Reports of thefts and suspicious behaviour in the Posbrook Lane/Bellfield area have been posted on Facebook.
One resident says that they were woken at around 4am this morning.
They then spotted three males from a grey golf-like car were in a neighbour’s front garden..
They had abandoned their car in the middle of the road next to the junction leaving the doors open, they then went off in different directions.
The group stole the registration plates from a van parked nearby and once disturbed made off.
Hampshire Police advise that If you have information about a crime to call them. In an emergency, always call 999. Call 101 for all enquiries and to report non-urgent crimes.