Man charged with theft of a pedal cycle in Eastleigh
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A man has been charged after reports of bikes being stolen in Eastleigh town centre yesterday (2 February).
Jack Arthur McNeil, 19, of Stanley Road in Portsmouth, has been charged with theft of a pedal cycle. He is due before Southampton Magistrates Court on 28 February.
This comes after we were called at around 3.15pm by CCTV operators reporting suspicious behaviour in the town centre. With the help of CCTV operators, officers were able to track the suspects to Eastleigh Train Station where they were detained.
Two boys, aged 16 and 15-years-old were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and the theft of a pedal cycle. The 16-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of going equipped.