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Woman report next door family to police after cutting her tree back ‘without permission’ | UK | News

Woman report next door family to police after cutting her tree back ‘without permission’ | UK | News

A furious row over tree branches has erupted between neighbours in a quiet leafy Surrey suburbs. Sue Croft reported her neighbours to Surrey Police after they cut back her tree and “pulled down her fence” without her permission. Sarah Davis, a 40-year-old mum, insisted she had no choice but to act after Mrs Croft repeatedly ignored requests to cut it back. The row began when branches from a large tree in Mrs Croft’s garden started to grow into Ms Davis’ own garden space. Ms Davis begged her neighbour to control the tree, complaining that her garden was being starved of natural light in the summer, but she was reportedly repeatedly ignored. Desperate, Ms Davis employed a tree surgeon this week to remove a section of the neighbour’s shared fence to chop the branches down. This escalated the already-fraught row into a police matter as Mrs Croft blasted the move as “vandalism and trespass”. However, Surrey Police refused to get involved in the dispute. Mrs Croft furiously took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to say: …