Appeal for information following Billingshurst burglary series

Police are appealing for information following five burglaries in Billingshurst overnight between Sunday (January 8) and Monday (January 9).

Officers are investigating two burglaries in Lower Church Road, one in Berrall Way, one in Kenilworth Place and one in Barrow Close, in which jewellery and cash and electrical items were stolen.

Detective Constable Andy Hobden said: “We understand that these burglaries may cause some concern to residents in Billingshurst, however we are working to trace the offender or offenders and have increased patrols in the area.

“I would ask residents to make sure that their homes are secure when they go out or at night and to report anything suspicious to police.

Anyone with information about any of these burglaries is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 100 of 9/1 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.