Stolen property recovered by police

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Police have recovered some stolen items which were taken during two garage burglaries in Bexhill.

Both break-ins involved external garages being entered at private addresses in Filsham Road and Martyns Way on Thursday (May 28)

Various items were stolen, including fishing equipment.

The value of the property stolen in Filsham Road was around £1,000 and in Martyns Way approximately £400.

Officers later recovered some of the stolen property from a van in Hastings, but other items are still missing.

PC Roy Warren, of Bexhill Police, said: “It is pleasing to have been able to recover some of the stolen items and it is perhaps timely to remind people of the value of security marking and registering prized or expensive possessions.

“By taking a few minutes to visit www.immobilise.com, already used by 25 million people in the UK, details of valuables can be quickly added to a national database.

“It can help police link stolen items to crimes and thus provide valuable evidence when prosecuting offenders, and also help return such items to their rightful owners.”

Sussex Police is encouraging residents to use Immobilise as part of Operation Magpie, the force’s crackdown on burglary across the county.

Meanwhile anyone who may have information about the garage burglaries in Bexhill-on-Sea is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serials 950 of 28/5 (Filsham Road) or 1121 of 28/5 (Martyns Way).

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

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