Appeal after Fareham houses burgled

HAMPSHIRE POLICE have appealed for information or footage from witnesses after four residential properties were burgled and targeted within the Fareham area early last week; which saw money, electronic devices, watches and various other items stolen across a single day.

Police officers were made aware of four offences all occurring on June 7 by property owners and members of the public; with the first seeing a house burgled in Catisfield Lane, Titchfield, between 9:30am and 12:30pm as a small amount of money was also stolen.

A similar event occurred at a house in Catisfield Road, Titchfield, between 6:30am and 1:30pm which saw various items reported stolen from the address . These include multiple watches, electronic goods, and a selection of beauty products amongst a range of other personal items.

Two men were further disturbed at around 12:10pm during a burglary on Gardner Road and ran from the address towards the direction of the village centre, Twenty minutes later at approximately 12:30pm a burglar alarm was activated at a house located on Brook Lane, Warsash; with an untidy search conducted at the address but nothing was reported stolen on this occasion.

In light of these offences police have been making enquires in the areas affected by the burglaries and continue to investigate these incidents. Initial enquires state there are currently two men suspected of being responsible, who are described as wearing black hoodies and masks.

Investigators are asking anybody who saw two men dressed in this manner and were acting suspiciously in the areas affected to get in touch with police. This also includes those with CCTV video, ring doorbell or dash cam footage from the area and surroundings that may have been captured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling their non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 44220225011. Readers can also submit information to investigators online via the link: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.

Alternatively, readers can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form available at crimestoppers-uk.org.