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Adur and Worthing Weekly Bulletin

Alert message sent 22/12/2017 10:07:00

Information sent on behalf of Sussex Police

Friday 22nd December 2017

News and appeals

Witnesses sought after car is burnt out, West Parade, Worthing

Police are appealing for witnesses after a black Renault Megane car, parked on the northern side of the road at the junction of West Parade and Anscombe Road, Worthing, was found to be on fire at around 3.55am on Tuesday (19 December).

Firefighters who attended to put out the blaze believe that the vehicle, parked at the location shortly before 9.30pm the previous evening, may have been deliberately set on fire.

Despite best efforts the car was left completely burned out and had to be allowed to cool for several hours before it could be removed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 136 of 19/12.Alternatively, please visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Crime summary



Reference: 1414 19th December

Location:  Heene Road, Worthing

Date and time:  Between 1930hrs – 2155hrs 19th December  

Details: Door to flat was forced, entry gained and jewellery stolen.  

Other than dwelling


Reference: 0285 19th December

Location: Littlehampton Road, Worthing

Date and time: time unknown

Details: Garage broken into and tools stolen.

Reference: 0731 15th December

Location: Emerald Quay Shoreham by Sea

Date and time: Between 08:00 and 19:30 hours on the 14th December

Details: Unknown how entry was gained to a garage 2 bicycles stolen

Reference: 0627 20th December

Location: Wiston Avenue, West Tarring

Date and time: Between 2100hrs 19th December & 1030hrs 20th December

Details: Garage door forced and brushes stolen.

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