Appeal after man arrested

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A MAN was arrested and charged with a number of thefts from cars in Gosport.

Police arrested Ricky Hobbins, 28, of no fixed address, and have charged him with handling stolen goods.

It comes after the police received a call relating to a number of thefts from cars in Priddy’s Hard, Gosport.

Police Sergeant Lesley Meenaghan of the Safer Neighbourhoods team in Gosport said: ‘There have been insecure vehicles targeted in Lee-on-the-Solent, Stubbington and Titchfield.

‘This area is a hostile environment for the criminal.

‘I would appeal to all owners to ensure they check their vehicles are left secure with no valuables on display.’

Four unlocked vehicles were entered in Alverstoke overnight on May 19. Call police on 101.