Poppy appeal money stolen from Chichester church

POLICE are looking for witnesses after money was stolen from a church poppy collection.

The theft took place sometime between 12.30pm and 5pm on Sunday (November 4) at St Paul’s Church, in Churchside, Chichester.

A side office was broken into and money was taken from the appeal tin and a cash till.

The theft was discovered as preparations began for the evening service.

Anyone who may have seen anything is asked to call the police on 101, quoting reference number 0303 05/11/12.