Humberside

Spate of 35 thefts at Driffield allotments

Dozens of allotment and garden sheds have been broken into in the Driffield area of East Yorkshire.

Humberside Police said there had been a spate of 35 burglaries at sites reported in recent weeks.

Officers said allotment-holders should make sure their property was securely locked and tools stored in the sheds should be marked.

In a statement, the force said growers needed to be vigilant, especially during the summer months.

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