Durrington men charged with burglary

Almost a third of all crime is alcohol-related
Almost a third of all crime is alcohol-related

Two men from Durrington have been charged and remanded in custody, following a burglary in Goring.

Police were called to a house in Kipling Avenue, at 2pm on Friday, after a neighbour disturbed two intruders. Two people were arrested nearby a short time later.

DC Jon Woolley, from the West Sussex Priority Crime Team, said: “There has been a spate of burglaries in the Goring area recently. We would ask for members of the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious people and vehicles. We are also asking residents in Goring to check their gardens for any discarded clothing and jewellery which may have been stolen.”

Mark Coop, 26, of Whitebeam Road, Durrington has been charged with burglary. Robert Mayers, 19, also of Whitebeam Road, has been charged with burglary, possessing an offensive weapon and assaulting a police officer.

They appeared at Crawley Magistrates on December 1 where they were remanded in custody to appear at Chichester Crown Court on December 22.