Category: Crime

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

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…

Police seek help over Swan Centre purse theft

Do you recognise this woman? Officers would like to speak to her following the theft of a purse in Eastleigh town centre on Boxing Day. The purse, containing bank cards and £30 cash, was stolen from the handbag of a 67-year-old woman while she was shopping in New Look at the Swan Centre at around…

Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

A Bishopstoke shop worker was pushed into a door when she tried to stop a man leaving with unpaid goods. The man was walking out of the Co Op on Spring Lane with two jam jars when he was confronted by the member of staff, as a result  Police are issuing a CCTV image of a…

Police seek man after Waitrose bag snatch

  Police are publishing a CCTV image of a man who may have information about a theft from a supermarket in Chandlers Ford. At approximately 1.15pm on Thursday, November 20, 2014, a 65-year-old woman was shopping in the Waitrose supermarket on Oakmount Road. She had her handbag placed in her shopping trolley. After the woman…

Market St pawnbroker targeted by would be thieves

A pawnbrokers in Eastleigh has been targeted by would be burglars a year after sledge hammer wielding thieves performed a daylight motorbike smash ‘n’ grab. At around 10.30 am Wednesday, November 26, offenders tried to gain entry into the H&T Pawnbrokers on Market Street. They were unsuccessful and nothing was reported stolen but police want…

Local arrests after £11 million drugs haul

Four people from Eastleigh were among a group of 13 local persons arrested for offences involving the supply of millions of pounds worth of drugs. On Monday (November 3) the Police raided 12 houses which led to a man from Toynbee Rd and a man from Shamblehurst Lane South being arrested and charged for the…

Police hunt Hedge End flasher

A man exposed himself to a woman with a child in Hedge End on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Shamblehurst Lane at around 9am on Tuesday, November 4. A 41-year-old woman was walking towards Tesco Express with her one-year-old child in a buggy when she noticed a man walking towards her indecently exposing himself. The man…

Naked Rambler gets another two years

Stephen Gough, Eastleigh’s Naked Rambler, is facing a total of a decade behind bars after he was sentenced to a further two-and-a half years imprisonment today at Winchester Crown Court after breaking the terms of an ASBO. The unusual trial, during which neither a defence counsel nor the defendant were present, caused members of the…