Appeal for information about Battle burglaries


Police have today (Friday, May 22) urged residents to ensure their homes are secure after receiving reports of two burglaries in Battle.

The first occurred sometime overnight on Friday, May 15, in Market Road, where a handbag was stolen.

The bag is described as black leather with leather flap and red stitching detailing on the fastening.

A small brown purse containing a small amount of cash and cards was also taken.

The second burglary took place on Saturday, May 16, in Western Avenue, sometime in the afternoon.

A burglar entered the property, searched parts of a room and took a small amount of cash from a handbag.

In both cases access to the properties was gained through insecure doors.

Any witness or anyone with information is asked to email or call 101 quoting serial 0792 of 15/06 and 0957 of 16/05.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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