A HOUSEHOLDER was attacked by youths he caught burgling his property.
He disturbed them breaking into his garage on Pooltown Road at 4.50pm on Saturday.
PC Vicky Reid, of Ellesmere Port police, said: 'The youths threw a basket at him before running off towards the Pooltown shops. 'One of them had ginger hair and wore a blue tracksuit.'
A shoplifter stole lager from Londis on West Road at about 8.20pm on July 12. The man, who was white and clean shaven, wearing a blue shirt and dark tracksuit bottoms, got into a maroon H-reg Ford Sierra.
Boilers were stolen from homes under renovation on Vale Road on July 12 and Sutton Way flats the following day. On July 13, raiders stole a gas fire, fittings and surroundings from a home under renovation on Swale Road.
Burglars stole electrical goods including a TV, video and digi-box from Mill Lane, Great Sutton, between 10.35pm on Wednesday and 1.10am on Thursday.
A silver Raleigh ladies' mountain bike was stolen from Woodland Road, Whitby, on July 13, and a bike from Stanney Lane on Wednesday.
Car thieves took a red Ford Fiesta from Bridge Meadow, Great Sutton, on July 12.
Thieves stole a red Vauxhall Astra - reg L110 FFR - from Stamford Street on July 12, a blue Honda motorbike - M96 NNT - from Ashfield Road North on Thursday, a grey BMW - J971 UKV - from Leven Walk on Saturday and a silver Vauxhall Amiga - UK51 MXL - from Marshlands in Little Neston on Sunday.
A CD player was stolen from a car on Elgar Close, Great Sutton, on July 12. Two men were seen running off towards Loxdale Drive.
Thieves stole stereos from a Ford Fiesta on Marina Drive on July 13, from a car on Whitby Road on Sunday and from a Peugeot 106 on Black Lion Lane on Monday.
Raiders took a battery from a car on Mornington Avenue on July 12, a handbag from a Ford Fiesta on Livingstone Road on Wednesday and a handbag and camera from a car on Hadlow Road, Willaston, on Sunday.
Thieves attempted to take a car at the Hinderton Arms by drilling out the door lock.
Witnesses or anyone with information about these crimes should call police on 01244 350222 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.