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]

Mystery fisherman is key witness in disappearance of Freshwater man, say police

Photo of Fisherman overlaid on photo of police control centre

Police are treating this fisherman as a key witness in the disappearance of Matthew Doyle and are keen to speak to him. If this is you, or you know who this man is, please get in touch

Monday, 1st June, 2020 1:06pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police warning to people abusing children online that they will ‘face the consequences’

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If you are concerned about your own online activity or that of someone you know contact an organisations such as Stop it Now! or the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, says Detective Superintendent Torgout

Monday, 1st June, 2020 9:01am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police seek fisherman who may have been last people to see missing Matthew Doyle (updated)

matthew doyle

Police believe the four fisherman may be key witnesses to the disappearance of Matthew Doyle and are keen to identify them asap

Friday, 29th May, 2020 1:21pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Police widen search for missing man from Freshwater

matthew doyle

Matthew has not been seen since Monday and his family are concerned for his welfare after a bag of his belongings were found on Yarmouth Pier

Wednesday, 27th May, 2020 3:30pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

‘Slow down, Save Lives’ Police campaign highlights the devastating impact of speeding

If you collide with a pedestrian at 30mph they have an 80% chance of survival, however if you collide at 40mph then the pedestrian only has a 10% chance of survival

Wednesday, 20th May, 2020 8:05am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Police appeal for help to identify body of man found on beach


Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man, whose body was discovered this morning on the beach

Saturday, 9th May, 2020 12:46pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Have you seen missing Charlotte from Sandown?

Police control operator

Charlotte was last seen yesterday afternoon (6th May) at around 4.45pm in the Brading area. Her family and police are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare

Thursday, 7th May, 2020 7:55pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal for information following business burglaries in Newport

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These incidents have had a significant impact on the businesses affected, and Police would like to identify the person responsible as soon as possible

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 12:50pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Businesses thanked for releasing Special Constables to help with Covid-19 outbreak

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The Assistant Chief Constable has thanked businesses across the region for releasing members of their staff so they can fulfil their roles as Special Constables during these unprecedented times

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020 10:56am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal for witnesses after second night of fire at car parks

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For a second night in a row Fire Fighters were called to reports of hay bales set alight at Compton

Tuesday, 21st April, 2020 2:52pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police seek man accused of inappropriately touching a women in Newport (updated)

Police control operator

A 20-year-old woman said this man touched her inappropriately in a shop on Newport High Street. Do you recognise him?

Wednesday, 15th April, 2020 4:12pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Six months jail for Isle of Wight man who coughed at police threatening Coronavirus infection

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An Isle of Wight man has been jailed for six months after coughing at police officers and threatening to infect them with Covid-19

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 4:32pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 7 readers' comments