Two horses have been treated by a vet after they suffered burns and smoke inhalation during a stable fire in Hampshire. It took about 45 firefighters about three hours to tackle the blaze in Cobbett's Lane, Yateley, on Friday.
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire destroyed 20 wood and brick stables. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Police have executed a fourth drugs warrant in Yateley, as part of on ongoing operation to disrupt and arrest criminals in the Hart area. The warrant was carried out on Friday, January 31 at a property in Heathlands Court on Cricket Hill Lane.
During the search officers seized substances believed to be Class A and Class B drugs, They also arrested a 27 year-old man from Yateley on suspicion of possession with intent to supply the drugs.
A 21 year-old woman from Farnborough was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class A and Class B drugs. The arrests follow an investigation into the supply of illegal drugs as part of the Operation Fortress campaign.
We are determined to make the Hart and Rushmoor District a hostile place for criminals. We will arrest, disrupt and bring to justice any criminal caught committing crime in the Hart area. This includes criminals involved in the supply and use of drugs.
Detectives are investigating after a 16-year-old boy who had acid thrown at him as he walked near a wooded area in Yateley. The teenager was walking near Manor Park Drive at about 9pm on Wednesday, January 9, when an unknown man appeared and threw the substance at him.
This was a terrifying attack which has left the victim with horrendous injuries. He is currently receiving specialist treatment in hospital and his family are at his bedside. This is not believed to have been a random attack. I would appeal to the local community to think hard about anything they might know or have heard about this incident and to contact my team with any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem.
– Acting Detective Chief Inspector Darren Barrett, Hampshire Police
The man is thought to have been wearing dark-coloured clothing.
The victim suffered serious injuries as a result of this incident, and is currently being treated at a specialist hospital in London.
A 46-year-old man from Yateley and a 33-year-old man from Farnborough were arrested in connection with this incident and have been released on bail pending further enquiries.
A 15-year-old boy from Kent is backing a campaign to raise awareness of brain tumours in children. Brain cancer is the second most common cancer in children. Tom Savvides has been speaking to Harry Graham, his mother Penny and to Julia Trusler from the Brain Tumour Trust in Yateley.