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Weekly Bulletin - Arun District

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28th October – 3rd November

News and appeals

A number of arrests were made during this week. Offences include:- possession of Class A drug, possession of a bladed article, wanted on warrant, arson, criminal damage, actual bodily harm, drug driving, breach of restraining order, stalking, handle stolen goods, harassment, domestic assault, burglary dwelling, attempt burglary, money laundering, possession of Class b drug, theft and vehicle interference.   
PCSO model will look to increase local engagement across Sussex

On Monday 4 November saw the launch of a named PCSO for every community in Sussex Police. Within this press release there is a link to click on which will then show you who your named PCSO is for the area where you live.  Some areas may have more than one PCSO.

Spate of car fires being treated as arson

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of car fires in the vicinity of Chichester Road, Bognor Regis, in the early hours of Thursday 31 October.

Emergency services received numerous calls from members of the public reporting that approximately five or six vehicles were ablaze in the area, and the incidents are being treated as arson.

Enquiries are ongoing, and anyone with any information about the incidents is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 120 of 31/10.
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Crime summary

Wick Lane, Felpham- Between Friday 26 October and Monday 28 October there was an attempt burglary, no entry gained.   Serial 0233 28/10/219

Marine Drive West, Marine- Attempt burglary  - unknown exact date, occurred over the course of a week Tuesday 22 October- Tuesday 29 October.    Serial 0393 29/10
Elm Grove, Marine- Overnight on Saturday 2 November entry to property gained and work laptop and mobile phone stolen. Description 1x Samsung SE20 mobile phone in rose gold. Unknown description of laptop.   Serial 0834 02/11

Glencathara Road, Marine- Overnight on Tuesday 24 October vehicle has been entered and coins taken, untidy search conducted.   Serial 1492 28/10
Southover Road, Bognor Regis- Vehicle entered and registration document stolen.   Serial 0970 29/10

Nyewood Lane, Marine - On Tuesday 29 October a lit tissue has been put under a parked vehicle. The tissue partially burned and was put out, no damage occurred.   Serial 1045 29/10
Nyewood Lane, Marine- On Tuesday 29 October the passenger and driver side windows have been damaged on a vehicle parked at location.    Serial 1053 29/10

Gravits Lane, Bognor Regis- On Wednesday 30 October at 04:52 am fire attended location to a vehicle which has been set on fire.    Serial 1060 30/10
Crescent Road, Marine- Between Monday 28 October and Wednesday 30 October rear registration plate has been stolen from vehicle.   Serial 1121 30/10

Mons Avenue, Orchard- Overnight on Saturday 2 November a vehicle has been entered and a bottle of Febreze, a Santa and some cans of drink have been taken.    Serial 0883 03/11
Littlehampton, Arundel and Surround

Seaton Park, Wick- Overnight on Tuesday 29 October entry has been gained to a property and a bag containing various items has been stolen along with a laptop and Nintendo Switch. Description: Dark brown leather rucksack, Osprey London containing;  passport,  Black wallet with Cash and Halifax bank card, US Dollars in a white envelope,  Michael Korrs Pouch bag, Jewelry.   Toshiba Laptop black 19 inches with charger.   Nintendo Switch.   Serial 0209 29/10 

West Drive, Angmering- Overnight on Monday 28 October entry to a property has been attempted where by a fishing net has been put through a cat flap and bent up in an attempt to get the keys out of the door. The fishing net has been taken out of the shed to the side of the house. Nothing taken.    Serial 0243 29/10

Belloc Road, Ham- Overnight on Thursday 31 October entry has been gained to a property and a handbag has been stolen and door keys.   Serial 0731 01/11

The Crossways, Ham- Overnight on Thursday 31 October entry has been gained to a property and a handbag has been stolen.   Serial 0981 02/11
Tiller Close, Yapton- During late evening of Friday 1 November access has been gained to a garden shed and tools used to attempt entry to the property.   Serial 1608 01/11
Dappers Lane, Angmering- Overnight on Sunday 27 October a yard has been entered and a transit van with a crane on the back has been stolen.   Serial 0206 28/10
West Way, Ham- On Wednesday 30 October between 05:00 pm and 09:40 pm a vehicle has been stolen from a private car park.   Serial 1305 30/10
Oakcroft Gardens, Brookfield- Overnight on Monday 28 October entry has been attempted to a vehicle. Damage has occurred to the driver’s door where something has been used to try and pries the door open.    Serial 0832 31/10
Harsfold Road, Rustington- Between Monday 21 October and Wednesday 23 October both wing mirrors have been completely broken off a vehicle.   Serial 0595 01/11 and 0622 01/11
Burch Grove, Walberton- Between 05:30 pm and 07:30 pm on Sunday 3 November whilst attending the fireworks a vehicle has been stolen containing various tools.   Serial 1183 03/11

Anti-Social Behaviour
Over the Halloween period there have been numerous reports of eggs being thrown at houses and cars in both the Littlehampton and Bognor areas. Youths have also been reported to have stolen 10 boxes of eggs from Tesco in Felpham. There has also been a report of youths throwing stones at a property. A car has been squirting water at people out trick or treating in Littlehampton and youths have been setting off fireworks in Banjo Car Park. In addition to this there have been several reports of wing mirrors being broken off vehicles.


Help us keep Sussex safe

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

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at


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