Hunt launched for suspected thief in Littlehampton

POLICE have arrested one man on suspicion of theft and are hunting a second after a number of cars were targeted in Littlehampton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, September 2).

At about 3.30am officer received reports that two men were seen shining torch lights into vehicles and trying to open doors of cars parked in Lanyards.

Police quickly responded and searched the area. A man was soon arrested in Worthing Road on suspicion of stealing a wallet from an insecure vehicle in Peregrine Road.

The second suspect is still at large. Police are now urging witnesses or anyone with information to contact them by calling 101 quoting serial 0182 02/09/14.

PCSO Michelle Davies said: “Any information you provide is confidential. Whether this is suspicious behaviour reported or names of those involved we cannot underestimate the importance of the publics assistance and we thank the members of the community who have helped us help you. Keep it coming.”