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Neighbourhood Watch

By Mrs Wendy Licence Newington Parish Council

Friday, 31 January 2020

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Hartlip, Newington & Upchurch Ward

46/13979/20: Between 22nd and 23rd of January, a Dumper truck was stolen by unknown means from Boxted Lane Newington Sittingbourne.

46/17729/20: At 8:37pm on 27th of January, an attempted burglary took place at DJC Cars in Newington High Street Sittingbourne.

If you have any information that could help investigators please contact Kent police on telephone number 101 and quote the relevant Crime Number. For more information on crime prevention visit kent.police.uk

Police Dog Lenny assists with Sittingbourne arrests

A Kent Police dog launched into action to detain a man who attempted to make off from officers.

Police Dog Lenny was on patrol with his handler at around 2.35am on Friday, 24 January 2020 when the pair spotted a suspicious vehicle on the A2 at Faversham. The officer signalled for the vehicle to stop but it made off before coming to a halt in Murston, Sittingbourne.

The occupants took off on foot but Police Dog Lenny brought one of them to a stop in Church Road. The police helicopter was scrambled leading to officers detaining two males hiding in a farm off of Blacketts Road, Sittingbourne.

• A 24 year old man was arrested on suspicion of theft, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police.
• A 31 year old man was arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and possession of cannabis.
• A 15 year old boy was arrested on suspicion of theft and going equipped for theft.

The three have been released from police custody under investigation.

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Mrs Wendy Licence

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Newington, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7JR

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