Man arrested on suspicion of vehicle crime after sat navs taken in Doncaster car blitz

A man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicle crime offences in Doncaster.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 11th August 2016, 1:21 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th August 2016, 1:24 pm
Crompton Avenue in Sprotbrough. (Photo: Google).
Crompton Avenue in Sprotbrough. (Photo: Google).

A 30-year-old man has been seized in connection with alleged theft from vehicles in the Sprotbrough area this week.

In the early hours of Tuesday 9 August, a member of the public reported seeing a group of men behaving suspiciously in the Crompton Avenue area.

It is reported that the men were trying car door handles in the area.

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The man was arrested nearby on suspicion of theft and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Two satellite navigation systems were recovered and officers are seeking to trace the owner of one of the systems, which has not been reported stolen at this time.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "If you’re a motorist in the local area, check your vehicles and glove compartments and if your system is missing, please call Doncaster CID."

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident number 99 of 9 August 2016.

If you witnessed suspicious activity in the Crompton Avenue area earlier this week and wish to report any concerns, please call 101 quoting the same incident number above.