Category: Police

Police Hunt Drugs Theives

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Police at Eastleigh are warning the public to be wary, if they are offered prescription drugs. The warning comes after £500 worth of medication was reported stolen from a flat in Newtown Road, Eastleigh, on Tuesday, April 16. The occupier of the flat, a 44-year-old man, told police he left his premises for an hour…

Hampshire Police officer in fatal accident

Hampshire Constabulary can confirm that a police officer has died following a road traffic collision on Thomas Lewis Way, Swaythling. The police officer was on duty and riding an unmarked police motorcycle when he was in collision with a silver BMW outside the Shell petrol station at around 2pm. He was taken to Southampton General…

Missing Eastleigh man located safe and well

  A missing 80-year-old man has been found alive and safe in the Eastleigh area this afternoon following a search and appeals to the public via Social Media. Eastleigh police would like to thank those who assisted by sharing information and remaining vigilant in the search for 80 year-old John Knight who was reported missing…

Help find missing Eastleigh man

Missing 80-year-old man has been found alive and safe in the Eastleigh area this afternoon Thanks 4 RTs eastleighnews.co.uk/2013/03/help-f… — Eastleigh News (@Eastleigh_news) March 31, 2013 Police are renewing an appeal for information about a vulnerable missing man. Officers are increasingly concerned for the welfare of John Knight, aged 80, from Chandlers Ford in Eastleigh.…

Andy Marsh is Hants new Top Cop

  Hampshire Constabulary is welcoming the appointment of Andy Marsh as new chief constable. Mr Marsh, who is currently the force’s deputy chief constable, will commence his new position on Monday (February 4) replacing Alex Marshall, whose tenure as the force’s top officer ceases at midnight on Sunday (February 3).  Mr Marshall will then commence…

Police appeal after heartless purse snatch

Eastleigh Police today released a photo of a man they would like to speak to after purse was stolen from a shopper. A purse containing nearly £100 and bus passes belonging to a woman with learning difficulties was taken from her handbag while she was shopping in the town’s poundland just before midday last Friday…

Cops, commuters and coffee

  Officers from Eastleigh police Safer neighbourhoods team and British transport police will be at the towns rail station  this Monday morning (28 January) to meet with commuters. Cops will be on hand to speak to members of the public arriving in Eastleigh or those waiting for trains, offering them theopportunity of free cycle coding…

Brace for the Blizzard…

Hampshire Police are advising the public to  avoid travelling on the roads tomorrow morning (Friday 18th January 2013) as five to ten centimetres of snow is predicted to fall across Hampshire. The latest advice from the Met Office is that bulk of the snowfall is anticipated between 4am and 1pm, with the potential to seriously…

Police warn on ‘Significant’ rainfall

Police are urging motorists to allow extra time for their journeys as significant rainfall is forecast for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The Met Office anticipates the heaviest rainfall will be between 11pm tonight (Wednesday, December 19) and 6am tomorrow. Further heavy rain is also forecast for the weekend. Chief Inspector Duncan Weston said:  “The heavy…

Eastleigh Police Issue e-fit Appeal

Detectives at Eastleigh have released an e-fit of a man they need to identify in connection with the burglary of a house in Whinwhistle Road, Romsey.   Between 9.15am and 8.25pm Thursday, November 29, burglars smashed a rear double glazed door to gain entry to the rural house.  They made an untidy search of every…

Yobs hold broken bottle to man’s throat

  A group of lager louts  hanging around the Archers Road/Beaulieu Road footbridge threatened a local man with a broken bottle and attempted to rob him on  Saturday evening 8 December 2012. The incident happened between 8 and 9 pm when four males surrounded the forty year-old man as he approached the footbridge from Beaulieu…

Have a Safer Christmas this year

          Christmas is a time to celebrate and have fun. But for some it can provide opportunity to take advantage of those who are vulnerable and susceptable to crime.   Eastleigh police want you to have a safer Christmas this year and under the banner of “Operation Cracker” they are cracking…

Police Federation hits out at new budget cuts

  The Police Federation has hit out at news that the government will unveil a further squeeze on the police budget when Chancellor George Osborne makes his autumn budget statement later today (12.30). The Chancellor is expected to tell parliament there is no “miracle cure” for Britain’s economy – and that he remains committed to…

IPCC: Hants force let assault victim down

  An independent investigation into how Hampshire Constabulary handled an emergency call from a vulnerable woman who was subsequently subjected to a sexual assault has concluded the force let her down Last February the woman made an early hours 999 call but abandoned it before it could be transferred to the control room. The telephone…

Appeal after Fair Oak man hit by coach

  A 20 year-old Fair Oak man has received life threatening injuries after being in Collision with a coach during the early hours of Sunday morning Officers from the Roads Policing Unit at Totton are appealing for witnesses to the  accident on Fair Oak Road at about 00:30 Sunday, December 2.   At the time of the…