Doncaster crime round-up, April 29: £10,000 jewellery raid; Thieves drive off car as angry motorist watches

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported to police on April 28 and April 29. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Town Moor: Around £10,000 worth of jewellery was stolen from a house on Town Moor Avenue, after burglars snapped a cyclinder lock at the back of the house. The raiders struck between 11.45am and 2.20pm on Monday.

Hatfield: A motorist could only watch as burglars drove his car away after breaking into his house to steal the keys. The black Ford Focus was taken from outside the owners’s home on Station Road between 1.50am and 1.58am today.

Rossington: Metal cable was stolen in a break-in at a house on Radburn Road. The house was unoccupied. A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the raid, and was due to appear before magistrates today.

Fishlake: Two mountain bikes were found by police hidden on Church Lane, and are believed to have been stolen property, Officers are now trying to find who they belong to.

Hatfield: A bike was stolen from the garden of a house on Howville Road between 5am and 6am on Tuesday. It was not locked.

Stainforth: A mountain bike valued at £360 was stolen from a house at New Park Estate, between 11.15am and 4.20pm. It had been chained up, but the thief had removed the chain.

Town Moor: Thieves stole a sports bag containing gym clothing from a car on Manor Drive. It had been unlocked at the time of the incident, on Sunday night.

Wheatley: A gas barbecue and a patio heater were stolen from the back garden of a house on Ferres Road between 3pm on Friday and 1pm on Sunday. It is thought they may have been taken for the metal.

Fishlake: A full gas cyclinder was stolen from the garden of a house on Hay Green on Sunday night. It was not known whether it was taken for the value of the metal or the gas.

North Bridge: A skip was stolen from a site on North Bridge Road between 3.30pm on Saturday and 8.30pm on Monday. Police believe it may be used for a business.

Denaby: A garden stove, used for burning wood, was stolen from the garden of a property on Harrogate Drive. It was taken on Sunday night and valued between £90.

Fishlake: Police are warning people to check the security of their sheds and garages after a spate of outbuilding break-ins. Five break-ins were reported as happening between Friday and Monday. There were two on Far Bank Lane, two on Trundle Lane, and one at Church Street.