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Crime Report Hucknall and the Rural Villages for week to Thursday 17 October 2019

Alert message sent 17/10/2019 18:20:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch in Nottinghamshire

Crimes reported over the past seven days.

Burglary Dwelling
At some time between Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October in Beauvale Road, Hucknall, a property was entered and jewellery and an iPad were stolen.

Between 10.30am on Wednesday 9 October and 10.20am on Thursday 10 October in Nottingham Road, Selston, the front window of a property was smashed to gain entry.  We do not know at this time if anything was stolen.

Burglary Other
Overnight Sunday 13 to Monday 14 October at the building site in Sherwood Gate, Papplewick Lane, Hucknall, two Wacker Plates, a Stihl Saw and a generator were stolen.

Between Thursday 10 and Monday 14 October in Wagstaff Lane, Jacksdale, copper piping and electrical cable were stolen.

Overnight Wednesday 9 to Thursday 12 October in Spruce Gardens, Hucknall, a shed was broken into and a petrol mower stolen.

Theft of motor vehicle
None reported.

Theft from motor vehicle
At 4.15pm on Friday 11 October in Olympia Way, Hucknall, a Citroen Berlingo van parked at the roadside was entered and a Panasonic drill and some refrigeration gauges were stolen.  Three young males were disturbed and made off in a Ford Fiesta car.  Two arrests were made later in Cheshire in connection to this incident.

Around 3.40pm on 15 October at the building site adjacent to Tesco Extra, Ashgate Road, Hucknall, two young males, attempting to take tools from a van, injured a workman as they made off in a blue Ford Fiesta.

At 10.00pm on Monday 14 October, in Kenbrook Road, Hucknall, a Peugeot Expert van parked on a driveway was broken into. Drills, grinders and other tools were stolen.

Between 10.00pm on Monday 14 and 7.00am on Tuesday 15 October in Knightsbridge Gardens, Hucknall, an insecure Ford Transit van parked on a driveway was entered.  A boxed Milwaukee nail gun, two batteries and chargers, also boxed, were stolen.

Between 6.00pm on Monday 14 and 7.15am on Tuesday 15 October in Palmer Avenue, Hucknall, a black Citroen Berlingo Enterprise van parked at the roadside was broken into.   A DeWalt 240v drill, DeWalt radio and a DeWalt site light were stolen.

Between 7.00pm and 10.30pm on Tuesday 15 October in Carlingford Road, Hucknall a white Ford Transit Connect van parked at the roadside was broken into.  A Makita drill with two batteries and a Fluke Testing Meter in a large yellow box were stolen.

Overnight Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 October in Carlingford Road, Hucknall, a white Ford Transit van parked at the roadside was broken into.  A Bosch drill, a cordless drill, jig saw and a multi tool were stolen.

Around 10.30pm on Tuesday 15 October in Lovelace Walk, Hucknall, a white Renault Traffic van parked at the roadside was broken into.  Two SDS drills, a combi drill, all in Makita boxes, a cordless Laser and a number of hand tools were stolen.  Some had the letters D J written on them with a marker pen.

Workman’s vans are being targeted overnight in various areas of Hucknall and in the majority of cases entry is gained by forcing the rear doors.  Please consider adding additional strengthening to the doors and an alarm system to protect your tools.  When possible, park with the rear doors against a wall or other solid object to prevent access.  Also consider removing tools and other valuable equipment overnight.

Between 7.30am and 4.00pm on Thursday 10 October in the Tram Car Park, Baths Lane, a black Pinnacle Mountain Bike with red lettering, left chained and locked in the bike cages, was stolen

Between 7.00am and 7.30pm on Thursday 10 October in the Tram Car Park, Baths Lane, a black and white Mountain Bike, left chained and locked in the bike cages, was stolen.

Between Saturday12 Oct and 07.30 on Monday 14 October at the building site in Sherwood Gate, Papplewick Lane, Hucknall, building materials including Lintols were stolen.

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.
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This message is sent on behalf of Insp. Craig Hall
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John Duke (NHWN, Local Communications Administrator, Ashfield South)

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