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Goods seized and arrests made as part of Emsworth burglary series investigation

The Operation Hawk team in the east of the county have been investigating a burglary series in Emsworth, and have today (Sunday 30 January) arrested two people

The burglaries occurred between 20 January and 26 January this year.

A 33-year-old man and an 18-year-old man, both from Southsea, have been arrested on suspicion of the following offences:

  • Attempted burglary on Lewis Road, on the evening of 20 January.
  • Burglary on Skylark Avenue, overnight on 20 January. Bikes were stolen from a residential garage.
  • Shed burglary on Nectar Way, in the early hours of 22 January.
  • Burglary on Nectar Way in the early hours of 22 January. An electric bike and bike accessories were stolen from a garage.
  • Attempted burglary on Skylark Avenue in the early hours of 22 January.
  • Burglary overnight on North Street. A communal bike shed was broken into, and a mountain bike was stolen.
  • Burglary on Skylark Avenue some time between 25 January and 26 January. A storage unit was broken into, and bikes, tools and sport equipment were stolen.

The men remain in custody at this time.

Following the arrests, a number of items including pushbikes and E-scooters have been recovered by police. Police have some photos attached of some of the items – if any of these are yours please contact police on 101, quoting 44220027365.