Monthly Bulletin - Monday 28 January to 3 February 2019

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Weekly Bulletin – Chichester District
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Monday 28 January to 3rd February 2019
News and appeals
Numerous arrests were made over this week.  Offences include blackmail, fraud, drug driving, possession of Class A drugs, harassment, possession of Class B drugs, wanted on warrant, possession of bladed article, criminal damage, domestic assault, assault police, shoplifting, threats to kill, blackmail, grievous bodily harm, actual bodily harm, theft of motor vehicle, affray, harassment, breach of non-molestation order and excess alcohol.
Woman passenger seriously hurt in car crash near Chichester
We are asking anyone who may have seen a two car collision at the junction of the A286 Birdham Road and Wophams Lane, Near Apuldram, South of Chichester on Saturday morning (2nd February) to get in touch with us.
Chief Constable Welcomes Additional Police Funding
PCC Katy Bourne’s recommendation to increase the policing element of the council tax was approved by the Police and Crime panel at a meeting on Friday 1 February 2019.
Tractor theft from a farm near Petersfield
Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of three tractors near Petersfield.  Three large Fendt tractors were stolen from a shed on a farm in Slade Lane, Petersfield overnight on Saturday January 26 and Sunday January 27.
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Neighbourhood Crime Summary (Burglary, Vehicle Crime, Criminal Damage)
Chichester (WC1)
Bosham Lane, Bosham – Between 27 January and 28 January a church was broken into and safe damaged.  No money was taken from the premises.  If you saw anything suspicious, please let us know quoting reference 0661 29/1
Emsworth – On 30 January we received a report of a burglary to a site office where electrical equipment was stolen.  If you have any information relating to this, please phone 101 quoting serial 0362 30/1
Winden Avenue, Chichester – On Thursday 31 January a vehicle was broken into.  The back window was smashed and logs taken from the vehicle 0191 31/1
Main Road, Nutbourne – On Thursday 31 January a vehicle and summerhouse were broken into. Money was stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 1199 31/1
Eartham Wood Car Park – On Friday 1 February a vehicle was broken into and handbag stolen. Serial 0696 01/02
Hangar Drive, Tangmere – on Sunday 3 February a vehicle was broken into overnight and phone charger and personal belongings stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0359 3/2
Osborn Drive, Tangmere – Overnight into Sunday 3 February a vehicle was broken into and coat and electrical cable stolen.  Serial 1010 03/02
Selsey, The Witterings and surrounding area (WC2)
St George’s Court, Selsey Road, Donnington – On Monday 28 January a window was damaged at a property by a suspected ball bearing shot from a BB gun.  If you saw anything suspicious please let us know and quote serial 1168 28/1  If you are a victim of a similar crime, please ensure you report all incidents to us.
Midhurst, Petworth and surrounding area (WC3)
School Lane, Stedham, Midhurst – On Tuesday 29 January we received a report of two vehicles being stolen.  Both vehicles were Ford Transit vans one with sign writing, Strudwick Scaffolding.  If you saw these vehicles after this time, please let us know quoting Ref:  0212 29/1
Loxwood Farm Place, Loxwood – On Wednesday 30 January a vehicle break was reported.  A number of electrical goods were stolen from the vehicle.  Serial 0402 30/1
Stedham, Midhurst – on Friday 1 February we received a report of gas bottles being stolen from an outbuilding.  Serial 0274 01/02
Bepton, Midhurst – on Sunday 3 February we received a report of a burglary at a farm building.  A trailer and Kawasaki Mule Utility vehicle was stolen.  These items were later recovered but if you saw anything suspicious please let us know and quote serial 0273 3/2.
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