Thieves target homes in Doncaster for keys to cars parked outside

A police warning has been issued about thieves breaking into homes in Doncaster for the keys to cars parked outside.

Thursday, 8th November 2018, 11:55 am
Updated Thursday, 8th November 2018, 11:59 am
A police warning has been issued about burglars breaking into homes in Doncaster to steal the keys to cars parked outside

South Yorkshire Police said that overnight on Monday into Tuesday three cars were stolen after burglaries in Armthorpe.

There was an attempted to get into a fourth house but the crooks involved failed to gain entry that night.

A police warning has been issued about burglars breaking into homes in Doncaster to steal the keys to cars parked outside

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Two vehicles have since been recovered but one is still missing.

The black Jaguar XF S Premium Luxury V6 has the registration number M2 CNU. 

Last night there was another attempt to steal a car off a driveway after a house burglary but the crooks involved in the raid failed.

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South Yorkshire Police said the cars targeted tend to be Mercedes, Land Rovers and Audis.

Police patrols are being conducted in Armthorpe.

Officers have urged residents to '˜remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity'.

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101.