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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 23/04/2020 13:49:00

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Monday 13 to Sunday 19 April 2020.

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Our officers have made 30 arrests over the weekend across Chichester and Arun and a total of 51 arrests last week.
Offences include: Possession of a knife, domestic assault, criminal damage, actual bodily harm, malicious communications, assault on Police, grievous bodily harm, wanted on warrant, affray, attempted burglary, shoplifting, threats to kill, theft from motor vehicle and theft of motor vehicle.
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Crime summary

Neighbourhood Crime Summary (Burglary, Vehicle Crime, Criminal Damage)
Chichester (WC1)
Duncan Road, Chichester – Between Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 April the door of a residence was criminally damaged with yellow paint. Serial 0542 15/04.
Maplehurst Road, Chichester – Between Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 April an unlocked vehicle was entered overnight and loose change was stolen. Serial 0312 16/04.
M’Tongue Avenue, Bosham – Between Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 April a vehicle was broken into and a bank card was stolen. Serial 0410 16/04.
Broadbridge Drive, Bosham – Between Sunday 5 and Thursday 16 April a vehicle was broken into. A leaf blower, hedge cutter and strimmer were stolen. Serial 0904 16/04.
St Martins Street, Chichester – In the early hours of Friday 17 April an attempt was made to burgle a business premises and an arrest was made by the attending officers. Serial 0184 17/04.
Lower Walls Walk, Chichester – On Friday 17 April a residence was burgled and a vehicle stolen from the address. Police later located the vehicle and an arrest has been made. Serial 1442 17/04.
Thorney Road, Emsworth – In the early hours of Saturday 18 April a property was burgled and lighting was damaged. Serial 0145 18/04.
Brandy Hole Lane, Chichester – On Saturday 18 April a garage was burgled. Marine equipment was stolen. Serial 1136 18/04.
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
St Georges Drive, Chichester – Between Thursday 16 and Friday 17 April an unlocked vehicle was entered overnight. Loose change, tobacco and a bank card were stolen. Serial 0311 17/04.
Lagness Road, Runcton – On the evening of Saturday 18 April a business premises was burgled and alcohol was stolen. Serial 0229 19/04.
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)

Colhook Industrial Park, Petworth – Between Friday 17 to Sunday 19 April a business premises was burgled and a large amount of stock was stolen. Serial 0347 20/04.
Danley Lane, Linchmere – On Sunday 19 April some storage containers were broken into. Serial 1654 20/04.


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