Police investigate Arun thefts
27 November 2012
Sussex Police are investigating a series of thefts from trades
vehicles in the Arun district.
Thieves have been targeting vehicles particularly in the Barnham,
Eastergate, Yapton, Walberton and Fontwell areas.
Between Friday 23 November and Monday 26 November nine of these
thefts have been reported to police.
High value tools have been taken, including a specialist winch
stolen from the truck of a tree surgeon in Arundel Road, Fontwell,
overnight between Thursday 22 and Friday 23 November, meaning the
owner cannot work.
Police are advising that wherever possible tools and equipment are
postcode marked and serial numbers are recorded to ensure
identification in case tools are recovered in the future. They also
advise that vehicles are locked, even if you are working close
Anyone who has information regarding the thefts, or anyone who
notices anything suspicious is asked to contact Sussex Police on
101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800
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