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Crime report from October 1st 2012 for Holt Park, Cookridge, Tinshill, Ireland Wood, Adel and Horsforth.

October 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Crime

Holt Park Crime Report, Leeds, LS16

Holt Park

There have been no reported burglary incidents this past week. However, there have been two reports of vehicle crime in the area this past week. On Holtdale Place, a window was smashed and items were stolen. Items were also stolen from a vehicle on Holtdale Avenue.
Please remove all valuable items from your vehicles when parking, wipe the suction marker off the windscreen and if empty leave glove box open in full view.

Asda and the Mall continue to have problems with nuisance youths; letters are currently being issued the Parents/Guardians of youths known. The Mall has a new upgraded CCTV system which has been instrumental in identifying offenders.


There has been one reported attempt burglary on Tinshill Road. Suspect/s made an attempted to snap euro profile style lock. If you are unaware of euro profile style lock attacks please do a Google search or Utube search, replacement locks can easily be purchased and fitted.

Tinshill and Ireland Wood

There have been five reported burglaries in the area over the period of the last month. In relation to three of the burglaries two local males aged 14 and 15 have been arrested for these offences. In relation to the other offences two males aged 20 and a 26 year old local male have been arrested for these offences. To lessen the chances of being a victim of crime the Police ask residents to lock all doors and windows and to also upgrade locks in UPVC doors to snap proof locks and also to fit sash jammers. These products make it more difficult for burglars to gain access to your home. You can find these products details on the SECURED BY DESIGN website.

There have also seven theft from motor vehicles in the area. The Police ask residents not leave any valuables in your cars. Always take items such as sat-navs, tools and CDs inside with you when you leave your car. Thieves will not target you if they cannot see anything to take.
In other news a 37 year old local male has been sentenced to 15 years for Burglary and Robbery offences in the Tinshill and Horsforth area.

Officers ask that all residents report any suspicious circumstances to us so we can investigate them promptly. In relation to the 14 and 15 year old males arrested for burglary they where seen committing the offences by a member of the public who contacted the Police. The Police arrived immediately and caught both males red-handed. This shows reporting suspicious behaviour to the Police is very effective.


There have been no reported burglary incidents in the Adel area this week. There have not been any reported vehicle crime incidents in the area this week. After the recent spate of 3 burglaries in the previous weeks it is good to see no reported crime over the past 7 days.

SID (Speed Indication Device) was deployed on Sir George Martin Drive on the 23rd Sept with two vehicles caught driving in excess of 30mph.
SID was deployed on Thursday 27th Sept at 11:30 till 12:30 with 15 vehicles caught driving in excess of 30mph.


There has been two reported burglaries this past week, on 22/09/12 – 23/09/12 overnight on Featherbank Walk, suspects stole property after gaining entry to the property.
On Abbey Court, Horsforth between 02:30 and 03:00 on 25/09/12, suspect(s) gained entry to the property. An untidy search was conducted and suspects removed car keys and subsequently left the scene in the complainant’s car.

Cuckoo Steps, Newlay and Regent Avenue are patrolled daily – no incidents of note.

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  • Rose White

    Hi everyone,
    Back in 1967 I was a bus conductor on the old 36 service and remember a big pub halfway down Tinshill hill but it doesn’t seem to appear on the maps now.]Is it still there and if not what was its name?

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