Tag: Gun Crime

Police hunt Fox & Hounds raiders

Drinkers and staff at a quiet rural pub have been left “shocked and distressed“ following a  terrifying attack by a group of armed raiders yesterday. The Fox and Hounds at Hungerford near Bursledon was raided by a group of masked men  at 10.45 pm on Bank holiday Monday (June 4) Staff were in the office…

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…

Explosion rocks Eastleigh

A huge explosion has rocked Eastleigh tonight sending twitter and facebook into meltdown. The town briefly became a twitter trending topic shortly after 11 pm when the sound of a blast was heard all over the town and as far away as North Baddesley, Valley Park and Chandlers Ford. One resident in Derby road contacted…

Police Hunt Stoke Park Sniper

Police are appealing for information after an air rifle was used in Eastleigh on Saturday August 7. A 22-year-old man was walking a friend’s dog in Stoke Park Woods at around 7.30pm when he was shot with a pellet. The man saw three white boys running away from the scene. One of the boys was…

Man released after ‘gunshot’ incident

A man arrested after an alleged firearm incident in Eastleigh has been released on bail until August 3, pending further enquiries. The 40 year old local man was questioned by detectives throughout yesterday, Wednesday, June 16, following reports that a man claimed he had been threatened by another man who he alleges fired shots at…

Handgun arrest in Town Centre

Police have arrested a man after an alleged firearm incident in Eastleigh. Officers were called to Mitchell Road, the service road that runs between Market Street and Southampton Road in Eastleigh town centre, in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, June 16, after a man claimed he had been threatened by another man who…

Texaco garage in second armed hold up

The Texaco garage on the A335 Southampton Rd has been subject to the second armed hold up in three months. The latest incident occurred just after 3am on Monday, March 29. A night-time cashier was on duty when the man came up to the window and threatened the cashier with a small hand-gun and demanded…

Petrol Station in Handgun Holdup

Police are appealing for witnesses following an early morning holdup at the Texaco filling station on the A335, Southampton Rd. At about 5.30 am this morning the late night cashier was threatened by a masked man holding what appeared to be a firearm. As the cashier ran to take cover and alert the Police, the…