Sledgehammer smash ‘n’ grab in Town Centre


Damaged window at pawnbrokers today

Damaged window at pawnbrokers today

Sledge hammer wielding thieves performed a ‘smash and grab’ raid on an Eastleigh pawnbrokers before riding off on motorbike.

Two men rode up to the H&T Pawnshop yesterday (Friday November 22) at about  5.15pm and smashed the window to snatch a quantity of jewellery.

Nobody was hurt in the raid.

Eastleigh police are in the process of taking witness statements to confirm more details.

Officers are appealing for more witnesses, particularly any members of the public who may have recorded the burglary on camera phones or camcorders.

Anyone with information is asked to ring 101 or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.