Tag: Hampshire Police

‘Fines are a last resort but we will use them if we have to’

Senior Hampshire Police Officer warns public that officers may take action if people break lockdown over Easter. Hampshire Constabulary have issued the following advice for the Easter Break: This weekend marks the beginning of the Easter holidays for families across Hampshire, and with it an upturn in weather is expected. Normally, the Easter holidays would…

Burglaries up in Central Eastleigh

Despite 193 town centre burglaries during 2019 only two suspects charged figures show. The number of burglaries committed in Eastleigh has skyrocketed compared to last year, according to the most recent crime statistics. In January 2020 there were 34 burglaries- a 386% increase compared to April 2019 when there was seven. Meanwhile the Eastleigh Central…

Police charge man over betting shop robberies

Police investigating armed robberies at bookies in Eastleigh and Chandler’s Ford have charged a man. The charges relate to four robberies at betting shops in Hampshire where cash was stolen from each of the premises. Daniel Sharpe, 26, of no fixed address, has been charged with four counts of robbery and four counts of possession…

Police Commissioner proposes precept rise

Michael Lane asks Hampshire residents to back £10 a year rise in an online pollHampshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has launched an online poll asking residents if they are prepared an extra £10 a year for their local policing by taking part in an online survey. The Government has announced that Police and Crime Commissioner’s…

Attempted murder suspect bailed until January

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Hampshire Police have announced that a 17-year-old Eastleigh boy, who had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault at Heinz Burt Close has been bailed until Saturday 19 January 2019. A 23-year-old man from Winchester was seriously injured as a result of a doorstep attack on Friday night (December 21) and…

Police appeal for help in finding assault weapon

Police have called on Eastleigh residents to help them find a weapon which may have been used in a serious assault on Friday night that has left a 23-year old Winchester man in hospital with a serious head injury. Officers have spent the day conducting house to house enquiries and searching for the weapon that…

Arrests following ‘attempted murder’ in Eastleigh

Two Eastleigh teens have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a man arrested in suspicion of causing GBH following a violent incident on the Pirelli estate last night (December 21). Police were called to Heinz Burt Close at around 10.15pm where a 23-year-old man, from Winchester was found with a serious head injury.…

Self service only after Valley Park ram-raid

Armed cops and a police chopper were scrambled to sleepy Valley Park in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 21) following a burglary at the Tesco Express in Pilgrims Close when three suspects made off with the shop’s tills. It’s alleged that three men had ram-raided the shuttered store and were pursued in a…

Police hunt Hedge End phone thieves

  Hampshire Police are appealing for help in identifying two ‘youths’ they wish to interview in connection with the theft of a smart phone from a Carphone Warehouse store. The police say they believe four youths were involved, three youths distracted staff at the store at the Hedge End Retail Park while a fourth took an…

Burglars strike twice on same day

Two homes were burgled within hours of each other in West End last week. The daytime raids took place on Wednesday (22 March) and in both cases glass panels were smashed to force entry. One of the homes targeted was at Catherine Close where sometime between 9am and 2pm, a full length glass front door…

Family release pic of murder victim

The family of a Winchester murder victim have released a photograph of him as Police renew their appeal for witnesses. The body of Carl Scott, 37 was found at house off Thurmond Crescent on the Stanmore estate on Wednesday (March 22). Detective Chief Inspector Dave Morgan, who is leading ‘Operation Teasel’, said: “We have been…