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Plea to help local terminally ill woman be reunited with stolen jewellery

Police are asking for the publics urgent help.



Some of the stolen items of jewellery

Have you seen any of this unique jewellery?

These were stolen along with other items in a burglary from a house in Turners Hill Road, Crawley Down, in March.

The owner of the jewellery, who is terminally ill, had the items commissioned with the intention of passing them onto her nine-year-old daughter at significant moments in her life.

Detective Constable Rebecca Buckley said:

“The victim may not live to see these key times in her daughter’s life. These are highly emotive circumstances for the family involved and we are renewing our appeal for anyone who has any information about the jewellery to come forward.”

The burglary happened on Monday 4 March between 5pm and 7.30pm. The items stolen included rings, necklaces and earrings.

Anyone with any information should report online or ring 101 quoting serial 1064 of 04/03.


Young man knocked unconscious and robbed in broad daylight in Memorial Gardens, Crawley

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Crawley Memorial Gardens.



At about 1pm on Sunday 21 July, the 26-year-old victim was walking through the Memorial Gardens when he was hit from behind to the side of his head with a solid object and fell to the ground, losing consciousness.

His mobile phone and wallet were stolen.

He was taken to hospital to be treated for a large lump to the side of his head and bruising to his eye and cheek.

Detective Constable Sam Jedrzejewska said;

“We would like to trace three men seen in the area at the time. One is described as black, in his early 20’s, 5’6”, with a short black afro and of skinny build, wearing a plain black t-shirt and Adidas tracksuit bottoms.

The second man was described as black, about 17 years old, 5’4 and skinny build, wearing a red head covering. The last man is described as black, around 19 years old and of skinny build.

“If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 718 of 21/07.”

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