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Arun District Weekly Bulletin

Alert message sent 23/10/2020 17:07:00

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12 October - 18 October

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There were 34 arrests over the weekend by Arun and Chichester officers.  Offences include:- malicious communications, domestic assault, wanted on warrant, drug driving, drunk and disorderly, obstruction, criminal damage, affray, witness intimidation, theft from motor vehicle, possession of a Class A drug, possession of a Class B drug, stalking, breach of bail, criminal damage, actual bodily harm, fraud, and grievous bodily harm.  

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Crime summary


Silverstone Avenue, Aldwick – Overnight on Wednesday 14 October there was an attempt break to a business, no entry was gained however damage was caused to the lock.  Serial 0810 of 15/10.  

Binsted Avenue, Felpham – On Monday 12 October between 8.45 am and 10.30 am an insecure vehicle was entered and loose change was stolen.  Serial 0348 of 12/10.     

Chichester Road, Bersted – Overnight on Wednesday 14 October a catalytic convertor was stolen from a vehicle.  Serial 0468 of 15/10.  Another catalytic converter was also stolen from a vehicle in Shripney Road. Serial 0330 of 15/10.  

Littlehampton and Surrounding Areas

Lyminster Road, Lyminster – Between Saturday 10 and Monday 12 October a property’s conservatory was broken into and high value fishing equipment stolen.  Serial 0226 of 12/10.

Thatchway Close, Ham – Overnight on Tuesday 13 October a property was broken into; a laptop, tv, mobile phone and alcohol was stolen.   Serial 0343 of 14/10.

Worthing Road, Rustington – Overnight on Tuesday 13 October a garage was broken into and an Apollo Hybrid bike was stolen.  Serial 1168 of 14/10.

Barnham Road, Barnham – On Saturday 17 October during the early hours of the morning an electric bike was stolen from an insecure garage.  Description: Gazelle road bike, dark grey in colour, seven gears with front basket.  Serial 0432 of 17/10.

Drovers Way, Barham – Overnight on Friday 16 October a cycle was stolen from an insecure garage.  Description:- Dawes model, Mojave Colour, silver ladies bike.  Serial 0831 of 17/10.

The Cedars, Barnham – Overnight on Friday 16 October an insecure garage was broken into and a cycle stolen.   Serial 0340 of 18/10.  

East Ham Road, Littlehampton – On Saturday 17 October there was a report of a business having been broken into over a two week period whilst the occupant was away.   Serial 0827 of 17/10.

Yapton Lane, Walberton – On Sunday 18 October there was a report of containers having been broken into and high value machinery stolen.  Serial 1011 of 18/10.

Over the weekend we received 14 reports of breaks to vehicles in primarily Barnham, with 3 in Eastergate and one in Westergate.   These incidents occurred overnight on Friday 16th October.  Our Officers are working diligently to try and identify those responsible and deal with them as robustly as possible. Please continue to safeguard your property, lock your cars and remove valuable possessions overnight. Click on link below for crime prevention advice on how to keep your vehicle safe and sound:-

If you see any persons’ acting suspiciously around cars then call us immediately on 999.
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