Birstall Burglaries

School Lane (middle part).  Around 3.30am on Friday 10th February, the occupant woke up and found an intruder in the hallway, he fled when confronted and it is believed that nothing was taken.  Access was via an insecure rear door.

Roman Road (close to Hermitage Road).  Between 1.00pm on Monday 13th February and 2.00pm on Tuesday 14th February, access was by attacking the lock on the rear patio doors.  It is not yet known what property was taken.

Allington Drive (close to Blenheim Road).  Between 1.30pm and 2.30pm on Tuesday 14th February.  Entry was by smashing a rear window with some garden shears, however an unsuccessful attempt had also been made on the back door.  Electrical items and cash were stolen.

Windmill Avenue (close to the shops).  During the evening of Tuesday 14th February, an attempt was made to break in by attacking the front door, but no entry was gained and nothing taken.

Were you in any of these areas around these times, did you see or hear anything suspicious ?  Please report any information by dialling 101 the police non-emergency number.

(Information from local beat officer)