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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.

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Jurors clear man accused of raping woman in car

Adel Ahmed Badawy, from Aldershot, was found not guilty of two counts of rape by penetration by jurors following a six-day trial

She made the first move, accused tells rape trial

Driver accused of raping young woman with 'borderline personality disorder' in his car takes to the stand to give his side of the story

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Man accused of raping 'vulnerable young woman' in his car

Jury told the complainant was calling for an ambulance when the defendant offered her a lift to hospital

Three men fined hundreds of pounds for dropping fag butts

The "landmark cases" were the first of their kind brought by Rushmoor Borough Council in its crackdown on littering

Henry Stangroom updated

Killer of Odiham chef loses appeal against 23-year minimum jail term

Andrew Morris, who murdered Henry Stangroom last October, had argued he was anxious and depressed

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Hampshire Police under-fire for its 'under-recording' of crimes

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found only 67 of 127 incidents which it examined were recorded

Former Boro player who posed as Chelsea footballer is jailed for fraud

Medi Abalimba, 25, was sentenced to four years in prison

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Farnborough woman arrested in raids by terrorism police

The 23-year-old woman from Farnborough was arrested on suspicion of commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

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Pensioner suffers head injuries in attack on train

Platforms were closed at Weybridge station following the incident on board a service from Basingstoke


Man charged with Adam Cadman murder as Farnborough pair in court accused of robbery

Three people now facing charges after 32-year-old from Alton died in hospital

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Alton murder - man and woman from Farnborough arrested

A man and woman from Farnborough have been arrested as part of a murder investigation into the death of a 32-year-old man who suffered "severe injuries" in Alton and later died


Jewellery stolen during ram-raid on Eversley antique shop

Thieves stole £15,000 worth of collectibles and caused even more damage to Eversley Barn Antiques in an early morning raid

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Appeal after man attacked outside busy Yateley pub

A 50-year-old man from Yateley has been arrested on suspicion of assault following the incident outside the Royal Oak pub on Saturday

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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