Moped thieves strike overnight

The crime scene earlier this morning

Police are appealing for witnesses and conducting house to house enquires following the theft of a moped from a house in Northlands Road, Newtown, Eastleigh, during the early hours of this morning between 2 a.m and 3 a.m.

Police are asking people who may have heard or seen anything out of the ordinary during this time to contact police on 08450454545 quoting crime reference number 44100379689.

Said one shocked resident:

“I have just spent a couple of weeks touring Europe without incident and come home to find crime is happening on my doorstep.”