Our Local Priorities in your Neighbourhood areHolme Valley South – antisocial behaviour by local youths who gather and consume alcohol at The Sand recreation area between The Sands and Co-op car park, Holmfirth and Victoria park. Netherthong, Holmfirth. Criminal damage. A number of vehicles have been damaged over the past few months and this is a regular occurrence. Holme Valley North – antisocial behaviour in Honley by local youths in and around Marsh Gardens, Honley. It’s that time of year when the illegal use of motorbikes increases. If you are suffering from nuisance of this type please try and get as much information about the bikes and the riders, especially a registration plate if possible, but please do not put yourself in harm’s way. The Valleys NPT have been successful in issuing two Sec 59 warnings to two youths riding off road bikes in Honley Woods.
BURGLARYBrockholes, April 7. Intruder got into garage without causing damage and stole property. Meltham, April 7. Intruder kicked open front wooden door and went into all rooms, searched cupboards and drawers, and stole electrical goods and camping gear. Meltham, April 8. Padlock forced to get into garden shed and steal two mountain bikes.
CRIMINAL DAMAGEHonley CofE Junior School, Jaggar Lane, Honley, April 7. Greenhouse in garden area of school grounds damaged. Meltham April 8. Stones thrown at house smashing windows. Honley April 10. Suspect went into rear garden and damaged pagoda and a shrub.
VEHICLE CRIMEHonley, April 8. Rubber window seal removed from vehicle to get in and steal Stihl saw and mobile phone. Honley, April 9. Bashan motor cycle FJ57EKZ stolen from house yard. Honley, April 10. Vandals scratched paintwork on five parked cars. Co-op, Huddersfield Road, Meltham, April 11. Thief got into unlocked parked vehicle parked and stole medical equipment and briefcase. Netherthong, April 7. Vandals scratched vehicle paintwork. Netherthong, April 7. Marker pen used to make indelible marks into paintwork along offside of car. Upperthong, April 8. Back window of car smashed. Netherthong, April 9. Vandals struck and scratched paintwork of victim’s vehicle. Bus Station, Towngate, Holmfirth. April 9. Vandals sprayed paint down offside of vehicle. Netherthong, April 10. Vandal scratched bonnet and roof of vehicle. Upperthong,
THEFT Netherthong. April 10. Victim walking home on pathway approached by three males, all with faces covered and one wearing a distinctive skeleton type mask. Suspect wearing mask asked victim for his ipod. He refused but ipod grabbed from his pocket and the attackers ran off.