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Police Investigate After Four Sheds Broken Into in Selby

Police 14

12:55pm 2nd October 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses after four sheds were broken into at an allotments in Selby.

Overnight between 4pm on Friday 27 September and 7am on Saturday 28 September 2013, the locks to three sheds on Stonebridge allotments were broken off.

Once inside, thieves stole two yellow strimmers.

Another shed was broken into sometime between Sunday 22 September and Sunday 29 September 2013, with thieves taking a number of tools.

In particular, officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have heard or witnessed the incidents or knows someone who is offering the stolen items for sale.

Anyone with any information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 - select option 2 - and ask for PC Amanda Butler or Selby police.

You can also email amanda.butler@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you would prefer to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number12130169671 when passing information about this incident.

Crime prevention

Officers are warning allotment owners on this site to be aware that these thefts are taking place and to secure their sheds with good, robust locks.  

Any expensive equipment or tools stored on the site should be taken home and securely locked away.

If you see or hear anything you think is suspicious or see people who should not be on the site call North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 1 – and pass information to the Force Control Room.


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