Tag: Eastleigh Police

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…

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…

Police appeal for info following weekend crimes

Police in Eastleigh are appealing for help after a robbery and a burglary the town over the weekend. The first incident occurred in Chestnut Avenue. At around 11am on Friday two men approached a pair of college students in a bus stop opposite Alderman Quilley school on Chestnut Ave. They threatened the students with knives and demanded their mobile phones.…

Police screen for drugs in Town Centre

Police in Eastleigh  conducted an operation targeting drug users in the Town Centre last Friday night. A team of eight officers, both uniformed and plain clothed, carried out drug screening and searched people at two venues in the town. Officers from the Safer Streets, Targeted Patrol Team and a Safer Neighbourhoods teams, took part in…