Doncaster crime round-up, July 31. Pubs targeted by break-ins

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

The following crimes were reported to police on July 30 and July 31. Anyone with information contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Kirk Sandall: Thieves broke into the Glass House pub in the early hours of Wednesday and attacked the fruit machine for to get money out of it. The amount taken is not known. It happened between 3.15am and 3.25am.

Edenthorpe: Two men attacked the fruit machine at the Toby Carvery on Lyndale Avenue after breaking into the pub at 2.40am on Wednesday. They damaged the machine but were unable to get any cash. Police are studying CCTV of the incident.

Mexborough: A break-in at an empty house on Spencer Street caused around £500 of damage when an intruder got inside to try and steal a boiler. The raider was unable to get the boiler out of the building during the incident, between July 24 and July 30.

Edenthorpe: Raiders broke into two houses on a building site at Holly Field Crescent, Edenthorpe, and stole showers which were still inside their boxes, waiting to be fitted. The break in was between 4.30pm on Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday. Police want anyone who is offered a shower from a suspicious source to get in touch with them.

Mexborough: Thieves lifted a van with its own jack before stealing two of its wheels and leaving it on bricks. The raiders broke into the Ford Transit on Garden Street,by smashing a window to get the jack, and then lifted the van, taking the wheels. It happened between 4pm on Tuesday and 8am on Wednesday.

Wheatley: A spare wheel was stolen from a Volkswagen Caddy on St Mary’s Road, Wheatley. The incident is thought to have happened betwnn July 1 and July 23.

Armthorpe: A thief stole £40 from an automatic till at the Morrison’s store on Church Street, Armthorpe, on Wednesday. The money had been left behind by a customer after asking for cashback on their shop, and then forgetting to picjk the mnoey up. Police are warning people to remember to pick up money that they request on cashback.

Town Field: Thieves took a £400 mobile phone while a group of youths were laying football on Town Field. The phone had been left with bags at the side of the field while the group of teenagers played, between 5pm and 7pm on Wednesday.