Eastleigh Police pay tribute to fallen colleagues

Eastleigh Police staff lined up in tribute

Police and civilian staff lined up outside Eastleigh Police station at 11 am this morning to observe a minutes silence as a mark of respect for colleagues in the Greater Manchester Police force who were murdered yesterday.

Two unarmed Police officers, Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, were killed in a gun and grenade attack after calling on a property to investigate the report of a burglary.

A 29 year old male suspect was arrested close to the scene and is still being questioned by machester dectectives.

Sergeant Chris Spellerberg of Eastleigh’s Safer Neighbourhood’s Team said:

“Officers continue to report on duty on each shift, ready to protect the public, albeit the mood sombre.”