Kirkstall: Warning as 83-year-old targeted by thief


Police have issued a warning after a Kirkstall 83-year-old had credit cards, cash and a wallet stolen after a thief knocked at the door asking to borrow sugar.

A man approached the home of an 83 year old on Eden Crescent on July 27, between 3.35-3.40pm, asking for two cups of sugar.

The man then informed the occupant that his dog had run into the house.

While searching for the dog the unknown male stole the the occupant’s wallet, cash and bank cards.

If anyone has any information relating to this offence, contact 101 quoting 13160325964.


  1. two eastern European approached my house this after noon one in a push bike other no one of them came to the gate he heard the music he knew someone was in and i went to them and asked what they want they say we are looking for a house for sale i say I’m going to ring the police and they said they are sorry and run up towards one stpp shop
    in kirkstall ls4


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