Thieves target same York house three times in four days

Firwood Whin in York. Photograph © Google Street View
13 Nov 2020 @ 1.55 pm
| Crime

Police are appealing for the public’s help after one house was targeted by thieves three times in four days.

During the daytime on Saturday, 7 November, an old black boiler was taken from outside the property, on Firwood Whin in Huntington.

Then, between 11.30am and 12.30pm on Sunday, 8 November, a white radiator and stainless steel sink were also taken from outside the property.

Finally, between 11.30am on 11 November and 8am on 12 November, a locked garage was entered and four white radiators stolen, as well as an attempt being made to gain entry to the property through the front door.

One of the stolen radiators is particularly distinctive as it is large and curved.

The distinctive curved radiator

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents.

“In particular, we are appealing for information about any suspicious activity, including descriptions of people and any vehicles seen in and around the address on the dates mentioned.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Herrick
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC Herrick here
Quote reference number 12200199191