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Mansfield and District Crime Report

Alert message sent 16/02/2017 14:33:00

Information sent on behalf of Notts Police

MANSFIELD AND DISTRICT – 7 DAYS TO THURSDAY 16th February 2017. (Sent on behalf of Mansfield District Commander Nick Butler).
Crimes reported over the past 7 days, 12:00 9th February- 12:00 16th February.
Berry Hill
Theft from a motor vehicle:
A bag was stolen from a car parked on the driveway of a property on The Rodery, the vehicle had been left unlocked. Property taken included keys and a wallet containing bank cards.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
Overnight on Sunday a car parked on Main Avenue was broken into and an attempt was made to steal the radiator.
Burglary dwelling:
On Friday evening a handbag was stolen from the hallway of a house on Dunwoody Close. The front door had been left unlocked by the owner, who was in the house at the time.
Theft of a motor vehicle:
A moped was stolen from outside a property on Selwyn Street on Monday evening.
Burglary other:
Premises on Botany Avenue were broken into via a fire exit and property stolen, including power tools, jewellery and jewellery cases.
Theft of a motor vehicle:
In the early hours of Sunday morning a car was recovered on Ladybrook Lane after the offenders abandoned the vehicle and ran away from Police, who were in pursuit. The driver was identified by Police.
On Saturday evening an attempt was made to steal a car from premises on Ladybrook Lane. Two young males were witnessed leaving the scene.
Burglary dwelling:
Overnight on Thursday 9th a house on Ruddington Court was entered after the resident left the front door unlocked.  A handbag, clothing and keys were taken.
A house on Scarrington Court was entered by unknown means and a television stolen.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
Overnight on Monday a pair of shoes were stolen from a van parked in a parking area on Whatton Court, the passenger front window was broken by the offenders.
Criminal damage to a motor vehicle:
On the evening of Thursday 9th a missile was thrown at a car parked on Egmanton Road, smashing a window.
Oak Tree
Burglary dwelling:
An offender broke in to a vacant house on Sandfield Close and stole gas pipework, causing extensive damage.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
On Monday morning there was an attempt to steal a rear light from a car parked on Grindleford Grange, causing damage to the vehicle.
Pleasley Hill
Criminal damage to a motor vehicle:
On Friday evening a car parked on Shaftesbury Avenue was damaged when an offender broke off the wing mirror and then left the mirror smashed on the floor. On the same evening the wing mirrors were broken off of a car parked on Booth Crescent.
Burglary other:
On Sunday evening items were stolen from the staff room of premises on Stockwell Gate.
On Wednesday morning a car parked on the Hermitage Lane Industrial Estate was broken into when a window was smashed. A large quantity of amber leaf tobacco and some cigarettes were stolen from the vehicle.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
On Saturday afternoon a car parked in a public car park on Nottingham Road was broken into via a soft topped roof.  A coat, CDs and an MP3 player were stolen.
On Sunday afternoon all four wheels were taken from a camper van parked on the Hermitage Road Industrial Estate.
Criminal damage to a motor vehicle:
Overnight on Wednesday 8th an object was thrown out of a window on Nottingham Road and hit a car parked on the road, causing damage.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
Overnight on Saturday a car parked on Arun Dale was entered after the owner left it unlocked.  A wallet containing cards was taken from the vehicle.
Theft from a motor vehicle:
Both passenger side windows belonging to a vehicle parked on Sandy Lane were smashed and further damaged caused in an apparent attempt to gain entry.
Burglary dwelling:
A GT black pedal cycle was stolen from an unlocked garage on Merlin Road on Tuesday.
Town Centre
Burglary other:
Premises on Clerksons Street were broken into on Sunday afternoon and property, including computer equipment stolen, the property was later recovered.
On Friday morning premises on Stockwell Gate were targeted in an attempt to force open a door, entry was not gained.
On the afternoon of Thursday 9th offenders stole an IPad and a purse containing cards, cash and a driving licence in a distraction theft at a store on St. John Street.
Warsop Birklands
Criminal damage to a motor vehicle:
Overnight on Monday the windscreen of a van parked on Clumber Street was smashed.
On Wednesday afternoon the window of a van parked on Day Street was smashed.
Other News/Appeals:
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Nottinghamshire Police backs innovative new programme for hate crime perpetrators
Nottinghamshire Police has begun working on an innovative new hate crime perpetrator programme with local authority partners, the National Holocaust Centre and Nottingham Trent University. It is aimed at challenging the thinking and behaviour of people who have committed, or are at risk of committing, a hate crime or hate incident. Initially it is being aimed at young people, but eventually will be available for all hate crime perpetrators. 
The programme uses the National Holocaust Centre, a world-renowned place of education that challenges prejudice and discrimination and includes The Journey - the first exhibition in the UK built purely for the purpose of educating children about the Holocaust.
The Journey follows a Jewish family in Berlin in 1938 and their experiences of hate crimes and isolation, ultimately ending with some members of the family going into hiding. The Journey ends with the chance to speak to a survivor of the Holocaust.
By exposing visitors to the most extreme example of hate crime in living memory, the programme aims to encourage people to consider the impact of their behaviour and the consequences of hate crimes.
James Griffiths, Director of Learning at The National Holocaust Centre, said: "By taking people into 1938, we’re creating a ‘safe’ environment for them to consider their own actions and the impact they have had on other people’s lives. Crucially, we want them to understand how one isolated incident of hate crime can escalate and explain the far-reaching implications of their actions.”
David Alton, Hate Crime Manager at Nottinghamshire Police, said: "Hate crime is an issue that affects people deeply – it’s a personal attack on someone. Nottinghamshire Police takes all reports of hate crime extremely seriously and we’re delighted to be working with the National Holocaust Centre and Nottingham Trent University to tackle this issue. By educating perpetrators and potential perpetrators, we’re hoping to shift people’s perceptions of the impact of hate crime and encourage them to rethink their behaviour."
Message ends.
Inspector Nick Butler
Mansfield District Commander
Message sent by
Jill Fearick (Police, NHWN, Staff 7338, Mansfield Woodhouse (Mansfield North)

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