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Crime round-up April 11: Arson at allotments, thieves target unlocked cars on same street.

CRIME: Crime scene.

CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported to South Yorkshire Police on April 10 and April 11. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police by telephoning 101.

Mexborough: Sheds and green houses were damaged in an arson attack at the allotments on Dolcliffe Road on Wednesday evening. Police say the damage caused is estimated at £2,500.

Arksey: Sat navs were stolen from two cars on Colvin Close by thieves on Wednesday night. Neither cars were locked say police, who are linking the thefts.

Thorpe in Balne: A suspected arson attack at Elmstone Farm caused £50,000 worth of damage to machinery and hay. The incident happened on Thursday night.

Scawsby: A computer, computer games, and a flat screen television were stolen by burglars who raided a house on Copley Crescent. They had smashed a window to get inside between 10pm on Wednesday and 5am on Thursday.

Balby: Thieves tried to get into a house on Croft Road between Wednesday at 10pm and Thursday at 5am. They snapped the lock on the back door, but were unable to get through a second locked door at the property.

Balby: Police believe thieves tried to get into a house on Grenville Road between Wednesday at 10pm and Thursday at 5am. They tried to snap the lock.

Balby: A lock was snapped by suspected would-be burglars at Alverley Lane, Balby, between 10.30pm on Wednesday and 3am on Thursday. But they were unable to get into the house, say police.

Doncaster Carr: Thieves stole a power generator from a burger van parked outside the B and Q store on White Rose Way. The £1,200 item was taken between 6pm on Wednesday and 9am on Thursday.

Bentley: A £100 mountain bike was stolen from outside the South Yorkshire Probation Service, on Yarborough Terrace on Sunday April 6. It had been locked, but the chain was cut.

Denaby: Around £100 worth of diesel fuel was stolen from a lorry as it was parked up outside a carpet company on Coal Pit Road between 6pm on Wednesday and 7am on Thursday. It had been siphoned off by the thieves.

Sprotbrough: A sat nav was stolen from an unlocked Ford Fiesta car as it was parked on Shelley Grove, Sprotbrough, between 6pm Wednesday and Thursday at 8.10.

Scawsby: Thieves siphoned around £400 worth of diesel out of the tank a lorry as its driver slept in the cab on Barnsley Road. The raid happened on Wednesday night.

Sprotbrough: Work tools were stolen from a Volkswagen Caddy van as it was parked on Anchorage Lane between 10pm on Wednesday and 6am on Thursday.

 
 
 

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