Doncaster crime round-up, May 26, car crime

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The following crimes were reported on May 25 to 26. Anyone with information contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Dunsville: A black Audi A3 was stolen from a home in St Mary’s Road at around 4am this morning (Monday May 26). Thieves tampered with the lock to break into the home and take the keys. The vehicle was recovered in Broadway, Dunscroft and two people were seen running from the vehicle.

Thieves also stole a set of car keys but were disturbed before making off with the vehicle at a house in Hawthorne Avenue at 3.30am today, Monday May 26. The thieves broke in by tampering with a lock in the door.

The two incidents are thought to be connected and residents are being reminded to check patio door locks have anti-tamper technology.

Cantley: Four mountain bikes were stolen from a garage in Plane Close between 4pm on Thursday May 23 and 6am on Sunday May 25.

Scawthorpe: A number of power tools were stolen from a silver citroen that was left unlocked in Radcliffe Lane between midnight on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

Norton: A 76-year-old pensioner had two bay tree’s stolen from her front door at Firtree Drive between 5pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday. Neighbours reported seeing a gold estate car nearby that is thought to have been the vehicle used by the offenders.

Mexborough: Paving slabs were stolen from a car park in Wath Road between Thursday 5pm and Saturday 6pm.

Mexborough: Patio furniture was stolen from a home in Old Farm Court between 6pm Sunday and 6am this morning (Monday May 26) including two benches, a table and an umbrella.