Market St pawnbroker targeted by would be thieves

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A pawnbrokers in Eastleigh has been targeted by would be burglars a year after sledge hammer wielding thieves performed a daylight motorbike smash ‘n’ grab.

At around 10.30 am Wednesday, November 26, offenders tried to gain entry into the H&T Pawnbrokers on Market Street.

They were unsuccessful and nothing was reported stolen but police want to talk to People who were in Eastleigh town centre on Wednesday morning and saw anything suspicious or a white Transit van parked on Wells Rd?

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Police Staff Investigator (PSI) Caroline Grinter by phoning 101 or emailing via

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Damaged window at pawnbrokers today

Flashback November 2013 – Damaged window at pawnbrokers