Alert issued over thieves targeting vulnerable pensioners in Doncaster

Thieves are targeting the homes of vulnerable pensioners in part of Doncaster by stealing lead flashing from the roofs. 

Police said a number of bungalows had been raided in Hawthorne Road and Hawthorne Grove in Thorne during the early hours of November 16. 

Thorne, Doncaster. Picture: Google

Thorne, Doncaster. Picture: Google

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In a Facebook post, the Doncaster East Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “If anybody has any information regarding this theft then please get in touch via our non-emergency number 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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“If you see anything suspicious we urge you to report it through as it could help us to stop crimes before they happen. “