Sleaford man among three arrested in connection with investigation into series of Hampshire burglaries

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A Sleaford man is among three arrested by officers investigating a series of burglaries across Hampshire.

It comes after officers spotted and stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in criminal activity.

The series being investigated by officers relates to reported incidents in Eastleigh, Southampton, Chandler’s Ford, Chilworth, Winchester and Basingstoke, between Saturday March 2 and Saturday April 20 in Hampshire.

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A police spokesman said a 27-year-old man from Peterborough and a 26-year-old man from Sleaford have been arrested on suspicion of burglary dwelling – with intent to steal.

A Sleaford man is one of three arrested in relation to a series of burglaries in the Hampshire area.A Sleaford man is one of three arrested in relation to a series of burglaries in the Hampshire area.
A Sleaford man is one of three arrested in relation to a series of burglaries in the Hampshire area.

A 27-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a burglary dwelling with intent to steal.

He was also arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle dangerously, driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence, using a motor vehicle without third party insurance, driving a motor vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit and driving a vehicle while unfit through drugs. Two vehicles were also seized by officers.

All three men remain in custody while our enquiries continue.