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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 18/01/2018 14:33:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

Monday 8 January - Sunday 14 January

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made over the weekend in Arun and Chichester. The offences included:- criminal damage, domestic assault, shoplifting, possession of class A, actual bodily harm and wanted on warrant.


Drink-driver found slumped at the wheel on Christmas Day


He is among 60 people convicted of drink or drug-driving since December.  Please click on link below:-


Police renew appeal for witnesses to Wisborough Green collision

A baby girl sadly died and four other people were injured in the collision on the B2133.

Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)


We have seen an increase in reporting of thefts from vans on the district.
Please click on this link below which incorporates advice for van owners:-


Southdown Close, Chichester – Overnight on Monday 8 January three bags containing tools were stolen from a vehicle.  Serial 0192 of 09/01.


Graylingwell Drive, Chichester – Overnight on Monday 8 January a van was entered via unknown means and a Makita cordless drill and a plaster mixing drill was stolen.   Serial 0957 of 09/01.


Beech Avenue, Chichester – Overnight on Monday 8 January a van was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 1205 of 09/01. 


Swanfield Drive, Chichester – Between Monday 8 January and Wednesday 10 January a van was broken into; a rucksack, GPS wrist garmin and usb stick were stolen.   Serial 0142 of 10/01.


Churchmead Close, Lavant – Between 0100 and 0900 hours on Sunday 14 January, a van was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0290 of 14/01.  


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Highleigh Road, Sidlesham – On Tuesday 9 January between 8.30 am and 3.30 pm a property was broken into; electrical items and costume jewellery were amongst items stolen. Serial 0798 of 09/01.  


Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Colhook Common, Petworth – 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.


Hillview, Elsted – On Tuesday 9 January between 8.10 am and 12.00 pm a property was broken into and jewellery stolen.  Serial 0467 of 09/01.  



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