Category: Police

Police hunt West End sex offender

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Police at Hedge End are appealing for information after two reports of sex offences at West End in a fortnight. Two reports were made to police when walkers in the Hatch Grange woods saw a man masturbating. The first incident was at 3.30pm Friday, December 27. The second was at 2.54pm Saturday, January 11. In…

Operation Drench…

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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…

Police seek Wigged Attacker…

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Eastleigh Police have released a photo of a man they want to question in connection with an assault on a 32-year-old who was attending a Christmas party. The victim was at a works Christmas party being held in a marquee in Stoneham Park, Stoneham Lane on Friday, December 20. Shortly after 11.30pm he was at…

Police looking for hot tyres

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Police at Romsey are appealing for information after the theft of 116 tyres, valued at between £15-20,000. Between 3 and 6am Wednesday, December 18, thieves gained entry to a sealed container at premises in Test Lane, Nursling Industrial Estate, Southampton. The tyres are all Michelin brand and are suitable for cars and lorries. PC Lindsay…

Police warn of bank card phone scam

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Police in Southampton, the New Forest and the Eastleigh areas are warning people about a bank card scam after a number of related incidents on Monday, December 16. Police believe the scammers tried at least five times on Monday to carry out their con, and on one occasion they were successful. In each case a…

Two arrested in Eastleigh drugs raids

Police have arrested two men and recovered a quantity of suspected class ‘A’ and ‘B’ drugs after carrying out seven drugs raids in the Eastleigh area and another in West End this morning. The raids were part of a crackdown on drug dealers in the Eastleigh area and were run in conjunction with the Operation…

Sledgehammer smash ‘n’ grab in Town Centre

  Sledge hammer wielding thieves performed a ‘smash and grab’ raid on an Eastleigh pawnbrokers before riding off on motorbike. Two men rode up to the H&T Pawnshop yesterday (Friday November 22) at about  5.15pm and smashed the window to snatch a quantity of jewellery. Nobody was hurt in the raid. Eastleigh police are in…

Hamble man attacked and robbed at home

Police at Eastleigh are appealing for help to identify youths who burst into a flat at Chadwick Way, Hamble, assaulted the tenant and stole wrapped Christmas presents and £55 cash. At about 11.25pm Monday, November 18, five youths in their late teens to early twenties kicked in the front door. Armed with a crowbar and…

Yobs try to spoil the party

Yobs who tried to prevent an audience from leaving a show at the Hilt are also suspected of causing nearly £1,500 worth of damage to Hiltingbury Pavilion. Around 80 people attended a show by tribute act ‘the Bootleg Blues Brothers’ at Hiltingbury rec on Saturday evening while a group of youths hung around outside making…

Baseball-bats at the Tory Club…

Police were called to the Southern Parishes Conservative Club in Hedge End on Saturday evening, 24th August, to break-up a fight that was taking place outside. Eastleigh News has learned that four men returned with baseball bats after being refused entry to the club whilst the annual summer ball was taking place. It is not…

Distraction Burglars strike in West End

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Police at Hedge End are warning residents of the area to be on the look out for distraction burglars who are offering to buy jewellery. One thief struck about 1.30pm Wednesday, August 21, at West End, where a block of flats for elderly residents had all the front doors open for painting. At one flat,…

Police investigate suspicious incident in Bursledon

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspicious incident was reported to them that happened in Bursledon. Officers were informed that witnesses had heard a loud scream sometime between 8 and 8.15pm last night, Monday, August 19 and that one person had seen a red car with a young girl, aged about 10, in it…

Finders isn’t keepers…

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Police at Hedge End are appealing to the person who found a charity shop’s takings on a West End pavement to turn in the money. At about 3.50 to 4pm Thursday, August 15, a woman member of staff from 2nd Chance Animal Rescue carried a number of bags, a bag with the takings and a…

Police seek dog walker who foiled robbery

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Police at Eastleigh are appealing to a dog walker who interrupted an assault and an attempted robbery in Hamble on Tuesday, August 6. At about 11.30pm, a 61-year-old local man was walking his two small dogs along a pathway between Spitfire Way and Hamble House Gardens. About half way along the path, three youths suddenly…

Attempted Child Abduction in Fair Oak

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Police are appealing for information about a suspicious incident in Fair Oak in which a girl was approached by a man. The 11-year-old was walking with her bicycle along Alan Drayton Way sometime around 7pm and 7.15pm, Wednesday, July 17. She was approached by a man in a white transit-style van who stopped to ask…