News In Brief – December 2017
Wednesday 27 December
A young woman reported as missing has been found. Amber Phillipson, 18, was reported as missing from the Thorne area on Tuesday 19 December. Police have said she was found safe and well on Boxing Day (Tues 26 Dec).
Friday 22 December
Police are asking for information concerning a vehicle suspected of being used in hare coursing. Officers say that a silver 04 plate Subaru Forester Estate had been seen at around 11.30am this morning (Fri 22 Dec) on Johnny Moor Long Lane, Moorends. They added: “This vehicle is believed to be involved in Hare coursing at this location. It left the scene with a missing bumper. Any information please ring Crimestoppers or the 101 number to report”.
Thursday 14 December
Police say stolen transit vans have been found abandoned in the Stainforth and Dunscroft areas without engines. Officers are asking anybody with information to contact Crimestoppers or use the Police non-emergency number, 101.
Wednesday 6 December
South Yorkshire Police say they have seen a rise in thefts from vehicles in the Thorne area over the past week. An alert issued through the www.sypalerts.co.uk initiative added: “Please be vigilant and protect yourself by making sure you lock your vehicle and do not leave any valuables inside it, particularly on display”. Report any suspicious activity to South Yorkshire Police by calling 101 or, alternatively, report it online.