This week in Doncaster

Date published: 11 May 2018 10:37
Dated: 11 May 2018 11:19:20

An overview of charges, arrests and results achieved by Doncaster’s Performance Crime Team

- Two charged with burglary

Daniel Atkins, 20 and Natasha Stokley, 32, both of Berwick Way, Doncaster, were charged with aggravated burglary on Monday 7 May.

Atkins and Stokley were charged in connection with reports two people, one of whom was armed with a knife, had entered a property on Warren Close on Sunday 6 May, made demands for cash and assaulted the property owner.

Atkins was also charged with one count of damage in connection with the incident. They were both remanded into custody until their appearances before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 8 May.

- Officers in investigating two reported street robberies have charged a 22-year-old man and 32-year-old woman in connection with the investigations.

Ben Lackenby and Kelly Hoult, both of Cedar Avenue, Doncaster, were yesterday charged with robbery and handling stolen goods. They have since been remanded into custody until their appearances before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday 11 May).

Lackenby and Hoult were charged in connection with two incidents, reported on Sunday 29 April and Saturday 5 May.

Just before 10.20pm on 29 April, it was reported a 74-year-old man had been threatened by an unknown man on Main Street, Doncaster. The man, who was reportedly armed with a knife, forced the 74-year-old to withdraw a quantity of cash from a near-by cash machine before making off. The man’s wedding ring, which was also stolen in the incident, has since been recovered.

At around 3am on 5 May it was reported a woman had been approached and assaulted by two people whilst walking along Wath Road. A quantity of cash was stolen in the incident.

A 28-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with the reported incident on 29 April, he has since been released under investigation as enquires continue.


- Man charged with prison offence

Matthew Allison, 31, of Challoner Green, Sheffield, was charged with transferring a controlled substance into prison on Friday 4 May. He was remanded into custody until his appearance before Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 5 May.

Allison was charged in connection with reports a package containing a controlled substance had been transferred to an inmate during a prison visit at HMP Moorland.

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