Category: Police

Police to hold M3 training exercise on Thursday

Motorists on the M3 should not be alarmed if they a number of police vehicles on the hard shoulder near Fleet Services this Thursday (April 26) – as officers take part in a pre-Olympic training exercise.   The exercise involving specialist search officers, Roads Policing Unit, and Dog Support Unit officers from Hampshire Constabulary and…

Fleming Park assault victim speaks out

The victim of Sunday’s vicious attack at Fleming Park has vowed not to let the thugs win and stop him from leading a normal life. Eastleigh News has also learnt that two arrests have been made and a 15 and a 16 year old have been bailed until May while Police continue with their inquires. Daniel May, a…

Police in rapid response to sudden death

Residents in Derby Road were alarmed yesterday afternoon as a sudden influx of police cars, including armed response vehicles, parked in the road suggesting a serious incident was taking place. Sadly it transpired that a local resident had passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at their home on Southampton Road and police had responded rapidly to…

Hants police: Don’t Panic!

“Don’t Panic” is the message from Hampshire Constabulary as fears of a fuel shortage continues to cause queues at petrol stations nationally – a situation that  has been exacerbated locally by a dearth of garages – two in the immediate vacinty having closed in the last 12 months having been put out of business by…

Rowdy youths attack Police

A number of youths leaving a large 18th birthday party in Bursledon started trying to attack police who had been called to the scene after reports of loud and rowdy behaviour. Police made several checks on the party during the evening of Saturday, March 24 and also went to the scene after complaints about the…

Police appeal for info following weekend crimes

Police in Eastleigh are appealing for help after a robbery and a burglary the town over the weekend. The first incident occurred in Chestnut Avenue. At around 11am on Friday two men approached a pair of college students in a bus stop opposite Alderman Quilley school on Chestnut Ave. They threatened the students with knives and demanded their mobile phones.…

Bogus coppers rob OAP

An elderly woman on the Aviary estate was robbed by two con men posing as police officers. The same men are believed to be behind a similar incident in Southampton. In the first incident on Monday, March 19 at about 7.45pm two men knocked at the door of an 82-year-old in Falcon Square, Eastleigh. They…

Council buys police speed camera

Eastleigh Borough Council in partnership with Eastleigh Police has again responded to the wishes of local residents and acted to help tackle the issue of vehicles speeding in residential roads in Eastleigh town centre. A recent residents’ survey that took place in 2011 showed that speeding through the estates and main roads of Eastleigh is…

Police seek witness to St Patrick’s day assault

Detectives investigating reports of an assault in Eastleigh are today releasing CCTV stills of a man who they know was in the area at the time and they believe is a vital witness to what happened. Police received a call from a member of the public shortly after midnight on Sunday, March 18, who said…

Hedge End police station to close from Friday

Hedge End police station front office will be closed to members of the public from this Friday March 16 as Hampshire Constabulary “implements new ways for  residents to interact with the force in the future”. In future say, Hampshire Constabulary, “residents can phone 101 from the convenience of their own home” – at a cost…

Police appeal after tragic toddler death

A toddler has died following a collision at Hamble Lane, Bursledon shortly after 7pm yesterday and police are appealing for witnesses. A three-year-old girl from Bursledon was crossing the road with family members when she was in collision with a blue Honda CBP 600 motorcycle. The child was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where she…

Thieves Steal Distinctive Quad Bike from Stoneham Lane

Police in Eastleigh are appealing for anyone who may know the whereabouts of a Black and Yellow Zhen Hua Quad bike. The bike is road legal and valued at around £2000. Registration LK11FCM. The bike was stolen from a training ground on Stoneham Lane sometime overnight on Tuesday 21 February. Also stolen was a New Holland…

Eastleigh police working with Students to reduce bike crime

Eastleigh police have teamed up with Halfords, Rideride bike workshop and Eastleigh Community Safety Partnership to raise awareness of bike theft and safe cycling, through promotional events at the towns colleges. On average 3 bikes are stolen each week across Eastleigh. Those stolen are either left insecure or locked with a weak lock. College campus’s…

Hants Police feel the pinch…

Hampshire Police Authority have set the budget for policing Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in 2012/13. At their meeting on 14th February, the policing budget was set at £305.6 million That figure includes a Government grant of £3 million for agreeing to freeze the policing component of Council Tax, meaning that for a Band D…

Police appeal for witnesses to burglary

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Hampshire Police are appealing for information about a burglary in Chamberlayne Road, Eastleigh. Witnesses are sought in relation to a burglary where jewellery of an estimated value of £20,000 has been stolen from the home of an Eastleigh lady whilst she was out at work. The jewellery is unusual being made of 22 carat gold.…