Doncaster crime round-up - OAPs lose mobility scooters

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported to Doncaster police on August 5. Anyone with information should call 101.

Woodlands: A scruffy man aged about 30 knocked on the front door of a house in Widmill Balk Lane on Sunday afternoon to ask if the occupants wanted some gardening work done, while an accomplice went in the open back door and stole an iPhone.

Norton: The back door of a property in Trafford Road was left open on Monday because of the warm weather and a burglar stole a wallet, purse, jewellery and £120 cash.

Woodlands: A burglar broke the lock off a shed in Grange Road on Monday between 12pm and 10pm and stole a racing cycle valued at £2,500.

Mexborough: Thieves have removed an £800 awning from a motorhome parked in Market Street on Tuesday evening.

Mexborough: The driver’s door of a car parked in Carlisle Street was forced last night by a thief who took a pair of ice skates.

Mexborough: The front headlamps of a Land Rover parked in Hope Street were stolen on Saturday. They were worth £600.

Rossington: Six fence panels were stolen from the rear of Carpenters Funeral Services on West End Lane on Monday night.

Bentley: Mobility scooters and a battery were stolen from outside adjoining bungalows in Chestnut Court on Monday night. The owners are in their 70s.