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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 12/01/2018 09:54:00

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Monday 1 January - Sunday 7 January

News and appeals

26 arrests were made over the weekend in Arun and Chichester. The offences included:- drug driving, domestic assault, actual bodily harm, possession of Class A drug, criminal damage, common assault and money laundering.   


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Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)


Over the weekend there have been nine reported thefts from vehicles across South Harting, Chidham and Stoughton.  Items stolen have included a wallet, handbag, satellite navigation system and loose change.   


Please make sure your vehicles are locked and nothing of any value is left inside. Call us on 999 if you see anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles. Click below for the latest car crime prevention advice.…/protect-your-…/vehicle-crime/


Durham Gardens, Chichester – Between 10.00 pm and mid-night on Sunday 31 December, a window was forced open to a property and an Iphone 6s plus stolen from the kitchen side.  Serial 0737 of 01/01.


Summersdale Road, Chichester – During the afternoon of Monday 1 January, an unoccupied property was broken into; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0981 of 01/01.  


Clovelly Road, Southbourne – During the afternoon of Thursday 4 January, containers were broken into.  It is unknown at the time of writing this bulletin, what items were stolen.  Serial 1169 of 04/01. 


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


There were a couple of incidents of potential phone fraud.   Thankfully the informants realised this was a scam and reported it to us.  If you think you have been a victim of fraud, even if was unsuccessful, you should report it.  If you do not report it, the fraudster will learn by the experience and may be successful next time.   


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Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Colhook Common, Peworth – There was a report of a garage having been broken into on Thursday 28 December; a wacker plate and chain saw was stolen.  Serial 0475 of 03/01.


Culvers, South Harting – Overnight on Friday 5 January, a van was broken into and a bag and phone stolen.  Serial 0642 of 06/01.  


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