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]

Knifepoint robbery at village shop

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

If you witnessed the robbery or saw a man in the area wearing a grey chequered blanket, Police would like to hear from you

Sunday, 11th April, 2021 6:42pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Freshwater man who recorded himself abusing girls, aged between four and 17 has just had sentence extended

jail-corridor with inset photo of jonathan maertens

Maertens was originally sentenced to 16 years in 2020, but the Solicitor General said he was shocked by the seriousness of the offences and referred the case to the Court of Appeal

Friday, 19th March, 2021 1:20pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Update: Missing man from East Cowes found

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Police say the missing man from East Cowes has now been located

Thursday, 18th March, 2021 2:43pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Jail for Isle of Wight man who fractured woman’s jaw in three places

Karl Waller-Adams

The victim suffered three fractures to her jaw requiring ongoing surgery and treatment. She bravely found the courage to tell medics what caused her injuries three weeks after the incident

Monday, 15th March, 2021 3:28pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Teenager who put gun to head of police officer and pulled trigger is sentenced

Teenage girl with handcuffs and car in background

The police officer was assaulted on the head with the imitation gun, but not before having it held to her head and the trigger pulled. Details within

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 2:09pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Supply of crack cocaine and heroin to the Isle of Wight disrupted in county lines operation

drug paraphernalia, needles, cigarette butts and spoon

The intensification of police activity saw 17 drug networks disrupted across the region, with police targeting individuals who ran either local or county lines, supplying crack cocaine and heroin

Friday, 26th February, 2021 12:49pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Late night collision leads to serious injuries for driver and passenger

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time or have dash-cam footage prior to the incident

Sunday, 21st February, 2021 2:16pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Busted: County Line supply of crack cocaine and heroin to the Isle of Wight

Police van and pedestrians

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the supply of crack cocaine and heroin as part of a County Line investigation

Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 10:40am

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal for witnesses after reports of handgun being used in aggravated burglary (updated)

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

Officers attended following a report that three men had forced entry to a caravan and one had a handgun. Do you have any info or dashcam footage?

Monday, 15th February, 2021 1:59pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Dirt bike rider in critical condition following serious collision with van

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

The 19-year-old rider was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he remains in a critical, but stable condition

Thursday, 11th February, 2021 3:47pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal after teenage girl grabbed by man

Police officer at control centre - west midlands police

The man had been the passenger of a vehicle before getting out and approaching the girl. Police are appealing for dashcam footage of that car

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 5:01pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal after stolen van goes over cliff edge in Freshwater

Coastguards dealing with the van over the cliff

Police say there was no evidence that anyone was in the vehicle when it went over the cliff

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 4:02pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment