Police make arrests after car break-ins

Four young men '“ including individuals from Portsmouth '“ have been arrested after a string of car break-ins in Yapton, Sussex.

Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 11:53 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:48 pm
Jury is still out

A member of the public got in touch with Sussex Police about suspicious behaviour in Church Lane, Yapton, yesterday evening, a police spokesman said.

Officers and a dog unit went to the scene, searched the area and arrested four men in connection with the incident.

Detective Constable Ben Nield said: '˜We are appealing to anyone who noticed any suspicious behaviour in this area to get in contact with us immediately.

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'˜We would like to speak to anyone who has fallen victim to this crime or has noticed anything missing from their cars.

'˜Please remain vigilant and remember to not leave anything valuable in your car, park in a well-lit area and ensure all windows and doors are locked.'

A 20-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle, police said.

A 19-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on suspicion of attempted theft of a motor vehicle.