Police investigating a sex attack which left a young woman in hospital, have released a CCTV image of a man they want to questionRead the full story ›
Up to 25,000 runners are taking to the streets of Portsmouth this weekend for the Great South Run, many of them raising money for deserving causes and charities.
Among the athletes is an amazing woman - Emma Cretten, who this time last year was paralysed after a tumour wrapped itself around her spine. Now though, things are very different. Andrew Pate tells her story.
Police investigating the theft of cigarettes and phone cards worth hundreds of pounds from a shop in Portsmouth have released a cctv image of a man who may have vital information.
The burglary took place at the Albert Food Store on Albert Road in Southsea, between 3am and 4am on Wednesday 12th October.
Officers are trying to trace a man who is aged in his thirties, around 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build and of a Turkish or Kurdish appearance.
“The offender has got away with hundreds of pounds worth of cigarettes and phone cards.
“I would like to speak to anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV, or anyone who has been offered cigarettes or phone cards for sale, which they think could have been stolen.
”I would urge anyone with information to contact us and speak to us in confidence.”
Anyone with information can contact PC Swan at Fratton police station by calling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111,
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Sailing fans from Hampshire were in Toulon in France over the weekend to show their support for the Portsmouth-based Ben Ainslie Racing team.
The Land Rover BAR crew won the second race on Sunday, and came third overall in the weekend's events at Toulon. Sir Ben Ainslie's team still lead the America's Cup World Series event as a whole. The next leg will be in Japan in November. Sally Simmonds sent this report.
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Can you help to find Portsmouth man Scott Jeffree who has breached his court bail conditions?
Scott who's 38, failed to reside at the address set by the court yesterday, and hasn't been seen since.
He is next due in court on August 10 accused of criminal damage at Portsmouth Magistrates Court.
Police believe that Scott is in the Paulsgrove area.
He is described as:
- 6ft 1 ins tall.
- He has short brown hair.
- He has blue eyes.
“Scott was released by the court with strict bail conditions. He has breached these conditions and therefore needs to be detained so that this can be addressed by the court.
"We also need to speak to Scott in relation to a number of other investigations including a public order offence and criminal damage.
"If you see Scott or know where he is, please do not approach him, but contact us as soon as possible.”
Hampshire Constabulary are investigating the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed in the back in Portsmouth today.
The attack happened near London Road in the North End area of the city, at about 3.20pm.
A 41-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is in Police custody. Anyone with information is asked to call Hampshire Police on 101.
A nine-month deployment is over for the crew of HMS Defender as the ship returns home to Portsmouth today. She has been in the Middle East working with American and French carrier strike groups as part of operations in Iraq and Syria.
A mother has hailed a midwife as a hero after saving her baby's life at the QA Hospital in Portsmouth. Nikki Legg had complications during her pregnancy - but quick thinking ensured baby Jameson survived. Sally Simmonds reports.