Police were called just before 3am on 15 June to reports of three men attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle on Ferneham Road, Fareham. Damage was caused to three vehicles on the victim’s driveway.
This incident has since been linked to several other theft of catalytic converters from vehicles across the county. The details are as follows:
• An attempted theft at an address on Pearson Lane, Shawford, at around 1.30am where the victim was also shot with an air-rifle causing minor injuries.
• Claylands Road and Greens Close, Bishops Waltham, at around 2am on 15 June.
• Chapel Road, Swanmore, at 2.28am on 15 June.
• Woodley Close and Ganger Road, Romsey, at 10.30pm on 14 June.
• Eastmans Field, Chilbolton, at around 11.30pm on 14 June.
• Berber Close, Whitley, 3.15am on 15 June.
Anyone with information is asked to phone 101 with reference 44210233975.