Search for Chichester burglary suspect

Sussex Police
Sussex Police are searching for a suspected burglar, seen climbing over the garden wall of a house in Chichester.
At about 6.15pm on Tuesday (21 March) a man was seen by a neighbour to be climbing over the garden wall of a house in South Bank, Chichester, from the canal towpath which links the A27 and Canal Wharf.
He is described as white, in his thirties, about 5’7″, slim, wearing dark clothing and a striped yellow and brown beanie hat.
It was later discovered that the house had been broken into and a quantity of jewellery had been stolen.
Anyone who knows who this man is or saw anything in that area early in the evening, is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1225 of 21/03.

Bungalow burgled in Southbourne

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a bungalow in Goodwood Court, Southbourne, near Emsworth, at 5.30pm on Tuesday (21 March).
Offenders entered the rear garden before forcing entry through a window and stealing a quantity of jewellery.
If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious please let us know by calling 101 quoting serial 1128 of 21/03.

Arrest summary
Between the 22nd – 29th March more than 22 people were arrested from across the Chichester district. Offences included theft, assault Police, damage, dangerous driving, fail to stop for police and drink driving.


Crime summary

Chichester and surrounding area
Salthill Road, Chichester – Break to van where small window has been smashed. Offender has then opened larger window to gain entry. Nothing reported stolen. Occurred overnight into 22nd March. Ref 0607 of 22/03.

Ferndale Road, Chichester – Between 6.45pm – 7.30pm on 24th March, entry was gained to detached property through insecure conservatory door. Jewellery reported stolen from master bedroom. Ref 1315 of 24/03.

John Lewis, Portfield Way, Chichester – At 10.50pm, 24th March, a large window was smashed and entry gained with Apple electronics targeted. Ref 1548 of 24/03.

Newlands Lane, Chichester – Break to garage and theft of an old Irish Village pump. Occurred between 18th – 28th March. Ref 0576 of 28/03.