Crime is down in Midhurst and Petworth area

CRIME across the Midhurst and Petworth area fell by 5.6 per cent for the month of April compared with the previous year.

Statistics released by the Midhurst and Petworth district neighbourhood police team show that from April 1 to April 28 this year there were a total of 361 crimes in the area compared with 407 last year.

Sgt Chris White who heads the team based at Midhurst, told the Observer the statistics were good news for people living in the area.

“This is a safer area to live, work and relax.”

Full story see Midhurst and Petworth Observer May 3