Here's what criminals have been up to in the Mansfield area

Here is a list of crimes reported in the Mansfield district between April 6 and April 13.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:07 pm


A locked vehicle was broken into on Cobblestone Drive, in Mansfield, between 11pm, on April 6, and 10.30am the next day. The offenders got away with small change and a pair of prescription glasses.

Another vehicle, this time on Jade Court was broken into on the night of April 6. Two males wearing masks were caught on CCTV breaking into the car, at 2.19am. Paperwork was stolen.

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Here's what criminals in Mansfield have been up to.

Another vehicle was broken into on Stone Bank sometime between April 6 and April 7. There was no damage caused and it is believed the offenders got away with a pair of designer sunglasses.

A catalytic convertor was stolen from a vehicle between 4.40am and 6.10pm, on April 11, whilst it was parked at business premises, on Southwell Road West.


Burglary – There was an attempted break-in at a property on Bosworth Street, Mansfield, between 9.50am and midday on April 7. The offenders tried to prise the back door open with a screwdriver but did not get into the property.


Burglary – Someone entered an unlocked front porch on Eakring Road, between 9am and 9.30am, on April 6, and left a bundle of what appears to be human hair.


Theft from a motor vehicle – A Citreon Combo van was broken into whilst parked on Kelvin Close in Forest Town, between 11pm on April 5, and 5am on April 6. The rear door had been damaged from underneath to gain entry.


Theft – offenders went on a driveway and stole a battery from a property on Douglas Road, in Forest Town, on April 8.

Lead was stolen from a garage on Fernwood Close, in Forest Town, overnight on April 12.


Theft – Milk has been stolen from a property on Sawley Drive, on April 10 and 12.


Theft – A large pink bag was stolen from a Jaguar E-Pace whilst parked in Sainsbury’s car park on Nottingham Road, at 12.39pm, on April 8. The owner was unloading shopping when a person wearing a blue mask stole the bag from the car. Contents of the bag was later found on Waverley Road. Enquiries are still on going.


Burglary – Unknown suspects have caused damage to a garage off Peel Crescent. The incident happened over the weekend and the local council have been informed.


Theft – an unknown person has climbed the fence and gained access to the scrapyard on Vale Road, in Mansfield Woodhouse, at 7pm, on April 11.


Burglary – There was an attempted break-in at Nursery Court in Mansfield, on 1.30am, on April 12. The occupants heard banging and someone trying the back door handle. There was no evidence of damage but the door handle appears to of been forced.

Burglary – A wooden shed was broken into on Linnet Drive in Mansfield, at 10.55pm, on April 4. From CCTV it appears three young males were in the shed, and it is believed they stole a pressure washer. The lock was forced open.

Theft – An orange Sinnise Apache motorbike was stolen from the Granary, on Sandy Lane, in Mansfield, on 1am and 6.10am, on April 12. Enquiries are ongoing.


Theft from a vehicle – A vehicle was broken into on Piper Close in Mansfield Woodhouse, at 3.45am, on April 7. An IPhone and charger were stolen.


Theft – A black Carrera mountain bike was stolen from outside Poundland, on St Peter’s retail park, at 4pm, on April 9.

A front and rear spoiler have been removed from a van whilst it was parked at the new Travelodge hotel in the town centre. The offence occurred between 6.30pm, on April 6, and 6.20am, the next day. There is good CCTV in the area which is being checked.


Theft – A man borrowed metal ladders and didn’t return them, from another man, on Eastwood Avenue, in Warsop, at 2.30pm, on April 11.

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