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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 27/12/2019 14:34:00

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Monday 16 December to Sunday 22 December

News and appeals

31 arrests were made over Christmas Eve and Boxing Day by Chichester and Arun officers.  Offences include:- domestic assault, common assault, possession of a Class A drug, theft of a motor vehicle, drug driving, actual bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon, theft from a motor vehicle, going equipped for burglary,  affray,  drunk and disorderly, criminal damage,  possession of a Class B drug, shoplifting, robbery, immigration, dangerous driving, drink driving, driving with no insurance and fail to stop.   
Appeal for witnesses following Chichester knife point robbery

Police are seeking three men in connection with the incident. 
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Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)
Lillywhite Road, Westhampnett - Overnight on Sunday 15 December, we received three separate reports of vehicles having been broken into.   Loose change, Christmas cards and a dash cam was stolen from two of the vehicles.  Serial 0627 of 16/12.   
Potters Green, Westhampnett – Overnight on Monday 16 December, there was a report of two vehicles having been broken into; nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0622 of 17/12.
Fishbourne Road, Chichester – On Wednesday 18 December between 6.00 am and 2.15 pm a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle.   Serial 0769 of 18/12.  
Manor Road, Emsworth – Overnight on Wednesday 18 December a van was broken into and a large quantity of power tools were stolen.   Serial 0258 of 19/12.   In adjoining Stein Road, Emsworth a van was also broken into and power tools stolen.  Serial 0304 of 19/12.  
Baxendale Road, Chichester – Overnight on Wednesday 18 December a vehicle was entered; nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0377 of 19/12.  
Avenue De Chartres, Chichester – On Thursday 19 December during the day, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle.  Serial 0105 of 20/12.   
Park Crescent, Selsey – On Monday 16 December there was a report of wires having been cut to the outside Christmas lights to a property.  Serial 0623 of 16/12.   

Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
High Street, Selsey - Overnight on Monday 16 December, during the hours of the morning, the alarm was activated to a business premises No entry was gained, however damage was caused to the window.   Serial 0067 of 17/12. 
East Bracklesham Drive, Bracklesham Bay – Overnight on Tuesday 17 December a garage was forced to a property and a motor for a boat stolen.  Serial 1275 of 18/12.
Cow Lane, Sidlesham – On Sunday 15 December a van had all four tyres slashed.   Serial 1597 of 21/12.

Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)
Danley Lane, Linchmere – Overnight on Tuesday 17 December a shed was broken into; nothing was reported stolen but damage was caused to the door.  Serial 0642 of 18/12.
Ingrams Green Lane, Didling – On Sunday 22 December between12.00 pm and 12.20 pm the window was smashed to a vehicle and a handbag and an I-phone 4 stolen.  Serial 0796 of 22/12. 

Cocking Hill, Midhurst – On Sunday 22 December between 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm the window was smashed to a vehicle; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0835 of 22/12.
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