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Weekly Bulletin - Arun District

Alert message sent 20/05/2020 11:33:00

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Monday 11 May - Sunday 17 May

News and appeals

Our officers made 31 arrests this weekend across Arun and Chichester and a total of 68 arrests last week.

Offences include: affray, threats to kill, criminal damage, possession of a knife, malicious communications, robbery, drunk and disorderly, fraud, witness intimidation, driving under the influence of drugs, wanted on warrant and actual bodily harm.
Sussex Police gives £60,000 to good causes during Covid-19 lockdown

Donations have been made to charities and groups supporting their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bognor knifepoint shop robber goes to prison

Arturas Matuiza threatened shop owner and business warden.
Arun Police take action to deter drug dealers

A warrant was conducted on Wednesday morning (13 May)
Thermal image camera assists in the arrest of two people at Amberley Castle

Police received a report of intruders at the castle.
Animal lovers warned of pet buying scams

Think carefully before sending money to someone you don’t know.
Sussex Police focus remains on core policing services

We remain committed to preventing and detecting crime, and protecting the most vulnerable.
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Crime summary

Neville Road, Hotham – Between Friday 1 May and Sunday 3 May a property was entered and a handbag stolen.    Serial 1133 of 13/5.

The Arcade, Hotham – Overnight on Wednesday 13 May a shed was broken into; plastic clear cups and paper coffee cups were stolen.  Serial 0631 of 14/05.

Annandale Avenue, Orchard – Overnight on Tuesday 12 May a vehicle was entered; nothing was reported stolen but there had been an untidy search.  Serial 0345 of 13/05.

Durban Road, Orchard – Overnight on Tuesday 12 May a vehicle was entered and a sat nav stolen.   Serial 0792 of 13/05.

Victoria Road, Marine – On Wednesday 13 May at approximately 11.30 pm there was a report of two unknown suspects trying to break into a van.   No entry was gained and nothing reported stolen.  Serial 1550 of 13/05.

Lyon Street, Hotham – Overnight on Thursday 14 May the window was smashed to a vehicle; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0376 of 15/05.  
Littlehampton and surrounding areas

Sea Lane Gardens, Ferring – On Monday 11 May there was an attempt break to a garage; no entry was gained but damage was caused to the door.  Serial 1464 of 11/05.

Ford Lane, Ford – Overnight on Thursday 14 May a workshop was broken into and a large quantity of tools stolen.    Serial 0173 of 15/05.

Olivers Meadow, Westergate – Overnight on Tuesday 12 May the window was smashed to a vehicle; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0329 of 13/05.

Bayford Road, River – Overnight on Tuesday 12 May a dark red Yamaha motorcycle was stolen.   Serial 0356 of 13/05.

High Street, Arundel – On Wednesday 13 May between 3.00 pm and 3.30 pm a van  was entered a bag stolen.  Serial 0971 of 13/05.

Arundel Road, Ham – On Thursday 14 May there was a report of three males banging on a vehicle’s window.  A neighbour came out of their property and the males quickly ran off; upon further investigation the front window was broken.  Serial 1448 of 14/05.


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