Two Land Rovers stolen within minutes as criminals strike in Doncaster village

Thieves struck twice within minutes – stealing Land Rovers from nearby locations in the same village near Doncaster

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 7:34 am

The raiders targeted the vehicles in Harworth at around 11pm on Wednesday (June 2), police revealed this morning.

A Land Rover Discovery was stolen on both occasions. The first was taken from Grange View and the second was stolen from nearby Thorne Close.

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the area at the time to get in touch as soon as possible.

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Sergeant Sarah Hagland, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Vehicle thefts can have a devastating impact on victims both financially and psychologically and we will always look to take appropriate action against offenders.

“The first incident involved a grey Land Rover Discovery being taken from Grange View in convoy with a blue BMW.

“Minutes later, a Land Rover Discovery was also stolen from a property in nearby Thorne Close.

“We are now working to understand the circumstances but we believe the thefts to be linked.

“I would ask that anyone who has any information about this incident or witnessed something suspicious at the time gets in touch with Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident numbers 904 and 907 of 2 June.”

Information can also be passed onto police through Crimestoppers. You can call Crimestoppers anonymously on their free phone line, which is on 0800 555 111. You can also contact them via their website, https://crimestoppers-uk.org/, where you can click on a red box to give information anonymously.

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