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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 29/01/2018 09:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

Monday 15 January - Sunday 21 January 2018

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made over the weekend in Arun and Chichester. The offences included:- actual bodily harm, excess alcohol, vehicle interference, possession of Class A drug, theft from person, domestic assault, drunk and disorderly and wanted on warrant.


Dog owner pleads guilty to leaving pet in a van in Chichester


The dog was rescued from the van last June.  Please click on link below:-


Fraud Newsletter January 2018


Please see attached this month’s Fraud newsletter.   Highlights include advice on three different types of online fraud to look out for – particularly requests from your bank to well established shopping websites. We also provide some preventative tips to take if you’re booking a holiday.


Crime Summary

Chichester (WC1)


Whyke Road, Chichester – Between 4.30 pm on Wednesday 17 January and 8.50 am on Thursday 18 January, a property was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0332 of 18/01.


Mosse Gardens, Chichester – Overnight on Saturday 13 January, an insecure vehicle was entered and loose change stolen.  Serial 0290 of 15/01.


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Earnley Manor Close, Earnley – Between Saturday 13 January and Tuesday 16 January a property was broken into and a 40” Samsung TV stolen.   The garden shed had also been forced open; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0613 of 17/01.


Vinnetrow Road, Runcton – Between Tuesday 16 January and Saturday 20 January a shed was broken into and high value cleaning equipment stolen.  Serial 0475 of 20/01.   


Piggery Hall Lane, West Wittering – Between Friday 12 January and Monday 15 January, a pecker for a five tonne machine was stolen.    Serial 0274 of 15/01.


Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Iping Lane, Midhurst – There was a report of a copper tank which was waiting to be collected for scrap being stolen from a property’s drive at approximately 11.50 am on Wednesday 17 January.  Serial 0451 of 17/01.


Hill Top, Cocking – Overnight on Monday 15 January, a shed was broken into; no items were reported stolen.  Serial 0823 of 17/01.  


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