Category: Police

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…

Lockdown Fines not ruled out as ‘last resort’

Senior Hampshire Police Officer warns public that officers may take action if people break lockdown over Easter. Hampshire Constabulary have issued the following advice for the Easter Break with the warning that they could impose lockdown fines: This weekend marks the beginning of the Easter holidays for families across Hampshire, and with it an upturn…

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…

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…

Detectives appeal over death of Chandler’s Ford man

Detectives investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Sagar Bhatti in Boyatt Wood 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…