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Crime & Policing

Community break-ins

Story and photo by Nathan Standley   Recent break-ins and attempted break-ins at Pitsmoor community buildings emphasise the importance of reporting near misses to aid crime prevention.   On Sunday 11th November, vandals smashed the … [Read more]
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Children & Young People

Responding to rising crime

Story by Fran Belbin Violent and drug related incidents in Burngreave this summer have attracted media attention, most recently a £50,000 drug bust on Holtwood Road. Neighbourhood crime statistics indicate that there has been some … [Read more]
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Crime & Policing

Car related assaults

Story by Amy Palmer On around midday outside Diamond Hand Car Wash (formerly Bubbles) on Burngreave Road a man was attacked by a gang using metal bars. Police attended and the area was cordoned off. … [Read more]