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UPDATE: Armed police arrest three people in Portsmouth following ‘sensitive investigation’

THREE people have been arrested by armed police – but Scotland Yard has refused to comment.

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Sgt Rob Heard. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Police announce crackdown on motorcyclists

MOTORCYCLISTS are being told to take care at junctions after more than 250 were killed or badly injured.

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Police boss vows to be community champion

THE crime commissioner has vowed to make the county safer as he reaches a milestone in office.

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Gemma Featherstone in Gosport where her husband David was attacked 

Picture: Malcolm Wells  (160826-3706)

Gosport man left with multiple bleeds on the brain after malicious attack

A FAMILY have been left devastated after a father who was maliciously attacked is suffering from short-term memory loss.

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Drink-driver caught three times is banned

A MAN has been banned from the road for four years after drink-driving three times.

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The ban on legal highs has led to a decrease in anti-social behaviour linked to head shops

Police hail drop in anti-social behaviour after legal highs ban

ANTI-SOCIAL behaviour linked to shops selling so-called legal highs has fallen since the substances were banned.

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Police issue drugs warning to Victorious Festival fans

Police issue drugs warning to Victorious Festival fans

Hampshire Police have urged music fans to enjoy a fun family weekend at the Victorious Festival - and say they won’t tolerate drugs use.

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In the Courts – latest update

n Richard Edgington, 55, of Union Road, Milton, admitted using threatening abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.

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Hunt for ‘pale man’ who flashed two girls

TWO young girls have been flashed by a man in the street, police said.

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Socks the cat was found shot with an air pellet in Bedhampton on August 11 Picture: Sanctuary Veterinary Clinic

Shocking photos show Bedhampton cat’s airgun injuries

SHOCKING images have been released of a cat that had been shot in the face.

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Man sexually assaulted woman then threatened police officer

A DRUNK who groped a woman then threatened to headbutt a police officer has avoided prison.

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Bookies caught taking bets from under-18s

BOOKIES at Goodwood Racecourse were caught accepting bets from underage gamblers in a sting.

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Police are hunting for a man who flashed two young girls

Hunt for 'pale man' who flashed 11-year-old girls in Portsmouth

TWO young girls have been flashed by a man, police said.

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Drivers admit using their phones illegally

DRIVERS have admitted using their phones despite knowing it is a crime to do so.

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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court

In the Courts – latest update

n Robert Stothard, 33, of Clayhall Road, Gosport, admitted assault by beating and criminal damage on July 5 in Kings Road, Gosport.

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Thug kicked and stamped on victim’s head nine times outside Havant pub

A VIOLENT thug was caught on CCTV kicking and stamping a man’s head nine times.

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Driver’s lucky escape after stone thrown from A3M bridge smashes car windscreen

Driver’s lucky escape after stone thrown from A3M bridge smashes car windscreen

A WOMAN escaped injury when her windscreen smashed after a stone was thrown from a bridge on the A3M.

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UPDATE: Police say headless animal found in Hilsea ‘may not have been dog’

UPDATE: Police say headless animal found in Hilsea ‘may not have been dog’

POLICE have said they are unsure what type of animal was found headless on playing fields in Hilsea.

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Is attempted murder suspect in Portsmouth?

Is attempted murder suspect in Portsmouth?

Detectives hunting a man after an attempted murder say he could be in Portsmouth.

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Police in Palmerston Road last month after Brendan Hughes bike was stolen and then found chained up the next day.

Portsmouth ‘unsafe’ as bike crime in the city soars

PORTSMOUTH has been branded ‘unsafe’ by a couple keen to move back to the city after they fell victim to a gang of brazen bike thieves.

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