Tag : burglaries

Burglaries up by 52% in Hyde Park and Headingley Since 2015

3 months ago / 0 comments

As first year comes to an end in Leeds, and former-freshers are thrust from the comforts of University accommodation, most flock to Hyde Park to seek refuge. Hyde Park has, simultaneously, both a great and an awful reputation. It’s close to the University. It’s lively. It’s brimming with good takeaways, … Read More

Burglars target final year students

2 years ago / 0 comments

Seven final-year students had their laptops broken, losing dissertation and course work. On Friday 17th February, a burglary took place at the house of seven final year students on Headingley Mount. The offenders used a crowbar to force entry to the house, which they then used to break into the … Read More

Number of student burglaries on the rise

4 years ago / 0 comments

West Yorkshire Police has warned students to be vigilant after an increased number of burglaries in recent months. Regent Park Terrace and Royal Park View in Hyde Park have been hit by a recent spate of burglaries, with residents warned to lock up as dark nights draw in. Poor student … Read More

An ‘armless burglary warning

6 years ago / 0 comments

Students in Hyde Park got a nasty surprise this week when they were greeted by a hand reaching through their letterbox. Fortunately for them, the frightening intrusion was only a ploy by West Yorkshire Police to encourage people not to leave their windows and doors unlocked. Katy Richardson, a second-year … Read More