Three Hampshire teenagers arrested after car was stolen from park and driver assaulted

THREE teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a car was stolen in a park in Hampshire.

Friday, 31st December 2021, 12:32 pm

The victim was also assaulted during the robbery, after a group of unknown people surrounded his parked vehicle yesterday evening.

A grey Audi A3 was stolen in Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh.

Police officers later found the vehicle in Hardy Road, Eastleigh, after responding to the robbery at 8.43pm.

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A 15-year-old boy from Eastleigh, a 15-year-old boy from Bishopstoke, and a 16-year-old girl from Eastleigh, have all been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

The three teenagers remain in custody at this time.

Hampshire police are appealing for witnesses following the robbery.

Officers are looking to speak to anyone who was in the area, has dash cam footage of the incident, or saw the grey Audi A3.

People with information are asked to contact to phone 101 – quoting the reference number 44210520533 – or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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