November 26, 2018
The Police are appealing for witnesses or information.
There have been five burglaries or attempted burglaries around the village over the last week.
Entry has been gained by breaking the glass in rear ground floor door windows and then reaching in to use keys that have been left in the lock to gain access.
If you have seen or noticed anyone or anything suspicious in these areas please contact the police on 101 and quote the corresponding crime reference number given in square brackets[ ].
Saturday 17th November in Stonehill Avenue between 06:30 and 19:30 .
Sunday 18th November in Highgate Avenue between 14:45 and 18:15 .
Sunday 18th November in Fielding Road between 19:00 and 19:10 
Saturday 17th November in Gwendolin Avenue between 12:00 and 19:00 on Sunday 18th November. 
Saturday 17th November in Myrtle Avenue between 14:00 and 14:30 on Monday 19th November 
Please ensure when you go out or go to bed ensure that all keys are removed from the locks and placed in a secure place for easy access in case of an emergency.
Birstall Neighbourhood Policing Team