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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

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Monday 1-7 April 2019

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made over this week.  Offences included possession of Class A, theft, wasting police time, domestic assault, cannabis production, common assault, theft, burglary dwelling, actual bodily harm, harassment, assault police, wanted on warrant, drunk and disorderly, shoplifting, affray, criminal damage, drug driving,  blackmail and excess alcohol.  
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Pedestrian seriously injured in Chichester collision
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.
Appeal for witnesses to spate of deliberate fires in Chichester
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Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)

Westgate, Chichester – Overnight on Sunday 31 March a property was entered and food and other personal items stolen from the kitchen.  Serial 0472 of 01/04.    
Spitafield Lane, Chichester – Between Tuesday 1 January and Tuesday 2 April a cycle was stolen from a locked communal shed.  Serial 0375 of 04/04. 
Downs Roads, West Stoke – On Tuesday 2 April between 5.30 and 6.00 pm the window to a van was smashed and a work's bag containing a wallet and other personal items stolen.   Serial 1160 of 02/04.

Hunters Race, Lavant – On Tuesday 2 April between 5.10 pm and 5.30 pm the window to a van was smashed and a radio and mobile phone stolen.   Serial 0113 of 03/04. 
Blackboy Lane, Fishbourne – Overnight on Thursday 4 April there was an attempt break to a van, no entry was gained but damage was caused to the vehicle’s door.  Serial 0217 of 05/04.
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)

Clappers Lane, Earnley – Between Friday 29 March and Sunday 31 March a property currently under renovation was entered and a quantity of tool stolen.  Serial 0336 of 02/04.   
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)

Heathfield Close, Midhurst – Overnight on Sunday 31 March a garage was broken into and a cycle stolen.   Description: Bergamont Revox 5.0 silver and blue mountain bike with hydraulic brakes and shimano gears.  Serial 1028 of 02/04.  
Danley Lane, Haslemere – Overnight on Thursday 4 April a business was broken into and a quantity of tools stolen.  Serial 0355 of 05/04.
Milland Lane, Milland – On Saturday 6 April, between 11.30 am and 5.00 pm, there was an attempt break to a property; no entry was gained but damage was caused to the door.  Serial 0885 of 06/04.  

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