Category: Crime

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

CCTV operator spotted park attack

    The quick work of one of the Council’s Eastleigh town centre CCTV operators alerted the Police to an assault and also provided vital evidence that led to the conviction a 20-year-old man. Jeremy Blake Simmons of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to a number of offences at Southampton Crown Court last September.   He…

Eastleigh hit by spate of shed break-ins

Police offer crime prevention advice after thefts from outbuildings Police in Eastleigh are warning residents they should take steps to ensure their outbuildings are secure after a spate in thefts from sheds and garages in the area over the past fortnight. The police say their officers will be ‘vigilant while on patrol’ and have issued…

Fake cop tried to scam 80 year-old

Police warn that elderly Eastleigh folk are being targeted by scam callers.Police are warning local residents in Eastleigh and Hedge End district about  courier fraud scam after a man posing as a police officer tried to scam an elderly man. The victim who is in his 80s and lives in Eastleigh was contacted by a…

Police hunt Fleming Park flasher

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Police have released an e-fit to try and trace a man in a hi-vis vest who indecently exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in Eastleigh. The incident happened in Fleming Park between 3pm and 4pm on Wednesday 29 January. Police are asking anyone with information to call 101.  

Burglaries up in Central Eastleigh

Despite 193 town centre burglaries during 2019 only two suspects charged figures show. The number of burglaries committed in Eastleigh has skyrocketed compared to last year, according to the most recent crime statistics. In January 2020 there were 34 burglaries- a 386% increase compared to April 2019 when there was seven. Meanwhile the Eastleigh Central…

Eastleigh man robbed of £1,000

  A Eastleigh man has been robbed of £1,000 while he was in his flat. Police are appealing for information into a robbery that happened between 9.15pm and 9.35pm at an address on Twyford Road on Sunday 8 March. Two men entered the flat with their faces covered. The men assaulted the occupant and stole…

Police charge man over betting shop robberies

Police investigating armed robberies at bookies in Eastleigh and Chandler’s Ford have charged a man. The charges relate to four robberies at betting shops in Hampshire where cash was stolen from each of the premises. Daniel Sharpe, 26, of no fixed address, has been charged with four counts of robbery and four counts of possession…

Police Commissioner proposes precept rise

Michael Lane asks Hampshire residents to back £10 a year rise in an online pollHampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has launched an online poll asking residents if they are prepared an extra £10 a year for their local policing by taking part in an online survey. The Government has announced that Police and Crime Commissioner’s…

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…