Category: Crime

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

Vandals close paddling pool

Eastleigh’s popular paddling pool has been put out of use by vandals and  is currently closed for repair . The pool at Fleming Park was closed on Saturday 18 June after it was vandalised overnight. The damage caused the pool to empty and work is now underway to fix the issue, however, it is likely…

Burglar makes off with Cafe safe

A late night raider took away more than a sandwich after breaking into a Hamble Cafe – the cheeky burglar made off with the entire safe. The burglary happened at some time between 10.15pm on May 19 and 6.20am on May 20 at the Flying Boat Café, Ensign Way, Hamble. Police say a suspect smashed open…

Burglars drove off in victim’s cars

An unlucky Chandler’s Ford family lost both their cars following a break in on Saturday night. Thieves broke into a house Hornbeam Road on Saturday night (February 20). Once inside they stole the keys to black BMW X6 and a black BMW 320D Sport. Both have 62 registration plates. There was a Louis Vuitton handbag,…

Burglars steal gold in Chandler’s Ford break-in

Items of gold Asian jewellery were the target of burglars who broke into a home in Chandler’s Ford. Items of jewellery stolen include a platinum and gold ring with a diamond, a men’s chunky gold bracelet and an Asian gold ring and chain. The burglary took place at a property in Walnut Close, sometime between…

Cyclist mugged in Hedge End

A man cycling home from work was set upon by a gang in Hedge End. Police are appealing for witnesses and have released CCTV images following the attempted robbery on Saturday night (February 5). The 18-year-old man was cycling along the motorway bridge on St John’s Road, at 10.15pm on when a gang of around…

Daytime burglars strike in Velmore

Police are investigating a burglary in Westfield Road, Velmore  that happened yesterday (November 30). Items of jewellery were taken including Asian gold and ladies and gents watches by Michael Kors , Rado and Burberry. Entry was gained via the back door. Detective Constable Dal Andrews said: “ This burglary occurred in a residential area during the daytime.…

Chandler’s Ford hit by burglary spree

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in Chandler’s Ford this week. The first took place in Pine Road, between 8.15am and 1.15pm on Tuesday November 17,  after a UPVC panel in the back door was kicked in. Once inside they made an untidy search and stole cash and jewellery, including a…

Ski mask ram raid on Hedge End bank

Police are hunting ram-raiders who used a silver Ford car to smash their way into the Hedge End’s HSBC bank on Wednesday. At about 5pm two men wearing ski type masks and hi-vis vests entered the store and grabbed several cash boxes  cannot confirm the amount stolen at this time. Several staff were present at…

OAP’s stolen bank card used in Swan Centre

Police are looking for a person who used a stolen bank card in Eastleigh’s Swan Centre shortly after an elderly woman had her handbag snatched from outside her home in Southampton. Police have issued a CCTV image taken in JD Sports of two men they would like to speak to as they may hold vital…

Police hunt cigarette thieves

Police are hunting masked raiders who broke into an Eastleigh shop on Friday night. My Local Convenience Store on Fair Oak Road, Eastleigh was broken into at around 5 am on October 30. The police say  three people broke into the store and stole a large amount of cigarettes before leaving in a 53 plate silver…

Thug breaks takeaway driver’s jaw in Velmore

A takeaway delivery driver had his jaw broken by an assailant while making a delivery in Velmore. The 37 year-old victim had stopped in Devon Drive on Saturday at around 3.45 am when a light blue coloured car pulled up behind him. The driver of the car demanded cash from the victim and assaulted him…

Man tried to rob West End dog walker

A man has been arrested after woman was threatened while she was out walking her dog in West End. Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempted robbery in Hatch Grange Park, West End on Wednesday March 25. Sometime between 11.30am and 11.50am, a 53 year-old woman was approached and threatened by a man while…

Masked men push Chandler’s Ford shop worker to floor

Police in Chandlers Ford investigating an attempted robbery this Monday morning (March 16) are asking witnesses to come forward.

At 5.37am three men who had their faces covered forced their way into the One Stop store on Bournemouth Road and pushed a female staff member to the floor. They did not threaten anyone and left when an alarm was activated. Nothing was taken and no-one was hurt. The men were last seen heading towards Chalvington Road

Taxi Driver assaulted in Chandler’s Ford

Police have released images of three men they would like to speak to after a taxi driver was assaulted in Chandler’s Ford on Saturday, January 10. At around 9pm the 45 year-old driver arrived at the Asda car park on Bournemouth Road to drop off three men he had picked up in the Witts Hill…

Police seek witness to Hedge End attack

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following an assault in Hedge End as they believe he may be have vital information. The incident occurred between 11.45pm and 11.55pm on Sunday, December 28 on Kings Copse Avenue. The victim, a 40-year-old man, was a passenger in a…