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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 16/01/2020 14:38:00

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Monday 6th to Sunday 12th January

News and appeals
Numerous arrests were made during the week.  Offences include:  Burglary, drug driving, domestic assault, driving whilst disqualified, driving with no insurance, actual bodily harm, wanted on warrant, grievous bodily harm, breach of community protection notice, criminal damage, assault on Police, recall to prison, breach of bail, theft from motor vehicle, possession of a knife, and drunk & disorderly.
Tactical Enforcement Unit make multiple arrests across Sussex:
Ex-Vicar convicted of non-recent sex offences in Chichester: 
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Crime summary

Chichester (WC1)
Compton Close, Chichester – Overnight on Tuesday 7 January an unlocked vehicle was entered. A jewellery box, perfume and items of clothing were stolen. Serial 0426 08/01.
East Lavant, Chichester – On Thursday 9 January a locked shed was broken into. A hedge trimmer and leaf blower were stolen. Serial 1114 10/01.
Church Road, Chichester – Between Tuesday 24 December and Friday 10 January a garage was broken into. A chainsaw, bench grinder, electric hammer socket gun and small tools were stolen. Serial 1565 10/01.
Main Road, Nutbourne – Overnight on Friday 10 January a vehicle was broken into and a radio was stolen. Serial 0943 11/01.
Funtington, Chichester – On Saturday 11 January a grey Range Rover was stolen.
Serial 1171 11/01.
Terminus Road, Chichester – Overnight on Saturday 11 January, a blue Range Rover Evoque was stolen. Serial 0376 12/01.

Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
Selsey Road, Chichester – Between Sunday 5 and Friday 10 January, a business premises was broken into and alcohol was stolen. Serial 0452 10/01.
The Meadows, Chichester – Overnight on Friday 10 January, four garages were broken into. A power drill, hedge trimmer, mountain bike, jet washer and alcohol were stolen. Serial 0239 11/01.
Deer Close, Chichester – Overnight on Friday 10 January, three garages were broken into. Nothing was stolen. Serial 0369 11/01.
Hillfield Road, Selsey – On Saturday 11 January the window of a residence was criminally damaged. Serial 0134 11/01.
Chalk Lane, Sidlesham – Overnight on Saturday 11 January, a barn was entered and two bikes were stolen. Serial 0301 12/01. These bikes have since been recovered.
Cow Lane, Sidlesham – Overnight on Saturday 11 January an insecure vehicle was entered and a hands-free kit was stolen. The driveway was also criminally damaged. Serial 0870 12/01.
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)
New Road, Haslemere – On Monday 6 January, two rear light clusters were stolen from a vehicle. Serial 0024 07/01.
Vanzell Road, Easebourne – Overnight on Monday 6 January a garage was broken into and two electric bikes were stolen. Serial 1175 07/01.
Trotton, Petersfield – On Tuesday 7 January a garage and vehicle were broken into. Sunglasses, keys and a purse were stolen. Serial 1102 07/01.
Chithurst, Petersfield – On Tuesday 7 January an outbuilding was broken into. Two angle grinders, a drill and a radio were stolen. Serial 1300 07/01.
Two insecure vehicles were also entered. Two bags and cash was stolen. Serials 0345 and 0370 07/01.
Graffham, Petworth – On Wednesday 8 January a shed was broken into. A quad bike, leaf-blower and lawnmower were stolen. Serial 0797 09/01.
Trotton, Petersfield – On Wednesday 8 January a business premises was broken into. Nothing was stolen. Serial 0588 11/01.
Bepton Road, Midhurst – On Thursday 9 January a business premises was broken into and cash was stolen. Serial 0470 09/01.
Loxwood, Billingshurst - Overnight on Thursday 9 January a shed was broken into and a garden tractor was stolen. Serial 1080 10/01.
Mill Lane, Trotton – Between Thursday 9 and Friday 10 January, three properties were broken into. Power tools were stolen. Serial 0752 11/01. A vehicle was also entered but nothing was stolen.
Colhook Common, Petworth – On Friday 10 January a garage and vehicle were broken into. A multi-tool, hedge cutter, two chainsaws and various attachments were stolen. Serial 1228 10/01.
Bepton, Midhurst – Between Thursday 9 and Saturday 11 January a garage was broken into. A long handled branch lopper was stolen. Serial 0425 11/01.


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