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Chichester Weekly Bulletin

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Thursday 15th July 2021

News and appeals

Police urgently searching for missing Ahn Niht Vo

Sussex Police is urgently looking for information regarding missing 16-year-old Ahn Niht Vo.
The teenager was last seen near to the Chichester College campus in Westgate on Thursday evening (8 July).
He is believed to be wearing a red T-shirt with a black leather jacket, light blue jeans and white trainers.
Anyone who has seen Ahn or has any information about him is asked to ring 999 quoting serial 1685 of 08/07.
To see an image of the missing person please click here

Sussex Police sergeant dismissed from the force

A Sussex Police sergeant has been dismissed for breaching standards of professional behaviour in respect of authority, respect and courtesy, discreditable conduct, equality and diversity and orders and instructions.
Andrew Hother, 49, appeared at a four-day gross misconduct hearing which concluded on July 9 at Sussex Police HQ, Lewes.
PS Hother admitted the allegations and the panel, headed by an independent legally-qualified chair, found that two of the allegations amounted to gross misconduct and the last amounted to misconduct.
To see the full story click here

Tributes paid to motorcyclist following fatal crash near Petworth

Tributes have been paid to a motorcyclist who tragically died in a crash near Petworth.
Ryan Bowyer, 27, from Southwater, was riding a black Kawasaki northeast through Strood Green when he was in collision with a blue Range Rover.
The incident occurred about 7.55pm on Wednesday 7 July, and despite the best efforts of members of the public and paramedics, Ryan was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
His family have issued the following tribute:
“It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that we have to announce our son, brother, partner and to many a dear friend Ryan Bowyer lost his life in a tragic road traffic collision on the evening of 7 July 2021.
“Ryan was a shining light and the brightest of stars to not only his family but many others, and although this will come as a shock to many as it has to us, we would respect privacy whilst we come to terms with our loss.”
The Range Rover driver – a 55-year-old man from Wisborough Green – was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and driving while unfit through drink or drugs. He has been released under investigation. Enquiries continue to establish how and why the collision occurred.
Anyone who saw what happened or captured it on dash cam – or anyone who saw the manner of driving/riding of either vehicle beforehand – is urged to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Bombay.

Crime summary
Chichester -
Malcolm Road, Tangmere – Overnight between Friday 9th July and Saturday 10th July, a business property was broken into and power tools stolen. Serial 0324 10/07/21
Adelaide Road, Chichester – Overnight between Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th July, a number of car aerials were stolen from vehicles parked in a residential road. Serial 1706 08/07/21
Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester – On Friday 9th July, a handbag was stolen from inside a vehicle. Serial 1089 09/07/21
Springfield Park, Bognor Road – On Wednesday 7th July, a pile of rubbish was set on fire causing damage. Serial 1446 07/07/21
Kingsmead Avenue, Chichester – On Saturday 10th July, a number of fence panels were pushed over causing damage. Serial 0438 11/07/21
Multi Storey Car Park, Avenue De Chartres - Overnight between Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July, a light fitting was set alight in the car park causing damage. Serial 0778 11/07/21
Selsey, The Wittering’s and surrounding area -
Bunn Leisure, Warners Lane – On Monday 5th July, a caravan was broken into and a number of personal items stolen. Serial 0984 05/07/21
Bunn Leisure, Warners Lane – Overnight between Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July, a room was broken into and bank cards and a passport stolen. Serial 0385 11/07/21
Chichester Marina – On Tuesday 6th July, a Black Piaggio Zip Scooter was stolen from the Marina. Serial 0331 06/07/21
Pound Road, West Wittering – On Saturday 10th July, damage was caused to a picnic bench and the car park barrier. Serial 1552 10/07/21

Midhurst and surrounding area -
Balls Cross, Petworth – Overnight between Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July, a barn and outbuildings were broken into and power tools and pedal cycles stolen. Serial 0300 10/07/21
Bury Common, Bury – Overnight between Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th July, a number of gates were cut on farmland causing damage. Serial 0758 07/07/21
Westburton Lane, Bury – Overnight between Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th July, stock fencing had been cut on a farm causing damage. Serial 0250 08/07/21
Sandilands Farm, Rogate – On Saturday 10th July, a number of signs were spray painted with graffiti causing damage. Serial 1027 10/07/21

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