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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester - Monday 17th to 23rd September 2018

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District

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Monday 17th to 23rd September 2018


News and appeals


There have been numerous arrests over the past week.  Offences include domestic assault, possession of offensive weapon, threats to kill, possession of Class A drug, excess alcohol, fail to stop, possession of Class B drug, stalking, witness intimidation, malicious communications, wanted on warrant, drunk and disorderly, possession of Class C, blackmail, burglary dwelling and breach of court order.


Sussex Police launch rural crime strategy


The strategy outlines how the Force is working to prevent and tackle crime in the countryside.




Elderly man has money robbed from his coat pocket in Chichester


Sussex Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident.  Please click on the link below for CCTV photos.




New Deputy Chief Constable for Sussex Police


Jo Shiner will move from Kent Police to Sussex




Sussex Police Fraud Newsletter (see attachment)


There has been a recent rise in courier fraud. This month’s Keep your Money Safe looks at a couple of cases where victims suffered substantial financial losses. Elderly people get a phone call claiming to be from their bank advising they need to return their bank cards.  They then send a ‘courier’ to collect the cards and or cash from the victim’ home address.


Where the victim has not cancelled the cards, attempts and withdrawals have been made using the card.  In some cases the victims have also provided their PINs to the courier.


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)


Blenheim Gardens, Chichester – On Monday 17 September a garage was broken into and fishing equipment was taken.  Serial 0802 17/9


Florence Road, Chichester – On Tuesday 18 September we received a report that a vehicle was broken into around 1730 on 16 Sept.  A laptop from under the seat was stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0287 18/9


Hillside, West Dean, Chichester – Overnight on Wednesday 19 September an outbuilding was entered.  Nothing was taken from the building.  Serial 0056 19/9


Chatsworth Road, Chichester – on 19 September, a dark blue 50cc moped was stolen from the back garden of a property.  Serial 0801 20/9


Cleveland Road, Chichester – On Friday 21 September, a property was entered via breaking a downstairs toilet window.  Playstation equipment was taken from the property.  Serial 1494 21/9


Over the week there were 8 incidents of vehicle breaks in beauty spot areas of Chichester.  Locations include Selhurst Park, Kingley Vale, Tinwood Lane, Downs Road, West Stoke, Goodwood, Stansted Park and Eartham. 


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)



Marine Gardens, Selsey – On Friday 21 September a vehicle was broken into and jewellery taken from the vehicle.  Serial 0346 21/9


High Street, Selsey – On Saturday 22 September, a male smashed the window to a café.  The male was unfortunately not located.  The only description of the male is stocky build and white t shirt.  Serial 0035 22/9


The Street, Itchenor, Chichester – On Saturday 22 September two vehicles were broken into 0462 22/9


Grosvenor Road, Chichester – On Sunday 23 September a vehicle was entered on a driveway and satnav stolen from the glove compartment.  Serial 1100 23/9


The Meadows, Chichester – On Sunday 23 September we received a report of a garage break where 2 adult bikes, 2 children bikes, a kayak and fishing equipment was stolen.  Serial 0462





Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


Petworth – On Wednesday 19 September a farm building was broken into and specific equipment relating to farm machinery was stolen.  Serial 0866 19/9


Northchapel, Petworth – on Wednesday 19 September, we received a report of an attempt break to two sheds.  Nothing was taken.  Serial 0951 19/9.


Nell Ball, Plaistow, Billingshurst – on Saturday 22 September a vehicle was stolen from a driveway.  Serial 0091 22/9


Over the week there have been 5 incidents of vehicle breaks at beauty spots in this area.  Locations include Minsted Common, Iron Hill, Linch Road – Midhurst, Hill Brow – Liss, Woolbeding car park.


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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