THEFTSycamore Inn, New Mill Road, Wooldale, July 16. Thieves targeted a single storey extension to side of the pub building under renovation and stole lead flashing. Totties, July15. Lead flashing stolen from ground floor roof area together with stone flags from driveway. Hade Edge, July 15. Thief climbed on to garage roof and stole lead flashing. Totties, July 18. Lead flashing stolen from garage roof. Wooldale, July 18. Lead flashing stolen from house roof. Meltham, July 16. Victim fell off skateboard dropping his mobile phone. Opportunist thief approached and stole the phone before running off. Suspect: white male, Irish accent, about 5ft 10 inch tall, wearing black beanie hat. Mill Moor Road, Meltham, July 17. Raider approached barn on farmland and got inside through insecure wooden doors at back. He then went out through another door into a yard area and stole green John Deere tractor NX10DWV and grass cutter attached to tractor. Meltham, July 18. Wooden garden gate stolen.
BURGLARYJackson Bridge, July 17. Raider approached victim’s vehicle and got inside to steal house keys which he used to get into through back door. Suspect searched whole building before being disturbed by the occupant of house and made off empty handed. Thongsbridge, July 17. Raiders got on to house roof above kitchen and stole lead flashing. Hepworth, July 18. Raider prised open corrugated metal sheeting to get into barn and steal Land Rover – later recovered – and tools. The cobbles, Meltham, July 17. Raider prised off metal mesh covering window then remove window from frame to get into building and force internal wooden door. Tungstone blocks and steel packing kits stolen.
VEHICLE CRIMEHolmfirth, July 13. Vandal slashed car tyre. Meltham, July 14. Vandal attacked and scratched vehicle paintwork. Honley, July 15. Rear quarterlight smashed but no attempt made to get into vehicle. Honley, July 16 Thief got into unlocked vehicle and searched centre console area and glovebox but nothing was stolen. Meltham, July 17. Thief got into unlocked car on driveway and stole property from glove compartment and boot, including camera, satnav and luggage. Meltham, July 17. Front nearside quarterlight smashed and attacker reached in and searched glovebox, but nothing stolen.
CRIMINAL DAMAGERoyal Mail, Station Road, Holmfirth. July 15. Vandal got into back yard of post office and scrawled graffiti over building and external door with letters DSV.
CRIME PREVENTIONLook up the Huddersfield Rural Crime Prevention Website on www.huddersfieldcrimeprevention.co.uk