham
Between 12:01am on Saturday 9th of November and 7:35pm on Friday 15th of November. Somebody stole a white Range Rover Sport, BF61***, from the road.
Brooks Drive
in Ryarsh
Between 8:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 7:30am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody stole a black Lexmoto STR 125 motorbike, WG15***, from the road.
Hildenborough
Nizels Lane
in Hildenborough
Between 12:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 11:00am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody broke into a stables. A caravan was also broken into and various tools were stolen.
Kings Hill
McArthur Drive
in Kings Hill
On Friday 15th of November between 1:00am and 4:00am. Somebody broke into a BMW saloon parked in the road. They attempted to steal parts; the steering wheel has had bolts and wires removed but was not taken off.
Medway
Cannons Wharf
Between 12:01am on Sunday 3rd of November and 11:59pm on Friday 8th of November. Somebody keyed a Vauxhall Mokka parked in the road.
West Malling and Leybourne
Norman Road
in West Malling
On Friday 15th of November between 2:45pm and 3:10pm. Somebody smashed a window at a residential property possibly using a catapult.
Harvest Ridge
in Leybourne
On Wednesday 13th of November between 4:00pm and 6:10pm. Somebody broke into a residential property. A safe was stolen which contained passports and jewellery.

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Kirby Close
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
On Thursday 14th of November between 5:45pm and 8:10pm. Somebody smashed the front passenger window a VW Golf parked in the road. A golf club was used and left in the car.
Brenchley and Horsmonden
Pixot Hill
in Brenchley
Between 4:15pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 12:12pm on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody punctured the tyres of a vehicle parked in the road.
Culverden
Church Road
On Friday 15th of November between 1:30am and 4:00am. Somebody broke into a Vauxhall Astra parked in a car park. They stole a sports bag.
York Road
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 14th of November and 8:40am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a VW Golf parked in the road and stole a suitcase.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
Furnace Lane
in Lamberhurst
On Wednesday 13th of November between 11:00am and 5:00pm. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. They stole a chain saw and a strimmer.
Park
Cromwell Road
Between 8:30pm on Thursday 14th of November and 8:30am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a Ford van parked in the road and stole various tools.
Camden Road
On Saturday 16th of November around 4:19am. Two men attempted to break into a shop. They were interrupted by an alarm being activated and they did not get inside.
Pembury
Beagles Wood Road
in Pembury
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 14th of November and 10:00am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody stole the battery from a lorry parked in the road.
Rusthall
Edward Street
in Rusthall
On Friday 15th of November between 4:05pm and 6:49pm. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole some money.
Lower Green Road
in Rusthall
On Friday 15th of November between 12:01am and 3:35pm. Somebody broke into a vehicle parked at a farm. They ripped out the ignition and took it away.
St. James'
Western Road
Between 5:00pm on Thursday 14th of November and 7:23am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a Ford Transit parked in the road and stole some tools.
Stanley Road
Between 8:00pm on Thursday 14th of November and 2:05pm on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a Citroen Dispatch van parked in the road and stole some tools.
Rochdale Road
On Friday 15th of November between 8:00pm and 8:29pm. Somebody threw a plant pot at a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road shattering the windscreen.

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Boxley
Allington Lock
in Sandling
On Friday 15th of November between 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Somebody stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Prius parked in a restaurant car park.
Bridge
Hubert Walter Drive
Between 10:00am on Tuesday 12th of November and 10:00am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody has damaged a postbox.
London Road
Between 12:01am on Wednesday 16th of October and 5:20pm on Tuesday 22nd of October. Somebody keyed a vehicle parked in the road.
Buckland Lane
On Friday 15th of November between 11:30am and 11:45am. Two men stole the catalytic converter from a Lexus RX400 parked in the road.
East
Garrington Close
Between 7:30pm on Thursday 14th of November and 7:30am on Friday 15th of November. Somebody broke into a Peugeot 208 parked in the road. They have ripped out the electrics and centre console and stolen the gearbox and spare wheel.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Quested Way
in Harrietsham
Between 7:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 6:00am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody smashed the side window of a Citroen Berlingo and stole various tools.
Ivens Way
in Harrietsham
Between 11:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 5:45am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property. Several items were stolen.
Station Road
in Harrietsham
On Thursday 14th of November around 8:30pm. Somebody damaged a Ford Transit parked in the road in an attempt to break into it. They did not get inside.
Robins Close
in Lenham
Between 11:00pm on Tuesday 12th of November and 7:00am on Wednesday 13th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole a wallet containing a quantity of cash.
Glebe Gardens
in Lenham
Between 4:00pm on Tuesday 12th of November and 2:33pm on Wednesday 13th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property. Rear windows of the property have been stolen as well as two ovens, a hob and floor warmer. Bi-folding doors have also been stolen.
Hook Lane
in Lenham
On Thursday 14th of November between 1:20am and 1:40am. Somebody broke into a caravan. A chain and lock were stolen and they also attempted to steal a dog.
Glebe Gardens
in Lenham
Between 11:00pm on Tuesday 12th of November and 10:00am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole various items.
Leeds
Chestnut Drive
in Broomfield and Kingswood
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 7:30am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody broke into a VW Transporter and stole various tools.
Lenham Road
in Broomfield and Kingswood
On Tuesday 12th of November between 7:00pm and 11:00pm. Somebody damaged a window at a residential property possibly using a catapult.
Marden and Yalding
Pattenden Lane
in Marden
On Friday 15th of November between 3:38am and 6:00am. Somebody broke into a unit on an industrial estate. They stole eight wheels from trucks in the compound.
Hunton Road
in Marden
Between 6:00pm on Tuesday 12th of November and 6:00am on Wednesday 13th of November. Somebody stole two saddles from a stables.
Shepway North
Northumberland Road
Between 10:00pm on Wednesday 13th of November and 10:42am on Thursday 14th of November. Somebody kicked the front door of the flats, with the intent to beak down a further door. No further access was gained.
Sutton Valence and Langley
Sutton Road
in Langley
On Thursday 14th of November between 2:30am and 6:00am. Some body has broken into a shed and two storage facilities. Nothing has been stolen however damage has been caused to the barn door and the window. Damage has also been done to the doors of other buildings.
Sutton Road
in Langley
Between 12:01am on Thursday 14th of November and 4:12pm on Saturday 16th of November. Somebody broke into a garage at a residential property and tools were stolen.