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Police Investigate as Five Cars Broken into in Selby Area

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12:41pm 18th June 2013

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a number of vehicles were broken into and stolen in the Selby district during the early hours of Monday 17 June 2013.

A red Honda Civic 4-door saloon, registration number J605MLC, was stolen from a driveway of a house on Bracken Hill Close, Brayton (Ref 12030098455, Contact Julie Dallinson)

A gold/green Mitsubishi Pajero 4x4 vehicle was entered by unknown offenders outside a house on Garden Court, Flaxley Road, Selby. The offenders used a screw driver-type implement to attack the lock of the car. After gaining entry to the vehicle the ignition was tampered with and an unsuccessful attempt was made to steal it..  (Ref 12130098500. Contact Thomas Jordan)

A red Nissan Micra was entered outside a house on Darcy Road in Selby. The top part of the offside door had been bent down to allow the offenders to reach inside and open the door lock. Once inside the ignition was damaged in an attempt to steal the vehicle. The vehicle was moved a few yards but the attempt failed. Three cushions were stolen from the car which were 18 inches square, two having a Union Jack pattern on and the third having St George Cross pattern on.  (Ref 12130098499. Contact Dean Turner)

Two motor vehicles were broken into in the early hours of Monday17 June 2013 from houses next to each other on High Street in Brotherton, near Knottingly.  The first was a black Suzuki Liana GL 5-door saloon. The near-side front window was smashed to gain entry . An untidy search of the vehicle was made but nothing was stolen. (Ref 12130098505 Contact Derek Bone)  

The second vehicle which was a silver Peugeot 306 4-door saloon. It was entered by bending one of the front doors back. Again an untidy search of the vehicle was made but nothing was taken from inside. (Ref 12130098733. Contact Derek Bone)  

PC Dave White, Beat Manager at the Selby Town Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “Officers are conducting enquiries about each of these incidents and are appealing for witnesses or any information that could help to locate the offenders. Reports of any suspicious individuals or vehicles in the area would also be very helpful.”

Anyone with information that could assist should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for the name of the Police Officer assigned to the specific incident.

If you would prefer to remain anonymous, information can be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference numberwhich is highlighted for each case.

For information and advice about vehicle security, please go to http://www.northyorkshire.police.uk/carcrime


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