ROBERTTOWN: November 29: A would-be burglar was thwarted in his attempt to break into a house in Child Lane around 1.50pm. A man in his 30s knocked on the door, pressed the bell and knocked again. When there was no answer he climbed over a 9ft side gate and tried to force the patio doors with a screwdriver. The suspect was disturbed by the householder and fled.
MIRFIELD: December 3: Thieves cut through 4,000 volts of live electric wire to steal six fence posts from a field in Primrose Lane.
November 27: Thieves smashed a front side window of a car parked in Flash Lane and stole a sat nav which had been left attached to the windscreen.
RAVENSTHORPE: November 28: A thief sneaked into an office at Classic Beds in Huddersfield Road and stole six blank cheques from a chequebook.
THORNHILL: November 29: Yobs spoke to the occupant of a house in Edge Avenue before walking round the property and kicking over the fence.
December 1: A brick was thrown through a house window in Grange View while the occupant was out seeing friends.
THORNHILL LEES: December 1: Vandals attacked a car parked in Thornton Road. They damaged the nearside mirror then ran over the car from bonnet to hatch leaving dents in the bodywork.
December 2: Yobs used a breeze block to smash a car window and snap off one of the wing mirrors in Providence Court.