Rother garages targeted by criminals


Police are appealing for information after a number of garages in Rother have been targeted by criminals with eight cars stolen from one.

Two garages in Bexhill were broken in to and another in Guestling suffered criminal damage over three days last week.

One in London Road had eight cars stolen and another in Ninfield Road had a door smashed overnight on Monday, February 20.

The garage in Winchelsea Road, Guestling, had an outbuilding entered and was subject to damage over the weekend of February 18-19.

Rother Neighbourhood Policing Team‘s Sergeant Ian Miller said: “We have seen a rise in overnight breaks and are asking anyone who sees or hears anything suspicious or out of place around such properties, to please contact police immediately.”

Hastings has seen a spate of garage break-ins and car thefts in recent weeks.

Anyone with information concerning break-ins, especially if they know the whereabouts of the stolen cars, can e-mail or phone 101.

Alternatively you can report information online here

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers (, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

For crime prevention tips and advice you can tap this link to our website

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