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Arun District Weekly Bulletin

Alert message sent 27/10/2020 19:26:00

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19 October - 25 October

News and appeals

Be responsible this Halloween
Police are urging people to consider safety.

Police set up scheme to improve cycle safety during hours of darkness
Officers intend to educate cyclists instead of issuing fixed penalty notices.

Sussex residents reminded to review their home security as the darker nights approach

Man’s body sadly discovered at site of Littlehampton fire
His death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.

Witnesses sought following fire in Bognor Regis
Police want to speak to people who were in the area at the time. 
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Crime summary


Grange Court, Aldwick – On Wednesday 21 October between 6.45 am and 10.00 pm a property was broken into and a high value cycle was stolen.  Description:- Scott Spark, colour matt grey and orange, 29 inch wheel version.  Serial 0276 of 22/10. 
Littlehampton and Surrounding Areas

High Street, Littlehampton – Overnight on Sunday 18 October a shop was broken into and cash stolen. Serial 0220 of 19/10.  There was also a break to another shop over the same period where entry was gained, untidy search however nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0297 of 19/10.

Thyme Place, Angmering – Overnight on Monday 19 October a garage was broken into and a black trial bike was stolen.   Serial 0224 of 20/10.  There was also a report from a neighbouring property of their vehicle having been tampered with and an attempt break to their garage; no entry was gained.  Serial 1104 of 20/10

Station Road, East Preston – Overnight on Monday 19 October camping equipment was stolen from a shed.   Serial 0242 of 20/10.

Hornbeam Avenue, Angmering – On Tuesday 20 October between 11.00 am and 4.30 pm a garage was broken into and tools and alcohol stolen.  Serial 1023 of 20/10.  There were two other neighbouring garages broken into, one had cigarettes and a lighter stolen (1056 of 20/10) and the other, confectionary stolen (1089 of 20/10).

Colebrook Road, Wick – Between 9.00 pm on Sunday 18 October and 3.00 am on Monday 19 October, food and three pairs of boxed trainers were stolen from a shed. Serial 0126 of 21/10.

Verbena Drive, Angmering – On Wednesday 21 October between mid-night and 10.00 am a garage was entered and a mountain bike stolen.  Serial 0376 of 21/10.  A neighbouring property also had their vehicle stolen from the driveway.  Serial 0172 of 20/10.  

Berry Lane, Beach – Between late afternoon on Thursday 22 October and morning of Friday 23 October a garage was broken into; champagne, wine and two laptops were stolen.   Serial 0526 of 23/10.  

Yapton Lane, Walberton – Overnight on Thursday 22 October a workshop was broken into and high value electrical equipment stolen.  Serial 0572 of 23/10.

Pound Way, Angmering – Between Friday 16 October and Friday 23 October an insecure garage was entered; food and alcohol was stolen.  Serial 0119 of 24/10.

Highview Road, Eastergate – Overnight on Friday 16 October a vehicle was broken into and credit cards stolen which were later located nearby. Serial 0882 of 19/10.

Barnham Road, Barnham – Overnight on Saturday 17 October a vehicle was entered, untidy search but nothing reported stolen.  Serial 1340 of 19/10.

Ashurst Way, East Preston – Overnight on Monday 19 October an insecure vehicle was entered; brown Wayfarer sunglasses were stolen and a packet of face masks.  Serial 0319 of 20/10. 

Acacia Crescent, Angmering – On Tuesday 20 October during the early hours of the morning a vehicle was broken into and a dash cam stolen.   Serial 0361 of 20/10. There was also an attempt break to a neighbouring property’s vehicle; nothing was reported stolen.  Serial 0906 of 20/10. A further neighbour’s vehicle was entered and prescription glasses were stolen.  Serial 1161 of 21/10.


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