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Weekly Bulletin - Chichester District

Alert message sent 12/10/2020 16:58:00

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Monday 21 September - Sunday 11 October 

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32 arrests were made over the weekend by Chichester and Arun officers. Offences include:- actual bodily harm, possession of a Class B drug, wanted on warrant, drug driving, possession of a Class A drug, conspire to cause grievous bodily harm, affray, domestic assault, threats to kill, breach of the peace, criminal damage, dangerous driving, stalking, drink driving, harassment and common assault.
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Crime summary

Neighbourhood Crime Summary (Burglary, Vehicle Crime, Criminal Damage)
Chichester (WC1)

Martlet Close, Chichester – Overnight on Thursday 24 September a shed was broken into and a ‘Clarkes from Machine Mart toolbox’ was stolen, a screwdriver set and a Weara Torque wrench.  Serial 0228 of 25/09.
Sherlock Avenue, Chichester – Overnight on Thursday 24 September a vehicle was entered, tobacco, loose change and other personal items were stolen. Serial 0524 of 25/09.
Southgate, Chichester – Between Saturday 3 October and Monday 5 October a business was broken into and cash stolen.  Serial 0205 of 05/10.
Langdale Avenue, Chichester – Overnight on Wednesday 7 October a catalytic convertor was stolen from a vehicle.   Serial 0295 of 08/10.
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)

Rectory Lane, Selsey – Overnight on Saturday 26 September a shed was broken into, nothing was reported stolen.   Serial 0461 of 27/09.
Seal Road, Selsey – Overnight on Wednesday 30 September two sheds were broken into and tools were stolen.  Serial 0224 of 01/10.  
West Street, Selsey – Overnight on Tuesday 29 September a garage was broken into and two cycles stolen.   Bike 1 – Carrera sulcate silver male hybrid bike.  Bike 2 – Carrera – bronze hellcat female hybrid bike.  Serial 0293 of 30/09.
Manor Road, Selsey – Overnight on Monday 28 September a meter box was damaged.  Serial 0465 of 01/10.      

Farm Close, Selsey – Overnight on Sunday 20 September a vehicle was entered, untidy search however nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0065 of 22/09.  There was also a similar report to another vehicle in the same road where no items were stolen.  Serial 0796 of 26/09.    
Coxes Road, Selsey – Overnight on Thursday 1 October a vehicle was entered, untidy search however nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0688 of 02/10.  
High Street, Selsey – Overnight on Thursday 8 October number plates were stolen from a vehicle.  Serial 1101 of 09/10.
Tangmere Road, Tangmere – Overnight on Friday 9 October there was a report of five vehicles having been entered; nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0756 of 10/10.
Hangar Drive, Tangmere – Overnight on Saturday 10 October a vehicle was entered; nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0409 of 11/10.
Saxon Meadow, Tangmere – Overnight on Saturday 10 October a vehicle was entered a pair of Rayban sunglasses stolen.  Serial 0649 of 11/10. 
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)

Vicarage Hill, Loxwood – Overnight on Monday 21 September a garage was broken into and two cycles stolen. Bike 1 - a black cube attain, frame 53 inches, red and black.  Bike 2 – white cannondale synapse with white and black writing. Serial 0316 of 25/09.
Barlavington, Petworth – Overnight on Thursday 1 October a quad bike was stolen from a property.   Serial 0297 of 02/10.  
Hill Grove, Lurgashall – Overnight on Thursday 24 September a secure outbuilding was broken into and a Stihl chainsaw stolen.  Serial 0960 of 27/09.
Plaistow Road, Kirdford – Between Monday 5 October and Wednesday 7 October a property under renovation was entered and a variety of power tools were stolen.  Serial 0209 of 8/10.
Queens Street, Stedham – On Saturday 10 October there was a report of a shed having been broken into and a petrol mower stolen.   Serial 0685 of 10/10.


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