Southampton hotel staff allegedly abused by couple who used someone else’s card

A couple reportedly became violent after being asked to leave a hotel in Southampton.

On Saturday August 28, hotel management ordered a man and a woman to vacate the Ageas Bowl Hotel between 4:00 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.

Officers say it is alleged that false details were provided by the couple and that the card associated with the booking did not belong to either of them.

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After they were asked to leave, the man was allegedly violent towards hotel staff.

Hampshire Constabulary released CCTV footage of two people they would like to speak to related to the incident.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said: “We have released CCTV footage of a couple we would like to speak with in connection with a robbery and public order incident at the Ageas Bowl hotel on Botley Road, West End in Southampton.

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“We would like to speak with the couple in the photo as we believe they may have valuable information that could help our investigation.

“Do you know how to recognize them? Maybe you were at the hotel when the incident happened? Or maybe you witnessed what happened?

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to call Hampshire Constabulary on 101, quoting 44210233552. Alternatively, you can contact an independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Peter M. Doran