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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester - 23rd April to 29 April 2018

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District

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Monday 23rd April to 29th April 2018


News and appeals


Numerous arrests were made over the week in Arun and Chichester. The offences include excess alcohol, attempted actual bodily harm, domestic assault, assault police, disqualified driving, driving with no insurance, criminal damage, shoplifting, stalking, affray, wanted on warrant, grievous bodily harm, theft of cycle, cannabis production and common assault.


Witness Appeal following pedestrian who sadly died from injuries sustained in Chichester Collision


Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Chichester, following which a teenager sadly died.



Cannabis plants seized from Chichester Property


Sussex Police have successfully seized cannabis plants from a property in Chichester.


Police warning to West Sussex Residents about thefts by bogus ‘water board’ callers


Police are reminding local residents across West Sussex to be wary of unannounced callers following two distraction burglaries in the area and an attempted third on one day.



Do you recognise this woman?


Police would like to speak to this woman in connection with a theft from Chichester store.



Crime Summary


Chichester (WC1)


Victoria Road, Chichester – on Monday 23 April a property was broken into via a broken kitchen window.  Items taken include a laptop, router and jewellery.  Serial 1314 23/4


South Bank, Chichester – on Monday 23 April a vehicle sustained a smashed windscreen.  Nothing was taken from the vehicle.  Serial 0136 23/4


Longley Road, Chichester – on Tuesday 24 April, there was an attempt break to a property.    A window was broken at the rear of the property but no entry was gained. 

Serial 0441 24/4


Norwich Road, Chichester – On Thursday 26 April a vehicle was broken into between the hours of 2000x0615.  No damage was caused to the vehicle or any items taken.  Serial 0185 26/4


Bradshaw Road, Chichester – on Friday 27 April, both number plates were taken from a vehicle.  Serial 1139 27/4


Trundle Hill, Singleton – On Saturday 28 April, both number plates were taken from a vehicle.  Serial 0868 28/4



Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Clappers Lane, Earnley, Chichester – on Monday 23 April, containers were broken into at a commercial premises.  A high value of tools were stolen.  Serial 0194 23/4


Selsey Road, Donnington,  Chichester – On Monday 23 April, a vehicle was broken into via smashed window.  Two bags were taken which contained personal possessions.  Serial 0035 23/4


Stocks Lane, East Wittering, Chichester – on Monday 23 April access to a building site was gained and containers broken into.  Power tools were stolen.  Serial 0228 23/4


Marden Avenue, Chichester – On Thursday 26 April a vehicle was broken into.  There was no damage but sunglasses and a garage remote control  was taken.  Serial 0205 26/4


Forge Close, Chichester – On Thursday 26 April a vehicle was broken into and cash was taken.  Serial 0216 26/4


Tramway Close, Chichester – on Thursday 26 April, access was gained to an unlocked vehicle.  Small change was taken.  Serial 0319 26/4


Stockbridge Gardens, Chichester – on Thursday 26 April a satnav was stolen from a vehicle overnight.  Serial 0376 26/4


Pound Road, West Wittering, Chichester – on Sunday 29 April a beach hut was broken into and damage caused to the door.  Serial 0060 29/4.


Westlands Lane, Birdham, Chichester – On Sunday 29 April we received a report that between 5 April and 28 April an outboard motor was stolen from a boatshed.  Serial 0327 29/4.





Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


South Harting, - On Wednesday 25 April we received a report that a lawn mower had been stolen from a barn between 13/4 and 19/4.  Serial 25/4


Dye House Lane, Duncton – On Saturday 28 April a vehicle as broken into via a smashed window.  An overnight bag was taken that included clothing and makeup.  Serial 1156 28/4



Coates Common, Fittleworth – On Sunday 29 April a vehicle was broken into and handbag, laptop and ipad stolen.  Serial 0611 29/4



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