November saw a high number of burglaries across all three wards, at least nine reported cases across Hessle, seven of which involved gaining entry to outbuildings, sheds and garages and stealing bicycles, power tools, mobility scooter from within. One involved a “2 in 1” burglary whereby unknown male suspect enters victim’s property, Northolme Road, by opening the front door, taking the car keys and house keys. Male suspect then steals the victim’s vehicle and leaves the location. Enquiries are in the early stages. One reported across South Hunsley involving suspect throwing a brick through the back door and opens door to gain entry, Parliament Street. Once inside suspect does a search of the kitchen and living room, no obvious signs of entering any other rooms. Suspect then makes off with a new handbag, victim’s own handbag is strewn all over the floor but nothing taken from it. Victim was not home at the time. Dale had at least eight reported cases, two of which involved gaining entry to outbuildings, such as sheds and garages and stealing bicycles and power tools from within. Another reported “2 in 1” burglary with a positive result after victim heard noises downstairs, Church Street, South Cave. 3 males have been charged and summonsed for the offence. During December we will continue to patrol in a high visibility manner to deter any crime and provide support and reassurance to the public. An important source of information on the people that are involved in either stealing or selling stolen goods comes from the public. Please contact us on 101 or ring Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111 if you know who is responsible.