Police warning after break-ins spate

DRIVERS are being warned not to leave belongings in their cars after five vehicle break-ins in one night.

Police had reports of thefts from cars in Turner Avenue South, Myrtle Drive, Forest Avenue and Forest Green in Illingworth, Halifax, between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Windows had been smashed and one car’s door had been bent back.

The thieves took cosmetics, batteries, hair straighteners and laptop.

Anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area or has information about the theft should call Calderdale CID on 01422 337085 or via 101

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.