Warning issued after taxi driver racially abused
A suspect has been arrested after a taxi driver was racially abused and assaulted by a passenger. The driver had just picked up a group from Mansfield at around 4.45am on Sunday (20 August) when they reportedly started acting aggressively.
CCTV appeal after thief goes on spending spree with stolen wallet
Police would like to trace this man after a thief stole a wallet from a car and went on a spending spree. The wallet and a kit bag containing £200 worth of tools were taken from an Audi A3 parked in Carlton Road, Worksop, overnight on 9-10 July.
Man arrested after police trace stolen van and digger
Nottinghamshire Police officers worked with colleagues from other forces to track down two stolen vehicles. A mini-digger was reported stolen from a building site in Derby Road, Mansfield, at around 10.45pm on Wednesday (16 August).
Update: Man charged following collision involving car and pedestrian
Police have charged a man after a pedestrian was hit by a car. The crash happened on the A60 Doncaster Road near Langold at around 1.35pm on Wednesday (16 August 2023).
Shoplifter stole thousands worth of items during fortnight-long spree
A thief swiped thousands of pounds worth of items from the shelves during a shoplifting spree. Hayden Wright targeted four different shops in Mansfield as part of a series of thefts within the space of a fortnight.
Metal thieves strike at a building site in West Bridgford
Police are appealing for information after thieves struck at a building site in West Bridgford. Thousands of pounds worth of copper piping and stainless steel were stolen in the burglary, which took place on a site at the Loughborough Road and Bridgford Road junction.
Police dogs sniff out three suspects following car chase
Police dogs managed to track down three suspects within minutes of a stolen car being ditched in a field following a pursuit. Road crime team officers activated their blue lights after catching up with a car that intelligence suggested was being driven on cloned plates.
£20,000 in cash found in stolen car
Police uncovered around £20,000 in cash after pulling over a stolen car. Officers were on routine patrol in Basford on Friday afternoon when they pulled the vehicle over in Stockhill Lane, Basford. One man immediately fled the scene and was pursued by officers.
Man arrested after string of thefts at Nottingham pubs
Police investigating a string of handbag thefts from Nottingham pubs have arrested a suspect. Five pubs in the city centre were targeted between 16 July and 1 August, with a handbag containing personal belongings such as cash and bank cards stolen on each occasion.
Police put brakes on fuel thieves as thefts fall dramatically
Fuel theft in Bassetlaw has fallen a staggering 87% thanks to a crackdown on criminals causing misery to businesses and residents. Throughout July officers continued taking the fight to rural criminals and thanks to countless hours of intelligence and targeting known hotspot areas Bassetlaw has seen a dramatic decrease of 87% in July compared to the previous month.
Man arrested over hospital break-in and car theft
Police investigating a hospital burglary in which a member of staff had their car stolen have made an arrest. Staff belongings were stolen from a locked staff room that had been forced open on 15 July. They included the car keys to a Volkswagen Polo, which was then stolen from one of the hospital’s car parks.
Two arrests after 250 cash machine attacks
Two people have been arrested as part of a police investigation into a large series of attacks on cash machines. Nottinghamshire Police launched an investigation after a dozen incidents were reported in the county in June this year.
Police appeal after fire truck stolen in burglary
Police are investigating after a vehicle was stolen from a fire station. Officers were called following the break-in at Tuxford Fire Station, in Clark Lane, Tuxford, at around 1.15am on Tuesday (1 August). A security lock was cut and a flatbed fire truck stolen after the keys were located inside the building.
Plea for witnesses after shoplifter threatens staff
Detectives are seeking the public’s help after a suspect threatened staff and stole nearly £1,000 worth of items. A man described as white, 5ft 11ins, of a muscular build, and wearing a mask and gloves walked into Eastwood Convenience Store, Nottingham Road, Eastwood, at around 6.35am on Sunday 16 July.
Continued hunt for diesel thieves leads to another arrest
Another suspect has been arrested as police continue their hunt to stop rural criminals. As part of an ongoing crackdown on rural criminals targeting farms, businesses and rural communities, Bassetlaw’s Operation Reacher team and neighbourhood officers have been on the hunt to disrupt more diesel thieves.
Appeal after shopper loses large sum of money in distraction theft
Police are looking to trace thieves who distracted a shopper then cut through her bag to steal a large sum of cash she had withdrawn from her bank. Officers have released a CCTV image of two women they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Knife-point robber jailed after police track stolen car
A robber who threatened a man with a knife, stole his high-value car and torched it has been jailed.
Joshua Whiteley, aged 22, was one of three men who woke the victim by banging on his door at 4am on 15 October 2022.
They threatened to break into the house and kill the victim if he did not hand over the keys to his Audi.
After he threw the keys from an upstairs window the robbers got int
Detectives scoop award for probe into £3.5m tiara theft
A team of detectives have won an award after bringing down gang members involved in the theft of a £3.5million tiara. Nottinghamshire Police began a major investigation after the carefully planned raid at an art gallery on the Welbeck Estate on 20 November 2018. The audacious break-in was later linked to a series of violent robberies – including at the homes of two international footballers.