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Criminal gang linked to 40 burglaries across Sussex

A number of burglaries across Sussex are believed to have been carried out by the same group of criminals.

Officers believe the people involved vary between locations but are part of the same organisation which may be responsible for 40 burglaries.

Between 17 September and 28 October areas targeted included Copthorne, East Grinstead, Crawley and Crawley Down.

A silver Audi has been used as a getaway car, using false number plates.

The burglars are targeting homes in some of the more expensive areas.  They break doors or windows to get in and after searching the properties steal items with a preference for gold jewellery.

Surrey Police carry out anti-terrorism survey in schools

Teenagers have been identified as people who are, in particular, targeted by extremist or terrorist-related organisations.

The government has a strategy in place, called ‘Prevent’, which aims to support and safeguard those between 14 and 19 years old from the risks of terrorism and extreme views linked to it.

Surrey Police is carrying out a survey at schools and colleges throughout Reigate and Banstead as part of an anti-terrorism process.

They want to find out how much young people know about the strategy; how to report concerns and access support networks.

The survey is being conducted over the next 6 weeks.

For more information on Prevent you can go to the Government website:

To access the survey:


A collision in Beare Green leaves a woman with head injuries

A woman was left with head injuries after a collision in Beare Green.

She was driving a silver Ford along Horsham Road near to Ockley  Gatton Manor on Saturday when her vehicle was in collision with a red Peugeot 306 around 6.30pm.

The driver of the Peugeot is believed to have left the scene in a Volkswagen Passat, driven by another person.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment where her injuries were deemed non-serious.

Enquiries continue.

Man missing from Crawley

A 33-year-old man has gone missing from his home in Crawley.

Sajid Munir was last seen in Tinsley Avenue on 26th October.

He is believed to have left in his car, a black Peugeot (KM02 UNF), and is known to have slept rough in vehicles when away from home.

His mobile phone remains at home.

Sajid is described as Asian, 6 foot tall, of medium build with straight short black hair and brown eyes.

People are being urged to dial 101 if they have any information on his whereabouts.