Weekly crime update [NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED]

Please see below for the past seven days crime in Adel and Wharfedale Ward received from PC Karina Ingham;

There was a burglary at Holtdale Way, Holt Park where a resident found an Eastern European male in her kitchen, he had entered through an unlocked door. She challenged the male and he attempted to steal a mobile phone. The lady managed to pull her phone from the male and he made off. A name has been put forward for this suspect and this is being investigated. Please lock doors behind you as this man may still be in the area.

There was a burglary at East Causeway Vale, Adel on the 12th October, the suspects smashed a patio door and located keys for a performance vehicle inside the address. The vehicle was stolen but has now been located and recovered by Police in Bradford. This is under investigation.

There was a theft of metal from a garden on Moseley Wood Walk, Cookridge, a vehicle registration was obtained and this is being investigated.

There was a theft from a motor vehicle on the 12th October on Otley Road, Bramhope. The suspects forced a door lock to the car and stole a pedal cycle and a tomtom.

There was a burglary on Moseley Wood Green, Cookridge overnight 13-14th October where the suspects snapped the lock of a residential property and gained entry.

There was a burglary to an outbuilding on the 10th October on Otley Road, Adel.

There was an attempt burglary at a commercial premise on The Crescent, Adel between the 7-10th October, the lock was damaged but no entry gained.

There was a vehicle interference on Holtdale Garth between 7-8th October where a sliding door of a van was tampered with, no entry was gained.

There was a theft from motor vehicle on Farrar Lane between 7-8th October where a van window was smashed and tools were stolen.

There were two burglaries to business premises in Cookridge on the 8th October, Police attended an alarm activation at one and detained a suspect. He has been arrested and charged with several burglary offences and will be in Court later this month.

The Police Community Support Officers were out this week conducting crime reduction leaflet drops around the Ward, as the nights get darker please be aware of home security, lock doors and windows. There is traditionally an increase in crime in the run up to Christmas and our crime reduction officer is available to give any advice that anyone may need.

Many thanks,
Ward Manager Adel and Wharfedale
Leeds District – Outer North West
Otley Police Station, Bridge Street, Otley, LS21 3BA
Internal: 26265
External: 101
To report a crime, please ring 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency.

One thought on “Weekly crime update [NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED]

  1. Why is it necessary to state that the suspect in the first incident was East European whereas the ethnicity of none of the others is mentioned?


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