NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICING TEAM UPDATEAttention all Land Rover owners! There has been an increase of thefts of and theft from Land Rovers over the past few weeks. The Valleys Neighbourhood Policing Team have been contacting all Land Rover owners to make them aware of the issues and urging them to be more vigilant. A letter drop has already taken place to most vehicle owners.
BURGLARYHepworth, Jan 1. Raider/s tried to force glazed unit in upvc door. Glass shattered but suspect(s) made off when victim’s dog started barking. Holmbridge, Dec 31. Victim opened front door to allow her cat out. Suspect then sneaked in through the unlocked door but was disturbed by victim and made off with stolen laptop and mobile phone. Suspect: male, 5ft 9ins, wearing dark clothing. Honley, Jan 2. Sneak thief got in through unlocked side door and went into living room area. ipad 2 stolen from underneath TV. Honley C of E Junior School, Jaggar Lane, Dec 28. Intruder damaged metal ventilation grill in boiler house door breaking in. Fire extinguisher stolen. Honley C of E Junior School, Jaggar Lane, Dec 30. Boarding from previously damaged ventilation grill in boiler house door removed. Scrap metal stolen from inside. Damage caused to a heat condenser unit, gas cupboard padlock and coal bunker door. Reins Mill, Reins, Honley, Jan 1. Suspects climbed on to pitched roof and smashed large glass roof window to get in. Alarm activated and suspects made off empty handed.
CRIMINAL DAMAGEHonley, Dec 28. Wheel trim thrown through window smashing it. Meltham, Dec 31. Ground floor house window smashed.
VEHICLE CRIMEHonley, Dec 29. Stones thrown at bus smashing nearside window. New Mill, Jan 1. Victim driving near home confronted by two male suspects. One jumped onto car bonnet denting it while victim was still driving. He then jumped off. Second male just watched. Suspect: white male, fair hair, approx 18 yrs, wearing jeans and top. He was with taller white male, wearing jeans and top. Scholes, Jan 1. Both offside tyres on car slashed. Honley, Jan 1. Suspect got into locked vehicle by unknown means and stole satnav and other property. Upperthong, Jan 1. Blindspot mirror stolen offside mirror smashed. Honley, Dec 30. All locks on vehicle drilled in bid to get in.
THEFT Honley, Dec 30. Walking frame stolen from communal hallway of block of flats.
HOLMFIRTH POLICE STATION HELP DESKOffice opening times, Monday & Friday 8am to 4pm excluding lunchtimes (12.30 to 1.30pm) and Bank Holidays The Help Desk will be closed on: Wednesday January 4, Tuesday January 10, Wednesday January 11 and Tuesday January 17.