Tag: Eastleigh Police

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…

Local arrests after £11 million drugs haul

Four people from Eastleigh were among a group of 13 local persons arrested for offences involving the supply of millions of pounds worth of drugs. On Monday (November 3) the Police raided 12 houses which led to a man from Toynbee Rd and a man from Shamblehurst Lane South being arrested and charged for the…

Police hunt Hedge End flasher

A man exposed himself to a woman with a child in Hedge End on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Shamblehurst Lane at around 9am on Tuesday, November 4. A 41-year-old woman was walking towards Tesco Express with her one-year-old child in a buggy when she noticed a man walking towards her indecently exposing himself. The man…

Man injured while chasing stolen van

A Winchester man has been injured after he gave chase to a thief who had stolen his van in Fair Oak. The man had been working with a colleague at an address on Sandy Lane with his Ford Transit flatbed van parked in the road outside. The man aged in his 50s, heard his van…

Lakeside toilet block set on fire

Police are appealing for witnesses after the male toilet block at Lakeside Country Park park was set on fire at around 2pm on Saturday September 20. . Officers would particularly like to speak to a woman who alerted the park’s staff to the fire, as her details were not taken and she is a vital…

Cops hunt local Co-Op till snatcher

Police have releasing images of a man they would like to speak to after two similar thefts from Co-Op stores which may be linked. It’s believed it is the same man that was seen on CCTV on both occasions. An unattended till drawer containing nearly £1,500 in cash was taken by a man with a…

Muggers make off with £280 in Chandler’s Ford

A 31 year old man was robbed by two men on a footpath near Asda on Friday The victim was walking along the alleyway between Bournemouth Road and Templars Way, Chandlers Ford on Friday morning (August 8) between 9 and 10 am when he was set upon Once in the alleyway he was pushed to…

Town jewellers offer reward after £8k Rolex nicked

Local Jewellers David Mellor are offering a £1,000 reward for information after an £8,000 Rolex Sea-Dweller watch was nicked from the Swan Centre. Police in Eastleigh have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of the stainless steel timepiece on Tuesday afternoon. At around…

Police to crackdown on town bike thefts

A man has already been arrested and charged with stealing a bike from Fleming Park as cops in Eastleigh crackdown on bike thefts in the area. The arrest was part of ‘Operation Stag’, an initiative launched in response to a growing number of bike thefts over the last three months. Between April and mid July…

West End garage ram-raided

A service station cashier was left ‘shocked and frightened’ after hooded ram-raiders carried out a daring late night robbery The cashier was working at West End Service Station at around 2 am when he saw a stolen Rover Metro reverse at speed crashing into a metal security shutter taking the front door clean off its…

Three charged with car offences

  Police at Eastleigh have charged three men from Portsmouth and Havant with a spate of thefts from cars.   The offences occurred on September 29 and 30 in the Chandlers Ford and Hedge End areas.   All three are charged with 10 offences of taking from motor vehicles, four offences of interfering with vehicles,…

Police concerns for missing North Baddesley man

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man who worked in North Baddesley. John Francis Hart, 65 ran a car repair business in Castle Lane in the village until it recently shut. He was reported missing on September 4 by his brother but hasn’t been heard from since August 18 and…

Man has shoulder broken in serious assault

  A man had his shoulder broken during an ‘serious and unprovoked assault’ outside the Swan Centre. The victim was attacked outside the Tesco Metro supermarket Saturday evening (August 3) and four people are on bail having been arrested in connection with the incident.   The victim, a 23-year-old Southampton man, had spent the evening…

Why I tweet..

  Popular local Police Sergeant Chris Spellerberg is moving from Eastleigh Central’s Safer Neighbourhood Team to a new posting in Southampton next week. In the two years he has been here, the Eastleigh Police twitter account has grown from zero to 8,000 followers. The bicycling bobby believes use of social media has helped fight crime in the…

Update: Police appeal following sex assault

Police at Eastleigh who are questioning a man suspected of sexually assaulting a young woman are appealing to a woman and two men who helped the victim to contact them. The 24-year-old woman was walking home from Fleming Park Leisure Centre on Thursday night, May 30, when she became aware of a man walking behind her…