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Weekly Bulletin - Arun District

Alert message sent 30/08/2019 17:10:00

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19-25 August 2019

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made during the week.  Offences include:  common assault, actual bodily harm, possession with intent to supply Class A drug, wanted on warrant, burglary, theft, threats to kill, resisting arrest, drink driving, affray, theft, theft of motor vehicle, assault police officer, breach of bail conditions, breach of the peace, harassment and drink driving.  
Sussex Police continuing to focus supporting supporting rape and sexual offence victims

The number of rapes recorded in the county has risen.

Man suffers serious injuries in Littlehampton assault  
Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.  
Sussex Police first force to celebrate Finn’s Law with the star of the show himself

Police dog Finn and his handler PC Dave Wadell attended a ceremony to recognise the new law.
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Crime summary


Beeding Close, Bersted – On 24 August, a business was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 1461 of 24/08.
Brent Road, Bognor – Overnight on Monday 20 August a vehicle was broken into and a wallet stolen.  Serial 0336 of 20/08.

Ivy Lane, Hotham – Overnight on Monday 20 August a vehicle was entered and car documents were stolen.  Serial 0307 of 21/08.
Station Road, Marine – Overnight on Friday 23 August a van was entered and a bag containing keys and bank cards were stolen.  Serial 0191 of 24/08.
Fish Lane, Aldwick – Overnight on Saturday 24 August a vehicle was broken into and a rucksack was stolen.  Serial 0469 of 25/08.
Hechle Wood, Aldwick – During the evening of Monday 20 August, an insecure vehicle was entered and a 24” television stolen.  Serial 0675 of 25/08.   

Littlehampton, Arundel and Surround
Stammer Road, Wick – On Monday 19 August there was an attempt break to a property; no entry was gained but damage was caused to the lock.  Serial 0614 of 19/08.
Brookpit Lane, Climping – Overnight on Sunday 18 August a shed was broken into and garden equipment stolen.   Serial  1053 of 19/08.
Olliver Acre, Wick – On Tuesday 20 August there was an attempt break to a property; no entry was gained but believe the dogs barking may have disturbed the offender.  Serial 1091 of 20/08.

Kirdford Road, Arundel – Between Thursday 15 and Monday 19 August a shed was entered and a pressure washer and post bag was stolen.  Serial 0776 of 21/08.
Armada Way, Brookfield – Between Saturday 17 August and Monday 19 August a vehicle was entered and a Parrot hands free kit was stolen.  Serial 0686 of 19/08.  
Amberley Drive, Bognor – Overnight on Monday 19 August wheel nuts were stolen from a vehicle.    Serial 1218 of 20/08.

Farnhurst Road, Barnham – Overnight on Tuesday 20 August a vehicle was entered and a wallet stolen.   Serial 0808 of 21/08.
Church Street, River – Overnight on Wednesday 21 August a vehicle had two it it’s tyre’s slashed.  Serial 0511 of 22/08.

Wick Street, Wick – Overnight on Saturday 24 August a property had eggs thrown at it’s windows and also ketchup was evident on the front door.    Police are continuing with their enquiries.  Serial 0349 of 25/08.
Anti-Social Behaviour
On Wednesday 28 August, we were informed by West Sussex Fire and Rescue that they were attending a deliberate ignition of vegetation in Mewsbrook Park, Hendon Avenue, Rustington.  Yesterday (29 August) our Prevention Police Community Support Officers were out on foot patrol in the area to speak to any potential eye witnesses to the fire or anti-social behaviour being conducted in the area.   If you have any information that may be able to assist us in our enquiries, please call 101 and quote serial 227 of 28/08. 

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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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