BURGLARYCowlersley, Jan 6. Three raiders forced side door of house to get in and demand drugs from householder. The intruders then realised they had wrong house and made off. Golcar, Jan 6. Witness disturbed three raiders who had smashed glass panel in back door in effort to get inside. They leapt over garden fences to escape. Golcar, Jan 10. Detached up-and-over garage door prised open in failed bid to get inside. Golcar, Jan 7. Europrofile lock on back upvc door forced to get in and steal electrical goods and cash. Linthwaite, Jan 10. Raider got in through unlocked back kitchen window and stole TV and hairdressing equipment and got out using keys left in back door lock. Linthwaite, Jan 10. Burglar got in through side door and stole ring and chain saw. Salendine Nook, Jan 8. Europrofile lock on upvc conservatory door snapped to get into rest of house. Electrical goods stolen. Football Ground, Fall Lane, Marsden, Jan 6. Padlock cut from wooden shutter then window prised open to get inside sports club. Metal shutter of bar area lifted and items stolen. Linthwaite, Jan 10. Roller shutter garage door forced open and mountain bike and TV stolen. Marsden Socialist Institute Ltd, Manchester Road, Marsden, Jan 7. Basement garage at back of social club raided, but nothing stolen. Suspect cut padlock from back wooden door. Railway Hotel, Station Road, Marsden, Jan 8. Raider jemmied open back door to access cellar and storage area, then went up staircase into bar area, forced open two gaming machines and stole cash. Suspect escaped through fire door on to beer garden. Slaithwaite, Jan 7. Mountain bike and hand saw stolen from garage. Thief got in through unlocked window.
ATTEMPTED ROBBERYGolcar, Jan 8. Suspects approached motorist waiting in vehicle, opened offside door and tried to take vehicle keys, but victim drove off in vehicle leaving suspects behind.
ATTEMPTED THEFTSlaithwaite, Jan 6. Suspect approaches victim and attempts to place necklace around her neck, however, suspect then removes existing necklace and attempts to steal it. A member of public intervenes and suspect makes off. Suspect believed to be of Eastern European appearance then driven off by man in a black car.
ARSON Cowlersley, Jan 6. Quarterlight smashed then vandals threw papers into vehicle and set it alight, causing extensive damage.
CRIMINAL DAMAGE Four Horse Shoes, Market Street, Milnsbridge, Jan 9. Pub windows smashed with stones. Suspect made off chased by witness.
VEHICLE CRIMEGolcar, Jan 8. Suspect jumped in driver’s seat of car with engine running while second suspect jumped into passenger side. Vehicle made off at speed and was later found burnt out.