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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District - 15 to 21 April 2019

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District
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Monday 15 to 21 April 2019
News and appeals
Numerous arrests were made over this week.  Offences included actual bodily harm, wanted on warrant, domestic assault, burglary dwelling, grievous bodily harm, robbery, assault police, affray, shoplifting, drunk and disorderly, burglary other than dwelling, excess alcohol, threats to damage, drug driving and dangerous driving.   
Chichester jewellers burglary:  Have you seen this man?
Police are looking for Christopher Fahey who they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary at a jewellery shop in Chichester.  Please click on the link for a full image:
Chichester criminal Damage:  Police release CCTV image
We would like to speak with the man shown in the image on below link in connection with a spate of criminal damage where the windows of the Co-Op shop in Chichester have been smashed on at least four occasions.
Police raise awareness of hugging scam following incident in Chichester
Police are keen to raise awareness of a hugging scam, after an elderly woman had her purse stolen outside Waitrose in Chichester.
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)
Over the week we received three separate reports of deliberate arsons.  These included some grassland in Brandy Hole Lane, a refuge bin in Portfield way and a tree in Brandy Hole Lane.  Please report anything suspicious. 
Malcolm Road, Tangmere – on Monday 15 April a vehicle was broken into.  Cash was stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0231 15/4.
Old Park Lane, Bosham – On Friday 19 April a vehicle was broken into and a bag stolen from the backseat.  Serial 0355 19/4
Brandy Hole Lane, Chichester – On Sunday 21 April we received a report that a residential property had been broken into over the weekend.  Both a shed and garage had been entered and fishing equipment stolen.  Serial 1078 21/4
Over the week, we have received three reports of breaks to vehicles at beauty spot areas across Chichester.  Locations include Goodwood and West Stoke Car Park.  Please take care when parking in these locations and remove all valuables from your vehilcles.
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
Hunston, Chichester – On Sunday 21 April a vehicle was broken into whilst parked in a layby by the canoe club between 1730x1800 hrs.  A drone was stolen from the vehicle  1114 21/4
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)
Roundstreet com, Wisborough Green – On Wednesday 17 April we received a report of a residential burglary.  A safe containing cash was taken from the property.  1182 17/4
Lavington Park, Petworth – On Thursday 18 April a vehicle was broken into and power tools stolen.  Serial 0724 18/4
Newpound, Wisborough Green – Overnight into Friday 19 April two sheds were broken into at a property.  Entry was gained to the sheds but nothing stolen.  Serial 0464 19/4
Hunters Mo, Graffham, Petworth – On Sunday 21 April a Blue Land Rover Defender was stolen from a property.  Serial 0928 21/4
Gatehouse Lane, Trotton, Petersfield – On Sunday 21 April a vehicle was broken into between 1645x1715 hours.  A wallet containing bank cards was stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0992 21/4
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