Doncaster weekend crime round-up


Crimes reported to the police this weekend in Doncaster.

Thefts from vehicles:

Town centre: A £500 smart phone was stole from inside a pizza delivery van as it was parked on Silver Street, at 6.40pm on Sunday. Police say the Vauxhall Astra was unlocked.

Bawtry: A wallet was stolen from the glove compartment of a car parked on Town Gate between 12noon and 5pm on Friday. The car was not locked.

Bentley: Ladders were stolen from the top of a van parked on Queens Drive. between 6pm on Saturday and 7am on Sunday. The ladders had been on the top of the van.


Balby: A silver motorbike is at the centre of a police hunt after being used twice in drive-offs from petrol stations. The first incident involving the bike, registration V131JCA, was on Saturday at 1.30pm at Shell Services at Balby. The same bike was thought to have been used in a drive off on Wednesday March 19.

York Road: A Ford Ka drove off without paying at the Morrison’s service station at York Road, on Sunday at 2.30pm. About £72 worth of fuel were taken. It is believed to have had false registration plates.

Sprotbrough: A garden bench was stolen from outside a house on Riverside Drive, Sprotbrough, between Wednesday March 19 and Friday March 21.

Woodlands: A Beeline moped was stolen from a shed at The Crescent, on Saturday night. Police are appealing for information on the break-in. The registration plate was YJ11MWX.

Woodlands: Thieves took a £200 pedal cycle in a raid on a shed at a house on Great North Road, overnight on Sunday night.

Bentley: Paint worth around £28 was stolen from a shed in a break-in at Acacia Court, Bentley, on Saturday night.

Bawtry: Raiders who broke into a shed on Idle Court on Thursday night stole a mountain bike. The make of the bike is unknown.

Thorne: Around £900 worth of fishing tackle was taken in a break-in at a shed at a property at Oldfield Road on Saturday night.

Criminal damage

Bentley: A window was smashed at a house on Denby Street at 5pm on Thursday March 20.

Thorne: A window was smashed at a house on Miller Lane, at 5.20pm on Saturday.

Balby: A window was smashed at a house on Armitage Road on Saturday night.

Wheatley: Vandals broke a window with a beer bottle which was thrown at it on Pembroke Avenue in the early hours of Sunday.

Town centre: Bradley Knipe menswear was attacked by vandals who cracked the window at the store on Sunday night. It is expected to cost £4,000 to repair.

Dunscroft: The shop window at Raanji’s grocery store, on Broadway, Dunscroft, was damaged by vandals in an incident on Sunday evening.