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Romsey North Police Local Neighbourhood

Romsey North beat is covering all the small villages that make up the rural area of Romsey Test Valley.
These villages are:
Ampfield
Awbridge
Braishfield
Dunbridge
East & West Dean
East & West Tytherley
East & West Wellow
Lockerley
Michelmersh
Mottisfont
Sherfield English
Timsbury
Whiteparish

The beat is covered by the Romsey Neighbourhood Policing team, assisted by special constables who are passionate about reducing crime and ASB, protecting vulnerable people and targeting those who commit crime. You can influence local priorities by attending a beat surgery or public meeting, by email or calling 101.

There are a small amount of local shops and some industrial estates, across the beat there is a lot of farmland and agricultural businesses. The crime rate in all areas is comparatively low throughout and the main policing issues for the community are speeding through villages, thefts from farms and outbuildings and dwelling burglaries. The closest town to these villages is Romsey and the nearest city is Southampton and Salisbury.

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Map of the Romsey North Policing Area

Yellow markers represent Police Forces and the red markers represent neighbourhoods within Hampshire Constabulary.

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Towns and Villages within the Romsey North Neighbourhood

The Romsey North is policed by the Hampshire Constabulary and covers the following settlements.

Settlements located within Romsey North
Name Type County
Ampfield Village Hampshire
Awbridge Village Hampshire
Braishfield Village Hampshire
Broadgate Village Hampshire
Canada Village Hampshire
Chandler's Ford Urban Area Hampshire
Crampmoor Village Hampshire
Dunbridge Village Hampshire
East Dean Village Hampshire
East Tytherley Village Hampshire
East Wellow Village Hampshire
King's Somborne Village Hampshire
Lockerley Village Hampshire
Michelmersh Village Hampshire
Mottisfont Village Hampshire
Plaitford Village Wiltshire,Hampshire
Sherfield English Other Settlement Wiltshire,Hampshire
Shootash Village Hampshire
Timsbury Village Hampshire
Up Somborne Village Hampshire
West Dean Village Wiltshire,Hampshire
West Tytherley Village Hampshire
West Wellow Village Hampshire

Worst Locations for Crime within the Romsey North neighbourhood

April

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Romsey North neighbourhood in April 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
West TytherleyvillageHampshireOn or near The Village2
King's SombornevillageHampshireOn or near Scott Close2

March

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Romsey North neighbourhood in March 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
AwbridgevillageHampshireOn or near Lockerley Road2

February

The Top 5 Worst Locations for Crime in the Romsey North neighbourhood in February 2019
Town Type County Location Number of Crimes Committed
West WellowvillageHampshireOn or near Nightingale Close2
King's SombornevillageHampshireOn or near Scott Close2
AwbridgevillageHampshireOn or near Lockerley Road2

Police Officer Information for Romsey North

NameRankBio
GARY LYONS Sgt

I am currently the Neighbourhood Sergeant for the Rural district of Test Valley.

Vernon Gook PC

I have been a Police Officer for 14 1/2 years, have been stationed at Eastleigh, Hedge End and Romsey.
Have been on the Romsey rural beat for just over 5 years now.

Tristan Pugh PC

I am PC 3672 Tristan Pugh, formerly the beat officer for the Calmore area in Totton, New Forest for 14 years, but since July 2016 I have been part of the Neighbourhoods Team here in Romsey with a focus on the Rural Romsey North area. Working with PC Vernon Gook, PCSO Storm Perrot and others from the Romsey Neighbourhoods Policing team. I aim to reduce demand by making life safer for you, your family and your community through partnership working and directed operations.

Neighbourhood Priorities for Romsey North

IssueActionDates

Burglary
The community of Romsey North has been surveyed and has selected House Burglary as one of its priorities for the local Neighbourhood Policing Team for the next 4 months.

Dean Road
West Tytherley
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP5 1NR

In the last month there have been 9 residential Burglaries in the Romsey north area.
Most of these have been theft of tools from sheds and some look as if they may have been trying to steal vehicles and garden machinery, so please assure these are kept secure.
3 incidents have been thefts from homes mainly in the Tytherley and Braishfield area where valuables were targetted.
The House Burglaries have active lines of enquiry which police are investigating.

Between 19/10/2018 and 26/10/2018 there was a burglary on Dean Road, Tytherley.
If you saw anything relevant at this location please call police on 101 and quote reference 44180398671.

On 22/10/2018 during the day at an address in Braishfield Road there was a House burglary.
If you saw anything on this day please call police and quote reference 44180398060.

On 22/10/2018 in Church Lane, Tytherley there was a house Burglary in the afternoon.
If you saw anything on this day please call police and quote reference 44180397875.

The local policing team has been conducting targeted Burglary patrols (Operation Wheel) during the evenings over October in an effort to identify, capture, or dissuade criminals from being active in your community.
Since this update there have been an additional:
2 Cross Reference(s)
4 Police Patrol Activity(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
6 Cross Reference(s)
4 Police Patrol Activity(s)
1 Public Update(s)

Issue dated: 01/11/2018

Action dated: 01/11/2018

Road traffic offences
The Community survey has again identified community concerns regards Speeding in the Romsey North sector. As such Police will look to conduct speed enforcement and education in locations that have evidenced speeding issues.

Romsey Road
King's Somborne
Stockbridge
Hampshire
SO20 6PW

Problem/Issue undergoing investigation and assessment.

In the past month there have been :
1 Supervisor Review(s)
Total Activity for this Problem/Issue :
8 Police Patrol Activity(s)
1 Supervisor Review(s)

Issue dated: 01/11/2018

Action dated: 13/05/2019

Street Crime Within Romsey North

Last Update April.

LocationTypeOutcome
Belbins Vehicle crime Under investigation
Broad Woods Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Broad Woods Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Buttons Lane Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Chapel Lane Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Cooks Lane Anti-social behaviour
Crampmoor Lane Public order Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Danes Road Anti-social behaviour
Danes Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Furzedown Road Other theft Under investigation
Green Pond Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Hookwood Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Horsebridge Road Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Lockerley Road Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Lower Farm Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Nightingale Close Violence and sexual offences Awaiting court outcome
Oakley Lane Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Park/Open Space Possession of weapons Under investigation
Park/Open Space Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Parking Area Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Plant Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Purley Way Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Purley Way Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Reeves Close Public order Under investigation
Romsey Road Criminal damage and arson Under investigation
Rowden Close Theft from the person Under investigation
Russell Drive Other theft Unable to prosecute suspect
Salisbury Road Drugs Under investigation
Salisbury Road Possession of weapons Under investigation
Salisbury Road Drugs Under investigation
Salisbury Road Vehicle crime Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Scallows Lane Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Scott Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Scott Close Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Anti-social behaviour
Sports/Recreation Area Burglary Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Burglary Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Sports/Recreation Area Violence and sexual offences Under investigation
Tanners Lane Burglary Investigation complete; no suspect identified
The Village Anti-social behaviour
The Village Criminal damage and arson Investigation complete; no suspect identified
Wellow Wood Road Other theft Investigation complete; no suspect identified