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Have you noticed any items missing from your car?

News   •   Jun 14, 2019 09:39 BST

Do you live in Shoreham or Southwick, and have you noticed any items missing from your car?

Police arrested a man in the area in the early hours of Wednesday 12 June, after he was found in possession of numerous items believed to have been stolen from vehicles left insecure.

The items include various keys, coins, charging cables, sunglasses, North Face gloves, car bulbs, an orange size 8 women’s raincoat, a Brighton and Hove carer’s badge, a carpenter’s plane, two woolly hats and a dash cam.

The suspect, a 44-year-old local man, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle interference and theft from a vehicle. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

If you believe any of the items belong to you, or if you have any information about what happened, please report it online or call 101, quoting serial 136 of 12/06.

For advice on how to keep your vehicle safe and sound, visit our crime prevention page here

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online. 

Author: Sam Satchell
Ref: SXP54851/2019