Weekly Bulletin - 4-10 March 2019

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4-10 March 2019

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Numerous arrests were made over this week.  Offences included: actual bodily harm, public order, drunk and disorderly, criminal damage, common assault, false imprisonment, immigration, possession with intent to supply Class A, breach of the peace, domestic assault, shoplifting, stalking, affray, wanted on warrant, breach of bail, excess alcohol, assault police, harassment, actual bodily harm and affray.
Three charged with Bognor seafront rape of 19 year old woman
Sussex Police welcomes a further 72 new officers
Sussex Police has welcomed a further 72 new PC recruits. This latest intake of officers, our largest in a decade, were sworn in at a formal ceremony last week.
PCSO recruitment opens in Sussex
Over the next year our local policing will be strengthened with 100 new PCSO’s being recruited.
Sussex Police supports national knife campaign
Young people across Sussex will be part of a conversation to about knife crime during a week-long national campaign. 
Two to appear in court in connection with Bognor Regis stabbing
The 28 year old victim is ‘stable’ in hospital after attack on Sunday.

Discovered Arundel remains are formally identified
Sadly they have been identified as missing Helen Slaughter.

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Crime summary

Littlehampton Road, Ferring – Between Friday 1 and Monday 4 March a container was broken into and tools stolen.  Serial 0246 of 04/03.
Stoneage Close, Bognor – Between Sunday 3 March and Thursday 7 March a garage was broken into and a Clarke Generator Model No – IEG2200 – (colour red) was stolen.  Serial 0424 of 09/03.
Laurel Grove, Bersted – On Thursday 7 March a garage was broken and a cycle stolen. Serial 0206 of 08/03.
Sylvan Way, Bognor – Between Friday 1 and Monday 4 March a vehicle was entered and a two sets of keys stolen.  Serial 1295 of 04/03.
Sylvan Way, Bognor – Overnight on Wednesday 6 March a vehicle was entered and sun glasses stolen.  Serial 0318 of 08/03.
Tennyson Road, Marine – On Wednesday 6 March a vehicle was entered and a scooter stolen from the boot.   Serial 0229 of 07/03.
Upper Bognor Road, Hotham – Between Friday 1 and Tuesday 5 March a number plate was stolen from a vehicle.   Serial 0667 of 07/03.
Littlehampton, Arundel and Surround

Downview Road, Barnham – On Sunday 3 March a garage was broken into and a Rockhopper silver framed cycle stolen.  Serial 0512 of 05/03.
Honey Lane, Angmering – On Thursday 7 March there was an attempt break to a property.  Serial 0861 of 08/03.
Nimbus Close, Littlehampton – Overnight on Saturday 9 March a Yamaha motorcycle was stolen from the garden of a property and later located damaged nearby.  Serial 0708 of 10/03.
Over the past week, we are seeing an increase in reporting of vehicles being broken into in Rustington and Littlehampton areas.  Whilst ongoing patrols are regularly taking place in these areas, please click on link below to see some useful steps to help protect your vehicle:-   https://www.sussex.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-of-a-vehicle/
If you see any persons’ acting suspiciously around cars then call us immediately on 999.   
Anti-Social Behaviour
We are aware of your concerns about aggressive street beggars and recent anti-social behaviour in Bognor Regis town centre.  One individual who was responsible for a number of these incidents, is receiving support from social services and has been banned from the town centre.  A meeting between a number of agencies, including ourselves and Arun District Council will be held this month to address these specific issues and to agree a plan of action.  
We would urge the public to continue to report any anti-social behaviour they witness in Bognor town centre by calling 101. Thank you.
We believe that the vast majority of the public support us and our work, we thank those who have shown support to the officers who work incredibly hard every day to keep Arun as safe as we possibly can. Insp Steve Turner CT651
Inspector - Arun Prevention Team

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