Edale targeted by thieves

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In the past week there have been two crimes involving theft in Edale.

During the night between Friday and Sunday, May 31 and June 1, a holiday cottage was broken into and a TV and DVD player stolen. An attempt was also made to break into the garage, however the thief was disturbed by an alarm.

Between Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, five bicycles were stolen from a camping site. The bikes were secured to a tree, however the thief removed the chain.

This is the latest in a series of bike thefts in the Hope Valley area and police are warning people to be vigilant as a result.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.