Doncaster crime round-up, May 8: Charity thief strikes at pub

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The following crimes were reported to police on May 7 and May 8. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

Bawtry: A charity box was stolen from the Cooper and Griffin pub on High Street. The thief took the box off the bar at about 10.40am on Thursday.

Austerfield: Jewellery worth around £750 was stolen in a break-in on Bawtry Road on Tuesday night between Tuesday at 10pm and Wednesday at 7am. The thieves got in by breaking a cylinder lock in the door.

Bawtry: Would-be burglars failed to get into a house on Central Drive after attacking the lock. Police say they tried to get in between 11.30pm on Tuesday and 5am on Wednesday.

Balby: Two men fled when they were seen trying to break-into a house on Goldsmith Road. The occupant of the house came downstairs after hearing a noise and saw two males trying to force the patio door. They ran away when the light was switched on. They were described as 6ft and wearing hoodies.

Conisbrough: Cash and a radio scanner were stolen by thieves who broke into the WM Waite Soft Toy Factory premises. They forced the shutters on the premises between 6pm Tuesday and 6am on Wednesday.

Thorne: Power tool worth £500 were stolen from a domestic garage in a break-in at Dorothy Avenue. The thieves forced a side window between 4pm on Saturday and 10am on Wednesday.

Cantley: Two mountain bikes were stolen by thieves who struck at a garage on Meaburn Close. The forced the padlock on the building between 6.30pm and 10pm on Wednesday.

Denaby: Thieves stole a strimmer from a car which had been left unlocked on Wheatley Street. The motorists had parked briefly while he dropped an item off at a nearby property. The £300 item was taken between 2pm and 2.10pm on Wednesday.

Cantley: Cantley Community Centre, on Goodison Boulevard, was targeted by thieves who took a wooden garden picnic table and chairs from outside the building. The items, which are used by the community, where taken between 9.30pm on Wednesday and 8.30am on Wednesday.