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Birstall Burglary

Another Burglary has been Reported Wanlip Avenue (near the shops by Lambourne Road) between 4.45 and 7.45 p.m. on 5th February. The rear door glass was smashed and jewellery and cash were stolen after an untidy search. Crime Ref: 20000069849 If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or unusual,…

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Birstall Robbery

On the evening of Saturday, 1st February between 7.50 and 8 p.m., a man threatened the staff in a betting shop on Sibson Road and stole a quantity of cash. He then ran off down Sibson Road. Crime Ref: 20000061393 If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or unusual,…

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Birstall Burglary

A Burglary has been Reported Loughborough Road (Collingdale Avenue to the Park and Ride) between 3.10 and 3.20 a.m. on 31st January. The rear patio door was smashed. Crime Ref: 20000059139 If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or unusual, however trivial it may seem to you, please tell…

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Birstall Burglaries

There have been four burglaries reported in the past twenty-four hours. Roman Road at 2.14 a.m. on 17th December. A garage was broken into and tools were stolen. Crime Ref: 19000673305 Allington Drive between 11.15 p.m. and 8 a.m. overnight 16th/17th December. A car was taken using keys stolen from the house. Crime Ref: 19000673310…

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Birstall Robbery

A man was assaulted and had his wallet stolen on School Lane Playing Fields, close to the Bowling Green, in Birstall at around 6 p.m. on Saturday, 7th December. If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or unusual, however trivial it may seem to you, please tell the Police…

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Free ‘Flu Jabs!?

We have had a report that two men with a white van knocked on a door in Birstall claiming that they we offering free ‘flu jabs. The householder had already had theirs and told them so. It seems very unlikely that this was genuine and it is not clear what the real motive was. It…

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Two Birstall Burglaries

A house on Fielding Road, near the junction with Oakfield Ave, was broken into between 6.45 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 23rd October. Entry was by forcing a side door and items of jewellery were stolen.  There was also a Burglary between 5 and 8 p.m. on Friday, 25th October on Elmfield Avenue, close to…

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Birstall Burglary on 25th September

A house on Lambourne Road was broken into between 5 and 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 25th September. Entry was gained by smashing the rear patio door. A safe containing vehicle keys, cash and jewellery was stolen. Enquiries are ongoinging and a black 13-reg. BMW containing three males is suspected of being involved. If you were…

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Birstall Burglary

The was a house burglary on Lambourne Road between 10.30 a.m. and 4.15 p.m. on Monday, 9th September. Entry was gained using a brick from the garden to smash the rear patio doors. Watches and jewellery were stolen. If you were in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious or unusual, however trivial…

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Attempted Burglary

There has been a report of an attempted burglary on Collindale Avenue between 3.15 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. on Saturday, 17th August. The outer pane of the double-glazed front door was smashed and an attempt was made to force the lock on the rear gate. Thankfully, no entry was actually gained. If you were in…

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