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Weekly Bulletin - Arun District

Alert message sent 15/08/2019 12:50:00

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5-11th August 2019

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made during the week.  Offences include:  Domestic violence assault, excess alcohol, Possession of a Knife, Disqualified Driving, Actual Bodily Harm, Possession with Intent to Supply Class A Drugs, Drug Driving, Possession of Class B drugs, Threats to Kill, Outraging Public Decency, Shoplifting, Fraud, Stalking, Common Assault, Criminal Damage, Grievous Bodily Harm, Affray, Drunk and Disorderly, Assaulting a Police Officer, Failing to Stop, Wanted on Warrant, Breach of Bail, Attempted Kidnap, Prison Recall, Breach of the Peace and Breach of a Non Molestation Order.  
Surrey Police and Sussex Police Fraud Newsletter (attached)
Please see attached this month's newsletter from Surrey Police and Sussex Police. We’re talking about romance fraud this month after a gang were jailed for this last week. This growing crime is something that victims can be reticent to come to the police about. We want to assure you that we deal with it sensitively and definitely want to hear from you if you feel you have been a romance fraud victim, not least so we can provide support and advice to ensure you can move on with your life and don’t become a repeat victim.
Please call us on 101 to report it.
This newsletter also includes information about a scam we’ve seen in both counties this month where fraudsters are claiming to be from water or drainage companies. Please beware of this, and as ever, please tell family, friends and your networks.
Police warning – rise in ‘rogue trader’ offences across Sussex
Cases doubled in July.
Bognor Regis Neighbourhood Watch Community Facebook
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Crime summary


London Road, Bognor – Overnight on Monday 5 August there was an attempt break to a shop; no entry was gained but damage was caused to the window.  Serial 0299 if 06/08.
The Hopgarton, Aldwick – Overnight on Monday 5 August an insecure garage was entered and food stolen from the freezer.   Serial 0711 of 08/08.
Conifer Way, Pagham – Overnight on Wednesday 7 August there was an attempt break to a property.   The occupant was awoken by the security lights going on and off and saw an unknown male tampering with the window and another male keeping a look out.  Thankfully no entry was gained and the males made off.    Serial 0947 of 08/08.

Church Lane, Pagham – Overnight on Saturday 10 August a business was broken into; cash and cigarettes were stolen.  Serial 0333 of 11/08.

Aigburth Avenue, Aldwick – Between Friday 9 August and Sunday 11 August cash and a ring were stolen from a property.  Serial 0561 of 11/08.  
Littlehampton, Arundel and Surround

Broadmark Lane, Rustington – Overnight on Tuesday 6 August, there was an attempt break to a shop.    The suspect had tried to gain access via the skylight; no entry was gained however damage was caused to the window.    Serial 0603 of 07/08.
Amersham Crescent, East Preston – Overnight on Wednesday 7 August a cycle was stolen from a shed.  Description:- black matt bike, silver mudguard on rear wheel, damaged right handle bar with tape on and a faded red/black saddle.   Serial 1616 of 08/08.
Yapton Lane, Walberton – Overnight on Saturday 10 August an outbuilding was broken into and a number of chainsaws, trimmers and brush cutters were stolen.  Serial 0530 of 11/08.
The Lea’s, Rustington – On Saturday 10 August, during the early hours of the morning a garage was broken into and a specialised racing bike stolen.  Serial 0540 of 11/08.
Thames Close, Beach – Overnight on Monday 5 August, two vehicles had their window screens smashed.   There were several other reports of damage to vehicles in the same vicinity. Serial 0398 of 06/08.    
Courtwick Road, Wick – Overnight on Sunday 4 August a vehicle was entered and loose change stolen.  Serial 0252 of 05/08.
Dean Close, Wick – Overnight on Monday 5 August an insecure vehicle was entered and camping equipment stolen.  Serial 1352 of 06/08.
Stanley Road, Wick – Overnight on Tuesday 6 August, two vehicles on the driveway were broken into; a scratch card and loose change was stolen from one of them.  Serial 0245 of 07/08.
Conbar Avenue, Rustington – Overnight on Saturday 10 August a window was smashed to a motorhome. Serial 0425 of 11/08   In the same road another vehicle also had it’s window smashed.  Serial 0421 of 11/08.   
Anti-Social Behaviour

Broadmark Lane, Rustington – On the afternoon of Wednesday 7 August, we received a report of youths running on the roof of a shop premises building.  Serial 1058 of 07/08.    


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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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