Category: Crime

Archive of Crime Stories in Eastleigh News area from December 2009 including burglary, robbery, assault and ASB.

West End suffers ‘spate’ of vehicle break-ins

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  Officers are appealing for information following a spate of thefts from vehicles and an attempted burglary in West End. Between 1am and 3.30am on Saturday (6 June) 12 vehicles were targeted while they were parked along Ivy Lane and  Eden Close. Access was gained to the vehicles and various items were stolen, such as…

Man charged over Pirelli Estate attack bailed till June 28

An 18-year-old from Eastleigh charged with attacking a man on the Pirelli Estate just before Christmas has been bailed to appear at Southampton Crown Court on June 28. Brandon Engert 18, of Heinz Burt Close appeared at Southampton Magistrates court yesterday. The teenager has been charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm with intent following an…

Police warn on Fair Oak thefts from cars

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Police fear cars are being left unlocked. Thieves steal tin of mints from one vehicle.  Police are warning residents in Fair Oak to make sure their cars are locked after a spate of thefts from cars in the Fair Oak area. The Police have had eight reports of theft from vehicles recently, affecting cars on…

Armed police carry out ‘raid’ in Central Eastleigh

Armed police were deployed on the streets of Eastleigh yesterday (Saturday May 26) as officers carried out a ‘raid’ on Derby Road address. At around 3.45 pm police, using their vehicles as road blocks, temporarily sealed off Derby Road to traffic between its junction with Southampton Road and High Street while officers supported by colleagues…

18 year-old charged over doorstep attack

Attack on December 21 caused the victim life-threatening injuries. A man has been charged in connection with a serious assault on the Pirelli Estate that took place just before Christmas. of a 23-year-old man that happened at 10.15pm, 2018 at a home in Eastleigh, have charged a man. On December 21 a 23-year-old man, from Eastleigh,…

Police release last CCTV images of Sagar Bhatti

Sagar Bhatti died seven weeks ago after being hit by vehicles on Woodside Avenue. Police were called to the scene  just before 6 am after receiving a report that two vehicles had collided with a pedestrian on Woodside Avenue. On arriving they found the victim, 23-year-old Sagar Bhatti, who  was pronounced dead at the scene. …

Bishopstoke assault leaves three injured

Two youths have been arrested after an assault in a Bishopstoke Police say three people, an 18-year-old, a 19-year-old and a 50-year-old, were injured in the incident in Glebe Meadow Park, Riverside at about 7pm on Good Friday. A 16-year-old boy from Fair Oak and a 19-year-old from Bognor Regis were arrested in connection with…

Guest threatened to ‘knock out’ hotel receptionist

A man who lost his temper and threatened to ‘knock out’ a staff member of a local hotel has appeared in court in Chester. The court heard that Kevin Jones, 35, of Brook Street, Chester had thrown his key card at a woman receptionist at the Holiday Inn Express in West End when he couldn’t access his…

Eastleigh man suffers broken jaw in assault

Police have issued CCTV images of four men they would like to trace as part of investigation into an assault at Revolutions in Bedford Place just after 2am on Sunday 7 April. A 31-man-year old from Eastleigh suffered a broken jaw as a result. The police say “If you recognise any of these men, or if…

Youths try to rob boy on Leigh Rd Rec

Police are appealing for a witness to come forward after two youths demanded money from a 14 year-old-boy on Leigh Rd recreation. A man who saw the incident – which took place in broad daylight near the bandstand on Saturday afternoon (April 13) – spoke to the boy’s father after the incident and police would…

Man attacked by youths with bottle

A man was attacked and robbed in Eastleigh on Saturday by two youths armed with a bottle, The man in his 30s, was walking on Lawn Road just after midnight on Saturday 13 April when two young men demanded his wallet and mobile phone. He was then struck over the head with a glass bottle,…

Police hunt stolen cigarettes

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Armed gang stealing cash and smokes from local shops. Police want to know who is trading stolen goods . Police want to know where stolen cigarettes are being sold on following a series of armed robberies and burglaries against local convenience stores. Shops in Eastleigh, Southampton, Romsey, North Baddesley, and Totton have already been targeted…

Fake taxi caught in Eastleigh

Council officers prosecute two drivers after going undercover A fake taxi driver and a licensed private hire driver caught illegally plying for fares have been successfully prosecuted by Eastleigh Borough Council as part of  routine undercover operations. In a rare case for the Borough, which raises serious public safety issues, unlicensed driver Dennis Hewlett of…