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Three men arrested following robbery series in Eastleigh

Police officers investigating a number of robberies in the Eastleigh area have arrested three men in connection with the incidents.

It comes after a three delivery drivers were targeted and threatened on Saturday 25 September between 9.20pm and 11.20pm on Scotland Close in Fair Oak, Cheriton Road in Eastleigh and Somers Way in Eastleigh.

On one occasion, a moped being used by a delivery driver was stolen but was later recovered.

Following police enquiries, three people were identified and subsequently arrested.

Two 17-year-old boys, from Bishopstoke and Eastleigh, were arrested on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery.

While an 18-year-old man from Bishopstoke was also arrested on suspicion of robbery and attempted robbery.

They were all released under investigation, pending further police enquiries.