Thieves turn on taps to flood business during raid in Sheffield

Thieves deliberately flooded a business in Sheffield when they raided the premises overnight.

Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 3:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 3:36 pm
Dunlop Street in Attercliffe (photo: Google)

Burglars forced a lock to break in to the firm on Dunlop Street, close to South Yorkshire Police's HQ in Attercliffe, at some time between 9pm on Sunday night and 7am yesterday morning.

Police said a coffee machine was stolen and 'the taps were then turned on to flood the premises'.

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In the early hours of this morning, at around 12.35am, car keys were taken by thieves who partially removed a kitchen window from a property at Ribston Court in Darnall.

The car was subsequently taken but police said they tracked down the driver who was arrested after decamping from the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.