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Weekly Bulletin - Arun District

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4-10 February 2019

News and appeals

Numerous arrests were made over this week.  Offences include drug driving, actual bodily harm, possession of Class A, domestic assault, drunk and disorderly, grievous bodily harm, threats to kill, criminal damage, shoplifting, breach of the peace, theft of motor vehicle, drug driving, harassment, possession of Class B drug, going equipped, stalking and wanted on warrant. 
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Crime summary

Chichester Road, Bersted – Between Monday 28 January and Monday 4 February a property was broken into whilst the occupant was away.     Items stolen include:- Playstation console, games and controller, Carrera Mountain bike (silver) and 24 inch black Samsung TV.  Serial 0636 of 04/02.
Chichester Road, Orchard – Overnight on Tuesday 5 January a property was entered  and electrical items stolen.  Serial 0169 of 06/02.
Hook Lane, Hotham – Overnight on 6 February a nursery was broken into; nothing was reported stolen but damage caused to two gates and doors.  Serial 0337 of 07/02.
Littlehampton Road, Ferring – A wood yard was broken into and fencing tools and equipment was stolen.  Serial 0313 of 09/02.
Felpham Way, Felpham – Between Wednesday 6 February and Sunday 10 February a garage as broken into and a pring horn mountain bike stolen.   Serial 1021 of 10/02.
Ash Grove, Orchard – Between Saturday 2 February a vehicle was entered and two pairs of glasses and other personal items were stolen.  Serial 0623 of 04/02.     
Linden Road, Bognor – Overnight on Tuesday 5 February a vehicle was entered and a sat nav and loose change stolen.  Serial 0476 of 06/02.
Littlehampton, Arundel and Surround

Lawrence Avenue, Rustington – Overnight on Friday 8 February there was an attempt break to a property, no entry was gained but damage was caused to the door.  Serial 0815 of 09/02.
Long Furlong, Clapham – Between Friday 8 and Sunday 10 February, two containers were broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0354 of 10/02
Clifton Road, River – Overnight on Saturday 9 February a garage was broken into; nothing reported stolen.  Serial 0432 of 10/02
Chaucer Avenue, Rustington – Overnight on Saturday 9 February a vehicle was entered and bank cards were stolen.   Serial 0386 of 10/02.
Anti-Social Behaviour
Sainsburys, Shripney Road, Bersted – There was a report of youths gathering and causing a nuisance in the store and car park area.   Officers attended and the youths were promptly moved on.  Serial 1123 of 07/02.
High Street, Littlehampton – On Saturday 9 February there was a report of seven youths shouting and swearing in the Street.  Officers attended and the group was dispersed.  Serial 0169 of 09/02.

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