Police appeal for information after man left with fractured skull

Police control operator

Three men have been arrested and Police are keen to hear from any witnesses to the incident

Friday, 3rd April, 2020 4:27pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with 2 readers' comments

Stay at home to prevent spread of Coronavirus message from Police ahead of Easter holidays

Hampshire Constabulary thanks the public and issues reminder about ‘non-essential travel ahead of the beginning of Easter holidays

Friday, 3rd April, 2020 11:41am

By Hampshire Constabulary with 3 readers' comments

Bob Seely consults Chief Constable on measures to prevent visitors to the Isle of Wight

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The MP asked what can reasonably be done to deter any potential visitors over the Easter period

Wednesday, 1st April, 2020 3:00pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Watch out for this range of scams during the Coronavirus outbreak

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Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends

Thursday, 26th March, 2020 11:19am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Sandown man pleads guilty to three robberies


Knowles had threatened staff, and in total over the three dates had stolen cigarettes and cash worth up to approximately £700

Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 2:55pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Police appeal for witnesses after single-vehicle collision in Newport

Police control operator

Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to assist them

Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 12:45pm

By Hampshire Constabulary with one comment

Man’s body found near Seaclose Park

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They are not treating the death as suspicious and are preparing a file for the coroner.

Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 4:02pm

By Sally Perry

Police issue roundup of Isle of Wight arrests relating to drugs and offensive weapons

Police van and pedestrians

Police detail some of their work carried out over the last two weeks to tackle the supply of drugs on the Isle of Wight

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 4:20pm

By Hampshire Constabulary

Extra money for tasers welcomed by Police and Crime Commissioner

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The PCC had already committed over £800,000 to increase number of Tasers to support officers in their duties. The extra funding has been welcomed

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 11:28am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Portsmouth Council’s Donna Jones selected as Conservative PCC candidate by two votes

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It is understood she won by two votes, beating former Southampton City Council opposition leader, Jeremy Moulton, who came second

Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 9:00am

By Maria Zaccaro, Local Democracy Reporter

Isle of Wight brothers jailed for 21 years for aggravated burglary and robbery

Jayzer and Jay Wilkie

The brothers were sentenced last week after pleading guilty in the Isle of Wight Crown Court to the offences in Newport and Lymington

Tuesday, 3rd March, 2020 10:29am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Police launch investigation into alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl

Police control operator

Police do not believe there is a risk to the wider public and say their enquiries are ongoing.

Monday, 24th February, 2020 12:44pm

By Sally Perry