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Doncaster crime round-up, May 20: Cigarettes raid on supermarket

CRIME: Crime scene.

CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported on May 19 and May 20. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Stainforth: A JCB digger has been stolen from a building site in Stainforth. It was seen being driven off from the site of the former Harvester pub on Thorne Road, at 6.50pm on Monday, heading towards Barnby Dun. A witness said they saw two males. One of them was described as 5ft 11ins tall, aged about 29, medium build and with brown shaved hair.

Sprotbrough: A large quantity of cigarettes were stolen from a supermarket on Sprotbrough Road in the early hours of today (Tuesday). Three men were seen turning up outside the Sainsbury’s store at 3.29am in a dark Audi car and they forced the shuttered door and stole the cigarettes. The car then headed off in the direction of Mexborough. Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything.

Wheatley: A thief fled on foot after trying to steal a car from a house on Thorne Road on Monday. Neighbours called the occupants son after hearing a burglary alarm going off at 1.35pm. He arrived at 2.26pm to find his parents car doming down the driveway. He blocked the drive with his own car, and a man fled from the car. He was described as aged about 30, heavy build, 5ft 8ins tall with shaved short brown hair.

Edenthorpe: Two burglaries were reported within an hour on Thorne Road on Monday. Both properties had windows broken by the intruders and were between 1pm and 2pm. In both cases the house was searched nut nothing taken. Police believe the burlgars may have been looking for jewellery.

Conisbrough: A handbag was stolen from a house on Low Road after the occupant had left the door unlocked. She had been going in and out of the house between 10.20am and 1pm on Monday. Police are urging people to make sure their doors are locked.

Arksey: A bike was stolen from a pensioner while he was visiting his wife’s grave in Arksey Cemetery, on Station Road. He saw the man take the bike at 3.30pm on Monday while he was talking to other people in the graveyard. The suspect was white and wore a light blue suit. The bike was later found abandoned.

Bawtry: An Audi car was broken into on Pemberton Grove on Sunday night at 10.40pm. A man had been seen nearby who was described as aged around 22, medium build, 6ft tall with short hair.

Stainforth: Wheel trims were stolen from a car on Bootham Crescent between 9pm on Sunday and 10am on Monday. They were taken from a red Vauxhall Safira.

Conisbrough: A gas barbecue was stolen from the back garden of a house on Lockton Way. The item, taken at 10pm on Monday night, was valued at around £300.

Dunscroft: Metal thieves are though to be behind the theft of a metal garden furniture and an alloy wheel. They struck between 1.30pm and 4pm on Monday.

Stainforth: A JCB digger has been stolen from a building site in Stainforth. It was seen being driven off from the site of the former Harvester pub on Thorne Road, at 6.50pm on Monday, heading towards Barnby Dun. A witness said they saw two males. One of them was described as 5ft 11ins tall, aged about 29, medium build and with brown shaved hair.

Sprotbrough: A large quantity of cigarettes were stolen from a supermarket on Sprotbrough Road in the early hours of today (Tuesday). Three men were seen turning up outside the Sainsbury’s store at 3.29am in a dark Audi car and they forced the shuttered door and stole the cigarettes. The car then headed off in the direction of Mexborough. Police want to hear from anyone who saw anything.

Wheatley: A thief fled on foot after trying to steal a car from a house on Thorne Road on Monday. Neighbours called the occupants son after hearing a burglary alarm going off at 1.35pm. He arrived at 2.26pm to find his parents car doming down the driveway. He blocked the drive with his own car, and a man fled from the car. He was described as aged about 30, heavy build, 5ft 8ins tall with shaved short brown hair.

Edenthorpe: Two burglaries were reported within an hour on Thorne Road on Monday. Both properties had windows broken by the intruders and were between 1pm and 2pm. In both cases the house was searched nut nothing taken. Police believe the burlgars may have been looking for jewellery.

Conisbrough: A handbag was stolen from a house on Low Road after the occupant had left the door unlocked. She had been going in and out of the house between 10.20am and 1pm on Monday. Police are urging people to make sure their doors are locked.

Arksey: A bike was stolen from a pensioner while he was visiting his wife’s grave in Arksey Cemetery, on Station Road. He saw the man take the bike at 3.30pm on Monday while he was talking to other people in the graveyard. The suspect was white and wore a light blue suit. The bike was later found abandoned.

Bawtry: An Audi car was broken into on Pemberton Grove on Sunday night at 10.40pm. A man had been seen nearby who was described as aged around 22, medium build, 6ft tall with short hair.

Stainforth: Wheel trims were stolen from a car on Bootham Crescent between 9pm on Sunday and 10am on Monday. They were taken from a red Vauxhall Safira.

Conisbrough: A gas barbecue was stolen from the back garden of a house on Lockton Way. The item, taken at 10pm on Monday night, was valued at around £300.

Dunscroft: Metal thieves are though to be behind the theft of a metal garden furniture and an alloy wheel. They struck between 1.30pm and 4pm on Monday.

 

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