Tuesday 15th September 2020

Issue 1800

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Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Monday 14th September

  • Appeal following assault in Ramsgate
  • CCTV images issued following criminal damage near Ashford
  • Information wanted after attempts made to burgle Ramsgate home

Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Monday 14th September

  • Investigation into drug dealing in Thanet results in a charge
  • Stolen property photos jail Sittingbourne thieves
  • First person charged for refusing to wear a face mask in public place
  • Operation to tackle knife crime in Canterbury
  • Campaign to raise child exploitation awareness
  • Suspect charged after Deal and Ashford burglaries
  • Would-be robber used knife to stab man in Gillingham pub
  • Drivers urged to drive safely as road checks planned across the county
  • Bikes seized and notices issued in Gravesend
  • Getting ready for social gathering restrictions

Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Monday 14th September

  • Update: Fire in Herne Bay wildlife park
  • Grass fire in Aylesford
  • Skip fire in Swanscombe
  • Hedge fire in Maidstone

Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Monday 14th September

  • Help For Kent Residents To Quit Smoking And Lower Drinking Levels
  • Employment Task Force “kickstarted” for action

Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Friday 11th September

  • Cyber attacks increase as people work from home

Checked : Tuesday 15th September. Updated : Sunday 13th September

  • 2020 Ram 1500 Facebook Giveaway Scam

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All The Coronavirus Advice From Which?

Including... Latest news, Travel and events, Shopping, Healthy living, Protecting your finances, Scams and more...

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

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Scam Watch: Dodgy Construction Website Demands Extortionate Fees

Not all third-party sites advertising in search engine results are fraudulent, but you do need to be cautious. Here’s how a member of the public was caught out.

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

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Hundreds Of Data Security Risks On Marriott, British Airways And EasyJet Websites Exposed By Which?

Our investigation exposes hundreds of serious data security vulnerabilities on major travel firm websites

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

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Bank Anti-fraud Protections To Cover Telephone And Online Banking

Banks will extend the Banking Protocol to protect bank transfer scam victims

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

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How Scammers Use Google To Lure Victims

Which? calls for stronger measures to tackle rogue ads

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

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Drivers Urged To Drive Safely As Road Checks Planned Across The County

Roads policing officers in Kent are launching a campaign to make the county’s roads safer and target motorists who are speeding, using their phone at the wheel or driving under the influence.

Click HERE for full details on the Kent Police website.


Road Works

Sevenoaks and Swanley

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Farningham, Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Paddock Close
in Horton Kirby and South Darenth
Between 3:30pm on Thursday 10th of September and 10:45am on Friday 11th of September. Somebody stole both number plates from a Nissan Micra parked in the road.
Hartley and Hodsoll Street
Church Road
in Hartley
Between 12:01am on Saturday 1st of August and 3:50pm on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody entered an unlocked workshop and stole two power tools.
Westerham and Crockham Hill
Mapleton Road
in Westerham
Between 6:00pm on Wednesday 9th of September and 8:00am on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody broke into a book store and stole a small amount of money from a charity donation box.


Road Works

Tonbridge and Malling

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Aylesford South
Quarry Wood
in Aylesford
On Thursday 10th of September between 4:50pm and 5:10pm. A man in a grey fiat ducato stole items from a skip at the back of a shop.
Downs and Mereworth
London Road
in Addington
On Thursday 10th of September between 9:30am and 5:00pm. Somebody broke into 4 sheds at a residential property and stole various items.
Hildenborough
Philpots Lane
in Hildenborough
Between 4:00pm on Wednesday 9th of September and 8:00am on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody stole batteries from temporary traffic lights.
Judd
Brantingham Close
Between 12:01am on Thursday 30th of July and 9:40am on Thursday 10th of September. A jewellery box was stolen from a residential property.
Snodland East and Ham Hill
Malling Road
in Snodland
Between 12:01am on Monday 7th of September and 3:38pm on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property and stole some tools.
Wrotham, Ightham and Stansted
Thorndyke Way
in Wrotham
On Friday 11th of September between 12:01am and 7:39am. Somebody has, over an extended period, regularly put nails in the tyres of a Vauxhall Astra parked in the road.


Road Works

Tunbridge Wells

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Benenden and Cranbrook
Angley Road
in Cranbrook & Sissinghurst
Between 12:01am on Thursday 3rd of September and 12:38pm on Tuesday 8th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property. They do not appear to have taken anything.
Broadwater
Friezland Road
On Thursday 10th of September between 9:30am and 11:00am. Somebody smashed the glass of a patio door at a residential property. They did not get inside.
Goudhurst and Lamberhurst
School Hill
in Lamberhurst
On Tuesday 8th of September around 8:00pm. Somebody stole the batteries from temporary traffic lights.
Sherwood
Redleaf Close
On Wednesday 9th of September around 10:02pm. Somebody tried to break into a residential property. They did not get inside.
Southborough and High Brooms
Woolley Road
in Southborough
Between 11:00am on Saturday 11th of July and 5:30pm on Saturday 22nd of August. Somebody stole, recently delivered, windows from the rear of a residential property.
South View Road
in Southborough
On Monday 7th of September between 6:00am and 6:30pm. Somebody tried to break into a residential property damaging door locks. They did not get inside.
St. John's
Newlands Road
Between 8:15am on Tuesday 8th of September and 7:15pm on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody broke into a residential property and stole jewellery.


Road Works

Maidstone

We have logged these crimes since the previous newsletter was issued:
Allington
London Road
On Tuesday 8th of September between 12:01am and 10:00am. Somebody broke into a shed at a residential property and stole a bike.
Coxheath and Hunton
Hanover Road
in Coxheath
On Wednesday 9th of September between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Somebody wounded a cat causing serious injury to its tail.
East
Northfleet Close
On Monday 31st of August between 12:01am and 8:01pm. A young person was seen trying to damage a lock on a garage. No damage was caused.
Northfleet Close
Between 12:00pm on Saturday 5th of September and 1:00pm on Thursday 10th of September. Somebody has put glue into the lock of a back gate at a residential property. This has happened several times over the last few weeks.
Harrietsham and Lenham
Warren Street
in Lenham
Between 8:00pm on Tuesday 8th of September and 5:00am on Wednesday 9th of September. Somebody, believed to be poachers, have damaged fences.
Park Wood
Laight Road
in Boughton Monchelsea
On Thursday 10th of September around 10:30pm. Somebody smashed the windscreen of a vehicle parked in the road.
South
Hayle Mill Road
in Tovil
On Sunday 6th of September around 6:03pm. Tresspassers on private land attempted to steal fish and cause damage to trees.