Tag: Supermarkets

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 cigarette thieves

Police are hunting masked raiders who broke into an Eastleigh shop on Friday night. My Local Convenience Store on Fair Oak Road, Eastleigh was broken into at around 5 am on October 30. The police say  three people broke into the store and stole a large amount of cigarettes before leaving in a 53 plate silver…

Masked men push Chandler’s Ford shop worker to floor

Police in Chandlers Ford investigating an attempted robbery this Monday morning (March 16) are asking witnesses to come forward.

At 5.37am three men who had their faces covered forced their way into the One Stop store on Bournemouth Road and pushed a female staff member to the floor. They did not threaten anyone and left when an alarm was activated. Nothing was taken and no-one was hurt. The men were last seen heading towards Chalvington Road

Bishopstoke shop worker assaulted by jam thief

A Bishopstoke shop worker was pushed into a door when she tried to stop a man leaving with unpaid goods. The man was walking out of the Co Op on Spring Lane with two jam jars when he was confronted by the member of staff, as a result  Police are issuing a CCTV image of a…

Police seek man after Waitrose bag snatch

  Police are publishing a CCTV image of a man who may have information about a theft from a supermarket in Chandlers Ford. At approximately 1.15pm on Thursday, November 20, 2014, a 65-year-old woman was shopping in the Waitrose supermarket on Oakmount Road. She had her handbag placed in her shopping trolley. After the woman…

Cops hunt local Co-Op till snatcher

Police have releasing images of a man they would like to speak to after two similar thefts from Co-Op stores which may be linked. It’s believed it is the same man that was seen on CCTV on both occasions. An unattended till drawer containing nearly £1,500 in cash was taken by a man with a…

Two locals in eBay DIY goods scam

Two people from Eastleigh were sentenced alongside ten others today for their part in an online scam – selling stolen goods on eBay. Southampton Crown court had heard during the trial how some members of the a gang of family and friends systematically shoplifted items from DIY stores like B&Q and Homebase while others sold…

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…

Have a Safer Christmas this year

          Christmas is a time to celebrate and have fun. But for some it can provide opportunity to take advantage of those who are vulnerable and susceptable to crime.   Eastleigh police want you to have a safer Christmas this year and under the banner of “Operation Cracker” they are cracking…

Motorcycle gang attempt Waitrose break-in

Around one am yesterday morning, a team of burglars broke into the Waitrose supermarket Chandlers Ford, forcing apart the front doors and then attacking the secure cigarette kiosk.  The alarm was activated and the would-be thieves fled empty handed. They escaped on motorbikes in the direction of Fryern Recreation ground. Throughout the day scenes of crime…

Residents call leads to arrests: Updated

Prompt action by local residents led to the swift arrest of suspects following a break-in at Bishopstoke last night. Police raced to the Co-op store in Spring Lane, Bishopstoke at approximately 1 am, after residents reported a Burglary in progress. When officers arrived they found the front door had been smashed and the alarm was…

Police charge Lidl Vodka snatch suspects

Eastleigh Police have issued a warning to would be thieves after they tracked down and charged two men who snatched a case of Vodka from Lidl on Tuesday. The thieves tried to drive away with a member of staff sprawled on the bonnet of their car but despite this brave effort stop the suspects, they…

Thieves target Hedge End cancer charity

Shameless thieves have robbed a Hedge End charity shop which raises money to care and comfort the terminally ill. The Marie Curie Cancer Care charity shop on Lower Northam Road was broken into sometime between 4pm on Sunday, June 5 and 8am on Monday, June 6. Glass panels on the front door were smashed and…

Police appeal after attempted burglary

Following an attempted burglary on the McColl newsagent on Nightingale Avenue on Monday night May 30 Police have issued CCTV stills of two men who had visited the store earlier in the evening whom they wish to speak to. The two men had visited the store at 8pm and while one man spoke to the…

Poppy Tin Theft – Man Charged

An Eastleigh man has been charged in connection with the heartless theft of a charity collection tin. A Royal British Legion poppy collection tin was stolen from the Co- Op store on Fair Oak Road, Eastleigh on Saturday, November 13. It is not known how much money was in the tin. The man , aged…