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Youths armed with lump hammer go on spree wrecking plants

A GROUP of up to eight youths went on a spree of ‘wanton vandalism’ wrecking city council plants.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old woman was targeted

Havant teenager targeted in nighttime cash theft

A TEENAGER was targeted by a thief as she was walking in Havant.

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Here’s who’s done what

Here’s who’s done what

- Ashley Martin, 36, of no fixed address, was jailed for 12 weeks.

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The aftermath of the moped attack

Cyclist left with broken arm after moped riders attack him in Portsmouth

Two moped thugs attacked a cyclist in the street.

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Jail for prolific thief who took bikes

BIKE thief Liam Elston has been jailed for 18 weeks after admitting stealing three bikes.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 19-year-old woman was targeted

Toddler fall ‘not suspicious’

A TODDLER’S fall from a flat window is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

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Police are investigating

School issues warning after young boys approached in Gosport

PARENTS have been warned to take ‘precautions’ after two young boys were approached by a man.

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Portsmouth Crown Court

Solicitor fears that Portsmouth paedophile may have struck many more times

SOLICITORS acting for women abused by a paedophile lorry driver fear there may be more victims yet to come forward.

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Increase in complaints against Hampshire police

THE number of complaints against police in the county has increased, a police watchdog has revealed.

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Kevin White, left, and Adrian Dowse

Taxi trade loan sharks told: pay £195,000 or face going back to jail

TWO loan sharks who received £500,000 after lending cash illegally have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds.

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Man fined over assault

A THUG who assaulted a woman has been fined £250.

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Stalking clinic receives major cash injection

NEARLY £700,000 has been awarded to a scheme working with stalking perpetrators.

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In the Courts – latest update

n Keith Hand, 34, of Wych Lane, Gosport, admitted having cannabis, a class B drug on April 15 in Fareham.

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Former Hampshire police and crime commissioner Simon Hayes

Former police commissioner brands prison smuggling ‘scandalous’

THE Prison Service has insisted it has a ‘zero tolerance’ stance on drugs in prison after a gang was sentenced for smuggling contraband.

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REGIONAL: Police warning after drink-driver loses control and falls off moped

POLICE have issued a warning on the dangers of drink-driving after a rider fell off his moped after losing control.

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Butcher Street and College Road in Portsea, Portsmouth. Picture: Google

Gang breaks victim’s jaw in ‘cowardly’ Portsmouth attack

THUGS broke a man’s jaw and nose in an unprovoked attack, police said.

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Kevin White, 57, of Bramdean Drive, Leigh Park, pictured talking on the phone and Adrian Dowse, 46, of Botley Drive, Leigh Park

Loan sharks told: pay back £195,000 or go back to prison

TWO loan sharks who received £500,000 lending cash illegally have been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds.

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Nathan Sedgewicke

Tributes paid after 'beloved son' dies on motorway

TRIBUTES have been paid to a man who died on a motorway after stopping to speak with police.

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Shoplifter in court for taking steak from city store

THIEF Ronney Morey admitted stealing steak.

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Sean Fagan

London terror attack cop falls victim to bomb hoax at Estee Lauder factory

A POLICE officer who dealt with the aftermath of a London terror attack was caught up in a bomb hoax, a court heard.

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