Tag: Hampshire Constabulary

Man dies after police stop on M3

A man has died on the M3 at Eastleigh after being pulled over by the Police. The incident happened at around 1 am yesterday morning (Sunday 10th September) after a blue BMW was pulled over by a Hampshire Constabulary police car onto the hard shoulder of the M3 Southbound. Police say that the driver of…

Police stop out of control Halloween party

Police officers closed down an unruly party and dispersed a group of 50 – 60 teenagers at North Baddesley on Halloween night. A mother alerted police to the event at the Sandy Lane sports pavilion shortly before 9pm.  The woman, who intended to drop off her daughter, reported that the venue was full of underage…

Gang assault man in broad daylight

Detectives from Hampshire Constabulary’s 31 strong ‘Operation Fortress’ team are investigating after a man was viciously assaulted in Eastleigh in broad daylight on Thursday (Sept 13). The 28-year-old, who is from the Eastleigh area, was attacked by a group of up to four men in Southampton Road. The incident happened between 1.30pm and 2pm and…

Rape victim “I can’t trust people”

A woman has come forward to talk about what life has been like after she was raped by a stranger two and a half years ago. In a video released as part of ‘Rape Awareness Week’, the woman has told of how her confidence trust in people has been affected In September 2009 the victim,…

Police issue Halloween advice

Hampshire Constabulary are suggesting people who don’t want to be disturbed by trick or treaters this Halloween to display a ‘No Trick or Treat’ poster at their front door. The poster can be downloaded and printed from: www.hampshire.police.uk. A spokesman Hampshire Constabulary’s Safer Neighbourhoods said: “Every year Hampshire Constabulary’s force control room receives calls from…

Petrol bomb thrown in Eastleigh

A petrol bomb was hurled at  a property  in Newtown over the weekend but failed to ignite. Police Officers were called to the property in Archers Rd at 11.52pm  Sunday after a report that a bottle containing a flammable liquid had been thrown at a communal door at a small block of flats. The object was…

Hedge End Cops Seek Racial Abuser

A 62-year-old woman has been subected to racist abuse while walking her dog in Hedge End Police have disclosed. The OAP was with her husband in the fields behind St Lawrence Close and Mallet Close at around 10.30am last Wedensday – November 24th – when a man directed a racially abusive comment towards her. Police…

Barbara’s Dreaming of a Crime Free Xmas

Police officers in Eastleigh have been busy giving out crime prevention tips and advice to shoppers this week in a bid to help local residents enjoy a crime free Christmas. Officers from the Safer Neighbourhoods team joined Eastleigh’s crime prevention officer, Barbara Clayton and Annette Macnamara from Eastleigh Borough Council’s Community Safety Partnership to host…

Police in Severe Weather Warning

With more heavy rain forecast throughout Hampshire today, and the high winds set to continue, motorists are being offered driving tips from the Roads Policing Unit (RPU). Driving in rain means a driver’s stopping distance will double on a wet road. Motorists should ensure that they maintain a safe distance and slow to a safe…

Fireworks: Stay Safe & Legal

This year’s Diwali, the ‘festival of lights’ celebrated by the Sikh Hindu and Jain communities, coincides with bonfire night today, November 5th, so we can expect more firework parties than usual. Hampshire Constabulary is urging people to be considerate to others and think about the laws surrounding fireworks. What should be a festive event can…

Police issue Firework and Halloween Warnings

Hampshire Constabulary is urging people who do not want to be disturbed by trick or treaters this Halloween to display a ‘No Trick or Treat’ poster at their front door. The poster can be downloaded and printed from www.hampshire.police.uk. Hampshire Constabulary’s Neighbourhoods and Partnership lead Chief Inspector Jerry Patterson said: “Every year Hampshire Constabulary’s force…

Nasty Assault and Robbery in Fair Oak

There has been another assault and robbery in Fair Oak this weekend after restaurant workers were mugged of their takings after a night’s trading. In September a woman was punched by youths who demanded money. In this latest incident two members of staff who work at the Kuti’s Noorani Indian restaurant in Fair Oak Road,…

County cop jobs under Threat

Hampshire Constabulary has announced plans to streamline some of its services with that of neighbouring forces, which could result in the loss of jobs it was warned. The county police force is one of 5 county forces along with Kent, Thames Valley, Surrey and Sussex which form the South East police region. This region corresponds…

Gold chains grabbed in snatch theft

Police are appealing for information following the snatch theft of gold chains from a pawnbroker in Eastleigh. The incident occurred at a shop in Leigh Road at around 5pm on Friday June 18. A man entered the shop and asked to have a closer look at a chain from the display; he then grabbed a…

No Cold Calling in Hedge End

Residents in Hedge End can now open their front doors with confidence following the introduction of the area’s first No Cold Calling Zone. No Cold Calling Zones are an initiative, led by Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards and Hampshire Constabulary, to help reduce doorstep crime. Signs are displayed around the zone, aiming to deter rogue…