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Man charged after girl 'touched and kissed'

A MAN has been charged with assaulting a 12-year-old girl by touching and kissing her face.

Schoolboys approached by stranger

POLICE have reassured parents in Farnborough after two eight-year-old boys were approached by a stranger as they walked home from school.

Man quizzed after girl 'touched and kissed on face'

Police arrest man after a young girl was touched and kissed on the face outside a shop in Farnborough in broad daylight

Neighbourhood police teams moving to council base

RUSHMOOR Borough Council offices will house Farnborough’s neighbourhood police teams from this August in a bid to generate an income of thousands of pounds.

Focus on domestic abuse could see cases rise

Police focus on domestic violence in bid to raise awareness and tackle under-reporting of cases

Parents campaign to lower speed limit

PARENTS are campaigning for a lower speed limit to be enforced on a school route in Yateley.

Woman sentenced for driving with people on bonnet

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a teenager banned for dangerous driving after she drove in a town centre car park with people hanging on to her bonnet. Officers were alerted to the incident, which took place at about 9.30pm on March 20, by CCTV operators who saw a black Renault Clio being driven around Fleet’s Victoria Road car park with people on the bonnet.

Pub threatened with demolition

ANOTHER pub in Aldershot could be lost and turned into flats, with a campaigner describing the proposal as ‘typical’ of the current situation in the town.

Boy's bail cancelled over alleged teen sex assault

Police to take no further action against a teenager arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a 13-year-old girl

VIDEO: Teenager drove with people on bonnet

POLICE have released CCTV footage of a teenager banned for dangerous driving after she drove in a car park with people hanging on to her bonnet.

Flasher targets teens in Yateley

Girls said to be shocked and distressed by the incident

Cigarettes stolen in petrol station break-in

THREE men have been arrested in connection with a cigarette burglary at a petrol station in Aldershot.

Bereaved man found dead in freezing caravan

A BEREAVED man from Farnborough died as a result of heart disease after living alone in a freezing caravan for five years, an inquest heard.

Gypsies moved on after police issue order

POLICE have successfully ousted a group of Gypsies from a site in Aldershot after giving them a warning.

Farnborough 'bomb scare' woman's bail extended

A WOMAN arrested in Farnborough on suspicion of making threats to kill has had her bail extended until June.

Five men in court over kidnapping charges

Men charged with conspiracy to kidnap, conspiracy to blackmail and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm with intent appear at court

Cyclist hospitalised after Fleet rush-hour crash

RUSH-HOUR traffic was severely delayed on Thursday morning when a major route was closed following an accident between a car and a cyclist.

Violent crime drops by half in Hart and Rushmoor

Hampshire Police figures reveal crime rates have dropped for the sixth consecutive year

Headteacher charged with child sex offences

Fleet school headteacher charged with two counts of sexual activity with a boy under the age of 16

Pair arrested after man stabbed in Farnborough

POLICE are searching for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Farnborough at the weekend.

Crime prevention gets £20k cash boost

Hampshire's police and crime commissioner gives £20,000 grant to prevent crime in Rushmoor and Hart

Light at the end of the tunnels in Farnborough

New lighting for tunnels agreed in a bid to improve pedestrians' safety

Kidnap charges after missing man found

Five men charged with several offences after the alleged kidnapping of a Farnborough man

Allotment Watch tackles 'soul-destroying' vandalism

A NEW scheme has been set up in Farnborough to stop criminal damage and theft at allotments in the town.

Fraudsters con pre-school out of clothes donation

AROUND 75 bags of clothes ready to be picked up by for charity were stolen from a pre-school in Farnborough by thieves pretending to be collectors.

'Increasing concern' over missing Farnborough man

POLICE are searching for a Farnborough man who has not been seen since last Friday evening.

County authorities merge services to save millions

JOINT services between police, the county council and fire and rescue service will start next month in a bid to save money and improve efficiency.

Woman freed on bail after bomb unit search

A WOMAN arrested in Farnborough on suspicion of making threats to kill has been released on bail until May following a raid by bomb disposal teams.

'Mass protest' planned against Tumbledown plans

Campaigners are opposing plans for a McDonald's restaurant at the closed pub site in Farnborough

Scammers flagged down 65 motorists

Drivers are being targeted by fraudsters standing at the roadside who claim they are out of fuel, offering worthless jewellery in exchange for cash

Rushmoor council tax frozen for third year

COUNCIL tax will be frozen in Aldershot and Farnborough for another year, but vulnerable residents in the borough could still be ‘penalised’.

Off-licence banned from trading for selling to teens

A CONVENIENCE store has been ordered to stop trading for six weeks after it sold alcohol and cigarettes to a group of 14-year-old girls.

'Phantom' car vandal targeting Aldershot

CALLS to catch a ‘phantom’ vandal who is attacking cars parked near Aldershot railway station need to be taken seriously, residents say.

Vandals wreck children's Yateley play area

CHILDREN as young as two became victims of crime when vandals targeted their pre-school playground in Yateley.

Tackling domestic abuse is top priority

DOMESTIC abuse and antisocial behaviour have been named as top priority issues to tackle this year by merged community teams in Hart and Rushmoor.

Parents' concern following school walk attacks

PARENTS of children in Farnborough have been left worried and frightened after a stranger attacked several teenagers on their way to school.

Data queried after crime reaches lowest level

ALL forms of crime, with the exception of drug offences, have fallen across Hampshire, Surrey and Thames Valley, sparking concerns over the validity of newly published figures.

E-fit released following Blackwater robbery

THIS is the face of the man police are searching for in connection with a robbery in Blackwater last month.

Yateley acid attack victim returns home

A TEENAGE boy has returned home after spending more than two weeks in hospital after acid was thrown at him near a wooded area in Yateley.

'No motive' for random assaults on school kids

A STRANGER randomly assaulted at least six children as they were walking to school in Farnborough last Friday (January 25).

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