Hampshire Constabulary press team

The Hampshire Constabulary press team issue press releases on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary.

They range from appeals to information relating to ongoing cases.

You can contact the press team on [email protected]

Man in his 60s arrested over Shanklin assault

prison jail corridor

A woman in her 70s reported being grabbed by a man near Shanklin train station last night. Police have now arrested a man

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 7:09pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Bobble-hatted dog walker sought after Shanklin woman in her 70s grabbed by man

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Do you recognise the description of this dog walker who may be a significant witness in an assault on a woman in her 70s?

Thursday, 14th January, 2021 1:16pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police raid in Newport and East Cowes amid fears of drug manufacturing

police tape

As a precaution in case any chemicals to manufacture drugs were found at the addresses, the fire and ambulance services assisted the police

Wednesday, 30th December, 2020 11:41am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist hit by car collides with stationary double decker bus

police tape at side of road

Police are appealing for anyone who might have witnessed the incident or have dashcam footage they can share

Friday, 18th December, 2020 10:29am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police officers sustained injuries in two-car collision on Coppins Bridge

car dashcam

Two Police officers sustained injuries in the collision on Coppins Bridge last week. Did you see it happen or perhaps have dashcam footage?

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 10:47am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Child rapist from Freshwater recorded his abuse and had over 200,000 images and videos of child sexual abuse (updated)

jail-corridor with inset photo of jonathan maertens

The man pleaded guilty to numerous incidents of child rape, including drugging the victims and recording his abuse. He was jailed today

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 2:33pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Do you recognise these men? ask Isle of Wight Police

Police control operator

The victim suffered a number of injuries and was taken to hospital. Police want to speak to the three men in these CCTV images

Monday, 16th November, 2020 1:38pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Family pays tribute to man who died in motorcycle collision in Ryde

Christopher Schuchart

Christopher was a sociable, hardworking, fun loving and helpful man who will be sadly missed by his wife and children.

Friday, 13th November, 2020 3:50pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight residents warned to secure outbuildings and valuable equipment after series of burglaries

padlock on wooden door

Police are asking the public to remain vigilant and not to confront suspects who engage in this particular type of criminality, call the police on 999 immediately if a crime is in progress

Friday, 13th November, 2020 3:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

14-year-old boy one of three arrested for Cowes stabbing

Special Constables walking down a residential street

Three people have been arrested, but Isle of Wight Police are still keen to hear from anyone who might have further information

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 1:14pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Spike in the number of victims of investment fraud since Coronavirus

man sitting at table in blue room looking at his laptop

See the breakdown of the age groups and genders of those targeted by fraudsters, which has spiked since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic

Monday, 9th November, 2020 2:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal following stabbing in Cowes on Sunday night

Police control operator

The teenager suffered a serious but not life-threatening injury. Police are keen to hear from anyone who might have witnessed something

Monday, 9th November, 2020 12:38pm

By Hampshire Constabulary