National recognition for specialist unit helping to tackle people smuggling


A Hampshire Police team have been honoured for their work in helping to tackle and disrupt organised crime groups trying to smuggle people into the country in the back of lorries.

Monday, 18th February, 2019 8:58am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police hunt for motorcyclist who assaulted police officer

Emergency call:

Police appeal for any information about the man wearing the helmet pictured in the article as they wish to speak to him following an assault on a police officer this week.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Drugs seized on the Isle of Wight in ‘County Lines’ operation

Drugs needle:

See how many drugs were seized on the Isle of Wight during the week of action to tackle ‘County Lines’ drug dealing.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 8:20am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police launch appeal following Sandown beach hut break-ins

police officer

Officers from the Sandown Bay Neighbourhood Policing Team will be carrying out regular patrols on the Shanklin to Sandown revetment following fifteen break-ins to beach huts.

Monday, 28th January, 2019 3:50pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Beware of bogus officer scam say Hampshire Police

hampshire police officers walking away

After attempts to scam an elderly man in Hampshire of £4,000 by a man who claimed to be Detective Inspector, police have issued this advice to residents across the region.

Thursday, 24th January, 2019 4:17pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police issue appeal after more bikes are stolen on the Isle of Wight

Main Road Bicycle

Police issue an appeal after four bicycles were stolen from properties in Brighstone. Have you been offered or seen any of the bikes in the photographs?

Monday, 21st January, 2019 9:42am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Can you help Isle of Wight police identify this man?

CCTV image

Police want to speak to this man as part of their enquiries into two Shanklin burglaries in the early hours of New year's Day.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 12:53pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Police charge teenager for multiple offences following Sandown and Newport incidents


The 14 year-old has been charged with a number of offences including assault by beating, common assault, criminal damage, using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm, or distress.

Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 2:14pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 11 readers' comments

Body found during search for missing woman


Our thoughts are with family and friends after a body was found in Merstone during the missing person search.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 9:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police release CCTV image of missing Isle of Wight woman

Emergency call:

Although grainy, police are hoping this CCTV image of the woman who has been missing since Wednesday will help in the search.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 3:24pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Check sheds, garages and outbuildings for missing Isle of Wight woman, ask police

Emergency call:

Charlotte Burch may have been spotted on the cycle path between Newport and Sandown. Residents are urged to check their garages and outbuildings where she may have been seeking shelter in this particularly cold weather.

Friday, 11th January, 2019 1:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Have you seen missing Charlotte Burch from the Isle of Wight?

Emergency call:

Charlotte's family are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety after she went missing from hospital on Wednesday afternoon in pyjamas and a cardigan.

Thursday, 10th January, 2019 8:31am

By Hampshire Constabulary