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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District

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Monday 26th February to Sunday 4th March


News and appeals


Numerous arrests were made over the week in Arun and Chichester. The offences included:- domestic assault, excess alcohol, fail to stop, shoplifting, going equipped, criminal damage, driving whilst disqualified, common assault, harassment possession of class A, possession of class B, affray, theft and wanted on warrant.    


Scam Presentations


PCSO Richard Moorey, based at Chichester Police Station, has specifically designed a presentation that highlights the common tactics used by scammers and fraudsters.  He talks about scam mail, courier fraud and computer fraud as well as how to deal with door to door callers, rogue traders and unwanted callers.  The presentation takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour and there is an opportunity to ask questions at the end.  He is available to visit any groups across the Arun and Chichester district.  To arrange a talk, please e-mail or by calling 07912 894767.



Sussex Police Supported National Knife Crime Campaign



Police Issue Timely Reminder on the Dangers of Drug-Driving



Serious collision blocks B2145 at Hunston near Chichester – Witness appeals



Police Engagement in the Snow


Please see attached picture ……


Some snow engagement from last week.  PC Phillips CP569 and PCSO Isles carrying out sledging speed checks in Priory Park.  Top speed 14 mph!


Land Rover Related Crimes


We are also seeing an increase in Land Rover related vehicle crimes this year in Chichester and the surrounding areas, where vehicles have been stolen or parts taken.


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.





Crime Summary


Chichester (WC1)


Funtington Road, East Ashling – overnight on Sunday 25 February there was an attempt break in to a property.  No entry was gained.  Serial 0089 of 26/02


Thorney Road, Emsworth – On Tuesday 27 February, an outboard engine stolen:  Serial 0839 of 27/02.


Woodhorn Lane, Oving – On Wednesday 28 February a Quad Bike was stolen:  Serial 0183 of 28/02.


Seddon Close, Chichester – On Wednesday 28 February there was an attempt break into a property.  No entry was gained.  Serial 0519 of 28/2.


Lennox Road, Chichester – Overnight on Friday 2 March a property was broken into and personal items stolen.  Serial 0368 of 02/03.


Woodend, West Stoke – On Sunday 4 March – a vehicle was broken into via an unknown source and personal items stolen.  Serial 1000 of 04/03



Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Lagness Road, Runcton – on Monday 26 February a yard was broken into and tools were stolen.  Serial 0431 of 26/02


First Avenue, Batchmere – on Thursday 1 March an outbuilding was broken into and cabling was stolen.  Serial 0127 of 01/03.




Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Heath End, Petworth – on Wednesday 28 February a property was broken into and personal items stolen.  Serial 0159 28/02.


Tillington Road, Petworth – on Wednesday 28 February a barn was broken into with a number of tools being taken but later recovered nearby.  Serial 0494 28/2.


Help us keep Sussex safe


If you saw or heard anything, or have any information regarding an incident or crime please click here to contact us quoting the reference number provided.     You can also email us at, call 101.


Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at




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Click here to contact your local team, find information about meetings and events in your area and view actions being taken regarding your priorities.


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