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Crime report Ashfield South week to 27 December 2017

Alert message sent 22/12/2017 13:34:00

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Crimes Reported during the past seven days

Burglary Dwelling.

None reported during this period.

Burglary Other
At 1.30pm on Wednesday 13 December in Derby Road, Kirkby in Ashfield a cabin was broken into and some batteries were stolen. The batteries are 10inch Hawker and are cube shaped with ‘NOT 023’ inscribed thereon.

Between11pm on Tuesday 19 and 7am Wednesday 20 December in Sherwood Place, Annesley Woodhouse a garage was broken into and a quantity of food stolen from a freezer.

Overnight of the 19/20 December in Moor Road, Papplewick a shed was broken into and pushbikes and other items were stolen.

Theft of a Vehicle.
None reported during this period.

 Theft from a Vehicle.
Between 11am and 11.30am on Sunday 17 December at Tesco Extra, Ashgate Road, Hucknall the front and rear number plates on a Vauxhall Astra van were stolen.

Between 6pm on Saturday 16 and 10.30am Sunday 17 December in Belmont Road, Annesley Woodhouse a Citroen Relay van parked on a driveway was broken into and a bag containing a Hitachi cordless screwdriver and batteries, a disc jointing machine, a circular saw and 3 spirit levels were stolen.

Between 5pm on Friday 15 and 7.45am Saturday 16 December at Hucknall Town Football club a white Volvo lorry was broken into. Not known if anything was stolen.

At around 12.45am on Saturday 16 December in Linby Road, Hucknall a Nissan Navarro was broken into and a case containing a DeWalt cordless drill and impact driver were stolen.

Between 1pm and 2.45pm on Friday 15 December at a commercial property in Derby Road, Annesley Woodhouse a Toyota Yaris was broken into and a Samsung mobile phone was stolen.

Between 4pm on Wednesday 13 and 7.30am Thursday 14 December in Sherwood Rise, Annesley Woodhouse a Citroen Relay van was broken into and a Bosch cordless drill and batteries, a cordless screwdriver, a drill, a pair of boots, hand tools and a pair of Stilsons were stolen.

Ashfield and Mansfield: distraction burglary series

Officers investigating a number of distraction burglaries in the Ashfield and Mansfield areas are offering advice to residents.

 Over the past two weeks, five homes have been approached by people pretending to be either from the water board, electricity company or police officers. All five incidents have happened during the day and elderly people have been targeted.

 The incidents happened in:

·         Roosevelt Road, Sutton

·         Old Mill Lane, Mansfield

·         Sotheby Avenue, Sutton

·         Chesterfield Road Huthwaite

·         Alfreton Road, Underwood

 Inspector Nick Butler said: "We’re urging residents to stay vigilant when answering the door to unknown callers. We’d always recommend using a spyhole or door chain and, if you’re not expecting someone, don’t open the door.

 "If you have any suspicions or concerns about someone’s behaviour, always ask to see their ID or call the police on 999, or 101 if they aren’t currently posing a threat to you or anyone else.

 “Make sure your front and back doors and windows are locked at all times, even when you’re at home. We’d also urge anyone with elderly neighbours or relatives to pass this information onto them as well, and to keep an eye out for them.  

 “If you see someone approaching a property and are suspicious about it, please report this to us on 101 and where possible, note any descriptive details.”
More advice and information can be found on our website:


The Alert Volunteers and Community Policing Team wish you all a very happy and safe Christmas and New Year.

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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