An attempted burglary was reported at a property off Upper Horsebridge, Hailsham on the 11th May.

Rear windows to the property have been found smashed, although no entry has been gained.

Meanwhile, a business address off Downash Road, Hailsham reported a burglary overnight on the 6th May.

The property was accessed and a shipping container containing various tools was broken into by force. Various power tools were stolen.

Police say: “We continue to encourage residents to please report suspicious activity, your reports help to build a picture of local crime in your area, and allow us to direct our patrols to areas most affected.

We would also encourage business owners to review their current security measures, check for insecurities, any locks or bolts damaged following the wet weather?

For a range of crime prevention advice, support and tips to keep you and your property safe can be found here.

If you have been the victim of a burglary, please report online, or by calling 101 – always dial 999 in an emergency/burglary in action.”