Eastleigh teens under arrest following assault and car theft

Police are are appealing for witnesses after a car was stolen in a robbery in Eastleigh.

A 20-year-old man from Chandler’s Ford had his vehicle stolen after he was assaulted in Lakeside Country Park yesterday evening (Thursday 30 December).

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident.

The victim had been sat in his parked vehicle at the Country Park when it was surrounded by a group of people. He was then assaulted and his car, a grey Audi A3, was taken. The vehicle was later located on Hardy Road.

A 15-year-old boy from Eastleigh, a 15-year-old boy from Bishopstoke, and a 16-year-old girl from Eastleigh have all been arrested on suspicion of robbery. They remain in custody at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 with reference 44210520533. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.