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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District - 3rd Sept to 9th Sept 2018

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District

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Monday 3rd to 9th September 2018


News and appeals


There have been numerous arrests over the past week.  Offences include:-  domestic assault, theft, actual bodily harm, theft of motor vehicle, driving with no insurance, drug driving, possession of Class B drug, burglary dwelling, robbery, possession of Class A drug, fraud, assault police, criminal damage, shoplifting, wanted on warrant, immigration and breach of bail.


Rewind:  Our new campaign promotes stop and search powers.


Stop and search legislation can be complicated which is why we’ve introduced the Rewind campaign to simplify it.  The full details of this campaign are on the link below.




New Team to Support Victims of sex offences in Sussex is now operational


A newly established team of Sussex Police Officers and staff is operational this month in their roles as dedicated resource to help support victims of serious sexual assaults.  More information can be found on the below link: 




Man charged with burglary offences in Arun and Chichester


Sussex Police have charged a man with 10 different offences after a stop and search.




Seventy new Officers join Sussex Police.


It is the largest single intake of new officers more than 10 years.  The recruitment to local teams has been made possible by this year’s rise in council tax.




Police release e-fit of sexual assault suspect.


On Saturday 25 August a woman was walking along The Horney when she noticed a man was following her.  Please click on the below link for the e-fit picture:











Latest drink and drug-driving convictions revealed.


A total of 163 motorists were arrested during a summer crackdown in Sussex.  For details on the latest offenders please click on the below:




Chichester Police Facebook


We do publish good news stories and appeals on our Facebook page daily.  Please click on the link and follow us on Facebook. 



Neighbourhood Crime Summary (Burglary, Vehicle Crime, Criminal Damage)


Chichester (WC1)


Homestead Road, Chichester – on Monday 3 September, 2 males in red tops were seen to break into a bike shed.  Serial 1596 03/09


Charles Avenue, Chichester – on Tuesday 4 September we received a report that a property was broken into between 9 June and 4 September.   Nothing of value was taken from the property.  Serial 0586 4/9


Florence road, Chichester – On Thursday 6 September we received a report that overnight a conservatory was entered.  Nothing was taken from the property.  Serial 0413 6/9


Cambrai Close, Bosham – on Thursday 6 September a garage was broken into and gardening tools stolen.  Serial 0949 6/9


Priors Leaze Lane – on Thursday 6 September a number of vehicle windows were smashed and a car was seen driving at speed away from the scene.  Serial 0088 6/9 and 1303 6/9


Halnaker, Chichester- on Friday 7 September two males entered the back of a property.  The suspects were confronted and made off.  Nothing was stolen from the property.  Serial 0650 7/9


During the week, we have received 10 reports of vehicle breaks in the Chichester area.  Locations include Goodwood Racecourse, kingley Vale, Colworth Down, and Stansted Forest. 



Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


High Street, Selsey – On Tuesday 4 September at approx 2030 hrs a vehicle was broken into in a car park.  A wallet including cash and bank cards together with clothing was taken from the vehicle.  Serial 1306 4/9 



Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Linchmere Road, Haslemere – On Tuesday 4 September a vehicle was broken into in a layby.  A window was smashed and a handbag stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 1153 4/9


Church Street, Petworth – On Tuesday 5th September we received a report that a silhouette Soldier had been stolen on 3 September.  Press releases have been previously forwarded.  Serial 1097 5/9


Woolbeding Lane, Midhurst – On Thursday 6 September a vehicle was broken into.  High value climbing equipment was stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0403 6/9


Northchapel, Petworth – On Saturday 8 September a garden was entered and garden equipment stolen.  Serial 0378 8/9


Lavington Park, Duncton – On Saturday 8 September we received a report that a vehicle was broken into at approx. 1115 hrs.  Nothing was taken from the vehicle.  Seria 0107 8/9


Severals Road, Midhurst – On Sunday 9 September a vehicle was broken into between the hours of 0915x1000 hrs.  A bag was stolen containing hairdresser equipment.  Serial 0513 9/9


On Thursday 6th September we received four reports of criminal damage to property windows from a ball bearing.  The incidents occurred in and around Guildford Road and High Street, Loxwood.  Serials  0307 6/9, 0328 6/9, 0733 06/9 and 1011 6/9. 



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 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, call 101.


Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.



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