Tag: Burglary

Police launch investigation after £60k worth of budgies stolen

A valuable collection of budgies worth more than £60,ooo has been stolen from an elderly breeder in Romsey. About 400 budgies were stolen from 74-year-old victim had been building up the extensive collection of the birds for over 50 years. They were in a large locked aviary in his back garden in Upton Crescent which had security lighting.…

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 appeal after Hedge End wallet grab

Police at Hedge End are seeking witnesses who may have spotted two Middle Eastern men in the Lower Northam Road area on Wednesday, July 24.   Today, they have released a CCTV still taken inside Cotswold Outdoor Limited of two men they would like to speak to.  They were present in the store at about 3.15pm, the…

Burglars get shock in £7,000 boiler heist

Bungling burglars who stole gas boilers from an Eastleigh building on Bank Holiday Monday may have received more than they bargained for when they cut through live electricity cables while stealing over £7,000 worth of new Combi gas boilers The Thieves struck at the new ‘Sirocco Park’ estate on Passfield Avenue  opposite Fleming Park Leisure…

£20,000 worth of IT equipment stolen from college

Over £20,000 worth of computer equipment has been stolen from Barton Peveril College. Staff walking into the first-floor IT suite on Monday morning  were shocked to discover that no less than 21 Apple iMac (2012) all-in-one desktop computers, worth £1,100 each, were missing. The expensive high-end computers are standard in many media and IT industries and…

Police warn burglars to seek medical advice

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Police at Eastleigh are warning people who broke into an Eastleigh decontamination chamber that they are at risk and should seek medical advice. Overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, April 16 to 17, someone forced the doors of a locked caravan at Prysmian House, Dew Lane, Eastleigh. Once inside, they damaged walls and an expensive fan.…

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…

Door kicked in on Winchester Road

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  Burglars who kicked in a door on Winchester road chandlers ford last Tuesday afternoon (February 19) left empty handed. This is the second burglary in the area within the last couple of days and Police say that people had been seen in the area door knocking shortly before the incident. Residents are asked to…

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 hunt biker burglar

Eastleigh CID are appealing for sightings of a black sporty motorbike which has been seen at or near houses that have been burgled in Ashurst, West End, North Baddesley and Ampfield. The appeal comes after a burglary at Winchester Road, Ampfield on Saturday, November 24. Between 2 and 2.30pm, entry was forced to a property…

Sledgehammer gang smash way into Ford Social Club

Police from Eastleigh and Hedge End raced to the scene of a break in at Ford Social club in the early hours of Friday morning and apprehended a suspect. At around 00.30hrs police on November 23 thieves in smashed their way through the roof of the social club using a sledge hammer setting of the…

OAP couple tied up and robbed at home

An elderly couple have been left traumatised after masked men burst into their home and tied them up before ransacking the house. Detectives in Eastleigh have launched an investigation into the burglary in Wellow Drove, Wellow. The couple who are aged in their 70s were watching television in their bedroom at around 9.30pm on Thursday,…

Thieves strike at Chandler’s Ford building site

Police in Eastleigh are investigating the theft of tools and equipment from a construction site compound in Chalvington Road Chandler’s Ford. Offenders gained entry to the site sometime between 3pm on Tuesday, November 20 and 7am on Wednesday, November 21. Once inside the compound entry was forced to a locked temporary building through a window.  …

Burglars make off with digital goods

Eastleigh police are appealing for information after burglar’s made off with a haul of digital goods from a house at Nutburn Road, North Baddesley. Sometime between 2.20 and 6.15pm, on Saturday, November 17 the burglars smashed their way through a rear patio door, breaking the glass with a heavy pot plant.  They searched every room of…

Bishopstoke hit by two break-ins

  Burglars have struck twice in Bishopstoke’s Hamilton Road police report. On Thursday, October 25, an 87-year-old woman woke to find her front door insecure and her laptop computer missing from the dining room. The computer is a bright red Dell Inspiron 1545.  No other items were missing. On Halloween night, between 5 – 8pm,…