Adur and Worthing Bulletin

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Wednesday 30th January 2019 

News and appeals

Smashed windows at three Worthing takeaways
Police are appealing for witnesses after three Worthing takeaways had their windows smashed.
Officers were made aware that the front windows of King Pizza and Kebab, Hotspot Indian and Oz’s Charcoal Grill in Salvington Road, Worthing, had been smashed around 3am on Friday (January 18).
The suspects were described as two men in their 20s, with masks covering their faces, one was wearing a black jacket and the other a grey jacket.
PC Olivia Crane said: “We believe the three incidents are linked due to the similarities in the offences and would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, walked past two men matching the description or noticed any suspicious behaviour in this area at this time.”
To report information please go online or call 101 quoting 112 of 18/01. Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

£40,000 worth of Indian gold stolen in Worthing burglary
Police are appealing for witnesses after in excess of £40,000 worth of Indian gold was stolen from a house in Worthing.
The burglary occurred in Wallace Avenue between 5pm and 11pm on Thursday 17 January, when the house was unoccupied.
An unknown quantity of cash was also stolen.
Enquiries are ongoing, and police are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time – specifically around the junctions of Gerald Road and Hailsham Road.
Officers would also like to hear from anyone who may have seen any suspicious individuals or vehicles.
If you have any information about the incident, please report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1181 of 17/01.
Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Bus driver robbed in Southwick
Police are appealing for witnesses after bus driver was robbed in Southwick.
The driver was parked in Southwick Square around 11.15pm on Friday, January 18 when two young men, believed to be aged between 15 and 20, boarded the bus and demanded money from him.
The driver handed over a quantity of cash and the pair ran off towards Southwick railway station.
One suspect was described as white, 5’ 7”, of slim build and wearing a grey hooded top.
The second teenager was white, 6’, of slim build and wearing a black body warmer without a hood and a light coloured long-sleeve top.
The pair were with a group of four teenage girls of a similar age.
If anyone witnessed the incident or noticed a group of teenagers matching this description in this area please report online or call 101 quoting 1281 of 18/01.

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Burglary Other than Dwelling
Reference: 1196 25/01/2019
Location: Kipling Avenue, Worthing  
Date and time: On the 25th January
Details: Access was gained to a garage. Tools and two pedal cycles were stolen.  
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