Police tackle road crime in Chichester

OFFICERS from Chichester Neighbourhood Policing Team yesterday (Thursday, May 16) carried out a day of action.

They were tackling speeding and other road-related offences, including driving while on the phone and driving without a seatbelt.

Officers were out in Tangmere and Oving.

On Thursday morning, officers were in Tangmere.

In Tangmere, nine vehicles were pulled over and dealt with for offences including, driving without wearing a seatbelt and speeding.

In Oving, officers stopped four vehicles for offences including exceeding the speed limit, not having a valid MOT and not wearing a seatbelt.

PCSO Richard Moorey said “We have listened to local residents who have raised concerns to us about speeding and various other driving offences in and around their communities.

“This day will be one of many where we will continue to work with local neighbourhoods to deal with the issue of speeding and other road related offences.”

Anyone interested in joining a community speed watch volunteer group can visit www.sussex.police.uk and contact their local PCSO for more information,