YOUTHS causing damage by kicking a football inside a bowling alley, a wallet stolen from a house and shed break-ins at an allotment were among the crimes reported in Ellesmere Port this week.

The latest 'Ellesmere Port and Neston Police News Bulletin' has been released for the period of August 24-28.

Once again, officers are asking anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage that may be of relevance to any of the incidents to come forward.

Here is a round-up of some of the crimes reported to police in Ellesmere Port and Neston this week:

  • Stanney Lane: Whilst having some maintenance work completed at property, front and rear doors left insecure. Homeowner has then noticed his wallet has been taken.
  • Ledsham Road: Entry gained into two mews houses under construction during overnight period. Boxes within have been broken up and a fire has been started using the boxes and hand gel.
  • Mallory Road: An attempt was made to force open the door of a property, causing damage. No entry gained.
  • Cheshire Oaks: Unknown offenders enter Yo! Sushi and gain entry to a locked fridge where items are removed and taken.
  • Whetstone Hey: A lock on the outer door of Great Sutton Pizza and Kebab Shop broken off. Used oil taken.
  • Crescent Road: Three sheds on an allotment have had the locks forced off and the sides of the sheds have been kicked through. Various power tools taken.
  • Coliseum Way: Youths have entered Tenpin Cheshire Oaks and caused damage to a light by kicking a football about.
  • Cheshire Oaks: Group of youths within McDonald's have damaged signage.
  • Woodsome Road: A Peugeot Partner van parked at the roadside has had the driver's side quarter light window smashed so offender/s can reach through to open door. Offender/s disturbed and nothing taken.
  • Pembridge Court: Entry has been gained into a Peugeot van by unknown means. Quantity of tools taken, including multi tools, impact driver and SDS drill.
  • Churchill Way, Neston: Ford Fiesta has both registration plates taken.

The bulletin adds: "Please note this is not a complete list of all incidents reported during this period – it is purely for the information of local residents to make them aware of incidents that have taken place within their area."

If you have any information about any of the incidents call police on 101.