Beeford targeted in spate of crimes

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Police have responded to spate of crime in Beeford by conducting a widespread letter drop to warn householders of thieves on the prowl.

Officers also spoke to many residents to make them aware of the incidents and to offer helpful advice on crime prevention.

Vehicles and property had been the main target of thieves overnight on Tuesday 4 February.

A Volkswagen golf was left securely parked on the owners’ driveway on Mill View when thieves broke in, approached the vehicle and took an ipod touch and a Binnatone sat nav. No damage was caused to the vehicle.

On the same night thieves broke into a white Ford Focus on a driveway on Rectory View through the rear off side window.

Several CDs and a distinct riding saddle and other tack were taken from the boot. The Saddle and other tack were recovered later.

A Ford Focus on Woodhouse Lane was also entered and searched but nothing was taken.

An attempt was made to force entry to the boot which caused damage to the lock.

A Citroen Saxo, also parked on a driveway on Rectory Lane, was broken into and searched. Nothing was stolen. The thieves also lifted an up and over garage door where there were several items of value stored, but nothing was found to be moved or stolen.

Overnight on February 6, a Honda motorbike was stolen from outside a property on Glebe Gardens in Beeford. It is not known which direction they made off.

A second motorbike was stolen on the same night in a well lit residential area on Alton Park.

Thieves approached a brick garage, forced the up and over garage door and took a Honda Vision in metallic blue.

Anyone with information about any of the crimes is asked to contact the police on the phone number 101.