Homes damaged on Doncaster estate in series of attacks

A number of homes have been damaged on a Doncaster estate in a series of attacks.

Tuesday, 4th August 2020, 12:04 pm

Between Thursday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 29, six homes were damaged on the Royal Estate in Edlington.

The windows of two properties on Roberts Road and another two homes on Tait Avenue and Violet Avenue were smashed.

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And a home on Bungalow Road suffered damage to a window in an arson attack.

A house on Granby Road had its windows smashed and a door was damaged by fire.

Eight arrests have been made in connection with the incidents, with three men, aged 22, 24 and 26, and a 16-year-old boy held on suspicion of serious assault.

Three men, aged 20, 26 and 28, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and conspiracy to commit criminal damage.

They have all been bailed pending further investigations.

Inspector Richard Mangham said: “Fortunately, no one has been injured but these incidents had the potential for tragic consequences.

“Officers from our Doncaster West Neighbourhood Team, Operation Fortify and Serious Organised Crime teams have been working in conjunction to patrol the area and provide reassurance to the local community.

“Increased patrols will continue over the following days as our enquiries continue at pace.

“We would ask the community of Edlington to support these efforts and come forward with any information they have in relation to these incidents.

“Were you in the area at the time? Did you see what happened? Do you know who might have been involved?”

Call 101 and quote incident number 603 of July 31.