Warning after shed thefts

Twelve sheds, garages and out-buildings have been broken in to in the Dales during the past three weeks.

Police are urging residents and allotment owners to be vigilant and examine the security of their sheds

The most recent break-in took place between Wednesday, October 12 and Friday, October 14 when a quad bike was stolen from a garage on Water Lane in Middleton.

Shed alarms and other security devices can be bought from police stations in Matlock and Bakewell.