Tag: Eastleigh Police

Scammers target OAP in Waitrose Car Park

A 73 year–old-woman from Chandler’s Ford has become the victim of distraction thieves while shopping at Waitrose. On Wednesday, March 27 the OAP went shopping at Waitrose in Chandlers Ford and paid for items using her bank card. After she put her shopping bags in her car and just before she got in her vehicle…

Police launch new community forum

Eastleigh Police launched a new community initiative last week designed to give residents a regular forum to discuss their crime and public order concerns with local beat officers, councillors and council officers. The informal sessions provide a talking shop under the banner of ‘Partners and Community Together’ (PACT) which can cover a wide range of…

Missing Eastleigh man located safe and well

  A missing 80-year-old man has been found alive and safe in the Eastleigh area this afternoon following a search and appeals to the public via Social Media. Eastleigh police would like to thank those who assisted by sharing information and remaining vigilant in the search for 80 year-old John Knight who was reported missing…

Help find missing Eastleigh man

Missing 80-year-old man has been found alive and safe in the Eastleigh area this afternoon Thanks 4 RTs eastleighnews.co.uk/2013/03/help-f… — Eastleigh News (@Eastleigh_news) March 31, 2013 Police are renewing an appeal for information about a vulnerable missing man. Officers are increasingly concerned for the welfare of John Knight, aged 80, from Chandlers Ford in Eastleigh.…

Footbridge robbery accused in court

Archers Road Railway Footbridge

  A 17 year-old youth accused of robbery appeared at Southampton Youth Court on Monday to answer the allegation of an attempted robbery of a 40 year-old man on the Archers Road/Beaulieu Road railway footbridge. During the incident it is alleged a group of youths carrying a case of lager approached the intended victim and…

Cops, commuters and coffee

  Officers from Eastleigh police Safer neighbourhoods team and British transport police will be at the towns rail station  this Monday morning (28 January) to meet with commuters. Cops will be on hand to speak to members of the public arriving in Eastleigh or those waiting for trains, offering them theopportunity of free cycle coding…

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,…

Alexander Square ‘pyscho’ gets 18 years

A man who sparked a major incident at Alexander Square last May after he squirted heroin into the mouth of his baby and tried to murder his ex-partner has been jailed for 18 years today. Roger Weir, a former soldier from Slough Lane, Poole beat the 27 year-old woman with a metal baton then shot her with…

West End thieves nick bottle of bubbly

Burglars with a taste for champagne have struck in West End. Police are investigating an afternoon break in in Moorgreen Road on Wednesday (August 1)  when thieves smashed their way thorugh a rear glazed door into the home of a middle aged couple while they were at work and made of with a £1,000 worth…

Police hunt Valley Park knifeman

A man was punched and slashed across the forehead with a knife in a terrifying broad-daylight robbery in Valley Park, Chandlers Ford. Police have just released an e-fit of a man they need to identify after the knife-point ordeal in Chandler’s Ford on Thursday, July 12 in which the victim was robbed of £400. Between…

Gang rob man in Hamble

A 23 year-old Essex man was robbed £120 after he was surroned by a group of youths in Hamble last Sunday night. The victim was  along Wells Place at about 8:10pm on his way back to the boat he is working on after a visit  to the pub when the robbery happened. He was initially…

Elderly couple ‘devasted’ after burglars ransack home

Burglars forced their way into the home of an elderly couple today (May 15) and ‘ransacked’ their house causing ‘considerable’ water damage Police have reported. The distressed homeowners, a couple in their 80’s returned to their detached home in Botley Road Horton Heath to find it had been vandalised. Their pet dog had escaped into…

Burglary at old church flats

A burglar gained access to a block of flats in Newtown and assaulted a resident before making off with electrical items and jewellery Police are investigating the incident which occurred at the flats in the converted Church of the Resurrection at Bernie Tunstall Place ( off Yonge Close), Eastleigh today, May 15 between 3.45-4.15pm. Pc…

Friday Night Football + Domestic Violence, Firearms & Knife Education

    Eastleigh police  will be supporting the Friday Night Football Five Aside Tournament taking place at Fleming Park this week. The event is being organised by Eastleigh Borough Council Community Safety Partnership and is designed to raise awareness of a number of social issues. Organising the event, Annette Macnamara from the Community Safety Partnership said “One…

Eastleigh Police aiming to Beat 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. On average 3 bikes are stolen each week across Eastleigh. Those stolen are most often left insecure or locked with a weak lock. PCSO Ben Housley from the Eastleigh Safer Neighbourhoods team…