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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.

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

Police

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

Fire fighter

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

Winchester Crown Court

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

Police

Police investigate arson following fire at Aldershot flats

Residents were evacuated from the High Street building in the early hours of Saturday

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Man charged with rape after young woman attacked

The 31-year-old suspect appeared in court on Wednesday after a woman aged 21 was the victim of a serious sex assault last month

Neighbours in 'disbelief' after man charged with murdering his mother in Fleet

The alleged victim Barbara Hobbis has been described as warm and very friendly by those who knew her

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Man appears in court charged with murdering his mother

A 58-year-old man from Fleet appeared in court on Tuesday charged with murdering his mother

Victim of brutal attack speaks out after sentencing

Father from Yateley now suffers from double vision and is unable to ride his motorbike after being attacked on his way home

Henry Stangroom

Murder verdict for killer of young Odiham chef

Andrew Morris has been found guilty of murdering Henry Stangroom, from Odiham, at the Old Bailey

Two men locked up for late-night attack in Yateley

Two young men have been sentenced to two and half years for inflicting GBH on a 47-year-old man as he walked home from the pub

Bail period extended for four on drug arrests

Hampshire Constabulary has extended the bail time for four people arrested in Aldershot following drugs raids in April

'Wanton' theft of new carved plaque

A plaque commemorating Fleet Lion's Club sponsorship of the Fleet Pond restoration work has been stolen

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