Suspected stolen Chichester boat parts recovered

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BOAT parts suspected to be stolen from near Chichester have been recovered by police officers.

Sussex Police and Hampshire Constabulary believe a haul of outboard motors, tenders and radio equipment seized in Hampshire could have been stolen from Hampshire, Sussex and Dorset.

It is believed by police some of the property was stolen from the Chichester area in August or September.
Sergeant Chris White from Chichester Police said: “We are keen to reunite people with all of their property and are asking for the local community to look at the images and make contact if they think any of the items could belong to them.

“If you believe any of the items are yours, please contact Hampshire Marine Unit on 07774 684317 or PC Jackie Connors at Lyndhurst Police Station in Hampshire on 101 to make an appointment to look at the recovered property.”

Sussex Police confirmed two men aged 21 and 23, both from Portsmouth, were arrested by Hampshire police officers on suspicion of going equipped for theft. They were questioned before being released on bail until December 3.

The items are all listed here.

Anyone with information on the thefts should call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk.