Category: Crime

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

Police Station closure plan sparks protest

Eastleigh Police station

  News that Eastleigh police station has been earmarked for closure has drawn an angry reaction from local Ukip activists but Hampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Hayes says relocating the station elsewhere in Eastleigh will save money and he has pledged to maintain current policing levels. Around a dozen protestors gathered outside the 90…

Police name murder victim

Police have named 35 year-old Choudhry Zishan as the victim of yesterday’s ‘extreme and sickening’ assault which is now the subject of a murder enquiry. Mr Choudhry who ran the Newsmarket newsagent opposite the Chamberlayne on High St was married with a young child. A post mortem has found the cause of death as trauma…

Police hunt Romsey Flasher

Police are investigating after reports of a man indecently exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl in Romsey this morning [Tuesday, March 18]. The indecent exposure is believed to have happened between 7.30am and 7.40am at a cut-through between Selsdon Avenue and Winchester Hill, Romsey. The girl was unharmed and officers are treating this as an…

Operation Drench…

Blue Police Lamp

Hampshire Police are asking the public for help with their amusingly named “Operation Drench”. This new Police operation, which is led by the priority crime team at Shirley CID, aims to solve a recent series of thefts in which large quantities of cigarettes have been stolen. Since 21 November 2013,  Police have recorded 26 crimes…