Doncaster crime round-up July 28 - Lead thieves target church

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported on July 27 and 28. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Hickleton: Raiders climbed onto the roof of St Wilfred’s Church on Doncaster RoadThe raiders, who took lead flashing from the roof, struck betweem 6pm on Friday and 9am on Sunday.

Bentley: Burglars stole a games console and two rings worth around £200 each after getting into a house on Watch House Lane through an insecure window. The female occupant, who was inside the property at the time, heard a banging noise at around 1am and later realised someone had been in the house.

Cusworth: A thief left empty handed after breaking into a house on Regent Grove in the early hours of Sunday. The raider forced a door lock between 1am and 6.30am and stole a purse, but it was later recovered in the garden. It is thought it was discarded because it was empty.

Edenthorpe: Fishing tackle was stolen from a garge on Eden Croft Drive between Saturday 8pm and Sunday 8am. The garage door had been forced.

Dunscroft: A mountain bike and two BMXs were stolen from a shed at a property on York Road. The shed, raided between 6pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday, was not locked.

Intake: A steering lock was broken off by theives who stole a motorcycle which was parked on Shaftesbury Avenue between 11pm on Saturday and 8am on Sunday.

Hatfield: Garden plants and plant pots were stolen from a house on Manor Road at around midnight on Sunday. The victim heard a noise and saw a car driving down the road with its boot up. He then notice a number of plant pots had been stolen from the front garden.

Bentley: Chickens were stolen from allotments on Cawdor Street, between 11pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday. The thieves are also thought to have damaged windows in green houses as well as taking the birds from a yard.