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Crime report Ashfield South week t0 5 January 2017

Alert message sent 06/01/2017 15:10:00

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Crimes reported over the past seven days.
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Burglary Dwelling.

Between 9.30 am and 1.30pm on Tuesday 3 January in Chatsworth Drive, Hucknall the rear door of a house was forced open activating an alarm resulting with the intruders making off.
Burglary Other
 Before 8.47pm on Tuesday 3 January at the Pinxton Sewage Works, Pinxton Wharf a mobile phone cabin was broken into and a copper earthing bar and some copper cable was stripped out and stolen.

Theft of a Vehicle.
Between 6pm on Saturday 31 December and 9.20am Sunday 1 January in Franklin Road, Jacksdale a blue Peugeot 307 was stolen but recovered nearby.
Theft from a Vehicle
Between 10pm on Wednesday 28 and 8am Thursday 29 December in Cheshire Way, Westwood a white Ford Transit was entered by a side panel window. Nothing was stolen but damage was caused to the dashboard.
Between 1.30am and 7.30am on Thursday 29 December in Desborough Road, Selston a white Peugeot van parked on the street was entered and two site lamps and some power tools were stolen.
At 2.55am on Thursday 29 December in Nottingham Road, Selston a Fiat Doblo parked on a driveway had the rear door forced open and a DeWalt SDS drill, tool bag, telescopic ladders and a Henry Hoover stolen.
Between 24 December and 6.30pm Thursday 29 December in Palmerston Road, Westwood a Citroen Berlingo van was entered by smashing the quarter light window and power tools, drills and a socket set were stolen.
Overnight and possibly at about 10.30pm in Addison Drive, Hucknall a spotlight was stolen from a Ford Cougar.
As can be seen tools of the trade continue to be a target for the thieves so please where possible remove all tools and valuable items from your vehicle and store them securely in your house, garage or secure out building.
Between 4pm and 10pm on Thursday 29 December in Park Drive, Hucknall lead was taken from a front bay window.
Between 5.45am and 5pm on Tuesday 3 January in Robin Hood Drive, Hucknall lead was taken from a front bay window.
At about 6.40pm on Tuesday 3 January in Brookfield Avenue, Hucknall lead was taken from a front bay window.
Though scrap dealers have to be licensed and require identification from customers such that a passport would give scrap metals are harder for thieves to dispose of such items. The above three thefts are not common but we would advise you to keep your eyes open for activities that might indicate this type of crime is being perpetrated and if you have any suspicion please call the police on 101.

If you have any information relating to the above criminal activity e.g. did you or anyone you know
 witness one of the incidents? Do you know who the person(s) responsible are? Have you noticed any suspicious activity prior to any incident? 
Or do you have any CCTV footage that may be of help? 
If so, please contact Stephen Swift, Intelligence Officer for Hucknall, by e-mail at or you can contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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This message is sent on behalf of Insp. Glenn Longden.
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