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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester

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Monday 16 - Sunday 22 March

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It’s been business as usual for our officers across Arun and Chichester.
There have been 40 arrests over the weekend and 65 arrests in total over the last week.
Offences include: affray, criminal damage, actual bodily harm, obstructing Police, assault on Police, burglary, arson, malicious communications, fraud, possession of a class A drug, domestic assault, stalking, driving under the influence of drugs, threats to kill, wanted on warrant, harassment and possession of an offensive weapon.
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Crime summary

Neighbourhood Crime Summary (Burglary, Vehicle Crime, Criminal Damage)
Chichester (WC1)
Oving Road, Chichester – On the evening of Tuesday 17 March a car window was criminally damaged. Serial 1278 17/03.
Kelsey Avenue, Emsworth – Overnight on Wednesday 18 March a shed was burgled and some power tools were stolen. Serial 0641 19/03.
Westhampnett Road, Chichester – Between Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March a memorial garden and pond area was criminally damaged. Serial 0081 21/03.
Brandy Hole Lane, Chichester – Between Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March a bench was criminally damaged when it was ripped out of the ground and attempts made to set light to it. Serial 0413 20/03.
Avenue De Chartres, Chichester – On Friday 20 March an index plate was stolen from a motorcycle. Serial 0841 20/03.
South Street, Chichester – In the early hours of Sunday 22 March a business premises was burgled. Police were quickly on scene and a male was arrested. Serial 0041 22/03.
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
Birdham Road, Chichester – Overnight on Monday 16 March the shed of a business premises was burgled and power tools were stolen. Serial 0311 16/03.
Selsey Road, Sidlesham – Overnight on Monday 16 March a barn was burgled. Numerous tools were stolen including a generator, hand axe and small spade. Serial 1020 16/03.
Itchenor, Chichester – Between Tuesday 17 and Thursday 19 March, several yachts were broken into, criminally damaged and items stolen. Serial 0319 20/03.
Woodland Road, Selsey – Between Wednesday 18 and Friday 20 March the window of a residence was criminally damaged. Serial 0608 20/03.
Mill Lane, Sidlesham – In the early hours of Thursday 19 March a male was disturbed breaking into a vehicle. Nothing was stolen. Serial 0131 19/03.
Pound Road, West Wittering – In the evening of Sunday 22 March there was an attempted burglary and a male was arrested. Serial 0923 22/03.
Manor Lane, Selsey – In the evening of Sunday 22 March a shed was burgled. A hedge cutter and disc cutter were stolen. Serial 0984 22/03.
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)
South Harting, Petersfield – On Monday 16 March two insecure vehicles were entered and searched through. Nothing was stolen. Serial 0393 16/03.
Bepton Road, Midhurst – On Tuesday 17 March a car was criminally damaged. Serial 1279 17/03.
Blackdown, Haslemere – Between Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 March a garage was burgled and four electric bikes were stolen. Serial 0614 17/03.
Tullecoombe Hill, Rogate – Between Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March a site was burgled and numerous power tools were stolen. Serial 0225 20/03.

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