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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 05/10/2018 11:25:00

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Monday 24 September to 30 September 2018

News and appeals

There have been numerous arrests over the past week.  Offences include domestic assault, actual bodily harm, excess alcohol, threats to kill, grievous bodily harm, shoplifting, possession of Class A drug, cannabis production, drunk and disorderly, theft, criminal damage, fraud, robbery, immigration, common assault and wanted on warrant, affray, drink driving and stalking.  


Update from Sussex Safer Roads Partnership

We now move onto another campaign which for October is Tyre Safe.  With the evenings drawing in and darker colder mornings the roads are starting to present more challenging driving conditions.  We are reminding drivers to look after their tyres and they will look after them.


Tyre safe have a number of videos that will be posted throughout the month. There is also a blog running on our SSRP website that will also provide information and various sources for help and advice. Please click on link:-



Police cease to record lost property reports

The decision has been made nationally, however police will still accept items of found property.



Selsey woman convicted of stealing nearly £78,000 from a care provider

Kirsty Whitfield appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court on Friday 21 September.



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. 


Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)


Elizabeth Road, Chichester – On Monday 24 September a property was broken into.  Entry was via a rear door window.  Nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0027 24/9


Madgwick Lane, Westhampnett, Chichester – On Monday 24 September A building site was broken into and machinery stolen.  Serial 0816 24/9


Caernarvon Road, Chichester – On Monday 24 September there was an attempt break to a property between the hours of 1930x2100 hrs.  A window was broken on the rear door but no entry was gained.  Serial 1288 24/9


St Paul’s Road, Chichester – On Tuesday 25 September we received a report of a shed break and tools were taken from the location.  Serial 0412 25/9


Heron Quay, Emsworth – On Tuesday 25 September a property was broken into in daytime hours.  Jewellery, money and electrical equipment was taken from the property.  Serial 1417 25/9


York Road, Chichester – On Sunday 30 September an unoccupied property was broken into.  Serial 0382 30/9


Tozer Way, Chichester – On Sunday 30 September a property was broken into and a number of items stolen.  Serial 0487 30/9


Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)


Selsey Road, Sidlesham – On Monday 24 September a barn was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0110 24/9


Birdham Road, Chichester – On Thursday 27 September an unoccupied property was broken into via a window being broken in the back door.  An untidy search was made of the property and a number of items taken.  Serial 1092 27/9


Runcton Lane, Runcton – On Saturday 29 September a vehicle was broken into and bag stolen.  Serial 0644 29/9


Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)


The Street, Sutton, Pulborough – On Tuesday 25 September the Tennis hut was broken into and a bike stolen from within.  Serial 0196 25/9


Westside, Tillington, Petworth – On Wednesday 26 September, a shed was broken into in a back garden.  Power tools were taken from the shed.  Serial 1397 26/9


Westburton Lane, Bury – On Wednesday 26 September a vehicle was damaged and sustained a broken windscreen. Serial 0046 26/9


Wheelbarrow Cast, Easebourne – On Friday 28 September, we received a report of damage to a children’s play park by a person on a motorbike.  Damage was caused to signage and oil left in the vicinity.  Please report any suspicious activity if similar incidents occur.  Serial 1311 28/9


Cherry Close, Cocking – On Sunday 30 September a vehicle was broken into on a driveway.  A window was smashed at around 3.30 pm and a bag was stolen from the vehicle. Serial 1341 30/9


We have received 19 reports of thefts from vehicles in this area.  Locations include Woolbeding, Midhurst Road, Fernhurst, Bignor Hill Car park, Woolbeding Glebe, A272 – Midhurst, A272 – Rogate, Linchmere Road, Elsted Road, Midhurst, Coates Common, South Harting, Cocking Hill, Harting Down, Iping and Stedham Common, Bignor Hill, Lords Piece. 


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If you saw or heard anything, or have any information about any incident in this message please contact us online, email us at 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting the reference number provided.

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

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