Tag: Burglary

Burglars strike twice on same day

Two homes were burgled within hours of each other in West End last week. The daytime raids took place on Wednesday (22 March) and in both cases glass panels were smashed to force entry. One of the homes targeted was at Catherine Close where sometime between 9am and 2pm, a full length glass front door…

Biker burglars made off with jewellery

Two bikers  made off with a haul of jewellery following  a brazen broad daylight burglary in Hiltingbury. Police have issued CCTV stills of two people who broke into a house on Lakewood Road on Monday (September 19). The pair were captured on camera arriving and leaving on a motor bike between 11am and 11.20am but their…

Burglar makes off with Cafe safe

A late night raider took away more than a sandwich after breaking into a Hamble Cafe – the cheeky burglar made off with the entire safe. The burglary happened at some time between 10.15pm on May 19 and 6.20am on May 20 at the Flying Boat Café, Ensign Way, Hamble. Police say a suspect smashed open…

Burglars drove off in victim’s cars

An unlucky Chandler’s Ford family lost both their cars following a break in on Saturday night. Thieves broke into a house Hornbeam Road on Saturday night (February 20). Once inside they stole the keys to black BMW X6 and a black BMW 320D Sport. Both have 62 registration plates. There was a Louis Vuitton handbag,…

Burglars steal gold in Chandler’s Ford break-in

Items of gold Asian jewellery were the target of burglars who broke into a home in Chandler’s Ford. Items of jewellery stolen include a platinum and gold ring with a diamond, a men’s chunky gold bracelet and an Asian gold ring and chain. The burglary took place at a property in Walnut Close, sometime between…

Daytime burglars strike in Velmore

Police are investigating a burglary in Westfield Road, Velmore  that happened yesterday (November 30). Items of jewellery were taken including Asian gold and ladies and gents watches by Michael Kors , Rado and Burberry. Entry was gained via the back door. Detective Constable Dal Andrews said: “ This burglary occurred in a residential area during the daytime.…

Chandler’s Ford hit by burglary spree

Police are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in Chandler’s Ford this week. The first took place in Pine Road, between 8.15am and 1.15pm on Tuesday November 17,  after a UPVC panel in the back door was kicked in. Once inside they made an untidy search and stole cash and jewellery, including a…

Market St pawnbroker targeted by would be thieves

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…

Police issue CCTV of Whalesmead P.O suspects

Police investigating a cigarette burglary in Bishoptoke earlier this month have released new CCTV pictures as part of their appeal. Officers were called just before 3am on Wednesday, April 2, to reports of a burglary at Whalesmead Post Office on Fair Oak Road. Witnesses describe five people all wearing hooded tops arriving at the shop…

Cars stolen in Hedge End burglaries

Police in Hedge End are warning people not to leave vehicle keys in obvious places in their homes after two burglaries in the area where cars have been stolen.   The latest one happened around 4am on Wednesday, April 3 in Beattie Rise, Hedge End. Burglars broke into the home of a 44-year-old man through…

Burglars steal £100k’s worth of gems from local homes

Burglars have raided local homes and made off with £100,000 worth of jewellery. Police are linking four burglaries in the Eastleigh and Southampton areas which took place on Monday. March 3. In all four cases electrical items and a large quantity of Asian gold jewellery was stolen. The total value of the stolen items is…

Hedge End home burgled while owner walked dog

A Hedge Ender who popped out to walk her dog returned to find her home had been burgled in just 15 minutes. Burglars stole an iPad and a bicycle from her unlocked Hedge End home despite her son being upstairs at the time. The woman left her home at Strawberry Fields, Hedge End, at about…

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…

Police seek info on suspicious cold callers

Police at Eastleigh are seeking information about sightings of suspicious men or cold callers in the Eastleigh area after an attempted break-in at Tinning Way, Eastleigh on Tuesday, October 29. At about 1.15pm, four men entered the garden of a semi-detached house via a side gate and attempted to force the patio door. The men…

Police seek witness to Netley Abey break-in

Detectives at Eastleigh have released a CCTV image of a man they say  may have vital information about the theft of jewellery from a house near Netley Abbey. The house was burgled sometime between 11.30am and 2pm Sunday, October 27. Householders returned to find about £450 worth of jewellery missing.  Stolen items include a very…