Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire police charge three people over 73 break-ins

Two men and a woman have been charged in relation to a series of 73 burglaries in the Southampton area.

The burglaries took place between February and July in Southampton, Hedge End, Eastleigh and Romsey.

Police said 23 cars worth £500,000 in total, as well as handbags and small electrical items, were stolen during the offences.

The people charged are from Kent, Southampton and London and are due before magistrates on 16 December.

Two men have been charged with conspiracy to commit dwelling burglary with intent to steal, conspiracy to steal and receiving stolen goods.

One has been charged with conspiracy to steal.

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