Doncaster crime round-up, May 22: Vandals attack football ground

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The following crimes were reported on May 21 and 22. Anyone with information contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Bentley: Vandals have caused damage to Bentley FC’s football ground. Two teenagers were chased from the ground on The Avenue after causing damage to the stand on Wednesday.

Edlington: Money and garden tools were stolen from a house on Markham Street, Edlington. The raiders smashed a glass patio window to get inside between 7.30am and 2pm on Wednesday.

Wheatley: A sneak-in burglar took a mobile phone and a purse from a house on Durham Road. They got in through an insecure door between 9.30am on Tuesday and 6.45am on Wednesday.

Thorne: A mountain bike was stolen from an outbuidling at Fox Hill Road in Thorne, The building was not secured and the raid was between 5pm on Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday.

Hatfield: Riding equipment was stolen from stables at Moor Dike Road between 9.30am and 8.15pm. The stolen items included saddles, bridles, rugs and ropes.

Wheatley: Would-be burlgars failed to get into a garage on Norborough Road, Wheatley. They left the roof damaged after climbing on to it between 11pm on Monday and 4pm on Wednesday.

Town Centre: Pickpockets stole a purse from a woman between 1.25pm and 1.30pm on Wednesday. She last saw it while in a shop on Kingsgate, Waterdale.

Hexthorpe: A man has been arrested for allegedly abstracting electricty illegally after a police raid on a house on Spansike Street, Hexthorpe. The 25 year old is on police bail after officers visited the house with a warrant.

York Road: A bike was stolen from outside the Morrisons supermarket. It had been locked at the entrance to the store, but had gone when its owner returned at 10pm.

Wheatley: A mobile phone was stolen from inside a beige Citroen car as it was parked on Crecy Avenue between 10.15pm and 10.30pm on Wednesday. Police believe a seat belt had been trapped in the door, leading to it not being properly locked.

Campsall: A motorbike was stolen from a house on Shakespeare Avenue between 5pm on Tuesday and 7.30am on Wednesday. The White Longjia bike had been in a rear garden.

Town centre: Thieves took a £500 mobile phone from a handbag after its owner left it to go and dance at a Doncaster bar. She was at Flares on Hallgate at the time, and it was taken between 1.30am and 2am on Wednesday moring.

Kirk Bramwith: A canoe which had been tied to the side of a narrow boat at Kirk Bramwith Lock was stolen between 11pm on Tuesday and 7.30am on Wednesday. The narrow boat had been moored.