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TRAVEL: ROAD CLOSURE - Fallen tree - crushed cars - Southampton

Cobden Avenue in Southampton is closed in both directions. There is heavy traffic because of a large tree which has fallen and crushed at least two cars between Midanbury Lane and Cobbett Road. The road could stay closed for much of the day.

Cobden Avenue is set to be closed for much of the day

Man exposes himself to teenage girls in alleyway

Police want to speak to this man Credit: Hampshire Police

Hampshire Police are trying to trace this man who exposed himself to two 13-year-old girls in Netley Abbey.

They've released this e-fit of a man, thought to be around 20, after the incident in an alleyway off of Moore Crescent, at 7.45pm on 11 September.

The incident happened off Moore Crescent

The man is described as being white, of a medium build, aged around 20, with messy blonde hair.

He was wearing beige trousers, a grey hooded top, Adidas trainers and was sat on a white bike.

No physical contact was made but the girls were upset by the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Police hunting driver who fled scene of three-car crash

Credit: Twitter user: @ffsStuart

Hampshire Police is hunting for the occupants of a car that flipped onto its roof after a three-car crash in Southampton.

Emergency services were called to Bitterne Road West at 9.23pm last night following a collision involving a Volkswagen Golf, a Ford Ka and a Vauxhall Corsa.

The Volkswagen Golf overturned, and its occupants fled the scene on foot. Police are trying to find them and are asking for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information, to contact them on 101 quoting 44170344938.

No injuries have been reported.

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Man charged with kidnapping woman in Southampton

A man has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault after an incident in Southampton in the early hours of Sunday.

A 30-year-old woman from Fareham got into a car just before 2am in Bedford Place, believing it was a taxi. The woman was sexually assaulted over her clothing before being left near junction 9 of the M27. The victim wasn't hurt.

Elvis WIlliams, aged 57, from Mosaic Close, Southampton has been charged with kidnap and sexual assault.

He will appear before Southampton Magistrates Court this morning.

Hampshire dad misses son's graduation after being bumped off flight

David Podger was left fuming at Southampton airport

A father from Hampshire is calling for a change in the law after he was denied a seat on an aeroplane - and missed his son's graduation ceremony.

David Podger paid almost 150 pounds for his Eastern Airways flight from Southampton to Leeds, only to be told after check-in that the flight was full.

And David's not alone. Earlier this month, EasyJet apologised when a 15-year-old schoolboy from Worthing - travelling alone - was removed from a flight at Gatwick.

It's estimated around 50 thousand passengers are bumped-off flights every year - and it's legal. Chloe Oliver reports:

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