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Crime

Tackling crime and disorder is the responsibility of Hampshire Constabulary. The county's police force has 20 neighbourhood teams across Hart and Rushmoor. Budget and strategy is set by the police and crime commissioner. Criminal cases are heard at magistrates' courts in Aldershot and Basingstoke, or at the crown court in Winchester.

Police investigated 26 abductions and kidnaps in Hampshire during 2013/14

Above-average child abduction numbers in Hampshire

'Drug-related vendetta crimes' the most common type of kidnap and abduction cases investigated by police

Couple's wedding ruined by theft at hotel

Hundreds of pounds were stolen at Gary and Caroline Heselwood's big day, despite paying for enhanced security at Farnborough hotel

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Police investigate after man mugged in Blackwater

Man has cash, cards and driving licence stolen after being hit from behind by group of men in Blackwater Park on Friday August 15

Man left with ear hanging off in glass attack on train

Police want to speak to a man who may have crucial information about the attack

Warning issued after alleged attack on reveller in Fleet

Woman claimed that a man approached her as she walked home alone and left her with scratch marks on arm and shoulder

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Man in court charged with voyeurism, assault and harassment

Michael Brooks, 47, appeared in court charged with two counts of voyeurism, common assault and harassment and has been remanded in custody

Pervert in court for secretly filming primary school girls

Paul Carter, 61, of Bruntile Close, Farnborough, pleaded guilty to two counts of outraging public decency at Guildford Magistrates Court last Thursday (August 7)

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Man jailed after leaving kidnapped partner naked in quarry

During the ordeal the terrified oldest child of kidnap victim Sophie Lazell said: "He's going to kill my mum."

Cat dies after being shot for third time in five months

The five-year-old ginger and white cat from Yateley had to be put down after being shot for the third time since March

Chainsaw-wielding youths fell trees by power lines

A major accident was narrowly avoided after residents saw youths with chainsaws felling two trees near power lines and the M3

Ross Conlin, who was convicted of murdering his baby daughter updated

Father jailed for life for murdering four-month-old baby

Jury convicts Farnborough father Ross Conlin of killing his baby daughter Kiera after shaking her "violently"

Alcoholic woman spared jail after stabbing house mate

Emma Timms, from Aldershot, begged the judge not to send her to prison after she stabbed her house mate in the leg with a kitchen knife

Aldershot Victoria Road assault

Part of man's ear bitten off after boxing match

Police are investigating a late-night attack in which a man had part of his ear bitten off in Aldershot

Dispersal order to rid town of rowdy or inconsiderate people

The police and council have secured a dispersal order for parts of Aldershot, which will be in place throughout summer

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Police appeal for witnesses to attempted robbery

A man was hit in the face and had his pockets searched but nothing was stolen

CCTV images released after nightclub assault

The 21-year-old man required surgery for a broken jaw after the assault at the Jaxx nightclub in Fleet, Upper Street, on Friday June 20

Paedophile jailed after police impersonation sting

Darren Andrews, from Aldershot, has been jailed for six years after he arranged the abuse of a girl with her "parent"

Two men jailed for armed bank raid have sentences cut

Stewart Last and Richard Loveridge were jailed after being convicted of more than 40 crimes including an armed bank raid in Farnborough but this week had their sentences cut by appeal court judges

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Man questioned by police after fire at Fleet flats

A man, arrested following a suspected arson attack in April, has now been questioned by police and released on bail

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Second court appearance for man accused of murdering his mother

A man in his 50s has appeared in crown court after being charged with the murder of his elderly mother

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Chief Reporter (Aldershot)
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Yateley Reporter
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Farnborough Reporter
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Sport Editor
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Fleet Reporter
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Junior News & Mail
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