Gosport police arrest man, 44, over attempt to steal mobility scooter near town centre

A MAN has been arrested over an attempt to steal a mobility scooter near Gosport town centre.

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 1:46 pm

Police were called at 11.20pm yesterday after reports of a man trying to steal a mobility scooter from Leonard Road.

A 44-year-old man was taken into custody on suspicion of attempted theft and possession of class A drugs, where he remains at this time.

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Leonard Road, in Gosport. Picture: Google Maps

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘Our Response & Patrol colleagues from Fareham deployed and arrested a man at the scene. Attending officers also seized a quantity of suspected class A drugs.’

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