Cemetery and Indian takeaway fall victim of thieves

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Obby 6/6 Snell Hatch MAYOAK0003464125

Snell Hatch Cemetery and an Indian takeaway were among those in Crawley who fell victim to thieves during the Easter weekend break.

Gardening tools worth around £3,000 was stolen from an equipment shed at Snell Hatch, in West Green on Monday (April 6).

A spokesman for Sussex Police said two Stihl FT40 Strimmers, two Stihl small handled hedge cutters, a Stihl long handled hedge cutter and a Stihl leaf blower were taken.

The cemetery is managed by Crawley Borough Council. A spokesman said a power concrete breaker had also been taken. Witnesses or anyone with information about the theft are asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial number 0274 of 06/04.

○ Thieves made off with a till containing £100 after breaking into a restaurant.

The till was taken from the Sagorika Indian takeaway, on Gossops Parade, on Saturday (April 4).

A spokesman for Sussex Police said the thieves got into the building via a rear window.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call 101 quoting serial number 1045 of 04/04.

○ Police were called to Bewbush, on Monday (April 6) after a motorcycle was stolen – despite it being chained to a wall. The bike – a Qingqi – was taken from Byrd Road.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting serial number 0911 of 06/04.