Category: Crime

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

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 have been arrested in connection…

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…

Detectives appeal over death of Chandler’s Ford man

Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sagar Bhatti in Chandler’s Ford are renewing their appeal for information. Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw Sagar on the evening of Saturday, 9 March or during the early hours of Sunday, 10 March to help piece together his movements in the hours before…

Woman seriously assaulted in Boyatt Wood

Woman seriously Assaulted in Boyatt Wood

The police are appealing for witnesses after a 22-year-old woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Boyatt Wood last night (January 8). The victim walked down Beaulieu Road before going through an alleyway to Selbourne Drive at about 11.30 pm. She then went through another alleyway into Whyteways, when she was attacked. A 20-year-old man from Eastleigh…

Attempted murder suspect bailed until January

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Hampshire Police have announced that a 17-year-old Eastleigh boy, who had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault at Heinz Burt Close has been bailed until Saturday 19 January 2019. A 23-year-old man from Winchester was seriously injured as a result of a doorstep attack on Friday night (December 21) and…

Police appeal for help in finding assault weapon

Police have called on Eastleigh residents to help them find a weapon which may have been used in a serious assault on Friday night that has left a 23-year old Winchester man in hospital with a serious head injury. Officers have spent the day conducting house to house enquiries and searching for the weapon that…

Assault update: Police carry out house to house enquiries

Police are carrying out house to house enquiries on Eastleigh’s Pirelli estate today following the arrest of two teenagers on suspicion of attempted murder. As a result of the  bloody doorstep assault on Friday night, a 23-year-old Winchester man is still in hospital with life-threatening injuries and two 17-year-olds and a 48-year-old man from Bursledon…

Arrests following ‘attempted murder’ in Eastleigh

Two Eastleigh teens have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a man arrested in suspicion of causing GBH following a violent incident on the Pirelli estate last night (December 21). Police were called to Heinz Burt Close at around 10.15pm where a 23-year-old man, from Winchester was found with a serious head injury.…

Rapist Ex-Councillor gets 17 years

A former chair of Bursledon Parish Council, who opposed the introduction of child safe-guarding measures at the village community centre, has been sentenced to a total of 17 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to historic charges of rape and multiple charges involving indecent assaults on children. Appearing at Southampton Crown Court, Mark McCormick,…

Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in a…