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Crime report for Ashfield South week to 25 October 2018

Alert message sent 26/10/2018 15:12:00

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Crimes reported for Hucknall and the Rural Villages over the past seven days.

Burglary Dwelling
Between 8am and 3.40pm on Monday 22 October in Nottingham Road, Selston a property was broken into via a ground floor window. An iPad, cash, vehicle keys and a white Jaguar XKR were stolen.

At about 3.40am on Wednesday 24 October in Church View Gardens, Annesley Woodhouse a property was entered via a rear door and a handbag, iPad, iPhone, car keys and a silver Vauxhall Astra were stolen.

Between 8pm on Saturday 20 and midday Sunday 21 October in Mattley Avenue, Annesley Woodhouse the rear window of a house was smashed and a tool box taken from a table. Also from the garden an air con compressor, red and black bike and a pink and purple mountain bike were stolen.

Burglary Other
Between 3.45pm on Monday 22 and 8am Tuesday 23 October in Grasmere Close, Hucknall a garage was broken into and a Stihl TS400 disc saw, a Festool TS55 rail saw in a grey box plus accessories, also drums of 2.5 and 1.5 grey cable, boxed nickel plated plug and switch sockets were stolen.

Between 11.45pm on Tuesday 23 and 4am Wednesday 24 October in Lovesey Avenue, Hucknall a shed was entered and a black 110cc quad bike was stolen.

Between 4pm on Tuesday 23 and 1pm Wednesday 24 October in Charles Street, Hucknall a shed was broken into but at this stage not known what was taken.

Theft of motor vehicle
At 5.17pm on Wednesday 24 October in Watnall Road, Hucknall a Nissan Qashqai was stolen whilst the owner was at the boot of the car having left the ignition key in the ignition. The vehicle was later recovered.

Between 1am and 5.50pm on Saturday 20 October in Papplewick Lane, Hucknall a dark grey Range Rover was stolen from a driveway.

Between 9.15pm and 10.15pm on Tuesday 23 October in Mosley Road, Annesley a white Ford Transit parked at the roadside was stolen.


Theft from motor vehicle
Between 3.30am and 11.20am on Sunday 21 October in Salmon Lane, Annesley Woodhouse a silver Ford Transit parked in a back yard was broken into and a DVD and touch screen stereo were stolen.

Between 10pm on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 October in Croft Avenue, Hucknall a VW Polo parked at an address had the number plates and windscreen wipers stolen. Paintwork was scratched and tyres slashed.


At 17 minutes past midnight on Saturday 20 October in The Copse, Hucknall a battery was stolen from a caravan parked at the property
Between 40 minutes past midnight and 8.15am on Saturday 20 October in Wings Drive, Hucknall a battery was stolen from a caravan parked at the property.

At around 10.30am on Monday 22 October in Pippen Close, Hucknall two batteries being charged on a drive were stolen.


Crime prevention advice.

1. Recently batteries are being stolen from caravans and though we have brought this to your attention recently be aware that this crime is becoming quite regular so please take precautions as best you can.

2. On two occasions this week car keys have been stolen during the course of a burglary and vehicles stolen so a reminder again to store your keys in a safe place in your home.

3. Do not leave your vehicle keys in the ignition when away from the vehicle as it takes but a second or two for the thief to make off with your vehicle as happened in the incident cited above.

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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 the Ashfield District Neighbourhood Policing Team by e-mail at or you can contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


The police now have a Facebook page and you can see it on:-
Ashfield Police: Hucknall, Jacksdale, Selston, Underwood and area.
Just press the ‘Like’ to get access. 


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