Adur and Worthing News and Alerts 19th April 2022

Witness appeal after teenage girl assaulted in Shoreham

Police are appealing for witnesses an assault on a teenage girl in Buckingham Park in Shoreham on Monday 11th April.

A 13-year-old girl reported being approached by a group of teenage girls near the tennis courts in Buckingham Park at around 1.45pm.

The group assaulted her and smashed her mobile phone, before leaving the scene.

A 12-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and criminal damage and released under investigation while enquiries continue.

PC Kerry Sargent said: “This was a violent assault in a popular park in broad daylight and we are asking anybody who saw what happened or has any information which could help with our investigation to come forward.

“I would like to reassure the public that this is understood to be an isolated incident and there is no wider risk.

If you can help, please contact police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 648 of 11/0

Squadron Drive, Durrington ・between 1250hrs and 1620hrs 13th April, a rucksack containing a laptop and another piece of equipment was stolen from an insecure vehicle. Cad 1287 13/04/22.

Western Row, Worthing ・overnight between midnight and 0400hrs 14th April, a front door was damaged, believe someone has tried to gain entry, no entry was gained and nothing was stolen. Cad 0297 14/04/22.

Southdown Road, Southwick ・between 0030hrs and 0100hrs 17th April, the lock was broken off a rear door and entry gained. A wallet and keys to 3 cars were taken, the cars were then stolen. One of the cars was later found close by. Investigations continue. Cad 0323 17/04/22.

Rose Walk, Goring ・overnight between 17th & 18th April, persons have entered via an insecure rear door, stolen wallet, mobile phone, car keys and car. Cad 0298 18/04/22.

Georgia Avenue, Broadwater ・between 0700hrs 7th April and 1330hrs 15th April, a range rover was stolen. Cad 1004 15/04/22.

Downside Avenue, Broadwater ・between 2nd April and 14th April both front and rear number plates were stolen from a vehicle. Cad 0998 14/04/22.

Saw Mill Place, Worthing ・between 0915hrs and 1100hrs 15th April. Both front and rear number plates were stolen from a vehicle. Cad 1138 17/04/22.

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