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Adur and Worthing Weekly Bulletin

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Tuesday 11th September 2018

News and appeals

Man charged with attempted murder in Shoreham

Liam Hanley, 32, unemployed, of no fixed address, will appear at Crawley Magistrates' Court on Friday (September 7), charged with attempted murder.

Hanley was arrested on Wednesday evening after police were called to reports of a woman having been stabbed at Sussex Wharf in Harbour Way, Shoreham at 8.15pm on Tuesday (September 4). He was charged on Thursday evening and detained for court.


Chief Inspector pleads to the public for information on Georgina Gharsallah

Missing People

Today marks the six months disappearance of Worthing woman Georgina Gharsallah. 

Georgina, 30, was last seen on 7 March in Clifton Road, Worthing, and she has not been seen or made contact with family or friends since.

Despite an ongoing enquiry, which has been led by the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team since 26 March, there has been no information regarding why or where Gina is or what has happened to her.

Chief Inspector Miles Ockwell said: “Six months have passed since Gina’s family and friends have seen or spoken to her and this is an extremely distressing time for them and we remain very concerned for her wellbeing. 

To see more on the story including photographs for Georgina please click on the link or see our website.




Alerts/Press Releases sent out this week click the link to see full details.


Crime summary



Reference: 0741 5th September

Location: Meadow Crescent, Worthing

Date and time: Between 29th August and 31st August

Details: Rear door of the property was broken and clothing was stolen.

Reference:  1299 9th September

Location:  Salvington Road, Salvington

Date and time: Between midday 8th September and 2245hrs 9th September

Details: Broke lock off rear window and stole jewellery.

 Other than Dwelling

 Reference: 0509 4th September

Location:  Maybridge Square, Goring 

Date and time: Over a period of time

Details: Pedal Cycles were stolen from a garden shed.

Reference: 0755 5th September

Location: Alberta Walk, Durrington

Date and time: Between 1st and 5th September

Details: A pedal cycle and power tools were stolen from and insecure garage



Two more war memorials stolen from West Sussex

Police are appealing for information after a further two war memorials were stolen in West Sussex.

For more on this story and to see photographs please click on the link.



I have been made aware that there is currently another scam involving text messaging. It appears someone is texting claiming to be from your bank and that a fraudulent transaction has been made, you are then requested to call a number where money is taken from you. Please be advised not to call the number, visit your bank if possible. Always use a different phone to call and use a different number that was given. As a reminder, neither your bank nor the Police will ask for your passwords and pin numbers. For further information on fraud please click on the link or see our website.




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