Thieves target garden sheds

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Thieves are targeting sheds in villages surrounding Driffield.

Humberside Police are investigating three shed burglaries in the area.

Overnight on Tuesday 11 February thieves unknown entered the back garden of a semi-detached house on Driffield Road, Nafferton. A spokeswoman for Humberside Police said: “They approached a wooden shed in the garden and after gaining entry and removed two pedal cycles, leaving a further pedal cycle and garden tools behind.

“The cycles stolen were a black Boardman Gents Mountain bike and a white Carrera Mountain bike.

Please contact the police if you have any information on this burglary. Crime reference CS/2026261.”

Around 2.40am on Wednesday 12 February thieves forced entry into a wooden shed in the rear garden of a property on Northside, Kilham.

Two cycles and a set of tools were taken out of the shed; the tools were left on the lawn.

The spokeswoman added: “They then approached an outbuilding and forced entry by unknown means. They searched inside before making off in an unknown direction.

The cycles are a Carrera Mountain bike and a Giant Rapid Road Cycle both with gel seats and saddlebag with a miniature tool kit attached.

If you have any information about the burglary or the stolen items please contact the police and quote crime reference CS/2026254.”

And overnight on Thursday 13 February a wooden summerhouse at the rear of a property on Skipsea Road, Beeford was broken into. A Dark Green Marin gents cycle with saddlebag attached was stolen from inside the summerhouse, which is not alarmed.

If you have any information about the burglary or cycle please contact the police and quote crime reference CS/2026635.

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