Doncaster Crime round up - March 27. Check your street.

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The following crimes were reported to police on March 26. Anyone with information on any of them please call South Yorkshire Police by telephoning 101.


Armthorpe: Thieves stole fuel from a lorry which had been parked up on the West Moor Link Road between 7pm and 7.30pm. The driver discovered the fuel cap had been removed and most of the fuel had been siphoned off.

Intake: A Yamaha motorbike was stolen when a shed was broken into at a house on Lansdowne Road, Intake. The bike, registration W359AFV, was taken between 6pm Tuesday and 7am on Wednesday.

Scawthorpe: A purse containing around £30 was stole in a suspected distraction burglary on Rose Crescent. A man had visited the property offering to do some gardening, and when he was told there was no work from him asked to use the toilet. He was not seen again, and the money was found to me missing. Police say the suspect was 5ft 8ins tall, aged around 42, heavy build, with a local accent and bald head.

Moorends: Cash was stolen from a 78 year old man in a distraction burglary on Newfield Avenue. Two men visited the property, claiming roofing work needed doing on the house. Money is thought to have been taken while the householder was distracted. It happened between 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday.

Barnby Dun: Police are investigating after a man took £300 to do roofing work on a house on Herrick Road, Barnby Dun at Tuesday at midday, before going away and not returning. He had offered to do the work after turning up unannounced.


Norton: Police have arrested and charged two men with an alleged burglary at a house on Hall Lane, Norton. It follows a break-in at the property at 5.50am on Wednesday morning. Both men