Three Romanian men who were involved in stealing jewellery and antiques from rural homes in Kent have been jailed for more than 14 years.
Police have released a picture of a woman whose face was scratched in a robbery. You may find the image behind this link distressing.
Police have issued CCTV images after an attempted armed robbery of a betting shop in Southampton.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a reported robbery in Bearsted.
Kent Police are investigating the circumstances around the incident, which took place around 11.15pm on 30th November.
A 30 year-old man and a 23 year-old man, both arrested this morning in the Maidstone area, are in custody while enquiries continue.A woman living at an address in The Morlings contacted police on Saturday night to report she was bundled into her home by a group of four or five men.
The offenders searched the house and left with a quantity of cash and jewellery.Patrols have since recovered some property near the junction of Warmlake Road and Norton Road, Chart Sutton, which they believe to be linked to the robbery.
– DC Andrew Felton of Kent Police’s Reactive Crime Team
Fortunately nobody was injured but the residents of this address have understandably been left extremely shaken up. The victim reported seeing a group of men loitering in The Landway earlier in the day around 5pm so at the moment we are focusing lines of enquiry around that group and would appreciate any information the public may have about them."
A woman was left with a fractured nose, bruising and lost some teeth after a robbery in the Isle of Wight.
The 54-year-old victim was walking home from Newport at around 12.25pm on Sunday 3rd November.
She was approached by a man in the area of Caesars Road who attacked her and stole her handbag.
The black handbag contained a mobile phone, bank cards, make up, keys and cash.
The victim described the man as white, 6ft tall with a bald head. He spoke with a foreign accent.
Anyone with information can contact DS Gary Lyons at Newport DCID by phoning 101.
– Gary Lyons of Newport DCI
This is a very unusual crime in the amount of violence used and occurred in a quiet residential area. I would also like to appeal to anyone with private CCTV in the area to speak to us as this may help with our enquiries into identifying the suspect"
A young boy has been arrested following a robbery in Winchester.
A man was approached by two men on Saturday 21st September in Winchester, as he walked along the footpath from Cromwell Road towards St James' Lane.
They threatened the victim and stole his iPhone and cash.
The 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of robbery.
Two people, thought to have been involved in a robbery at a jewellers in Wiltshire are still on the run. Deacon and Sons on Marlborough High Street was broken into yesterday. The gang fled in a car which was later found on fire. Another vehicle, pursed by Swindon police, crashed near a hospital.
Det supt Nick John: Masked men stole jewellery and cash. No firearms were seen
Their getaway car was seen driving at speed. Three men were detained for robbery.
Part of the investigation is centred around a vehicle which collided with a Royal Mail van on the A419. A Wiltshire Police operation is currently taking place.
Deacon & Sons was on Marlborough High St was raided just before 9.45am. Men were seen running into a waiting car...
...A car crashed and was set alight. Police chased a second car - which collided with a Royal Mail lorry on the A419 in Swindon
A third man has been arrested after five men smashed a Marlborough jewellers and crashed the car they left the scene in.
Wiltshire Police have just confirmed to ITV News Meridian that two men have been arrested and three men are at large after a robbery at a jewellery store.