A motorist has been arrested after a paramedic and an elderly patient were killed when an ambulance crashed into a tree in Hampshire.
Hampshire Police has a new Chief Constable
Hampshire's Chief Constable Alex Marshall is leaving the police force to take up a position at the new National College of Policing.
Hampshire Police have arrested six people following violent scenes at the Wickham Horse Fair.
Three people have been discharged from hospital after a fight broke out in the village centre.
Officers say that despite initial reports, no fire arms were used in the incident but several high powered catapults were conviscated.
Hampshire Police have charged a 72-year-old woman with attempted murder after a man was found badly injured on a grass verge in the New Forest at the weekend.
Sally Stickland from West Common in Langley will appear before magistrates later.
The 73-year-old man is recovering at Southampton General Hospital where he is being treated for significant head injuries.
– Kath Barnes, Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent
There remains no information to suggest a wider risk to the community from this crime. Police cordons will stay in place at the scene in Seagrove Road so further forensic analysis can continue. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team at Fratton Police Station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Screed. Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Alternatively, call the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.
Formal identification of the body is scheduled to take place later today.
Next-of-kin are being kept informed by a dedicated Hampshire Constabulary family liaison officer.
Detectives from Hampshire Constabulary’s Major Investigation Team are continuing to question a 39-year-old man on suspicion of murder in Portsmouth. Extra time has been granted by a senior police officer for the suspect to remain in custody for interviewing until later this morning.
The 39-year-old from Hampshire was arrested on Saturday afternoon shortly after police were called at 4.55pm to a report of a man’s body inside an address on Seagrove Road in North End. A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead by emergency services at the scene.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man's body was found in a flat in Portsmouth. Police believe the man, who has not yet been named, was the victim of an assault. A 39-year-old local man has been arrested. Heather Edwards reports.
Hampshire Police are appealing for the owner of a hatchback-type vehicle to get in touch after a man was left with serious head injuries following a collision with a car.
The incident happened on Jacobs Gutter Lane in the Rushington area of Southampton at around 11.15pm on the night of Saturday 11th May 2013. The vehicle failed to stop.
Witnesses can contact the Totton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Prepay. Or get in touch with Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Hampshire Police are conducting an investigation into the death of man at an address in Portsmouth. Officers were called to the property on Seagrove Road in the North End area just before 5pm on Saturday 11th May 2013.
Detectives are carrying out house-to-house enquiries today in an attempt to gather more information about what might have happened.
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after a collision with a car in Southampton in which the driver failed to stop. The incident happened on Jacobs Gutter Lane in the Rushington area at around 11.15pm on the night of Saturday 11th May.
The victim, a 34-year-old man from Harefield, was struck by a vehicle which then drove off towards the A326.
Hampshire Police are appealing for the driver of a hatchback-type vehicle to come forward. Officers are also appealing for witnesses to contact the Totton Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Prepay.
A murder investigation is underway in Portsmouth after a man's body was found inside a property on Seagrove Road in the North End area.
Officers were called to the address shortly before 5pm on Saturday 11th May. The emergency services pronounced him dead at the scene.
Hampshire Police said the circumstances suggested the man had been the victim of an assault.
A 39-year-old man from Hampshire was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.
“A Home Office pathologist is due to carry out a post-mortem examination on Sunday to help establish the cause of death. HM Coroner has been updated. “Part of Seagrove Road was sealed off so a forensic examination of the scene could begin. “I’d like to thank local residents for their co-operation and assistance with the investigation so far. “We will try to keep any disruption to a minimum as a number of officers continue working in the Seagrove Road area this weekend.
– Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Kath Barnes, Hampshire Police
“There is no information to suggest a wider risk to the community from this crime." “Officers are conducting house-to-house enquiries to gather information about the events leading up to the police attendance in Seagrove Road.
Anyone with information contact the Major Investigation Team at Fratton Police Station by phoning 101 and quoting Operation Screed. Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Or if you want to remain anonymous you can call the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.