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]

Police given even more time to question stowaways from the Nave Andromeda

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Police officers are once again granted more time to question seven men following maritime security incident off the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 4:04pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police given more time to question stowaways from the Nave Andromeda

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Police officers granted more time to question seven men following maritime security incident off the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 3:15pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Man admits serious child sex offence in three-year-old rape case

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It’s emerged that the 62-year-old man was not known to the three-year-old girl that he seriously sexually assaulted in Fort Victoria Country Park - as he admits the offence.

Monday, 26th October, 2020 5:20pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Police update on seven arrested stowaways from the Nave Andromeda

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Police share an update on the incident with the Nave Andromeda oil tanker off the Isle of Wight on Sunday

Monday, 26th October, 2020 1:38pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Missing man from Manchester coach party found on the Isle of Wight

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Police have now located the missing man with a coach party from Manchester

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 11:14am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 11 readers' comments

Police cordon at Isle of Wight supermarket following discovery of ship flare (updated)

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Police have been liaising with the Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team who have advised that the cordon needs to be put in place while the item is safely removed

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 9:38am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Seven year sentence for burglar who bottled man and woman on head

Darren ROSE

The woman at the address bravely tried to intervene when the burglar hit another resident over the head with a wine bottle. She jumped on his back, but he then hit her too

Thursday, 8th October, 2020 5:44pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Online romance fraud up 26% in a year, says Hampshire Constabulary: Advice on how to stay safe (updated)

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Fall for the person, not the profile say Hampshire Constabulary. Residents are reminded to stay safe online, as reports of romance fraud rise 26% in a year

Thursday, 8th October, 2020 10:25am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police launch protocol to help blind and visually impaired people identify officers

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The new scheme that helps police officers identify themselves to people who are visually impaired is being launched today to coincide with National Inclusion Week

Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 9:10am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Police campaign to tackle county lines and exploitation of vulnerable people

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The Children’s Commissioner estimates at least 46,000 children in England are caught up in gangs. Last week's operation aimed to tackle county lines drug dealing and the associated exploitation of vulnerable people

Sunday, 27th September, 2020 10:08am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Freshwater man has now been charged in case of rape of 3-year-old: Court tomorrow

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The shocking case - rape of a three-year-old - occurred on August bank holiday. A Freshwater man has now been charged

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 6:05pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Police appeal: Did you witness serious road traffic collision last night?

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident or possible dah cam footage beforehand

Friday, 18th September, 2020 2:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary