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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 16/02/2018 15:03:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

Monday 5 February - Sunday 11 February

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made over the weekend in Arun and Chichester. The offences included:- breach of bail conditions, drink driving, common assault, affray, breach of the peace and domestic assault. 


Thank you for being cupid on Valentine’s Day


More than three thousand people spread the appeals to try and secure a date with some of the county’s most wanted people. Please click on link below:-


Cash stolen from elderly women in distraction burglaries


Police are appealing for witnesses to the incidents in Chichester and Bognor Regis. Please click on link below:-


Chichester drink-driver escapes from mangled wreck uninjured


He originally denied the offence, but was caught and convicted thanks to the help of Police Dog Vinnie. Please click on link below:-


Sussex Police supports national week to prevent knife crime


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Camouflage quad bike stolen in Petworth burglary


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Selsey Town Hall to be a shared space for Sussex Police and town council


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Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)


Claypit Lane, Chichester – Overnight on Thursday 8 February a yard was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0184 of 09/02.


Church Road, Singleton – Overnight on Friday 9 February, a van was broken into and the following items stolen:- combination Makita 18v drill and driver, Makita 5” angle grinder and rothenberger power flushing machine.  Serial 0900 of 11/02. 


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Manor Lane, Selsey - Between Saturday 3 February and Thursday 8 February, a property was broken into; cash and jewellery were among items stolen.  Serial 0566 of 08/02.


Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


School Lane, Midhurst – Overnight on the 9 February a van was broken into by smashing the window; no items were stolen.  Serial 0273 of 10/02


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