Home targeted by burglars in Sheffield while owners were away

Ulley Road, Woodthorpe
Ulley Road, Woodthorpe

Burglars who attempted to break into a house in Sheffield while the owners were away are being hunted by the police.

They struck in Ulley Road, Woodthorpe, while the owners were away between Friday, May 25 and Saturday, June 2.

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South Yorkshire Police said an attempt was made to force the rear patio doors but the culprits failed to gain entry.

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They stole patio furniture instead.

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Officers are also investigating an attempted burglary in Waterthorpe Rise, Waterthorpe, last weekend.

A cat flap was removed by the crook involved but no entry was gained.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.