BURGLARYLepton, July 14. Suspects removed timber fencing and got into back garden. The double conservatory doors were then forced open to get inside and escape down street with stolen television, getting into awaiting car. Two men were later arrested. Denby Dale Nursery School, Wakefield Road, July 15. Door to locked shed forced open, children’s toys damaged and flour thrown around. More damage caused to school grounds. Shelley, July 16. Sneak-in raider got in through unlocked front door and stole property including purse from victim’s handbag on kitchen floor. Lepton, July 14. Shed door pulled open to get inside and steal motorbike – blue Yamaha DT125 MV02XFK. Male later arrested. Almondbury, July 15. Raider went into garden and opened shed, removing items, throwing them around, causing damage to garden and fencing. Waterloo. July 16. Raider forced hasp from garage door and got inside stealing an off-road motorbike – red sky train crosser/pit bike, red frame, two red wheels, silver exhaust, rear wheel buckled, front mudguard snapped, semi automatic, three gears.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARYAlmondbury, July 16. Several windows and panel in front upvc door smashed in bid to get inside. Shelley, July 18. Europrofile lock on upvc door snapped in failed bid to get in. Shelley, July 19. Europrofile lock on upvc house door snapped. Victim heard bang and footsteps, looked outside to see small white or silver hatchback car drive off towards nearby Spar shop. Cumberworth Building Contracts Ltd, Barnsley Road, Cumberworth, July 19. Scrap metal stolen from yard. Stocksmoor, July 15. Attempt to steal lead flashing from roof.
THEFTStocksmoor, July 21. Several hundred metres of overhead power cable stolen. Kirkburton, July 15. Raider climbed onto wall next to house to get into single storey side extension and steal lead flashing. Morrisons, Penistone Road, Waterloo, July 14. Pedal cycle stolen from outside supermarket. Almondbury Liberal Club, Thorpe Lane, July 15. Cabling in club grounds cut and stolen. Dalton, July 15. Vehicle and engine parts stolen from garden and loaded onto a vehicle parked close by. Suspects returned and were confronted by witness. They then made off in vehicle towards Wakefield Road. Suspects in white Transit flat back Y57PNB. Almondbury, July 16. Wheeled bin stolen from driveway.
CRIMINAL DAMAGEAlmondbury, July 16. Garden fencing damaged. Lepton, July 7. Raider jemmied open side door of detached garage but nothing stolen. Dalton, July 18. Kitchen window of flat smashed. Kirkburton, July 16. Short metal pole used to damage bus timetable attached to a lamp-post.
VEHICLE CRIMEGrange Moor, July 5. Yellow Suzuki motorbike reg MA57 WXT stolen.