Police appeal to solve crimes in Beverley

Police are appealing to the public to help them solve three recent crimes in the Beverley area.

The first concerns a shoplifting offence committed at a popular kitchenware shop in the town centre last month.

According to police on 24 March between 3.27pm and 4.06pm a man entered the Lakeland store on Butcher Row and was seen to select a number of items before placing them back on the shelf and leaving.

A short time later the same man returned to the store, picked up two cake decorating kits from the shelf and left without paying at the checkout.

If you think you can help identify the man in the CCTV image contact Humberside Police on the 101 number quoting the crime reference number 1966008.

The second incident police are investigating is a non-stop road traffic collision on Westwood Road in Beverley.

The collision occurred some time between 3pm on Sunday 14 April and 8am on Monday 15 April, when an unknown vehicle collided with an unattended parked black Honda Accord estate car.

The collision caused damage to the car’s offside front and although a note was left on the damaged car with a contact mobile phone number, it does not appear to be correct.

Police are keen to speak to the driver of the unknown vehicle or any witnesses.

If you have any information about this incident, call Humberside Police on the non-emergency 101 number referring to log 468 of 15 April.

Outside of Beverley, police are investigating damage caused to a children’s play area at a school in North Ferriby.

The damage occurred between 1am on Saturday 23 March and 1am on Thursday 7 April when unknown person(s) approached an outside reading corner in the grounds of North Ferriby Church of England Primary School.

The vandal(s) then proceeded to damage a number of wooden toadstalls and a clock.

PC Eglen, local neighbourhood officer, said: “A great deal of effort has been put into creating a brilliant area for the schoolchildren to enjoy their stories, and it is sad to discover that others have shown disrespect to the school by their careless actions.

“The children must have been heartbroken to see their reading corner in a mess.

“We support the local schools and will continue to monitor the area at North Ferriby School on our patrols. “Anyone who has information about the incident is encouraged to call the police on 101.”

Please quote the crime reference number 1968373 to police if you have any information about the vandalism.

A spokesperson for Humberside Police added: “In order to resolve crimes the police need the assistance of the public.

“We would urge anyone who might have any information about these crimes to come forward or to ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”