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Police appeal for missing Hythe man

A 65-year-old man from Hythe has been reported missing since Saturday.

He was last seen in the Roseberry Avenue area and is described as 5ft 7ins with short grey hair, wearing work clothes and Wellingtons.

Edmund Jeske has been missing from Hythe since Saturday Credit: Hampshire Police

Officers are very concerned for Edmund’s welfare and would like to hear from anyone who has seen him or knows where he is.He is believed to have links to the Hythe, Marchwood, East Boldre, Brockenhurst and Lymington areas.


Can you help identify this mystery woman?

The death of an as yet unidentified woman whose body was found in the Lymington River at Brockenhurst is not being treated as suspicious. Hampshire Police are appealing for the public to help officers find out who she is.

The woman is white, middle-aged, with short dark hair. She was found at 9.14am on Wednesday 5th June by a man from Aldershot who was walking in the area.

A red jacket and a black pair of flat women's shoes were found on the river bank.

Anyone with information can telephone Hampshire Police on 101.

Man discovers corpse in New Forest

Detectives are investigating, after a woman's body was found in a river near the Balmer Lawn Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst.

Police were at 9.14am today by a 37-year-old Aldershot man who discovered the body.

At this time, there is no identity for the woman, and police are investigating whether or not the death is suspicious."

– Detective Sergeant Matt Taylor, Hampshire Police

Hunt for Brockenhurst armed robber

CCTV still of the suspect Credit: Hampshire Police

A man carrying a knife forced his way behind the counter of a petrol station in Brockenhurst and stole several hundred pounds.

The armed robbery took place at around 3pm on Monday May, 27 when a man entered the Esso Service Station on Sway Road.

He demanded money from the cashier as he showed his knife, then ran from the store with hundreds of pounds.

The man is described as aged mid to late 20s and of Asian appearance. He was 6ft 2ins with a London accent.

He also had a tattoo or mark on the left side of his neck.

Officers from Lyndhurst CID have released the CCTV images of the suspects and want anyone with information on the man to contact them on 101.

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