Police searching for 69-year-old woman discover body (updated)


The 69-year-old was last seen in the Downside Lane area of Ventnor at around 10.30pm last night (Saturday).

Sunday, 18th August, 2019 1:00pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Check gardens and bins for discarded golf club used in serious assault

Police standing by vans:

The golf club was used in an assault that resulted in serious injuries on a teenager.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:58am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Isle of Wight driver with crossbow and axes convicted of weapons offences

Police cells

A lock knife, a crossbow and bolts were found during a search of his car as well as hunting knives, more lock knives, axes, and a BB gun

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 11:27am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Cash and 16 commemorative coins worth £3,000 each stolen from Chale home


16 of these rare coins have been stolen and can be worth up to £3,000 each.

Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 12:46pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

70 firearms surrendered during police campaign

surrendered weapons

The tactical firearms lead says that gun crime is low in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight and has not seen a rise like other areas.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 9:21am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

High value items stolen from Newport garage

Police tape

A large number of high value items were taken from the Cedar Hill address.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 1:06pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal following altercation in Newport

Emergency call:

Police are hoping to speak to a man who asked the woman if she was okay after the incident.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 9:00am

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Hampshire Constabulary to trial use of drones in policing

Police officer operating a drone

A proof of concept trial will see drones being used across Hampshire and the Thames Valley, utilising them in a number of reactive and pre-planned situations.

Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 10:57am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 4 readers' comments

Three arrested after altercation at Ryde kebab shop: Do you have dashcam footage you can share?

Emergency call:

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the altercation or have dashcam footage.

Thursday, 25th July, 2019 2:29pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police warning following recent daytime burglaries on the Isle of Wight

Open windows

Daytime burglaries have taken place on the Isle of Wight where entry was through an unlocked door or open window.

Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 10:55am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Do you recognise any of these items which police believe were stolen

Stolen items recovered by police

Police have recovered dozens of items including bicycles, bicycle parts, paddleboards, binoculars, mobile phones, a scooter, an Air Wheel unicycle and fishing rods.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 12:35pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Hampshire Constabulary’s firearms and ammunition amnesty begins next week

During the campaign period, those handing over firearms will not face prosecution for the illegal possession - at the point of surrender - and can remain anonymous if they choose to.

Friday, 12th July, 2019 8:12am

By Hampshire Constabulary